Using the internet to purchase goods or services saves considerable time and effort and also presents you with the widest choice. The main advantage of online shopping is that it enables reduce your monthly expenses. Most online stores offer lower prices, as opposed to offline stores, as well as offer various bargains that help save even more money.
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Learn My Way
The course covers how you can use the internet to compare prices, your rights when buying online and secure payment methods you can use when shopping online.
How to buy online.
Money advice service provides advice about shopping online.
Get safe online
Using the internet to purchase goods or services saves considerable time and effort – and presents you with the widest choice. There are, however, risks associated with online shopping and you need to take care with what you are buying, from whom, and how you pay for your purchases.
Online has become the most popular way to shop, so knowing how to stay safe whilst making purchases on the Internet has never been more important. Find out the key things to look out for with our online shopping safety guide.
Free & cheap online courses
We thought it might be useful to have a list of free learning opportunities that will ease homeworking and boredom, but also be useful for continuing professional development. Simply click on the buttons below to be taken to the resource guides.
Members of the NCVO can get free online training from Know How Non-Profit. You will need to register with them and identify the charity where you work or volunteer.
Free and cheap online courses delivered by top universities. There are many subjects to choose from, with a week-by-week syallbus.
Google digital courses
Google offers their 'Digital Garage' with many short courses to help you develop your digital skills, applicable to many areas including business and personal development.
Reed offer a range of professional courses for free.
Free open university courses
The Open University offer a selection of free courses.
BT skills for tomorrow
BT offer a range of digital skills courses.
Coursera offer a range of free courses to keep you entertained through learning.