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Free Training for the unemployed or those at risk of redundancy

Activate Learning are pleased to offer a wide range of courses delivered by experienced tutors to help you develop critical skills and to get you back into work. You could develop your existing skills, learn new skills, or improve your English, Maths or IT skills; whatever your choice it will be highly valuable to employers.

Take a look at our online brochure(s), and if you'd like to know more and find out if you are eligible, call us today on 01865 551114 or email

Download our Adult Course Brochure

Brush up on your employability skills

Furloughed? See how we can help you

What's available to me?

Fully Funded Course Available if in employment or furloughed? Available for unemployed or recently redundant? Available completely online during Covid-19 restrictions? Available for people outside Oxfordshire and Berkshire?
Personal Development Courses        
Building Confidence and self-esteem No Yes Yes Yes
Mental Health and Well-Being Yes * Yes * No Yes
Mental Health Awareness Yes * Yes * No Yes
Personal Finance Yes Yes Yes Yes
Personal Health and Well-Being Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resilience and Grit Yes Yes Yes Yes
Employability Courses        
Award for Personal Licence Holders Yes * Yes * No Yes
Basic IT No Yes Yes No
Construction employability skills No Yes No No
Employability and Developing Online Skills No Yes Yes Yes
Security No Yes Yes Yes
Team member skills Yes * Yes * No Yes
Skills for Business        
Business Administration Yes * No No No
Certificate in Enterprise Yes * Yes * No Yes
IT User Skills Yes * Yes * Yes Yes
Leadership and Team Skills Yes * Yes * No Yes
Level 1 and 2 Award in Customer Service  Yes * Yes * Yes Yes
Mentoring Skills Yes * Yes * No Yes
Spreadsheet software Yes * Yes * Yes Yes
Team Leading Yes * Yes * No Yes
Skills for Business        
First Aid for Mental Health Yes Yes Yes Yes
Healthcare Professions Yes * No No No
Level 1 and 2 Award in Forest School Principles Yes * Yes * No No


*If you are aged between 19-23 and would like to enrol on one of our level 2 programmes, please speak to one of our advisers for further information.