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The top 5 benefits of completing Uptree’s online careers courses

Online courses are the key to accessible and flexible learning. Say goodbye to traditional textbook education, and hello to interactive self-study lessons that open doors to different employers, career opportunities and industries. Uptree’s online careers courses are virtual, industry-led and available now for you to tap into. Here are the top five benefits of completing them!

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1. Gain insights into careers and labour market information

Our online courses will support you to explore different industries and career paths you may be interested in, but also those you may not have known existed. You could choose to start with the Introduction to Industries and Early Careers Opportunities course to gain insights into different industries, and to learn about different opportunities available to develop your skills and grow your network. If you wanted to dive deeper into a particular industry you could explore the Professional Services Taster Lessons course or the STEAM Taster Lessons course, both providing you with a unique understanding of their respective sectors. All these courses come with a certificate of completion which you can keep for your records and upload to your Linkedin profile.

2. Develop your employability skills

When recruiting anyone into their company, employers will be looking for candidates who display key skills including: teamwork, communication, and resilience. Developing these will support you in whatever industry you choose to go into. Not sure where to start? Try out our Essential Skills for the Workplace course which focuses on ten key transferable skills (also known as ‘soft’ skills) how to develop them, and how to use them when you start work.

After that, you can complete our Develop Your Employability Skills course. These short lessons will help you showcase your essential skills in your CV, interviews and even assessment centres. You’ll learn how to ace your applications and prepare for starting work.

3. Learn from the comfort of your own home for free

Learn in your own way, at your own pace, and from your own home! Once you’ve started a course or individual lesson you can save, then go back and work on it whenever you like, or you could complete it in one sitting. Our online careers courses range from 30 minutes to 3 hours 45 minutes in total with individual lessons averaging around 30 minutes. Best of all, they are completely free!

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4. Gain insights into companies you may never have thought about before

Looking for insights into a specific company? Uptree has partnered with leading employers to develop company-specific online careers courses. If you’re interested in a career in technology, we have you covered with Arm Technology Apprenticeships where you will learn about one of the UK’s leading technology companies and the Early Careers opportunities they offer. Maybe you’re more interested in cybersecurity? In that case, the Introduction to the National Cyber Force course is the perfect way to learn about cybersecurity and careers within the UK’s defence and intelligence ecosystem.

5. Prepare yourself to apply for events, jobs, placements or apprenticeships with employers

All of our online careers courses provide you with the necessary tools you need to be ready to enter the world of work. You can use the skills and knowledge you develop to apply for events with leading employers, or you could start applying for jobs, placements or apprenticeships.

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No matter what the next step in your career journey is, our online careers courses are here to support you along the way. Providing you with all the skills and knowledge you need to become work ready and stand out from the crowd. Access our free online careers courses today to boost your employability skills and understanding of different industries.

By Uptree
Published on: Mon 8 Apr 2024

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