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Learning Platforms

Usdaw have established a partnership with a number of providers to offer all members an opportunity to access a wide variety of online courses for FREE or at a reduced rate.

Litmos: A FREE learning platform for all Usdaw members, courses are being added continually and cover subjects like, ICT, Coaching and Mentoring, Redundancy Support, Rep Skills, Safe Workplaces, and Mental Health from short 60 second burst of learning to full learning pathways. If you would like to see how Litmos works please watch this short video. Sign up using the code: Usdaw1 here.

New Skills Academy: a vast array of CPD accredited courses that Reps and members can access online at a reduced rate. Course categories include ICT, Health and Well-being, Mental Health, Customer Service, Reps Skills, Business Admin; please explore the site to find out what is on offer.

E-careers: USDAW partner with e-Careers to offer members eLearning and Virtual Classroom courses in subjects facing skills gaps in the workplace. These qualifications are designed to help you upskill for the career you want.

Accredited by leading awarding bodies, these courses provide up-to-date knowledge and qualifications that employers are looking for. Explore over 160 courses, covering 11 different subject categories here.

These are paid for courses but USDAW members receive a 15% discount when booking via the website, don’t forget to apply your discount code. If you don’t have it, please contact: [email protected] Interest-free finance payment options are available for most courses, helping you spread the cost into manageable amounts.

For more information please contact your project worker.

In Scotland Usdaw’s Lifelong Learning project is working with our training provider The Learning Curve Group and West College Scotland to offer learners in Scotland fully funded distance learning courses. The courses, accredited by West College Scotland and delivered fully online, cover a range of topics from Mental Health Awareness to Understanding Retail Operations. The registration and enrolment process is online now and you can see what information you need to provide as well as the full range of courses here.

If you have a question about learning please contact us.

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