The Skills Network

Introduction

The Skills Network is one of the UK’s most successful providers of technology-enabled training and skills solutions.

We support educators, employers and learners across the UK, and internationally, by developing and delivering effective and innovative skills training and published educational content.

The Skills Network has a variety of innovative products and services for your organisation.

Education Sector Work

The Skills Network delivers a number of innovative products and services to colleges, local authorities and training providers, including:

  • Providing sub-contracted training for both classroom based ASB and ESF funding streams
  • Award-winning online learning solutions
  • High quality and affordable paper-based and online learning materials
  • FE support and consultancy services.

Working with Employers

Supporting workforce development throughout the UK and internationally, we are constantly developing new, innovative and engaging ways to deliver learning and training to maintain our market leading status. Having worked with over 4,000 organisations, we are committed to finding the right solution for any business. Helping Individuals reach their goals

With numerous courses available, we help individuals to increase their skill set. Whether it be for job opportunities or to simply gain knowledge of a certain subject, The Skills Network's nationally recognised qualifications are available for the public to buy on our site. Enabling people to get exactly what they need to make their next step in life.

This school offers programs in:
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Programs

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Certificate

CPD Safeguarding Adults and Children

Online Full time Part time 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children. [+]

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children. A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to safeguarding, this is also beneficial for general knowledge. Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time. Place of study: Learn from home Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams Course duration: An average of 2 hours. Full tutor and customer service support will be provided throughout the course. Course Content Section 1: Understanding the principals of safeguarding adults This section covers the main types of abuse and harm as well as the importance of being treated with dignity and respect. Section 2: Reducing the likelihood of abuse This section covers dignity and rights within a care environment as well as the importance of individualised care, safeguarding policies and managing risk. Section 3: Responding to suspected or disclosed abuse This section explores what to do if abuse of an adult is suspected as well as local whistle blowing policy procedures. Section 4: Protecting people from harm and abuse- locally and nationally This section covers possible barriers in alerting or referring relevant agencies as well as legislation and the sharing of information. Section 5: Safeguarding children This section explores what procedures to follow based on profession if a child or young person is suspected of being abused. [-]

Leadership and Management Programme

Online Full time Part time 20 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

Are you a new or aspiring junior manager? These short auto-marked programmes will give you the knowledge you need to understand the core skills you need to understand the core skills needed to deal with management responsibilities and to develop as a leader. [+]

Key info Qualification gained: CPD Place of study: Learn from home Duration: Average 2 hours each or 20 hours for the full programme Type of course: Online distance learning course no exams Course overview Are you a new or aspiring junior manager? These short auto-marked programmes will give you the knowledge you need to understand the core skills needed to deal with managerial responsibilities and to develop as a leader. Who is suitable? This qualification is designed for someone who is looking for new job or employees who looking for a boost in their career. The minimum age requirement is 16 years old. What you will learn This full programme has total 10 courses. Solving problems and making decisions Planning and allocating work Conflict Management Stress management Discipline in the workplace Performance Management Organising and delegating Leading and motivating a team Understanding leadership Induction of new staff Benefits Gain a nationally recognised qualification Improve your skills to help create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed. [-]

Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

Online Full time Part time 10 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

This qualification allows you to gain more social awareness about how to promote good practice of equality and diversity within a community, at work, at home or within a personal lifestyle. So whether you would like to strengthen your knowledge for personal reasons or become more socially aware to help you at work, this course is perfect for you. [+]

Course overview Every year, there are approximately 270,000 incidents of ‘hate crime’ in the UK. These are crimes that usually involve violence, and are committed against someone because of their disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or other type of prejudice. And they can be prevented, simply through the promotion of equality and diversity. This qualification allows you to gain more social awareness about how to promote good practice of equality and diversity within a community, at work, at home or within a personal lifestyle. So whether you would like to strengthen your knowledge for personal reasons or become more socially aware to help you at work, this course is perfect for you. Who is suitable? Anyone! Promoting equality and diversity in the workplace and the wider community is crucial to a great working environment. Therefore, this course is suitable to any employees in any workplace. What you will learn This course is split into three manageable units, covering topics such as: The value to communities in creating and maintaining a diverse environment The effects of stereotyping and labelling How equality and diversity is monitored in the workplace The potential inequality that can occur within a community Benefits Gain a nationally recognised qualification Study will enhance both personal skills and professional development The programme is delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose where and when to study Personal tutors are assigned to each individual learner to ensure they have the necessary support needed to be successful. [-]

