An Hour to Skill – free online skills toolkit and training

The Department for Education (DfE) have launched An Hour to Skill  – spend one hour a week learning online with The Skills Toolkit  free, high-quality online courses.

Course providers include The Open University, Google, Amazon and FutureLearn and cover:

  • practical maths
  • computer essentials
  • personal growth and wellbeing
  • professional development
  • business and finance
  • digital design and marketing
  • computer science
  • coding

According to the DfE, by setting aside one hour a week for online learning you can learn skills that employers are looking for, boost job prospects as well as keeping your mind active a​t a time when you are spending more time indoors.

Visit the Skills Toolkit here.