Learning

Looking to learn something new?

The CWU Mersey Branch Learning Centre is the place to start. We have access to 1000’s of free and low cost courses covering a wide variety of subjects. We also have links with a number of training providers and can find courses that are not in our usual portfolio. Below are some of the most common categories but why not drop us an email at learning@cwumersey.org or use one of the links below to find out more?

Accounting, Finance and Money  –  Business Skills  –  Computing & Digital Champions  –  Education & Development  –  English, Maths & Key Skills  –  Family & Parenthood  –  Health & Wellbeing  –  Healthcare  –  History & Culture  –  Language  –  Law  –  Mental Health & Psychology  –  Music Poetry & Art  –  Photography  –  Politics  –  Project Management  –  Science  –  Society & Sociology  –  Sports & Exercise  –  Technology.


Online Learning from the CWU

CWU Left Click is the CWU’s new online learning platform which offers you the chance to develop new skills and learn at a time and place that suits you on your phone, on your tablet on your computer. Left-Click is there for you whenever you need it. We have created a unique partnership with e-Careers, whereby our students now have the opportunity to obtain access to training and qualifications through E-Learning. Using the e-Careers infrastructure, technology and market leading content we are now able to combine this with our experience and reach to bring our students an exciting up-skilling opportunity. https://education.cwu.org/members/


Online Learning from OpenLearn

OpenLearn is the site for free learning from the Open University. You can choose hundreds of free courses designed to inspire and inform. Subjects include Languages, Money & Business, Nature & Environment, Health, Sports & Psychology, Sience, Maths & Technology, Society, Politics & Law amongst many others. http://www.open.edu/openlearn/


Online Learning from FutureLearn

Learn 100% online with world class universities and industry experts. Develop hobbies, new skills and career-changing expertise with our flexible courses. With hundreds of cutting-edge courses to choose from, enjoy an on-demand learning experience that’s totally online and available at any time of day or night. Earn professional and academic accreditation with in-demand online courses led by renowned educators and academics from leading universities around the world. Take your professional development into your own hands. Learn with experts at leading brands to gain real-world skills that will boost your CV and career. https://www.futurelearn.com/info/course-finder-tool


Online Learning from the TUC

The TUC provides training for union reps, union members and union professionals. If you’re interested in developing your skills or refreshing your knowledge, you’ll find everything you need in this section. Explore our classroom courses, online courses, webinars and eNotes. https://www.tuc.org.uk/training


Online Learning from the BBC

Whether you’re at home or at school, you can use BBC Teach for free. Our website is home to thousands of free curriculum-mapped videos, arranged by age-group and subject. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach


Online Learning from GCF Learn

Build your future – Learn and develop the skills needed to advance in work and life. https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en


Online Learning from Good Tutorials

Good-Tutorials is the largest source of tutorials on the web today. It has been featured on the BBC, SkyNews, TechTV (now G4), in the British magazine iCreate, PC World, and has been linked to by thousands of sites, blogs and forums. http://www.good-tutorials.com


Online learning through The Skills Network

CWU has launched a new training partnership with The Skills Network, offering a range qualifications via distance learning. They take just 12-16 weeks to complete. https://cwu.theskillsnetwork.com