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Free short-term courses to improve skills



If you’ve been impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), a range of free, fully-accredited courses are now available to help you retrain and improve your skills.

The Department for the Economy is supporting up to 2,000 free places on short courses, delivered by the local further and higher education providers. Opportunities are available from entry to postgraduate levels, focussing on skills identified by industry.

All courses will be delivered online and how you take part will be flexible to fit around your busy lives, whether you’re working from home or providing support to children or vulnerable relatives. All courses include an accredited qualification and will finish by 30 November 2020.

Courses available:
ILM level 3 award: leadership and management
ILM level 3 accredited module: understanding stress management in the workplace
ILM level 3 accredited module: solving problems and making decisions
OCN level 3 award: digital construction with building information modelling
Level 2 OCN award: social media
Level 2 OCN award: digital marketing
CIM level 4: digital marketing module
Cisco cyber security essentials
MTA security fundamentals
Analysing and visualising data with Microsoft Power BI
Level 2 Highfield award: food safety for catering
Level 3 Highfield award: food safety for catering
Level 2 NCFE CACHE award: health and social care
Level 4 ILM certificate: principles of leadership and management for adult social care
Level 2 CACHE introductory awareness of autistic spectrum disorders
Level 2 OCN award: meeting needs of learners with ADHD
Level 2 CACHE certificate: managing challenging behaviour in children and young people
Level 2 CACHE: understanding children and young people’s mental health
CPD non-accredited safeguarding
CPD suicide awareness
CPD addiction

For further detail on what courses are available through Belfast Met please enquire with our Support for Business team today: [email protected]

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