The world might look a bit different now, but learning isn’t on hold. It’s never been more important to keep co-operating and share knowledge, enabling us all to move forwards together. Here at the College we’ve got the tools that you and your organisation need to ensure you build back better. As always, we’re looking to do everything we can to help. 

That’s why we’ve spent time listening to what you need, developing and refining our training to ensure that it’s relevant, dynamic and innovative. 

Whether it’s learning at your own pace utilising our new on demand courses, or taking part in interactive workshops delivered by experts via the latest online technology, we’re able to meet your every need.

See the variety of options we have available below. Don’t forget too that if you have any questions, or want us to create something bespoke for you or your team, then simply get in touch.

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Learning on demand

Utilising the latest interactive online technology, we're developing brand new courses that can be completed on the go using your phone or tablet, whilst it automatically tracks your progress, enabling you to pick up where you left off.

Co-operative Values and Principles taster course

For a limited time only, we're offering a taster version of our brand new Co-operative Values and Principles course, giving you the opportunity to test out the platform yourself. Click the button below, pop in some details and you'll be sent straight through to begin your learning journey.

View the free trial version

At the end of the taster course you'll be given the option to complete the full version too. You can also jump straight to the full course now for just £35 +VAT.

Purchase the full course for £35 + VAT

We'll also be adding lots more courses over the coming weeks including:

  • Sustainable Development Goals - examining what they mean and how to incorporate them
  • Co-ops Worldwide - offering a unique perspective on co-ops right across the globe
  • Coaching Skills - developing yourself and others around you
  • Chairing Skills - leading meetings in a modern world
  • Developing Leadership - growing your skills and confidence to reach your goals

If you'd like to know more about these courses, or have suggestions for topics that you'd like to see covered, then get in touch with us below.

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Online Workshops

In the current circumstances we know it can sometimes be hard to keep your team together. That's why now is the perfect time to invest in training and development, with our range of customisable online workshops offering you the perfect opportunity to meet together during these socially distanced times!

Facilitated by expert tutors with years of experience, they'll ensure you leave with the skills and knowledge to make a real impact. Utilising the latest online technology, including discussion rooms to stimulate debate and encourage participatory learning, your experience will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised to tackle the challenges ahead.

Don't just take our word for it either - view the YouTube video below for a review of what some of our most recent participants on our Understanding Management Accounts workshop had to say.

We have a number of online workshops available now including:
  • Advanced Values and & Principles - an in-depth look at the values and principles that underpin the co‑operative movement
  • International Co-operative Development - See the different challenges that co-ops face across the globe
  • Understanding Financial Information - making sense of data with ease
  • Understanding Management Accounts - Navigate your way through management 
  • Introduction to Coaching - developing yourself and others around you
  • Co-ops Worldwide - offering a unique perspective on co-ops right across the globe

More courses to browse

There are also hundreds of useful online courses available through our partnership with Upskill People. They  cover a whole range of topics, from health and wellbeing to vocational courses such as practical training for those in retail. 

These courses aren't just for individuals either - you can sign up as an organisation and then buy credits to allow your staff to access courses you feel are particularly relevant to their job or support their personal development.

If you'd like to find out more please get in touch by clicking on the contact us button at the foot of the page.

Below are a small selection of just some of the Upskill courses available, whilst you can click through and browse the full catalogue. 

Browse the full catalogue

Managing people

We know that managing people is a key part of millions of jobs which is why we offer such comprehensive training on such a wide subject. These bitesize courses will help you develop the skills needed to navigate the challenges of management with ease and equip you with the skills to tackle a whole range of different challenges.

Browse these managing people courses

Mental Health

For a limited time and thanks to our partnership with UpSkill People, we've secured access to their range of Mind courses. We know what a stressful and worrying time it can be for everyone right now and we want to do our bit to help. The courses cover a range of topics including:

  • What is Mental Health?
  • Managing Mental Health
  • Your Wellbeing
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Browse these mental health courses


There are over 130 courses available on the UpSkill platform dedicated to retail. From the rules around alcohol sales to food hygiene and introduction to store operations, there is a whole library of knowledge to flick through.

Browse these retail courses

If you have any other questions or want to find out more, please don't hesitate to contact us using the link below.

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