Click Start courses

Explore the online courses included in the Click Start training programme.

We have a range of online courses created by the University of Leeds as well as top global organisations to help you develop your career.

Complete the eligibility form to get access to the courses.

Technical skills

Learn essential technical skills to prepare for your career in software development.

An Introduction to Programming with Python

Maximise your employability, by learning the basics of coding in Python.

Working with Integrated Development Environments

Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) are vital in increasing developer productivity and learning to work with them will help you create impressive software projects.

Working with Version Control

Explore the basics of version control and learn how to use it in software development projects.

Foundations of Software Testing and Validation

Gain a comprehensive understanding of industry-standard software testing and validation techniques and learn how to design and implement effective test cases. 

An Introduction to Logic for Computer Science

This course is designed to equip you with a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of logic and their relevance in the field of computer science.

Fundamental Skills in Engineering Design (coming soon)

Understand the key principles and techniques of engineering design that will help you to develop your skills in this field.  

An Introduction to Cryptography

Cryptography is an essential part of secure and accessible communication that is critical in everyday life. Join this course to gain a solid understanding of the principles and applications of cryptography.

Professional skills

Improve your professional and leadership skills, and take your first steps towards a career of your dreams.  

The Art of the Job Interview

Learn how to write your CV and prepare for a successful job interview. 

Strategic Career Self-Management

Learn how to think strategically about your career. Develop an objective, external view of your marketable skills as a solid foundation for building a strong career brand. 

Mastering the Software Engineering Interview

Learn how to communicate your technical abilities during interviews and be successful. 

Writing Winning Resumes and Cover Letters

Learn how to bring your CV and job application to the top of the pile. 

Successful Interviewing

Learn top tips to help you prepare for a job interview.  

Successful Presentation

Through practical exercises, you will discover your power as a speaker and give excellent presentations. 

Stepping Up: Preparing Yourself for Leadership

This course will equip you with these fundamental leadership skills and will also help you develop your ability to influence others (including your “boss”), measure your impact and enhance your resilience.

Digital Transformation

Understand the nature of digital transformation and what it takes to win in the digital age.

Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change

This course is designed to inspire and empower women and men to engage in purposeful career development and lead change with more conviction and confidence and improve our workplaces and communities for all.

Essential Skills for Your Career Development

Explore professional career development methods to get your career on track and achieve success.

Create a Professional Online Presence

Learn how to create a professional online presence that enhances your employability and puts you in the spotlight for all the right reasons. 

Personal development skills

Gain life-changing skills that will help you build your confidence and develop your career.

Decision-Making: Blending Art and Science

Professor Sydney Finkelstein walks you through the neuroscience behind decision-making and teaches you to make conscious decisions that are right for you at work and in life.

Critical Thinking Skills for the Professional

Explore a practical model to solve problems on your own and with others.

Introduction to Negotiation: A Strategic Playbook for Becoming a Principled and Persuasive Negotiator

Learn the art of negotiation and practice advanced techniques in a variety of settings including negotiating when you have no power or dealing with someone who has a very different perspective on the world. 

Emotional and Social Intelligence

This course will give you the tools you need to be emotionally and socially intelligent in your workplace.

Emotional Intelligence: Cultivating Immensely Human Interactions

Explore a practical model that brings together all the areas that are necessary to take your interpersonal skills to the next level.

Digital Footprint

Learn how to develop an effective online presence, manage your privacy, create networking opportunities, and balance professional and personal identities. 

Decision Making: How to Choose the Right Problem to Solve

Learn powerful decision-making methods and how to cultivate problem-solving skills for a range of issues we all face in the workplace and beyond.