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Training, education, improving job prospects and skills

Access courses www.ucas.ac.uk/students/beforeyouapply/access_programmes/

Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Service www.agcas.org.uk

BBC Radio 1 information and advice service www.bbc.co.uk/essentials

Child care and other children's work training www.devon.gov.uk

Hot Courses www.hotcourses.com

Learndirect www.learndirect.co.uk

National Training Organisations  www.nto-nc.org

National Vocational Qualifications www.direct.gov.uk

Open University www.open.ac.uk

Support 4 Learning www.support4learning.org.uk

University courses www.ucas.ac.uk

 

 

Funding for courses:

www.devon.gov.uk/index/learningschools/leaving_school/studentfinance/alternative_funding/trusts_and_charities.htm

Family Action have a searchable online database of charitable trusts who offer educational grants.

 

Help with study skills:

www.bbk.ac.uk/lib/subguides/studyskills/studyskillsweb

www.palgrave.com/skills4study/mp3s.asp 

http://crete.classics.ox.ac.uk/U0s3/studySkillsAdvice.pdf

www.lboro.ac.uk/library/skills/adviceSheets.html

www.how-to-study.com/

 

You can also download our learning and work information sheet.