Local Digital Training Library

This is a library of online training courses and resources to support local authority staff to learn and develop their digital skills while working remotely.

Please note that some of the courses featured on this page are run by external organisations. While we will try to keep them up-to-date, please be aware that some course information – including start dates and cost– may be subject to change by the organiser at any time.

If you would like to feature a training course or resource on this page, please email campaigns@localdigital.gov.uk.

Guide: How to create a Community Insights Project

Cost:
Free
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Building GovTech and digital government skills (field guide)

Provider:
Apolitical
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Digital, Digital transformation
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Driving digital transformation (field guide)

Provider:
Apolitical
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Digital transformation
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Human centred design (field guide)

Provider:
Apolitical
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Design, User research, User-centred design
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How to build a digital government service

Provider:
Apolitical
Cost:
Fee may apply
Topics:
Design, User-centred design
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Systems practice: learn to use a systems thinking approach

Provider:
Acumen
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Problem-solving
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Getting Started with Agile and Design Thinking

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Fee may apply
Topics:
Agile, Design, Digital
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Introduction to Data Analysis using Excel for Absolute Beginners

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Practical
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Collaborative Coding with Git

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Fee may apply
Topics:
Agile, Development, Digital
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Create Accessible Interfaces

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Fee may apply
Topics:
Accessibility, Front end design, Human centred design, Interface design
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Data Analytics Using Python: Data Wrangling and Ingestion

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Data, Digital
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Evidence and Data Collection for Problem Solving

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Agile, Digital
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How to Create Great Online Content

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Content design, Digital, User experience
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Introduction to Databases and SQL

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Fee may apply
Topics:
Development, Practical
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Introduction to User Experience Principles and Processes

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Digital, Human centred design, User research
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Introduction to UX and accessible design

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Accessibility, Design, User-centred design
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Learn to Code for the Web

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Accessibility, Front end design, Human centred design, Interface design
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Managing innovation: learning to prototype for business

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Fee may apply
Topics:
Agile, Human centred design, Practical, Prototyping
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UX Design Fundamentals: Business value through User Experience (UX) design

Provider:
Future Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
Digital, Human centred design, User experience
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Becoming an ethical researcher

Provider:
Open Learn
Cost:
Free
Topics:
User research, User-centred design
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UI/UX Design (various courses available)

Provider:
Skillshare
Cost:
Fee may apply
Topics:
Human centred design, Interface design, User experience, User-centred design
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