Informal Learning

As well as accredited courses, there is a wide range of informal learning available to everyone.  These range across subjects such as English, Maths, ICT, Union courses and Languages.

Below you will find a range of these courses with a short description for each.  To find out more about any of these, click on the course and you will be taken through to their website where you can find full information.


Our Course Offerings

Learn My Way

Learn My Way has been created to help you gain the skills and confidence required to access online services and resources, through a fun and friendly experience.

Using a computer can be fun and enjoyable and save you money!

Wranx is an online training tool that can be accessed on any device uses the simple scientific idea of spaced repetition to provide learning that improves knowledge retention, even with as little as 2-3 minutes of training a day.  
Themes range from English, maths and ICT Functional Skills, to online safety and manual handing.

National Numeracy Challenge

The National Numeracy Challenge has been created to help adults improve the maths skills they require for everyday life and at work.

The Challenge isn’t like maths at school. It’s fun and relaxed with everyday maths you can really use.

It’s tailored to you and has all the help you need to improve all in one place.


he best way to learn a language!

Practise speaking, reading, listening and writing.

Play games, answer questions, and complete lessons.

With Duolingo you can make your breaks and commutes more enjoyable with their iPhone and Android apps.

Download the app today and see why Apple and Google gave it great reviews.


eNotes are a great resource to help union reps keep up to date on key workplace issues.

Each eNote is a self-contained module that contains a mixture of text, video and quizzes.

They last between 20 and 45 minutes and can be returned to as many times as you like.


From 1 to 100 hours of learning – discover hundreds of free courses to inspire and inform everyone.

Improve your study and employability skills with our expertly created courses and resources.

Earn a free digital badge or Statement of Participation as evidence of your learning to share with employers, friends and family.