Why study by Distance Learning?

Our popular Distance Learning courses let you study for recognised accreditation to help your work and personal development.* Distance Learning Student

By studying via Distance Learning, you can complete the course in your own time, in the comfort of your own home, or as part of a work-based training programme. You will have an assigned, qualified tutor who will give you guidance and feedback by phone, email, post and/or online.

Some of our Distance Learning courses are also available via an online portal.

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You will not be required to pay fees providing you complete the course.

All** our Distance Learning courses are for those aged 16-18 (where the course is relevant to their work environment) and to those aged 19+ (available to those either in or out of employment).


What should I study?

To help you decide which course is right for you, our progression route guide explains the various levels and qualifications required for your course and how you might wish to progress with your studies. You can also use the grey course search boxes on the left to search for a course.

Alternatively, if you know what you want to study, you can apply online.

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* you must be resident in England.

**Please note: This is with the exception of the Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care course for which you must be employed and aged 19+.