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With literally thousands of courses and professional qualifications currently available on reed.co.uk right now, it’s never been easier to learn something new. And they don’t necessarily all mean you have to be confined to the classroom.
To help you get your spring off to the best start, here are three of the top courses you could be starting this month – that can be taken completely online:
So, it looks like spring has finally sprung. And what better way to start it off than by taking a course that helps you care for some of the season’s best animals?
There are hundreds of different certifications out there to choose from, covering all kinds of creatures – great and small.
Looking to become a Veterinary Assistant? No problem. Want to look after snakes, spiders or scorpions? This Exotic Animal Care course has got you covered. More into tabbies than tarantulas? Why not brush up on your Feline First Aid, or even learn how to run your own cattery?
And don’t even get us started on Dog Grooming.
Courses range in price, but some start from as little as £15. So even if you’re not looking to turn Animal Care into a full-time career, you don’t have to break the bank to get a little closer to your furry friends. Or, you know, learn about snakes and stuff.
Whoever said you couldn’t teach an old dog new tricks?
What do I need? A natural love of animals, and an internet connection.
How long will it take? Anywhere from five hours up to a year.
Perfect for: People who think people are overrated.
If you’re looking expand your language skills, this could be the course for you.
British Sign Language (BSL) is the official sign language used in the United Kingdom. Hundreds of thousands of people are predominantly communicating with this form of language every single day. But the more fluent speakers there are, the more communication barriers we can begin to break down.
This British Sign Language Level 1 & 2 course will teach you all the fundamentals you need to start signing with confidence – with key modules covering everything from greetings and introductions through to shopping, eating and drinking, and even the weather.
It’s absolutely ideal for beginners or those that have a small amount of experience with sign language. And as it’s all available online, you can get started right away.
So whether you have friends or family who are hearing impaired, or you just want to improve your communication skills and add another attribute to your CV, this course has something for everyone.
What do I need? There are no prerequisites to getting started.
How long will it take? 40 hours.
Perfect for: People who want to cut through the noise (and make a real difference).
Depression in Young People
Learning sign language isn’t the only way a course could make a difference.
As many as one in four young people in the UK will experience problems with their mental health in any given year. And with pressure from the likes of social media and cyberbullying at an all-time high, it’s a number that doesn’t show any sign of slowing down.
But what if it didn’t have to be that way?
This Understanding Depression in Young People course will not only help you identify the signs of low mood in teens and adolescents, it’ll also teach CBT – an evidence-based treatment which provides practical techniques to help support those in need.
It’s been specifically created for parents of young people with depression, as well as teachers and healthcare professionals. But even if you’re just looking to have the right skills should the situation arise, this course will be equally useful.
What’s more, i’s also completely FREE. And available to be completed in as little as five weeks.
So even if it makes a difference to one young person in need, it’ll be priceless in more ways than one.
What do I need? An open mind, and the passion to help someone turn their life around.
How long will it take? Five weeks.
Perfect for: People who want to be able to change someone’s life.
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