Are you willing to turn doubt into determination?

It's natural to feel the weight of the world on your shoulders when global society is in an unprecedented lockdown like we face at the moment. 

There are 2 options; 1- Get bogged down in the worry. 2 - Use the lockdown time as an opportunity for personal growth!

None of the team at FC believe the first one as a real option, so we want to help you live each day with true purpose!

Today is the perfect time to take that next step toward success big or small. Excercise those doubts or fears and believe in yourself that you can go out there and develop your skills both physically and mentally so you can come out of self-isolation brimming with confidence and equipped to achieve your future goals.

Below we have shortlisted online platforms that are free to use and can help you up-skill and advance your career post Covid-19.



Udemy is packed full of online courses you can take from stacks of useful topics around Photography, Business, Marketing, Graphic Design, Financial or Music Production. 


Skillshare tends to focus on creative disciplines like Animation, Creative Writing, Film Production, Illustration but also supports those with solid business skills around entrepreneurship, marketing, and finance.

You could literally re-train and come out of self-isolation ready to begin a new chapter in your life.

New members get 2months free.


If you work in the digital sector or would love to learn how to code a website or app, or maybe get into machine learning that programs autonomous cars Udacity is the platform for you. They are offering a free 30-day trial.

Udacity has many great partnerships and works directly with companies like Google, Facebook & Mercedes Benz to deliver courses that address the skills gap these companies face. 

You never know, your next career move could be huge!


Openlearn is part of possibly the longest-running home education platforms The Open University.

If you fancy learning a language, or topics that surround history, arts, health or sports this is the spot for you. Some courses are only 8hrs in length so an ideal taster you could complete in a few days.


Now you have a taste of your next moves in life, you should create a LinkedIn profile so you can start building your professional profile, linking with like mind people in your sector and start seeking new opportunities for collaboration and maybe employment. 

It's great to have a learning mindset, so whatever you decide to do, we wish you every success.

Stay positive, and together we'll come out the other side stronger! 💪