The Skills Toolkit – Free digital and numeracy courses

The Skills Toolkit – Free digital and numeracy courses

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new online learning platform- The Skills Toolkit to build skills in the UK during the Coronavirus outbreak and beyond.

The platform gives adults easy access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses at home to help them build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects.

Courses on offer will help people gain skills that employers demand and help kick start the UK’s economic recovery.

Click here to find a course that’s right for you!

Digital and numeracy skills are amongst those that are most sought after by employers, and can help you progress in work and boost your job prospects.

Digital skills can be anything from using social media and staying safe online to coding, programming or digital marketing.

You can choose from a selection of high quality courses put together in collaboration with experts.

Find a level and time to study that’s right for you.

The Skills Toolkit makes it easy for you to boost your skills.

Why improve your digital skills?

Digital skills are valuable and sought after for all kinds of jobs.

– 82% of all job vacancies require digital skills

– Roles requiring digital skills pay 29% more than those that don’t

– In recent years, the number of digital jobs grew almost three times as quickly as other occupations

We know lockdown has made life difficult for many of us, but if you can find the time, grab this opportunity to build up your existing skill set and discover new talents.

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