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  • IT User Skills Level 2

    Online FREE course to gain intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Powerpoint
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 14 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    Are you looking to gain a better knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint? Or are you already using Excel, Word and PowerPoint at home and would like to upskill and have a certificate to add to your CV? Boost your CV and gain IT skills valued by U read more about IT User Skills Level 2

    • Online
    • 14 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Business and Administration Level 2

    Online FREE course to improve your practical skills and performance in the workplace
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 14 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    Are you looking to gain better knowledge of Business and Administration working practices? Would you like to change careers and move into a Business Administration role? Are you looking to upskill and have a certificate to add to your CV? This highly popular FREE online Busin read more about Business and Administration Level 2

    • Online
    • 14 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Caring for the Elderly

    Develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly. It is designed for those who wish to understand the principles of elderly care, learn more about common health issues and legislation that relates to elderly care. All units are compulsory.

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

    This course prepares you for any role within adult social care
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course prepares you for any role within adult social care, in order to ensure the needs of vulnerable people continue to be met.

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability

    Improve your knowledge of Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND)
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their knowledge of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), either for personal or professional reasons. Learners will consider many aspects of SEND, including the symptoms of specific conditions, legislation and read more about Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Nutrition and Health Level 2

    Online FREE course to help you improve your understanding of health and wellbeing
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    Are you looking to gain a better knowledge of Nutrition and Health? Do you want to upskill and have a certificate to add to your CV? Gain an understanding of the impact that food and diet has on health and gain a nutrition-related qualification as an addition to your current read more about Nutrition and Health Level 2

    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    Develop your knowledge and skills around counselling
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification will help develop your knowledge and skills around counselling by looking at counselling theories, key elements of the main theoretical approaches and will help you to develop self-understanding and reflect on your own values and beliefs. Successfully complet read more about Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Customer Service Level 2

    Online FREE course to help you boost your prospects for your first customer service job.
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 11 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    Are you looking to gain a better knowledge of Customer Service? Are you looking to change careers or upskill and have a certificate to add to your CV? This versatile FREE online Level 2 qualification will help you to develop your customer service knowledge, enhance day-to-day read more about Customer Service Level 2

    • Online
    • 11 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Learn Counselling Skills
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    Many people find it helpful to seek counselling at some point in their lives, and a counsellor can provide support for people in all sorts of situations. If you're interested in supporting people to improve their personal well-being, this course will provide you with the corr read more about Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration

    Develop your knowledge to successfully work in a business administration role
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification will give you the underpinning knowledge that is required to ensure you can successfully work in a range of different environments in a business administration role. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks such as how to read more about Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Care for Children and Young people
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    We all know how important it is for children and young people to be safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, some children are at risk of abuse and exploitation. If you’re involved in caring for children and you want to help those affected by these issues, our level 2 certific read more about Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Understand Autism.
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    • Online
    • 3 months · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    More than 1 in every 100 people in the UK have an autism diagnosis. The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of the condition, and the challenges and strengths that autistic people may experi read more about Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

    • Online
    • 3 months · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

    Develop your knowledge and understanding to successfully lead a team
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification will provide you with the knowledge and understanding required to successfully lead a team. You will develop knowledge around the principles of team leading and the general workings of a business as well as how important it is for a team leader to be able to read more about Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication

    Develop your knowledge and understanding of safe handling of medication
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course covers the different types of medication and what they are used for. You will also gain an understanding of how to store and dispose of medicines in a safe way, how to administer medicines safely and how to ensure that record keeping and audits are completed correct read more about Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

    Increase your knowledge of children and young people's mental health
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification aims to equip you with a more detailed understanding of mental health conditions that affect children and young people, the legislation and guidance surrounding mental health, risk factors that may affect mental well-being and the impact that mental health co read more about Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills

    Develop your knowledge, understanding and competence in a range of different IT areas
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course will encourage you to think about how IT can be used in different ways as you are introduced to specific tools that will aid you in utilising IT in everyday life. You will consider the best softwares and tools for specific tasks and will do this with the view of imp read more about Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

    Gain a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and well-being
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification aims to equip you with a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and well-being, including basic anatomy and physiology. You will learn about the role of nutrition in exercise, including energy requirements and fluid replacement, and then learn about read more about Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

    Underpin your knowledge required to work in a range of different environments in customer service
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification will provide you with the underpinning knowledge required by employers to work in a range of different environments in a customer service role. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out customer service related tasks such as how to manage infor read more about Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Care for peoples mental health
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    Around 450 million people currently experience mental health problems. Recent reports suggest that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental he read more about Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Behaviour that Challenges in Children

    Develop an in-depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges in children
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification will provide you with a detailed understanding of behaviour that challenges in children, including how such behaviour can be assessed and the avoidance techniques that can help minimise the effects of behaviour that challenges. You will look at how different read more about Level 2 Certificate in Behaviour that Challenges in Children

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning

    Learn how to plan, organise and evaluate events
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification will introduce you to the skills that are required to plan, organise and evaluate events by developing their knowledge and understanding. Areas covered include marketing methods and resources, market research, human resources, communication and customer servi read more about Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult Health & Social Care

    Gain a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding in health and social care
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification will provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding, and is valuable to those working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector.

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Dementia Care Level 2

    Online FREE course to help you learn key principles in supporting and caring for those with dementia
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 16 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    This Level 2 course provides learners with the key principles in supporting and caring for those with dementia, enabling them to actively assist individuals with the condition using appropriate methods. Learn about factors that contribute to effective dementia care Gain a p read more about Dementia Care Level 2

    • Online
    • 16 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Mental Health Care Worker

    Develop your understanding of the principles of the mental health care worker
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 12 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course will equip you with a detailed understanding of mental health and mental health issues, the principles of the mental health care worker, approaches to care and management and the duty of care in adult health and social care, and change and support in relation to men read more about Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Mental Health Care Worker

    • Distance learning
    • 12 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

    Gain an introductory understanding of childcare
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    Available via distance learning, this qualification will give you an introductory understanding of childcare through exploring young children’s development, the value and importance of play, how to plan a healthy diet and the importance of safeguarding and welfare.

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

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What courses can I study?

Reed Courses advertises a large variety of courses which are delivered by a range of learning providers. The courses on offer vary in time duration and study method, with many offering tutor support. Whether you want to study for a regulated qualification, or take a course which provides CPD points/hours or qualifications, there are a number of learning options available.

What is a qualification?

A qualification can only be delivered by an awarding body which is regulated by a government body. The one you will most commonly see on site is OFQUAL, the government regulating body for England - but there is a different regulating body for each country in the United Kingdom, as well as the Republic of Ireland. Each regulating body maintains a list of the qualifications it regulates.

What methods of study are available?

In addition to free courses, Reed Courses also has plenty of paid for online courses, designed to meet all kinds of learning goals and to suit a range of preferred study methods.

What free courses are available?

Reed Courses advertises a variety of free online courses. Alternatively you’ll be able to enrol on an online course of your choosing, and study entirely online. If you’d prefer an in-person learning experience, you could take a classroom course where you’ll be taught in a classroom at a given location. Reed Courses also advertises distance learning courses and in-company courses from a variety of learning providers.