Top courses to help get you hired April 2019

Let’s face it, Easter is a time all about new beginnings. See where we’re going with this?

If you’re someone looking to learn something new this spring, look no further. Not only are there more courses than ever available on reed.co.uk, with over 31,000 certifications and professional qualifications to choose from, almost all of them can be taken online. And, yes. A pub garden definitely counts.

To help inspire you (and/or make your next bank holiday BBQ even more productive), here are three of the best courses you could be starting in April.


Estate Agent

Interested in your development? How about property development?

If the answer’s yes (and/or tenuous links are your thing), then a career as an Estate Agent may be for you. And this Estate Agent Diploma could just be the perfect way to kick-start your journey.

Packed in to 16 easy-to-consume modules, you’ll learn everything you need to succeed in this profession – including skills such as negotiation, lettings management and giving valuations, right through to learning the laws and regulations.

You’ll even learn how to perform a viewing. Which, at the very least, will be a useful asset to have the next time you have house guests.

It’s fully CPD accredited, making it the perfect asset to add to your CV. Especially for anyone completely new to the world of estate agency.

And, because it’s available to be taken completely online and at your own pace, you won’t even need to leave your own house to get your foot-in-the-door.

Just think of yourself as a bit of a fixer-upper…

What do I need? A natural passion for the property industry.

How long will it take? Around 10 hours.

Perfect for: People who want to unlock the door to a new career (etc.)

Estate Agent Diploma



OK, we admit it. Working with adults can sometimes be a drag.

Luckily, this comprehensive Childcare bundle will give you all the tools you need to bypass the older generation completely – allowing you to learn everything you need to pursue a career working with children full-time.

It’s split into three distinct sections, with certificates in children’s nutrition and behaviour, as well as a certificate in nannying and childcare training.

There’s even a diploma in children’s party planning. So even if you’re just looking to throw your own kids the perfect birthday bash, we’ve got you covered.

And the best part? The whole bundle is available at 60% off, all throughout the rest of the month – so you’ll get all of the above certifications for less than £80.

A bundle of joy, to help you look after your own bundles of joy.

It works on so many levels…

What do I need? A calm and caring nature, and a love of working with kids of all ages.

How long will it take? 34 hours (part-time/self-paced).

Perfect for: People who want to be head and shoulders above the competition. Also, knees and toes.

Childcare course


Makeup Artist

Spend all day watching makeup tutorials on YouTube? You might as well get paid for it.

Not only is makeup artistry a great skill to have for your own benefit, it’s also a very marketable skill to have when it comes to your career. Whether you’re looking to get into the beauty industry full-time, or even if it’s just to earn a little extra on the side.

With this Makeup Artist training course you’ll be able to brush up on everything from basic makeup procedure and techniques, right through to learning makeup for big occasions like weddings.

There are absolutely no hidden fees, meaning the price you pay includes all modules, and even the exams and free e-certificate.

And did we mention the price you pay is a very reasonable £49 – almost 85% off the RRP. Which leaves at least a little money left over to start stocking up on all the essentials (see also: mascara).

Want to set yourself up for a career as a professional makeup artists? Just want to finally get your smokey eye application on point?

Move over Zoella, Tanya Burr, Patrick Starrr, (insert name of favourite makeup vlogger here).

What do I need? An internet connection, and some makeup. That’s pretty much it.

How long will it take? As little as 15 hours.

Perfect for: People who need a better foundation. Literally.

Makeup course



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