College offers free online courses during coronavirus outbreak

Date published: 16 April 2020

Hopwood Hall College is offering all people aged 19 to 99+ the opportunity to complete a free online course.

There are courses available from more than 20 subjects areas that are suitable for learners from all different backgrounds during the coronavirus outbreak.

The subjects, which are packed full of bite-sized information, are designed to be completed at home – making it a fantastic way to keep connected while self-isolating and social distancing.

Amongst the diverse range of options include courses in Microsoft Office, Understanding Autism, and Managing Remote Teams.

The subjects fall into two groups: personal and professional development.

Those who go down one of the personal routes can expect a greater understanding of people and the community, whereas the professional paths can lead to greater career prospects.

No previous qualifications are necessary and upon completion each individual will receive a virtual certificate that they will be able to download immediately.

Julia Heap, Principal and CEO of Hopwood Hall College, said: “A free online course offers a brilliant opportunity for people to keep connected and grow during these uncertain times.

“They are perfect for learning and developing new skills, as well as a fantastic way to stay productive and push your boundaries.

“At the college, we are committed to bringing out the best in our students – and we’re confident that these online courses can also help the wider community to reach their full potential.”

You can access the complete list of courses here: 

To register your interest in a course email: stating which free course you would like to study.

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