The Open University in partnership with Coleg Gwent, Coleg Cambria, NPTC Group of Colleges and Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales, brings a range of exciting new free online courses to anyone who wants to improve and refresh their everyday skills in maths and English. These are called our Everyday Skills courses and are available for free on OpenLearn Wales and OpenLearn Cymru.
The courses are designed to give students the skills they need to go alongside other further education courses, improve job prospects or simply learn new skills.
You can find the Everyday Skills Courses here:
Here are some of the personal and professional benefits you'll gain by studying these courses:
The online Everyday Skills courses will provide the ideal means to enable learners to enhance and develop their skills at their own pace, and whenever and wherever they want.Geraint Jones
Head of Curriculum at NPTC Group of Colleges
In partnership, we were able to overcome challenges to create a shared learning and shared understanding.Lynnette Thomas
Deputy Director, Strategy and Development (Wales), The Open University in Wales
When we were presented with the opportunity to work collaboratively with colleges in Wales and the OU we were very excited and saw a real potential to support many of our learnersAmanda Morgan
Deputy Director, Basic/Essential Skills – Coleg Cambria
The OU in Wales caught up with two people who have been studying the maths and English courses.
Contact a partner centre, where you may be asked to sit an initial assessment. The centre will guide you to the most suitable course and qualification for your skill level, either Everyday Skills courses or an Essential Skills qualification.
Participating partner centres: