Online resources and digital library

Learning and careers


An online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test. It includes an online version of the latest official study materials licensed from the Home Office, the people who write the handbook plus hundreds of practice test questions in the same format as the official test.

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Theory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro has everything you need to get ready for your driving theory and hazard perception tests. Take practice tests using official questions from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the people who set the tests.

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The British Way of Life

An easy to use online study resource to help new arrivals understand the British way of life. Some of the many topics covered are the different types of visa, finding a job, pre-school for children, further adult education, the communication network.

Sign up for The British Way of Life 

Free learning courses

Details of free learning courses to help you continue your learning, whatever your age or interests.


Setting up a free account gives access to over 1000 courses. Courses in the IT category help you learn everything from standard Microsoft packages through to coding and game development. This site also gives access to language courses – providing the opportunity to improve skills in English and a range of other languages. 

Visit the Alison website for more informaiton.

Learn My Way

Learn My Way has free courses for you to learn digital skills to stay safe and connected.

Visit the Learn My Way website for more information.



OpenLearn is linked to the Open University and provides access to a range of courses at different levels. In all subject areas you can explore learning opportunities at introductory, intermediate or advanced levels.

Visit the OpenLearn website for more information.

Last updated: 23 February 2023