Online Learning

Learn valuable skills at times and locations to suit you!

Our flexible, online programmes will support you to learn new skills and gain qualifications that help you to take the next step in work and life - through computer based learning.

Our courses are easily accessible from home, or your local library, using a laptop, tablet or desktop computer - if you don't have one, we can loan you one!* 

You'll learn at times that are convenient to you with dedicated tutor support available at the end of a phone or an email.

Choose from:

  • Employability Skills Level 2 - we have a range of units available so you can build the qualification you want based on your aspirations, and how much time you're able to commit. Our units include subjects such as Health and Safety at Work, and Equality and Diversity.
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT up to Level 2 - if you've no GCSEs you can work towards functional skills that are recognised by employers.

To find out more and to enrol, please call us on 01623 476 830 or email

CISCO NetAcad FREE IT courses

If you're looking for a career in IT, enrol on our new CISCO NetAcad free online courses and progress your career. Inspire Libraries, in partnership with Cisco NetAcad, provide self-paced introductory courses which enable you to take your first steps on your path to becoming an IT professional.

You'll find several Cisco NetAcad courses listed below, each course has a final assessment, that you can do, if you don't want to do the final assessment, we recommend you do the quizzes and get feedback about your knowledge.

The courses available:

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Introduction to IoT

Cybersecurity Essentials

Get Connected


Linux Unhatched

Linux Essentials

To enrol on our CISCO NetAcad courses please click on the course you're interested in and enter your details into the sign up page.

All our online learning opportunities are great for your CV and job searching journey!

*Please note that laptop loan is only applicable to our Employability and Functional Skills online courses.