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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Employers and Businesses

Webinars and Training

This page will be regularly updated with information on webinars taking place to help businesses during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, including digital skills training, as well as information on apprenticeships.


Daily 12pm Lunch and Learn Enterprise Nation Click here
Demand Help and support for your business FSB Click here
25/3 11am Remote working with Microsoft Teams UpSkill Digital Click here
25/3 2pm Insurance industry update Enterprise Nation Click here
26/3 11am Managing Remote Teams Effectively UpSkill Digital Click here
27/3 9.30am Coronavirus Legal Q&A Enterprise Nation Click here
27/3 10.30am Instagram for Business training Enterprise Nation Click here
6/4 10am Product PR in uncertain times Enterprise Nation Click here
8/4 4pm How to handle finances in a crisis Enterprise Nation Click here
9/4 3pm Freelancer opportunities in difficult times Enterprise Nation Click here

Training and guidance

City & Guilds

Emergency learner support: home working for learners

To support its customers during these difficult times, City & Guilds has made some of its most popular SmartScreen packages available to access free of charge for a limited time. These include:

  • enhanced content to support distance learning, including interactive e-learning, videos, quizzes, and activity sheets
  • packages available in hair, beauty, building services engineering, professional cookery, carpentry & joinery, bricklaying, ESOL and business
  • e-learning materials to support you in the management of COVID-19

Supporting customers

City & Guilds is working closely with education providers, employers and governments to monitor the Covid-19 situation, and putting in place measures to support employees, customers and stakeholders.

Free courses: OpenLearn from The Open University

Produced by The Open University, a world leader in open and distance learning, all OpenLearn courses are free to study. The Open University offers nearly 1000 free courses across 8 different subject areas, and are available to start right away.

Google: Free online courses

Discover a range of free learning content designed to help grow your business or jump-start your career. You can learn by selecting individual modules, or dive right in and take an entire course end-to-end.

The Apprenticeship Programme response to COVID-19

This guidance provides information on:

  • applying the policy on breaks in learning;
  • delays to end-point assessment (EPA); and
  • alternative arrangements for EPA and external quality assurance.

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education: guidance on the delivery of assessment

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has published new guidance on the delivery of assessment. Follow the link below for more information.

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