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Free Training Courses

Free courses and training are available across various areas of professional development. The most common types include guest lectures, short workshops, taster sessions and funded programmes. Free professional training is available for both open courses and online training. The goal is to offer participants free, relevant and concise training and a convenient way to be introduced to a new knowledge area.

Explore the list below and get all the details you need to start taking free courses. Request information to receive personalised details regarding the training programme and course contents.

Advanced Management Motivation Strategic Planning and Creative Problem Solving
London Training for Excellence
         
(1)
5 days
0 GBP
Multiple (10)
In today’s world middle and senior level managers are faced with increasingly complex responsibilities. In order to meet this challenge...
Building and Maintaining Teams
LaPD Solutions
         
(5)
1 day
0 GBP
Nationwide
Really great teams do not usually just happen, even when they seem like they have. They have become really good as...
Business Administration Level 2 NVQ - Funded Qualifications
Live And Learn Consultancy
         
(1)
12 months
0 GBP
Multiple (22)
This popular NVQ Level 2 Administration Diploma is a professional work-based qualification which will help you build your business administration...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online mental health awareness training course provides a thorough review of common mental health problems. In context, an understanding...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online training course details common health conditions in today's society, providing essential knowledge that can enable you to help...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online training course is targeted at those with an interest in a career in counselling. The course is delivered entirely...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Dignity and Safeguarding
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online course covers protecting the dignity and safety of others in a social care context. By participating in this...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online training course explores dementia in detail and provides a foundation for understanding the disease and how to care for...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
Delivered via distance learning, this course provides a convenient path to earning a nationally recognised qualification and developing the knowledge...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This course addresses an important demand for health and social care professionals who understand safe handling of medication. The course...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in The Principles of End of Life Care
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online training course covers the essentials of understanding and providing end of life care to others. The course has...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
2 in Unders This online course discusses the importance of nutrition in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and practical knowledge of how to...
Communicating Effectively
LaPD Solutions
         
(4)
1 day
0 GBP
Nationwide
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw. We communicate every...
Diabetes Care Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(1)
11 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This free online certification course is the ideal starting point for understanding a pervasive condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent...
Dignity and Safeguarding Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(1)
11 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This free online certification course is an introduction to safeguarding in adult health and social care. Those who take this...
Emotional Intelligence and Me
LaPD Solutions
         
(3)
1 day Workshop or 2 day Course.
0 GBP
Nationwide
Emotion and Intelligence is one of the most powerful yet underrated management tools that exists. Having the ability to apply...
Infection Control Level 2 Certificate - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(9)
13 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
With this free online course by vision2learn, delegates can learn the principles and practices of infections and infection control, plus...
Leadership and Me
LaPD Solutions
         
(5)
1 day
0 GBP
Nationwide
LaPD's Leadership in Me workshop is designed to help individuals discuss various aspects around leadership and finally make some well...
Managing My Day
LaPD Solutions
         
(2)
1 day
0 GBP
Nationwide
This time management course from LaPD Solutions is designed to give participants the chance to think about how they currently manage...
Managing Performance
LaPD Solutions
         
(3)
1 day
0 GBP
Nationwide
LaPD Solutions believes that managing employee performance is one of the biggest challenges that a manager will have to deal...
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration Knowledge
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This course has been designed in response to UK employers' demand for professionals with practical skills in business administration. Essential...
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online customer service course provides essential insight and skills for any professional. Contact with customers is a key part...
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Stewarding at Spectator Events
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online training course provides an overview of the responsibilities of a steward at spectator events. The course covers the concepts...
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading Knowledge
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This distance learning course covers the concepts behind effective team leading and techniques that can help you maximise the performance of...
Nutrition and Health Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(11)
15 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
Do you want to learn more about the impact that food has on health? Would a nutrition qualification help advance...
Working in the Health Sector Level 2 Certificate - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(2)
15 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This brand new Level 2 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector course is FREE to study and leads to...
LaPD Certified Trainer
LaPD Solutions
         
(13)
1, 2, 3 or 5 days
0 GBP
Nationwide
Subject Matter Experts (SME's) are exactly that, they are experts at what they do. We do not question their knowledge...
LaPD Certified Coach
LaPD Solutions
         
(7)
1 day Workshop or 2 day Course.
0 GBP
Nationwide
This course helps those who offer classroom, workplace (including ad hoc) coaching to help improve existing skills, knowledge, understanding and...
The "Moccasin" Manager
LaPD Solutions
         
(7)
1, 2 or 3 days
0 GBP
Nationwide
LaPD Solutions believe that as managers we must truly engage with our workers. We must have organisational needs and people...
"Interactive" Presentation Skills
LaPD Solutions
         
(13)
1 day Workshop or 2 day Course.
0 GBP
Nationwide
This course from LaPD Solutions gives the fundamental skills required to deliver a professional presentation. However, it focuses on how we can...
Business & Administration Level 2 Certificate - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(45)
14 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This free online course leads to the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration. In addition to...
Lean Organisation Management Techniques - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(32)
9 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
With this free vision2learn online course, delegates will get to grips with the concepts and practices of lean organisation management,...
Meeting Management
LaPD Solutions
         
