Distance Learning

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Whether you are looking for a route in to work, developing in your current role, improving your CV, or want to learn for personal development a Distance Learning course may be your next step.

You can choose from a range of fully funded courses, complete with engaging learning content and NCFE approved assessments. We provide all your learning materials, either online or in paper format.

You will study at a time and place to suit you, supported throughout by qualified assessors

ELIGIBILITY

If eligible, these courses are fully funded, however, there will be a withdrawal fee of £125 if you do not complete.

Funding criteria:

  • Age 24+ (those aged 19 - 23 must already have a FULL level 2 qualification or equivalent).
  • Resident in the UK for 3+ years, for purposes other than study.
  • Not currently active on any other funded course, such as an apprenticeship.
  • Postcode eligibility applies (funding available for Greater Manchester City Area, Liverpool City Area and any non-devolved postcodes).

Recommended prior qualifications:

  • Level 1 in English (GCSE grade 3/D or equivalent)
  • Level 2 in English (GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent) for the following courses:
    Adverse Childhood Experiences; Information, Advice and Guidance; Lean Organisation Management; Team Leading.

BENEFITS

  • Fully accredited courses.
  • Apply at any time for an immediate start (enrolled within 1-2 working days)
  • Complete within 6, 12 or 16 weeks.
  • Online or paper-based learning.
  • Flexibility to fit around work and personal life.
  • Assessment based learning - no exams.

Distance Learning in 5 points. 1. Flexibility, Study from home, work or anywhere with internet access, 2.Free to adults aged 24 or over if you complete the course, 3. Employer Benefits, Upskilled employees may gain nationally recognised sector specific qualifications around work commitments, 4. Develop skills and interests for personal or professional life, 5. Choice between online or paper based course


what do our students say?


The efficiency of the course itself was great.
The online layout was easy to follow which is good for people who may not have the best IT experience.
It fitted in my work pattern and provided a convevient way to learn.
It gave me a great insight into different types of mental health.
Due to lockdown, I wanted to keep the mind active.
100% recommend and a great way to gain more skills