ETF courses available on FutureLearn

The ETF’s Foundation Online Learning platform is no longer available. Active courses have been moved to FutureLearn.

This page provides links to the ETF web page where you can find the course details and joining instructions. Please note some courses are invitation only, or require you to provide further information and create an account to gain access.

Apprenticeship Workforce Development

Further information and details of how to register and book these courses can be found on our Apprenticeship Workforce Development web page.

  • Apprenticeship Leadership: Developing your team
  • Apprenticeship Leadership: Effective use of resources
  • Assessor to Teacher: Deciding how to teach
  • Assessor to Teacher: Understanding how we learn
  • Effective Technical Teaching: Enhancing Pedagogy and Professional Practice
  • Effective Technical Teaching: Preparing for End-point Assessment
  • Technical Curriculum Design: Effective Curriculum Design in Practice
  • Technical Curriculum Design: Principles and Models of Curriculum Design

Assessment and exams

Further information and details of how to register and book these webinars or courses can be found on our Assessment and Exams Support web page.

  • Webinar: Focus on exams – learner wellbeing and positive outcomes
  • Webinar: Focus on exams – supporting you support your learners
  • Course: Principles and purpose of assessment (coming soon)
  • Course: Using assessment in T Levels (coming soon)

English, maths and digital

Further information and details of how to register and book these courses can be found on our Maths and English web page.

  • GCSE English writing: CPD training for teachers
  • Professional development programme for CfEM Action research (coming soon)
  • Teaching functional skills maths
  • Embedding English and maths in apprenticeships (coming soon)

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Further information and details of how to register and book these courses can be found on our #InclusiveFE web page

Leadership and Governance

Further information and details of how to register and book these courses can be found on our Leadership and Governance web page.

Leadership:

  • Further Education CFO programme
  • Development resources for CEOs and Principals (coming soon)
  • Leading from the middle (coming soon)

Governance:

Governance Development programme (coming soon)

Mentoring

Further information and details of how to register and book these courses can be found on our Mentoring web page.

  • How to be an effective mentee in Further Education: a course for practitioners
  • Mentoring skills for new mentors
  • Getting ready to mentor teachers and trainers in Further Education
  • Advanced mentoring skills for experienced mentors
  • How to coordinate mentoring and coaching programmes effectively in Further Education

Practitioner-led development and research

Further information can be found on our Practitioner-led Development and Research web page.

  • Doing action research for action researchers (coming soon)
  • Leading and supporting action research (coming soon)

Safeguarding and Prevent

Further information and details of how to register and book these courses can be found on our Safeguarding and Prevent web page.

Core essential FE staff and governors courses:

  • Safeguarding in FE and Training
  • Prevent for Further Education and Training

Other safeguarding courses:

  • Digital Safeguarding for the FE and Training sector
  • Safeguarding and safer recruitment in the FE

Teacher Recruitment and Development

T Level Professional Development

Further information and details of how to register and book these courses can be found on our T Level Professional Development web page.

Generic courses:

  • Employer Partnerships and Industry Insights
  • Governors Providing T Levels
  • New Teacher Programme: How am I Going to Teach?
  • New Teacher Programme: What is Learning?
  • New Teacher Programme: Who are my Learners?
  • Operational Middle Leaders and Managers: Leadership and Professional Practice for
  • Operational Middle Leaders and Managers: Leading and Managing Curriculum Change for T Levels
  • Strategic Leaders Providing T Levels
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded English – 1
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded English – A
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Maths – 1
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Maths – A
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Digital – 1
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Digital – A
  • Teaching T Levels: Enhancing Pedagogy
  • Teaching T Levels: Vocational and Professional Upskilling
  • T Level Leadership Mentoring
  • T Level Planning and Implementation
  • Understanding T Levels for Business Support Staff
  • Understanding T Levels for Frontline Staff
  • Understanding T Levels for Leaders and Governors

Subject specialist courses:

Education and Childcare:

  • T Levels: Introducing the Education and Childcare Route
  • Teaching and Learning on the Education and Childcare T Level

Construction:

  • T Levels: Introducing the Construction and the Built Environment Route
  • Teaching and Learning on the Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction and the Built Environment T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Onsite Construction T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Building Services Engineering for Construction and the Built Environment T Level

Digital:

  • T Levels: Introducing the Digital Route
  • Teaching and Learning on the Digital Production, Design and Development T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Digital Support Services T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Digital Business Services T Level

Heath and Science:

  • Teaching and Learning on the Health T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Healthcare Science T Level
  • T Levels: Introducing the Health and Science Route
  • Teaching and Learning on the Science T Level

Business and Administration:

  • Introducing the Business and Administration T Levels
  • Teaching and Learning on the Management and Administration T Level

Legal, finance and Accounting:

  • Introducing the Legal, Finance and Accounting T Levels
  • Teaching and Learning on the Accounting T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Finance T Level

Engineering and Manufacturing:

  • Introducing the Engineering and Manufacturing T Levels
  • Teaching and Learning on the Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing T Level
  • Teaching and Learning on the Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing T Level