Level 2 Principles of Business Administration

Online Full time Part time 12 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

If you want to pursue a career in the business industry or simply want to gain more knowledge about administration responsibilities, this can be the ideal course for you. [+]

Key info Qualification gained: NCFE Level 2 Place of study: Learn from home Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams Course duration: 12 - 16 weeks Course overview Do you want to pursue a career in the business industry, or simply want to gain more knowledge about administrative responsibilities and services to benefit your personal life or current career? If you answered yes to any of the above, this course is perfect for you. What you will learn This course is split into seven manageable units, covering topics such as: Unit 1: Principles of providing administrative services Unit 2: Principles of business document production and information management Unit 3: Understand communication in a business environment Unit 4: Understand employer organisations Unit 5: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues Unit 6: Understand how to carry out business administration tasks Unit 7: Understand how to prepare text [-]

NCFE Level 2 Principles of Customer Service

Online Full time Part time 8 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

Do you want to boost your career prospects in the customer service industry? If so, the UK qualification NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service is ideal for you. [+]

Key info Qualification gained: NCFE Level 2 Place of study: Learn from home Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams Course duration: 8 to 12 weeks Course overview Do you want to boost your career prospects in the customer service industry? If so, the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service is ideal for you. Considering the popularity of this job function in different industries, you can stay ahead of the competition by completing this course. In this course, you will learn about principles of customer service and delivery, understanding customers, understanding employer organisations, understanding how to communicate with customers, how to handle customer information and more. The course is delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study. Personal tutors are assigned to ensure that learners have the support needed to succeed. Customer service support will be provided throughout the duration of the course. This course has 24+ loan options. Who is suitable? This course is ideal for those who wish to learn about communication in customer service, the delivery of customer service in different sectors, and how to make improvements to customer service. What you will learn This course is split into 7 manageable units: Unit 1: Understand the customer service environment Unit 2: Principles of business Unit 3: Understand how to resolve customers’ problems and complaints Unit 4: Understand customers and customer retention Unit 5: Understand how to monitor customer service interactions and feedback Unit 6: Understand how knowledge resources and service partnerships are used to support customer service delivery Unit 7: Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace Benefits Gain a nationally recognised qualification Create a long-standing career pathway within the customer service industry Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed. [-]

NCFE Level 2 Principles of Team Leading

Online Full time Part time 10 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

If you are looking to boost your career prospects, or to develop further skills to progress in your workplace, a Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading will keep you ahead of the competition. [+]

Key info Qualification gained: NCFE Level 2 Place of study: Learn from home Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams Course duration: 10 to 16 weeks Course overview If you are looking to boost your career prospects, or to develop further skills to progress in your workplace, a Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading will keep you ahead of the competition. Whether you are new in a team leading role, or hoping to take over a new team leader role, you can create a long-standing career pathway within any industry by completing this nationally recognised qualification. This course is delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study. The course contains eight manageable units, including principles of team leading, understanding business, understanding how to communicate, principles of equality and diversity, etc. Personal tutors are assigned to ensure that learners have the support needed to succeed, and customer service support will be provided throughout the duration of the course. Who is suitable? The qualification is aimed at learners who wish to gain further skills to develop their careers and progress in the workplace. It is suitable for anyone who is new to a team leading role, or those who are hoping to become a team leader as they advance their careers. What you will learn This course is split into eight manageable units, covering topics such as: Unit 1:Principles of team leading Unit 2: Understand business Unit 3: Understand how to communicate work-related information Unit 4: Understand how to manage performance and conflict in the workplace Unit 5: Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace Unit 6: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues Unit 7: Understand health and safety procedures in the workplace Unit 8: Understand how to develop and deliver a presentation Benefits Gain a nationally recognised qualification Improve your team leading skills to help create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed. [-]

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Abbey Court, 10 – 16 Benedict Drive, Selby, North Yorkshire,
London, England, YO8 8RY GB