Courses & qualifications

This section provides you with all the information, tips, and advice you need to get qualified right now. Not only will you find monthly round-ups of the best courses on offer, we’ve also covered the benefits of studying, along with core facts on a range of qualification types (from AAT to Cisco).

How to kick-start your career if you’re aged 18-24

Aged 18-24 and looking for work? Here are our top tips on how to kick-start (or restart) your career and find a job you love.

Change management: What you need to know

Here’s a quick rundown of what change management means, how companies may use it, and how it could help your career.

The top courses to help you get hired April 2021

Here are the six of the best courses in three key industries that are in need of qualified staff right now.

NVQ levels: What you need to know

Looking for a practical route into work? To help you figure out if NVQs are right for you, here’s everything you need to know.

CPD pharmacy courses: How to study for free in 2021

We spoke to The Pharmacy Academy, to find out why CPD is particularly important for pharmacy professionals in 2021.

Six reasons to become PRINCE2® qualified right now

Looking for a way to get your project management career started? Here are six reasons you should take a PRINCE2® course right now.

How to kick-start your career if you’re aged 18-24

Aged 18-24 and looking for work? Here are our top tips on how to kick-start (or restart) your career and find a job you love.

Change management: What you need to know

Here’s a quick rundown of what change management means, how companies may use it, and how it could help your career.

The top courses to help you get hired April 2021

Here are the six of the best courses in three key industries that are in need of qualified staff right now.

NVQ levels: What you need to know

Looking for a practical route into work? To help you figure out if NVQs are right for you, here’s everything you need to know.

CPD pharmacy courses: How to study for free in 2021

We spoke to The Pharmacy Academy, to find out why CPD is particularly important for pharmacy professionals in 2021.

Six reasons to become PRINCE2® qualified right now

Looking for a way to get your project management career started? Here are six reasons you should take a PRINCE2® course right now.

What is cyber security – and how can I find work?

We spoke to e-Careers, one of the UK’s biggest course providers, to find out more about the current cyber security skills shortage.

What job can I get with AAT?

We spoke to e-Careers, one of the UK’s leading providers of accountancy qualifications, to find out the best jobs you can get with an AAT qualification.

How to get a job in HR (without any experience)

We spoke to Avado, the UK’s No.1 online provider of professional qualifications, to find out how you can break into the HR industry.

Want a job in technology? Don’t worry if you don’t have a degree

Is a Computer Science degree important to work in tech? The short answer is ‘Not necessarily’. But it certainly won’t hurt…

Five reasons to start a career in Cyber Security

We spoke to the experts at Northumbria University London Campus, to find out why there’s never been a better time to start a career in cyber security.

The top courses to help you get hired March 2021

Want to learn something new this March? To help inspire you, here are the top courses on reed.co.uk this month.

How to learn JavaScript 

To help you get started, here’s everything you need to know about JavaScript, along with our top tips on how to learn it.

Revealed: Two thirds are retraining to find new jobs

Two thirds of us completed courses to learn new skills in 2020, according to our latest research – which most will use to find a new role.

Adobe: What you need to know

Looking to break into Web Development or Design? An Adobe qualification might be for you. Here’s everything you need to know.

Eight mindfulness exercises you should try right now

Got a lot on your mind? Give mindfulness a try. Here are just eight quick and easy mindfulness exercises you should try right now.

Five new things you should learn in 2021

Good riddance, 2020. To help inspire you, here are just five new things you should definitely learn in 2021.

The top courses to help you get hired February 2021

Here are the top six courses in three of the most in-demand industries, that you should be studying right now.

Professional development: how to meet your goals in 2021 

We spoke to Avado, the largest online provider of professional qualifications in the UK, to find out how you can meet your professional development goals in 2021. 

Nine of the biggest learning trends of 2021 (and how to study for free)

Here are nine of the biggest learning trends of 2021, and the (free) courses that’ll help you advance your skillset in the right way.

Five reasons you should become CIPD certified right now

Considering a CIPD certification, but don’t know where to start? Here are five reasons you should become CIPD certified right now:

The top courses to help you get hired January 2021

To point you in the right direction, here are the top courses that could help boost your computing, healthcare, and business skills this month.

The top courses to help you get hired December 2020

Deck the halls with boughs of…courses? Here are a few of the most popular courses on reed.co.uk that you could be taking this December.

Upskilling: How to get started

To make sure your skills are up-to-date, here’s everything you need to know about upskilling, along with our top tips to help you do it.