With national lockdown here once again it’s important to keep our bodies and brains active, while taking care of our mental health. With this in mind here are our top 5 free part-time courses to join during lockdown. Each course is available online and could set you on the path for a brand-new hobby or even career in the future. These courses also benefit from being able to offer you additional weekly support calls if required. If you are new to studying online or feel you would benefit from one-to-one phone support, then it’s a great way to help you get most out of your learning.
Designed to help relieve stress and anxiety, our Mindful meditation classes are running throughout lockdown online and aim to provide focused relaxation.
Self-care is more important than ever, and the focused techniques learnt within this class could lengthen attention spans, reduce age related memory loss and overall provide you relief and calmness, just what’s needed in times of heighten anxieties caused by Covid-19. Learn more about how we are keeping those safe in College
For more information and to enrol visit our Mindfulness Meditation course.
Equality and Diversity
Learning about Equality and Diversity in your community, in society, and in the workplace has never been more important. By developing your understanding of others, you can celebrate differences and recognise the benefits that equality can bring to your life and the lives of those around you.
This course is fully online and offers a Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity once completed.
For more information and to enrol visit our Equality and Diversity course.
Awareness of Mental Health Problems
We know that a consequence of these challenging times will be the effect on the population’s mental health. Therefore, it’s important to fully understand mental health and how you can support those around you. This course is fully online and looks at subjects including stress, depression, dementia and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
For more information and to enrol visit our Awareness of Mental Health Problems course.
Sow Grow and Save
If this year has got you thinking about being more sustainable and resilient in terms of diet, health exercise, money and connection to nature then Sow Grow and Save is the course for you.
This online course helps get you started and growing your own produce for a better quality of life. Learning why we grow, prepping, planning, propagation and day to day care of your crop. The course benefits from our virtual online classrooms delivery model which allow you to interactive live with fellow learners and teachers.
For more information and to enrol visit our Sow Grow and Save course.
Principles for Digital Skills in Employment
Covid-19 has certainly accelerated the demand for digital skills, not only at home but in the work place as well. This level 2 online course will equip you with an understanding and knowledge of the digital skills needed day to day and how to communicate effectively using technology. The course also takes a look at how to protect data and devices.
You will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Principles for Digital Skills in Employment once you have completed this course.
For more information and to enrol visit our Principles for Digital Skills in Employment course.