Keep Learning

Learning new skills can give you a sense of achievement and a new confidence. So why not sign up for a course, start learning to play a musical instrument, learn a new language or skill.

Darlington College

Darlington College are sponsors of Northallerton Business Network. They have a wide variety of courses at every level. Here are just a few distance learning courses that they offer on the theme of health and wellbeing:

  • L2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health
  • L2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabete
  • L2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • L2 Certificate in Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
  • L2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • L2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

These courses can be free if the applicant meets the criteria required.

One of our members Claire or Lesley, from Darlington College will be joining us for an event later this year to further explain and promote these.

Visit the website to view all the subject areas and other courses available, as well as information about apprenticeships and the employer portal: https://darlington.ac.uk/


Future Learn

Future learn is an online learning platform which allows you to learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with short online courses.

Learn flexibly online for free.

Keep your skills up to date and improve your wellbeing. Start learning for free, on desktop, tablet or mobile.

Check out the website: https://www.futurelearn.com/

Categories:

There is a whole section on Improving Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace. Including, for example...

Maintaining a Mindful Life

Learn how to apply mindfulness techniques, so you can improve your communication, relationships and emotional health. (12 hour free course)

Nutrition and Wellbeing

Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about nutrition, health and lifestyle today, with this free online course. (12 hour free course)

Learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve your wellbeing and work/study performance in this online course.


Browse the website, by categories or courses, or search for a topic you would like to learn more about for business or pleasure: https://www.futurelearn.com/

Alison Courses

Alison is a free online learning platform with over 1,000 high quality courses available across 9 distinct categories, all absolutely free to complete.

Check out the website: https://alison.com/courses

Some courses we spotted around Health & Wellbeing included:

Browse the website, by categories or courses, or search for a topic you would like to learn more about for business or pleasure: https://alison.com/courses

Local Learning

If you have information about other learning opportunities, activities or classes, taking place in or around Northallerton, please let us know so we can share them with our members.

Northallerton Library have some learning opportunities: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/northallerton-library

You can view news and events for all the libraries in North Yorkshire here.