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).

Learning & Development careers: What you need to know

Want to work in L&D? Here’s everything you need to know about a career in Learning & Development (along with a few tips on how to get started):

The top courses to help you get hired September 2018

Wish you could learn something new? To help you go back to school this September, here are three of the top courses you could be starting right now.

Lean management: What you need to know

Want to learn a more efficient way of working? Here’s everything you need to know about lean – and how you can learn the key princples for free.

A level results day: What are your options?

Just got your A level results, and not sure where to go next? Here are some of our top tips to help you weigh up the options on A level results day:

Accountancy study methods quiz: Which one is right for you?

Ready to start studying? Find out which methods work best for you, and learn how to overcome some common misconceptions about courses with our helpful quiz.

The top courses to help you get hired August 2018

Wish you were there? There’s a course for that. To help you pursue a new passion, here are three of the best free courses you can take this summer.

The top courses to help you get hired July 2018

You don’t have to take a trip to Russia to hit your goals this summer. To help inspire you to hit yours in July, here are three of the top courses you could start right now.

Retraining: What you need to know

Thinking about retraining? To help you figure out if it’s right for you, here’s everything you need to know about how to get started.

Is a project management course right for me?

We spoke with e-Careers, one of the leading course advertisers in the UK, to help you work out if a project management course could help you in your career.

Five apprenticeships you may not have considered

Ever thought about becoming an apprentice? Here are some of the top apprenticeships you may not have considered:

Is a sales management course right for me?

Looking to take the next step in your sales career? Here’s our guide to the qualifications which will take you where you want to go.

The top courses to help you get hired June 2018

To help you make the most of your time in June (and/or give you something productive to read beside the pool), here are three of the top courses you could start right now.

The top courses to help you get hired May 2018

Looking to learn something new this month? To help you reach your own potential, here are three life changing courses you could start this May:

How to: Gain essential IT skills (for free)

Want to improve your tech skills? We spoke to vision2learn, one of the UK’s top providers of free courses, to find out how you can gain essential IT skills (for free).

I’m interested in a course, where do I start?

Looking to get qualified, but not sure where to start? Here’s everything you need to know about taking a course, and our advice on how to start learning.

NEBOSH: What you need to know

Interested in a career in health and safety? Here’s everything you need to know about NEBOSH, and how it could help you progress in the health and safety industry.

Why an online Coding Bootcamp is the fastest way to start a career in tech

We spoke to tech experts the Learning People, to find out more about online coding boot camps – and how they could be the perfect way to kickstart a career in tech.

Five free courses you could start right now

We spoke to vision2learn, one of the UK’s top providers of free courses, who told us five of the best free courses you could be starting right now.

The top courses to help you get hired April 2018

Looking for something to learn this spring? To help you make the most of your extra time off, here are three of the top courses you could be taking right now.

Three reasons to take a childcare course

Looking to learn about childcare? To help you understand what a childcare course could do for you, here are three key reasons to get qualified.

How to: Get a job in project management (without any experience)

Looking for an exciting new project? Here are some of our top tips on finding work as a Project Manager – and why you don’t necessarily need experience to break into the industry.

The top courses to help you get hired March 2018

Looking to put a spring in your step? To help you finally start making 2018 your year, here are three of the top courses you could be taking this month.

CIPD Levels: Explained

Interested in advancing your role in HR or L&D? We’ve already covered how CIPD could change your career, but here’s a quick guide to the different CIPD levels.

Five unusual courses on reed.co.uk right now

Interested in learning more about parapsychology, feline studies or sushi making? Here are five of the most unusual courses on reed.co.uk right now.