Best deals on Black Friday 2018 courses

Britain’s biggest shopping event is here…

And with a number of exclusive deals on for a limited time, finding the best deals can often feel like finding a needle in a haystack. Luckily, we’ve done all the hard work for you – and found the best deals on online and classroom-based courses this Black Friday.

Here are eight of the top sectors you can get qualified in for less this month:


Cyber Security

What’s available? Courses in everything from CompTIA to Cisco are expected to go on sale this week, suitable for learners of almost every level.

Why study cyber security? With cyber-crime on the rise, qualified professionals are becoming increasingly in demand. By becoming certified, you’ll open yourself up to roles based around countering threats and protecting the UK’s data.

Perfect for: People who can solve puzzles (and/or want to feel like Q in James Bond).

Top deal: Cyber Security courses with the Learning People, which include exclusive CEH, exam fees, CV detox, BCS membership, NUS Extra card & more – all completely free.

How much can I save? Up to 64%.

View all Black Friday cyber security courses



What’s available? A range of IT courses at discount prices, allowing you to gain industry and worldwide recognised qualifications in coding, Photoshop, databases, and more.

Why study IT? Not only are IT professionals always in demand, they also have an excellent earning potential. And with a number of roles available in the field, there’s bound to be something to suit your skills and abilities.

Perfect for: Anyone who wants to get IT certified – without breaking the bank.

Top deal: CompTIA-IT Certification Career Advancement Bundle for just £69 from E-courses4you.

How much can I save? Up to 83%.

View all Black Friday IT courses


Project management

What’s available? Primarily PRINCE2® courses (Foundation and Practitioner), focusing on agile, change management, along with everything else you need to become a great project manager.

Why study project management? PRINCE2® has become an essential benchmark of capability for anyone looking for a project management roles, improving both your career prospects and earning potential. And since the certifications are quick to complete, you could be qualified within days.

Perfect for: People who like to be in control.

Top deal: PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner course (plus exam) for just £229 from Balance Global.

How much can I save? Up to 94%.

View all Black Friday project management courses



What’s available? A wide range of accountancy courses, providing industry recognised qualifications in AAT, Sage, ICB, and more.

Why study accounting? By obtaining an internationally recognised qualification, you’ll be able to gain practical accounting skills that you can apply to your day-to-day – making roles in the field more obtainable. With a qualification such as AAT, you could also exceed the industry salary average.

Perfect for: People who can do the maths.

Top deal: AAT Level 2 course for just £199 from e-Careers.

How much can I save? Up to 70%.

View all Black Friday accounting courses



What’s available? Courses for current or aspiring teaching assistants or tutors. In addition to Level 3 courses in supporting teaching and learning in schools, you can also get qualified in general mathematics and business.

Why study teaching? Learning about the key aspects that help to support a successful classroom is extremely rewarding. Not only will you learn how to support learning activities and the development of children, you’ll also be able to apply this knowledge to both your personal and professional life.

Perfect for: People who want to teach children a lesson.

Top deal: Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma for just £99 from Global Edulink.

How much can I save? Up to 84%.

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Health and care

What’s available? A wide range of health and care courses, enabling you to learn about nutrition care, mental health, dementia, learning difficulties, and more.

Why study health and care? Educating yourself on how to care and support people with common health problems is a great way to boost your professional development and overall awareness. It could also help you to care for a friend or family member.

Perfect for: People who want to work in health or social care.

Top deal: Level 2 Diploma in Care for £397 from Harpar Qualifications.

How much can I save? Up to 34%.

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GCSE & A levels

What’s available? GCSE and A Level courses in a wide range of subjects, from English, Maths, and Science, to Politics, Philosophy, and History.

Why study GCSE & A levels? With a certain amount of GCSEs (particularly in English and Maths) seen as a prerequisite for many roles, and A levels often essential for entry onto further education courses, getting qualified could be the best way to break into your chosen field.

Perfect for: People who want to go back to school (without actually going back to school).

Top deal: GCSE & A level courses for £220 from Absorb Online.

How much can I save? Up to 20%.

View all Black Friday GCSE & A level courses


Human Resources

What’s available? CIPD accredited courses in HR management, HR learning and development, HR employment law, and more – available for students of all learning levels.

Why study human resources? With an internationally recognised qualification in HR, you’ll be able to rapidly expand your skillset, improve your career prospects and earnings, and open yourself up to opportunities all over the world.

Perfect for: People who want to take their HR career to the next level.

Top deal: CIPD Level 3 Certificate for 20% off RRP from ICS Learn.

How much can I save? Up to 20%.

View all Black Friday HR courses



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