Online and Short Courses

Our short courses and online courses allow you to enhance your knowledge in a range of areas, giving you new skills, confidence and qualifications.

Our short courses include:
Employability Skills

Our online courses give credited CPD vocational qualifications in the following areas:

Business, Leadership and Management
Childcare and Education
Health and Safety
Health and Social Care
Retail and Hospitality
Personal Development and Employability

Courses vary in length from 4 hours to 20 hours. You can use the IT facilities at EMBS to complete the online component of the course with support from a tutor.

Once you have worked through the material, you will take a short test.
All online courses provide you with a certificate which you can use on your CV.

  • September 9, 2019
  • January 6, 2020
  • April 20, 2020
Templar Square Cowley Centre
Second Floor
213b Barns Road

Crown Buildings
First Floor
Southern Road
OX16 2EX
14 weeks

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