(6)
1 day
0 GBP
Nationwide
One of the most expensive processes that exist in business organisations, meetings are often so much longer and expensive than...
Equality & Diversity Level 2 Certificate - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(18)
9 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
With this free online course on equality and diversity in the community, society and the workplace, candidates can gain an...
IT User Skills Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(19)
14 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
Today, working knowledge of computer and software is essential. With this free course by vision2learn, eligible candidates can build the...
Customer Service Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(5)
11 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This free online certification course will grow your knowledge of customer service, improve your daily interactions with customers, and enhance...
Dementia Care Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(2)
16 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online certification programme provides the key principles and appropriate methods for supporting and caring for those with dementia. Participants...
Business Administration Level 3 NVQ - Funded Qualifications
Live And Learn Consultancy
         
(1)
12 months
0 GBP
Multiple (19)
The funded Level 3 Business Admin NVQ is a work-based qualification that provides a great opportunity for those who are currently...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Care and Management of Diabetes
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
A diabetes diagnosis is life-changing and managing it requires skills and expertise. This online training course provides an overview of...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online training course discusses infection in a healthcare setting and practical techniques used to prevent and control the spread...
Customer Service Level 3 NVQ - Funded Qualifications
Live And Learn Consultancy
         
(1)
12 - 18 months
0 GBP
Multiple (20)
Great news, up to 90% funding is available for this Customer Service NVQ Level 3 qualification that provides an excellent...
Management Level 3 NVQ - Funded Qualifications
Live And Learn Consultancy
         
(1)
12 - 18 months
0 GBP
Multiple (26)
As a manager you have the opportunity to lead, supervise, and motivate your team to ensure their full potential is...
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This distance learning course will provide you with an enhanced view of diversity and equality in society and in the...
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This Occupational Health and Safety course provides a thorough overview of best practice for health and safety in the workplace....
Access to Higher Education Allied Healthcare Professions
E-Careers
0 GBP
Distance
Qualification Structure The Allied Health Professions course is broken down into the three following subject areas: Biology Human Physiology Social...
Access to Higher Education Health and Social Care Professions
E-Careers
0 GBP
Distance
Qualification Structure Health and Social Care Professions          Biology          Psychology          Social Issues in Healthcare Subject Breakdown Social Issues...
Access to Higher Education Nursing and Midwifery
E-Careers
0 GBP
Distance
Qualification Structure Nursing and Midwifery          Biology          Professional Healthcare Practice          Social Issues in Healthcare OR Psychology Subject Breakdown...
Accounting and Financial Analysis for Decision Makers
London Training for Excellence
5 days
0 GBP
Multiple (11)
Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will be able to: Learn how to evaluate your firm’s financial...
Advanced Concepts for Total Quality Management
London Training for Excellence
5 days
0 GBP
Multiple (12)
This course is designed to provide office administrators, supervisors of clerical and administrative staff, executive secretaries and personal assistants the...
Advanced Skills and Technical Specifications of Electrical Engineering
London Training for Excellence
5 days
0 GBP
Multiple (13)
Our course will help you develop an understanding of all aspects of Electronic and Electrical Engineering that are crucial to...
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Enjoy the Advantages of Free Courses and Training

It is essential for both career driven individuals and professional organisations to ensure that professional development takes place regularly. Through free courses, it is possible to improve and enhance the professional development capabilities of course candidates on various different subjects and business practices, as well as allow candidates to be introduced to new skills and fields of study.

Free Professional Development Courses

Personal development is vital to improve the knowledge and skill set of individuals so that they can work more efficiently, both as individuals and as part of a business or company's team. Through certified and consistent training offered regularly as various free courses, attendees can boost their career opportunities by refreshing their current skills, as well as by acquiring various new knowledge and skills in areas ranging from personal growth and communication skills to programming, engineering and health and social care.

The Benefits of Free Courses

One of the most appealing aspects of free training courses is that they do not charge a fee for participation. This allows individuals to take advantage of professionally presented sessions regularly without needing to factor in a large budget. These courses are often held by knowledgeable educators and institutions in various fields, and are vitally beneficial to providing comprehensive and reachable education and learning opportunities to further a participant's professional development.

Different Types of Training Programmes

Free training courses are offered on various subjects, and the most common types are guest lectures and one day workshops. However, this can vary and some institutions offer extended free courses. Training courses can either be aimed at specific skills development or cover more general topics. Their objective is to offer participants beneficial training and a way for attendees to be introduced to new information, fields of study and skills enhancement in order to benefit personal and professional career development.

Finding Free Courses

Professional development offered through free training courses are a great way to refresh and improve existing skills, as well as a way for participants to be introduced to different fields of study. Exploring the above list of courses and training providers, it is easy to find and compare various free training courses delivered by open course providers and online training institutions. Potential participants can find all the information they require to get started with the ideal training programme in the UK. Anyone can improve and further their personal and skills development to help advance their professional careers, without making a significant investment.