FAQs

  • Is it free to advertise on your website?

    Yes for regular ads but featured ads may attract  a small fee.


    How many ads can we post at a time?

    As many as you require currently on the regular Ads until an account specialist inform you of a limit. 


    Can we manage our  Ads?

    Yes, this can be done from the dashboard when you log in.


    We had posted a job and the vacancy has been filled, how can we remove this Ad? 

    This can be done from the dashboard or contact an account specialist to do this for you. 


    How do we post our ad?

    Where does someone go after clicking on our job?

    How do I know where our Jobs will appear?

    Could you provide more information about the demographics of the candidates who use your site?

    Do you have any options to increase the visibility of our job posting?

    Can we put different and multiple job descriptions and requirements in one job posting?

    How do we check if our job is posted successfully?

    Can we edit listing that we've already listed on your site?

    How can we delete a job?

  • How do I register?

    Do I need to log in to search?

    I am 16 and don't have a resume, can you build a resume for me?

    Do I have to pay any fees?

    How soon can I get a job?

    Do you match jobs as per my CV?

    I am 20 years old, can I upload my CV?

    Can I email you my CV?

    Whom can I contact if I have other questions?

    What if I can't remember my username and/or password?

    How do I change my password?

  • Do I have to pay any fees to register?

    Do I get assured clients/job/assignment if I register on your website?

    I am a certified CA and working with a company, shall I register under Freelancers Portal or Local Service Providers Portal?

    We are a small college; can we register under Local Educational Resources Portal? Do we have to pay any registration fees?

  • Do we have to pay any fees to register?

    How many courses can we list on your website?

    How will students/candidates contact us?

    Can we edit our course(s)?

    Can you upload the courses we provide?

    How do we register as a course provider?

  • Which courses are offered for free?

    All courses are free for 16-18s. There are also some free courses for 19+ and these are indicated within the course advertisements.


    Which awarding body is being used for the free courses?

    Various awarding bodies are being used because each provider would have their own. You will be able to get this information from specific course providers. They would be more than happy to help.


    Are the courses accredited?

    Yes of course for the majority of the courses, as far as Opportunities Billboard is aware, however, there might be some training courses which are not necessarily accredited by awarding bodies as some short courses or CPD training might require an in-house qualification. (In-house qualification - accredited and issued by the training organisation)


    What is the criteria/eligibility for a free course?

    This will vary according to the funding stream, the course, the training organisation and so on.


    Do I have to attend college for free courses or I can study online?

    It depends on the course, the training organization and so on. You would be able to get an answer to this question by contacting the organisations directly. They would be more than happy to help.


    What is the difference between online studies and distance studies?

    Good question. All are done virtually via an e-learning platform in most cases and materials and support are provided online. However, in terms of distance learning, it can involve online involvement as well but most providers still include paper-based element where training materials and are sent in the mail.


    What is the duration of these courses?

    It depends on the course, the training organisation and so on. It varies.


    I am working, am I eligible for free courses?

    Yes. It will depend on your age category, the course and so on.


    What is a fee paying course?

    This means individuals have to pay for the course themselves without government funding.


    Are the fees subsidised?

    Yes, in some cases.


    What are student loan courses?

    A student can complete a course if he or she is over the age of 19 by taking out a loan called Advanced Learner Loan and they will be required to pay it back when they start to earn over a certain threshold. See more information here: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/bursary-fund


    Who can access the student loan?

    Refer to: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/bursary-fund


    How much loan I can get on the student loan courses?

    Refer to: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/bursary-fund


    Who will provide the student loan?

    https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/bursary-fund


    Is there a loan for career development?

    Yes, refer to: https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/bursary-fund


    I live outside of the UK can I still enroll with colleges?

    Yes, with some colleges but you will not be able to access government funding from the UK. You would need to pay for the course(s) yourself.


    Is it possible to study more than one course at a time?

    Yes! and it also depends on the level you are currently working at. The training organisations will always give you an initial assessment which is a part of the information Advice and Guidance (IAG) process.


    How do I enroll in a course?

    It varies with each training organisation so you will need to contact them.


    How do I submit my coursework?

    It varies with each training organisation so you will need to contact them and they will also advise you during the enrolment and induction process.


    What If I want to cancel my course?

    It varies with each training organisation so you will need to contact them and they will also advise you during the enrolment and induction process.


    Can I swap courses if I change my mind?

    Yes, most course providers have a process for this as your learning needs will be taken into consideration.


    I've found the course cheaper with another college, can you beat their price?

    This is something you would have to discuss with individual providers