Study Research Skills Course with a comprehensive syllabus, high-quality e-learning study materials, unlimited tutor support, and earn an endorsed Research Skills Certificate of Achievement from Regulated Awarding Body.

This Research Skills Course focuses on introducing you to the simple yet effective strategies for finding the information you are looking for and ensuring the information you found are accurate and trustworthy.

In this course, you will develop a higher ability to determine the sources where you need to look for information, learn what the selected research skills are, how to best use them, and explore useful tips and tricks on improving your researching abilities to be a competent researcher.

Whether you are researching an important project, report, or proposal, this comprehensive course can help you make your research more accessible and ultimately reach your goal.

On successful attainment, you will be ready to find reliable information quickly on any topic and research on it using several useful tools and pursue a rewarding career as a research assistant.

Enjoy fast access to the safety net and guidance of the team here at Student Support, whom you can contact 24/7 and experience complete flexibility to study with no deadlines, target date or time restrictions. Boost your CV with this Research Skills Course, let the employers check you have got the right skills and get one step closer to landing the job you have always wanted!

Learning Objectives

The primary learning objectives of this Research Skills Course is to assist you to decipher the most reliable and accurate information from irrelevant or lousy information.

Do not just rely on an Internet search engine for all of your information instead discover more exciting ways to turn information into an authentic and accurate piece of writing. Upon successful completion, you will be competent of:

  • Considering all kinds of sources like a library, journals, surveys, experiments, and the Internet.
  • Defining your topic and choosing the right research pathway
  • Finding the available sources that you need for the project, assignment or story
  • Showing the essential skill required of any professional research consultants
  • Applying many different tools and techniques
  • Evaluating information found in your sources based on accuracy and validity
  • Understanding the sources to find useful information that you can trust
  • Creating different kinds of outlines for different stages of your project
  • Generating new ideas and help the business adapt to the ever-changing world
  • Locating, extracting, organising, and evaluating information that is relevant to a particular topic

Who is this Course for?

Research Skills Course is perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

Course Curriculum

Research Skills Training
Course Overview 00:05:00
Why Are Research Skills Important? 00:05:00
Basic Skills 00:15:00
Planning Your Research Strategy 00:15:00
Where to Look and What to Look For 00:15:00
Finding Information the Old-Fashioned Way 00:15:00
Researching with the Internet 00:15:00
Getting Ready to Write 00:05:00
Putting Pen to Paper 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Research Skills Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Research Skills Course 00:20:00