Education & Training FAQs
A lot of the leading online learning platforms offer a wide range of free courses. Udemy, Future Learn, New Skills Academy and EdX are just some. Whether you’re interested in workplace health and safety or fine art, learning doesn’t have to cost a penny. Check out the free courses before you pay to start your learning adventure on a budget.
Easy ways to keep costs of online learning down include looking for new member incentives, free trials, choosing courses with lifetime access for the best value, bundling up related courses you’re interested in, and haggling for corporate discounts.
Check out free learning apps like Duolingo to start learning a new language without paying a penny. Plus, there are plenty of free learning resources online if you want to try your hand at a new language. Platforms like Babbel and Rosetta Stone offer free trials for new customers too.
How to save money on education & training
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Fancy yourself as the next Stephen King? Or maybe you’ve always dreamed of becoming a qualified beauty therapist? Luckily there are plenty of ways to pursue your dreams even if you’re on a tight budget.
Get access to leading university courses on the cheap at EdX and John Academy - whether that’s sociology or politics modules that have caught your eye. Check out the fantastic range of free courses and training at Future Learn, New Skills Academy, Virtual College and Udemy to broaden your horizons without touching your bank balance. No matter what you’ve got your eye on, there’s always room for a saving.
Keeping the little ones engaged and learning once school’s out shouldn’t be a chore - or cost the earth! Get a free sample lesson from Reading Eggs to check out the award-winning platform before committing. If you’re in, go for the 12-month subscription so your child can carry on learning all year long at the best possible value. Plus, the team at EdPlace are offering 14 days of homework help for just £1 - giving you exclusive access to worksheets, resources, interactive games and more.
Learning a new language
Whether you want to say bonjour, hola or ciao, learning a new language can be done on a budget. There are plenty of free platforms like Duolingo, but to take your language skills up a notch, going with a paid platform is probably your best bet. Rosetta Stone is an award-winning language learning platform that has incredible perks like free trials, one-to-one learning and more.