Training & courses

There are a range of benefits to promoting up-skilling and training the workforce. Below are some useful online training opportunities for both businesses and individuals.

Online Training Courses

The Skills Toolkit is made up of free online courses, tools and resources to help you improve your digital and numeracy skills. The Department for Education has consulted some of the country’s leading educational experts and employers to make up a collection of high quality resources to suit a range of interests and skill levels.

Future Learn - Learn 100% online with world-class universities and industry experts. Develop your career, learn a new skill, or pursue your hobbies with flexible online courses.

The Open University is the leading university for flexible, innovative teaching and world-leading research.


The GOV.UK website provides a range of information on how to apply for an apprenticeship and what you will get out of doing an apprenticeship. As an apprentice you’ll will work alongside experienced staff, earn a wage and gain job specific skills.

Local Colleges and Universities

Basingstoke College of Technology and Farnborough College of Technology are two local Colleges who can provide training to support the needs of local employers, their employees, and those who have been made redundant living within the local area.

For further information about available training courses please email

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce are pleased to offer a comprehensive selection of business training workshops on a range of topics from Leadership to Trading Internationally.

Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small businesses skills hub is there to support its members with the resources to ensure business continuity in the immediate future and for the longer term. Find answers to legal questions, demystify the digital world, build a robust business model and more.

For further information on training courses email