Business Courses

Business Courses

Courses and training to help you start or grow a business.

Digital Garage

Designed by Google to boost your digital knowledge, The Digital Garage courses include everything from building a web presence to social media, to help you grow your business or career. You even get a certificate at the end.


The HMRC Free Online Course about Starting a Business and Tax includes information on:

  • Choosing a structure for your business
  • Telling HMRC about your self employment
  • Keeping your business records and claiming expenses
  • Sending HMRC your tax returns and payments
  • Finding further help and support


With MOOC List you can find a whole host of free courses provided by many different organisations.

Topics include:

  • Finance and Growth
  • Start Ups
  • Creativity and Planning 
  • Entrepreneurial Mindsets

Skills Toolkit 

Skills Toolkit is a collection of training resources to help people acquire jobs skills. Includes Open University courses on basic maths and how to write computer code, Future-Learn courses in digital skills and producing online content, Google courses in digital marketing and resources to help people get started online provided by the digital-inclusion charity the Good Things Foundation.

More help and information

For further information about training courses, please look at our information on Jobs and Employment.

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