Learndirect is the UK’s leading online learning provider following its inception in 2000.

Born out of the government created University for Industry (Ufi), learndirect has been offering a wide range of customers a seamless service, from employability support to academic learning and in-work training, all through a blend of online courses and programmes.

Now, we reach into local communities, the workplace, and people’s homes with flexible, accessible, and supported online learning.

With a mission to transform the skills and productivity of the working population by using technology to bring people together to work, share and learn online, we have shown how to transform people’s lives and help businesses thrive.

As the world evolves and the demands for learners, the sector, and the political and economic landscape changes, learndirect continually adapts. Technology enables us to do this, pushing us to find new ways to help people and businesses achieve their goals.

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