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Welcome to New Skills Academy – Part of the Be-a Education Family

In November of 2013, a single question was asked: ‘What do you want to learn?’ From there, a vision was born of comprehensive, high quality, and affordable online course availability. The name behind that vision was New Skills Academy.

When it comes to online schools, there are plenty, but at New Skills Academy we distinguish ourselves amongst the competition with our dedication to your long-term goals.

If you are entering a job market for the first time, or seeking a new career, we will provide you with the fast and efficient online support you need to make your dreams a reality.

Our expertly designed courses, detailed lesson plans and student testimonials all attest to the fact that we take great pride in our course offerings and provide only the best for our students.

Whether you are studying retail banking, dog grooming or even our cupcake academy, New Skills Academy has the tools you need to advance as a professional in your chosen profession.

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Freedom to Study

Offering a broad range of course options is a good start, but we envisioned so much more for our students. We take great pride in offering our students the ability to study anytime, anywhere, and it is our belief that an award winning business would settle for nothing less.

Often, people dream of pursuing a degree or certification but never find the time to follow through. We know life gets busy, which is why our customers can take our courses online from anywhere while still working. Students can access our courses from a PC, mobile phone or tablet; this means you can learn anywhere you go.

Once students access our courses, they are offered up to date subject information for a lifetime!


Our students’ reputation matters, which is why all of our online courses have been reviewed and certified in partnership with qualified industry experts. For added security and peace of mind, all of our courses have been approved by CPD. We welcome these reviews because we believe in our students, their interests, and ability to pursue and learn any new skill they may desire along the way.



New Skills Academy are proud to say that we are a multiple award winning company.

We have won both local and global awards in such categories as Best E-business, Outstanding Business, Family Business, Small Business and Entrepreneur of the Year.

As well as awards for the company as a whole, our co-founder, Chris Morgan, has been honoured for his hard work and dedication to bringing e-learning to individuals across the globe. He recently won both the Business Person of the Year award at the Hertfordshire Business Awards and Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

We really do feel proud that our business’ aims and ambitions have been recognised in the positive light we had always hoped for.

The whole team at New Skills Academy are over the moon with this massive morale booster and are resolute on striving forward with an even stronger and more determined approach in the future.


Student Testimonials

Amazing course with so much detail. All the modules are easy to read and flow from one subject to the next. It was really easy to enrol on the course, too, and I received my login information the same day that I enrolled. I would recommend the course to anyone wishing to pursue a course in floristry.

Stacey Garside

This course has been such a great help in my new career path as a PA. When I was job hunting before, I was having no luck, however, now I have interest daily for PA roles all because of my new qualification. Easy to use, at my own pace. Thanks!

Natasha Brinn

Brilliant course. As a busy, working mum this course gave a chance to change my career but it also gave me a chance to study in my own free time. Very easy wording, education videos, important information you can’t find online. The help from assistants is great. The minute I contacted them with a question they always responded very quickly and professionally.

Monica Carter

If you’re looking for a refresher or a new career, then this is a fantastic site for courses. This is the second course I’ve done on this site and they are very in depth and I’ve learnt so much. Very pleased. Would highly recommend.

Tammy Jarrett

Key Personnel


Chris Morgan


Chris has been active in the fields of recruitment and online education for the past 12 years and was recently honoured with an Outstanding Personal Achievement Award by the Best Business Awards. The judges recognised Chris for his entrepreneurial spirit, determination, and his business acumen.


Dan Morgan

-Owner / Head Tutor-

Co-Owner, Dan Morgan has a passion for education, which shines in everything that he does from tutoring, to career support.



-Chief Operating Officer-

Hannah’s outgoing personality makes her perfect for the role of chief operating officer. She is hard-working and dedicated, and has a long-standing background in customer and client relationships.



-Head Content Strategist-

Our hardworking strategist Selena has a passion for creating new courses. Thanks to her background in IT, she understands the importance of making online learning available at affordable prices.



-Head of Sales & Partnerships-

Jake is responsible for creating commercial partnerships. Don’t be fooled by his “boyish good looks”, he brings over 10 years of sales experience to the role



-Sales Executive-

Brett’s zest for life makes him an important part of the New Skills Academy team. He is always on hand to offer businesses support and advice for all their training needs.



-Head of Social Media-

Kirsty brings her knowledge of all things social media to help us connect with our customers across multiple platforms.



-Senior Support Assistant-

Jasmin has a customer-focused, bubbly, and outgoing personality that our students and customers love.



-Student Support-

Michelle’s vivacious and caring character makes her the ideal person to take care of our students’ needs. Michelle is more than happy to help with any course related enquiries.



-Senior Account Manager-

Lisa is a dedicated asset to our team, she is also great with numbers and finances.



-IT Director-

Our resident IT nerd Adrian knows everything there is to know about the software, in fact, what he doesn’t know about computing isn’t worth knowing.



-Senior Content Manager-

With over 30 years’ experience in graphic design, our senior content manager, David, puts a unique and creative flair on everything he touches.



-Content Creation-

Sonia’s meticulous nature is essential to her role in helping assemble our ever increasing range of e-learning courses.



-Office Dog-

What Buster lacks in formal qualifications he makes up for with enthusiasm. He is always ready to assist, especially with our pet related courses. Buster is a valued member of the New Skills Academy team.




Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy
The Coach House
The Square
CM21 9AE
Reg no: 08761384
VAT no: 128024147