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Here's some information from about speaking to your employer about training and study whilst at work.

Indeed Career Guide have produced a helpful guide on how to go about retraining and what the benefits are:

Free online courses from universities (MOOCs) – get started with OR without qualifications!

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses available for anyone to enrol. Many are free to access with an option to pay of you want a certificate. 

Millions of people around the world use MOOCs to learn for a variety of reasons, including: career development, changing careers, college preparations, supplemental learning, lifelong learning, corporate eLearning & training, and more.

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FutureLearn offer a diverse selection of free, high-quality online courses from some of the world’s leading universities and other outstanding cultural institutions.

They aim to connect learners from all over the globe with high-quality educators, and with each other.

Courses are delivered one step at a time and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop.


Coursera has Over 2700 courses from 150+ partners.

Find out about more ways to study in the Get Information part of the website. 

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