There’s no limits to learning this autumn with unionlearn

This week unionlearn is highlighting the many offers it has with partner organisations to help union members take their learning to the next level this autumn.

No limits to learning

Unionlearn has negotiated discounts and offers with lots of organisations to support learners gain the opportunity to access courses ranging from GCSE’s and Level 2 qualifications to full blown degree courses, and now is the ideal time to explore what’s available.

The unionlearn trade union discount applies to a number of degree level courses through Birkbeck University and the University of London. This will give members a 10 % discount on course fees.

For more information on these discounts go to unionlearn’s Higher Education discounts for trade union members page. 

Unionlearn has a partnership agreement with the Open University which includes access to it’s suite of free online courses. These are Part-Time Education for Adults Returning to Learn (PEARL) and include courses to help you plan for your future, work in adult care and start a small business.

For more details and the full range of courses go to unionlearn’s PEARL site. (

Thanks to a long-standing agreement between NEC and unionlearn, trade unionists are entitled to a 10% discount on the cost of our courses. If you’re a member of a trade union, simply let the NEC know when you enrol and they will reduce the cost of your course accordingly.  A link can be found on the Higher Education discounts page. 

The Skills Network offers a wide range of highly popular level 2 qualifications. These are free and cover subjects that are useful for work or developing new opportunities and more information can be found on the unionlearn Skills Network page.

Throughout the week we will be posting up stories of people who have made taken advantage of one of our partnership agreements to take their skills to the next level along with links to learning opportunities.

We would love to hear your stories – just share them on our social media platforms or email Keith Hatch ([email protected]) in the unionlearn team.