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Picking up new pastimes can be tricky. Finding the time to start, knowing where to begin and fear of failure are all common hindrances for the hobbyist in the making.

We are proud to bring the pleasure back into learning with a fresh, engaging approach to starting new hobbies. Pick from the broad range of courses below and in a matter of clicks you will find yourself immersed within some of the highest quality courses available to date.

 

  • Learn something new no matter your experience.
  • Study online whenever it is convenient to do so. Course material is available every day of the year, at any time of the day.
  • Courseware is compatible with a number of different browsers, operating systems and devices, so you’re not tied down to learn in one spot.
  • Our technical support team is on hand if you struggle using the courseware at any time.
  • Pick the course to suit your individual learning requirements from our broad range that can help you on your way to
  • mastering a new skill or hobby.
  • Training recognised and certified by industry leading awarding bodies.
  • 400,000 enrolments since 2011. 7000 new enrolments per month and growing.
  • 40+ new programmes launched every year.
  • Content development from award winning developers.
  • Mobile and multi-device learning.
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  • Mastering Beer Brewing (make great beer from home)

    Learn the art of brewing beer at home and gain in depth knowledge of the process. Home brewing has exploded in popularity in recent years, perhaps in response to the slow food movement, and is a very ...
  • DIY Home Improvement & Maintenance

    Gain valuable insight and understanding into home maintenance, interior design and renovation. Save money by performing simple repairs and basic plumbing yourself.
  • Photography Masterclass

    Get snap happy with this exciting and comprehensive photography course, which includes brand new lessons to coincide with this brand new year! Whether you’re hoping to develop a career in the field,...
  • Adobe Lightroom Photo Editing

    Taking a simple photograph can sometimes lack that extra special touch, but with careful editing, any picture can pop. Any professional photographer will agree that taking an expertly framed and focus...
  • Arabic

    Speaking Arabic makes it easier if you’re travelling in the Middle East, it’s also a great way to make friends and get to know people wherever you are.
  • Bartending & Drink Mixologist Master Course

    Learn the tips, tricks and techniques you need to help you learn the art of bar tending and drink mixology. Explore various types of drinks and learn the responsibilities and etiquette of being a mixo...
  • Bicycle Maintenance Course

    Learn all aspects of general bicycle maintenance with this highly interactive course. It’s a complete guide to general maintenance and repair and is perfect whether you’re a hardened commuter or j...
  • Juicing & Blending

    Learn how to juice and blend your own smoothies, shakes and juices and feel healthier and happier than ever before. This comprehensive course will teach you the basics of juicing and blending and show...
  • Celebrity Yoga and Well-being Course, including Healthy Eating

    This course has been designed for your personal enhancement and is led by Danielle who has appeared on television with celebrities including Louise Redknapp, David Dickinson and Sherrie Hewson.
  • Aerobic Bootcamp

    Embark on a new fitness regime with this motivational aerobic boot camp course. A growing trend in fitness boot camps has emerged over the last few years, based on the military style of training. Boot...
  • Deep Healing Sleep

    The course will teach you step-by-step how to get into the habit of a deep restful sleep, using specially designed audio and workbooks full of helpful techniques and exercises.
  • French

    French is the official language, not only of France and Luxembourg, but also of countries as far afield as Togo and the Central African Republic. So, being able to speak the language if you’re in an...
  • Furniture Restoration

    You will learn to recognise various types of wood and learn the best types of paint and varnishes to use on them. Step-by-step guides will cover everything from performing small repairs, stripping bac...
  • German

    German is the most widely spoken native language in the European Union. So whether it’s for business or pleasure, it’s a good choice if you want to learn a new language.
  • Greek

    The Greek islands are one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. So whether it’s for business or pleasure, it’s a good choice if you want to learn a new language.
  • Italian

    Choosing to learn Italian will help you to get more out of a visit to Italy – and will be beneficial with everything from asking directions and ordering food to getting to know the locals. And even ...
  • Learn Java Programming From Scratch

    Begin a career in programming and development by mastering the basics of the Java programming language with the Learn Java Programming From Scratch course. As the name implies, this course is specific...
  • Level 2 Sign Language Diploma

    With statistics for the number of deaf adults and children in the UK rising every year, it is becoming more apparent for us to grasp at least the basics of British sign language, especially if it mean...
  • Life Coaching for You with Celebrity Life Coach Danielle Collins

    Danielle Collins, the international Yoga expert, believes exercise should be fun, easy to do and fit in to our busy lives, and that we should all have the opportunity to look and feel the very best ve...
  • Mastering Macaroons

    Macaroons are a French delicacy which have exploded in popularity all over the world. They are bite-sized round cakes that are crisp on the outside and soft in the middle, and are sandwiched together ...
  • Microsoft Excel 2016

    Whether you need to use spreadsheets at home, at work or for both, a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2016 is essential. This great-value online course is designed to get you up-to-speed with...
  • Microsoft Office 2016

    Competency with Microsoft Office isn’t just an extremely useful life skill, it’s a career-enhancing attribute that will open doors to fulfilling roles in all kinds of businesses. This superb-value...
  • Photography for Kids

    Picture the opportunity of being able to teach children how to take great photographs, and imagine never have to delete another blurred, out of focus photo ever again! Kids are like sponges and love t...
  • Portuguese

    There are so many places around the world where you can chat to the locals if you know how to speak Portuguese. In fact, from Portugal and Brazil to Mozambique and Goa, almost 230 million people speak...
  • Python Game Development – Create a Flappy Bird Clone

    You’ve played the simple but curiously addictive game of Flappy Bird, so why not go one step further by creating your very own version of it? Following clear step-by-step instructions on how to bui...
  • Russian

    Choosing to learn Russian is not only rewarding, it’s also a great way to make friends and get to know people – and it makes travelling around countries like Russia and the Ukraine so much easier ...
  • Spanish

    It’s never too late to start learning to speak Spanish. And, when you realise that 25 different nations around the world speak Spanish either as their official or primary language, it makes a lot of...
  • Stop Smoking NOW! Day & Night Session Package

    If you’ve ever really wanted to give up smoking but just can’t stop yourself reaching for those cigarettes. Or you’ve tried everything from patches and gum to sheer will power – all without su...
  • Stress Awareness, Management and Well-being Course

    This course takes an in depth look at the reasons people become stressed, the ways to recognise symptoms of stress, how to manage stress and how to build inner resilience and avoid stress in the futur...
  • Thai

    Learning to speak Thai will certainly put a smile on your face too. Not only will it give you a lot of pleasure but, with Linguaphone, you’ll be able to start speaking useful phrases and sentences a...
  • The Art of Travel Photography

    Take the best shot every time with this exclusive travel photography online course, that will help you to master various photography techniques that can be utilised on your adventures. Whether you’r...
  • Turkish

    Imagine being in Turkey and being able to speak and understand the language. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to have a conversation the locals whilst you’re there? To be able to leave your phrase ...
  • Windows 10

    Power through the new generation of Windows software, with this comprehensive course that will help all students gain fundamental knowledge of this brand new Microsoft Operating System.
  • Diet & Nutrition Advisor

    Diet and nutrition are a massive talking point in society with everyone now being obsessed with what is going into their body. The media, both traditional and social media, have become a constant sour...