Online learning

If you’ve already got digital skills and want to learn new things, there are plenty of free training opportunities online.

The Open University offers a huge range of free courses. Subjects include business, languages, science, maths, technology – and many more.

The government funds a project called Free Courses in England, which helps you study life skills as well as accredited qualifications. You can set up an account on get started on a course in ten minutes. You’ll be allocated a tutor to support you, and all courses are done online.

Barclays Digital Wings is a free online platform for NCHA customers. You can use it to access everything from debt management support to life skills courses and financial wellbeing workshops.