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Waltham Forest Libraries have a number of excellent online courses which are FREE to everyone with a Waltham Forest library card.  Whether you want to pass your driving test, learn to speak a new language, improve your computing skills or learn how to make a good cocktail ... there will be a course for you.  

To access each service you will need to enter the letter / numbers on your library card barcode excluding any spaces eg. R09999999 or 00499999999.

If you do not have a library card then you can join online.

Theory Test Pro


Prepare for your driving theory test.

Everything you need to prepare for and pass your driving theory test. Theory Test Pro contains the official practice test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code.



Road to IELTS will help you to prepare for the International English Language Test System exam, but can also be used by people who just want to practise.

Academic Training Module

General Training Module

Please click for a demonstration.

Practical Writing

Practical Writing is for ESOL library users who need to communicate in written English. It helps them learn to write.

Go Citizen - Citizenship Test Preparation

Study resources for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British Citizenship test.

The British Way of Life


The British Way of Life is an easy to use, comprehensive program to help new arrivals understand the British way of life.

Some of the many topics covered by The British Way of Life are the different types of visa, finding a job, pre-school for children, further adult education, the communication network and so on.

The type of detail that the program goes into is, for instance, public transport, staying safe in your home, necessary house and car insurance and much more...

Simply use your library card number to log in from anywhere.

If you don't have a library card you can join at your nearest library.

FREE Online Language Courses


(Supported browsers: Internet Explorer 9 and Higher, Latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari)

Learn a new language today! A fun, easy to use resource. Over 150 languages and interactive online lessons. Whilst it is best to use this resource at home, many aspects can be accessed through a public PC in the library.

FREE Online Learning

This exciting new learning package offers all members of Waltham Forest Libraries free access to over 500 online courses. From business skills to arts and crafts and from computer skills to alternative therapies, the choice is endless! Want to find out more, click on the icon and get learning.

Universal Skills


Universal Skills is an online resource providing over 30 guided learning hours of content. Subject covered include basic computer skills (mouse, keyboard, creating e-mail accounts), job search (create a CV and covering letters), Universal Job Match (create a personal account, job search and activity history) and Universal Credit Awareness.You can print out your own reports of activity that can be given to your advisors showing employability activity. All phrases have full human English speech that you can listen to as many times as you wish.

Learn my Way


Learn my way is a website of free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world.

You need to register to use online courses.

Please use centre ID: 3452170 (Walthamstow Library) when registering.



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