Skills and Learning Resources

A number of organisations are offering free learning resources for you to learn new, or improve your existing, skills.

The Skills Toolkit – Free digital and numeracy courses to build your skills.
UKH Pathway – E-learning platform for hospitality workers
Digital Growth Programme – Digital Training Webinars
FSB Skills Hub – Skills resources for members of the Federation of Small Business (FSB)
EMC Developing Skills – East Midlands Chamber Skills Resources

Skills Support for the Workforce

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses in Leicester & Leicestershire. They provide recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy. SSW is co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund.

the initiative Skills Support for the Workforce

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service offers free impartial information, advice and guidance to help you move on in work and life from professional Careers Advisers. They can support anyone, aged 19 or above – whether you are unemployed or in work.

Phone: 0800 917 9419


Futures delivers the National Careers Service in the East Midlands and East of England.

The image reads: "Futures for You" - an initiative run by the National Careers Service