Distance Learning Centre

Introduction

Distance Learning Courses Limited (t/a Distance Learning Centre) is a leading provider of distance learning / home study / Open Learning courses and a respected course developer. As well as developing our own course materials we are also agents for many other top distance learning providers and currently offer over 250 distance learning courses through the Distance Learning Centre website and we are also an authorised partner for distributing the official CIW Self Study Kits.

yuI am Michael Verinder, the managing director of Distance Learning Courses Limited and I have been developing and delivering distance learning courses for over 20 years. Distance Learning Courses Limited is a family based business and my involvement in this area started after my Dad developed our first Webmaster Course back in 1993 I soon ended up doing the course myself and this eventually led to me tutoring the course.

Since then we have gone from strength to strength and we continue to develop innovative course materials and the Distance Learning Centre website was created as a platform to offer a wide range of distance learning courses. The Web Design courses remain a popular course choice but equally we offer a range of courses that can lead directly to specific job roles such as teaching assistant and child care courses that lead to full QCF qualifications or GCSE, IGCSE and A Level Courses which are still massively important for many job roles and further education applications.

Through our Distance Learning Centre website we have supplied direct to companies and company employees from many leading international organisations such as:

  • The NHS
  • The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP)
  • The Armed Forces
  • Job Centre Plus
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Barclays Bank
  • St Loye's Foundation
  • Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
  • The United Nations
  • European Union (EU)
  • BT
  • Royal Mail
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • Siemens
  • The Prison Service
  • The Prisoners Education Trust
  • The Environment Agency

Distance Learning Centre is recognised as a centre to deliver accredited courses and qualifications through Open Awards and is a member of ABCC (Association of British Correspondence Colleges), BILD (British Institute for Learning & Development), the Federation of Small Businesses and we are also listed on the UK register of learning providers (UK PRN: 10055548).

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Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course

Online Part time 200 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course teaches the student what is involved in this highly challenging business area, teaching important skills and how to undertake a successful project. The course also covers subjects such as Health and Safety, Project Management and Construction and will help students you to tackle large projects and ensure you have the skills to see the development through to the end. [+]

The Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course teaches the student what is involved in this highly challenging business area, teaching important skills and how to undertake a successful project. The course also covers subjects such as Health and Safety, Project Management and Construction and will help students you to tackle large projects and ensure you have the skills to see the development through to the end. You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post. The course is split into 4 separate units: Unit 1: Introduction to Property Development Unit 2: Principles of Project Management Unit 3: Construction Materials and Science Unit 4: Health and Safety On successful completion on this course students will receive an accredited Level 4 Certificate Award. Prerequisites There are no particular entry requirements. Course Duration & Support Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer. Assessment You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email... [-]

Childcare & Education (QCF) - Level 3 Award CACHE Course

Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The CACHE Childcare and Education (VRQ) - Level 3 Award Course is a course designed for students who want to start a career in Childcare and acts as an perfect preparation for those who want to follow on to do CACHE Level 3 Certificate or Diploma qualifications. [+]

The CACHE Childcare and Education (VRQ) - Level 3 Award Course is a course designed for students who want to start a career in Childcare and acts as an perfect preparation for those who want to follow on to do CACHE Level 3 Certificate or Diploma qualifications. Childcare is a competitive industry, and employers increasingly look for job applicants holding nationally recognised qualifications. This CACHE course provides successful learners with a Level 3 qualification especially designed for those looking to work with children ages 0-5 in a professional childcare setting. The Diploma level course would enable learners to gain the knowledge and experience to allow them to work with children from birth to 5 years in non-supervised capacity. It should be stressed, however, that the Award itself is a valuable standalone qualification in its own right, and will be especially useful to those looking to boost their CV with a view to working with children in a supervised capacity. It would also be suitable for those already working in childcare as a piece of CPD (Continuing Professional Development). The course covers the following units: Unit One: Child Development from conception to seven years Unit Two: Children's Health and Wellbeing On successful completion on this course students will receive an accredited Level 3 QCF Award Qualification with 15 UCAS Points. Prerequisites There is no previous learning knowledge or experience required to take this course. Course Duration & Support Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete... [-]

Children's & Young People's Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course

Online Part time 300 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the child care sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in child care and it provides a starting point to the formal qualifications required for working in this sector. [+]

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the child care sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in child care and it provides a starting point to the formal qualifications required for working in this sector. It provides an ideal route into a career in child care and results in a fully recognised qualification which enables students to work competently in a supervised capacity within a child care setting. On successful completion students will receive the Children and Young People’s Workforce level 2 Certificate Qualification with 35 credits issued. Please Note: Because this is a competence based qualification, students will need to have a placement in a child care setting in which to gather evidence of skills and learning, and you will need to nominate a workplace supervisor qualified to level 4 or above in child care, who will oversee your practical evidence gathering. a work placement of at least 50 hours is recommended to complete this option. Each of the units requires students to provide relevant coursework to make up there complete portfolio. The portfolio will consist of a mixture of knowledge based tasks requiring text based / essay style answers, and evidence of practical skills which include witness statements, observations and discussion records based on your workplace experience. The practical aspects will need to be overseen by a nominated workplace supervisor from a placement setting. On successful completion of this course... [-]

CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist Course

Online Part time 100 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The CIW Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 Specialist Course is covers the new CIW ID0-620 exam and is designed to give students an essential knowledge of HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript Programming. [+]

The CIW Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 Specialist Course is covers the new CIW ID0-620 exam and is designed to give students an essential knowledge of HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript Programming. This course requires students to have a pre-existing knowledge of HTML programming and can help students to create Web pages that easily adapt to tablets, mobile devices, gaming devices, smart TVs and traditional desktop PCs. The course covers the following units: HTML5 Essentials Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 Migration to Mobile Devices The Web Development Trifecta The Evolution of HTML5 HTML5 Structure Elements Validating HTML5 Code The Element The Element HTML5 APIs Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Technology Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Style Guides CSS and HTML CSS Terms and Syntax Applying CSS Styles Page Layout with CSS CSS Positioning Schemes The CSS Box Model Introduction to CSS Version 3 (CSS3) Introduction to CSS3 CSS3 Selectors and Properties CSS3 Background Properties CSS3 Border Properties CSS3 Font Properties CSS3 Text Effects Using Advanced CSS3 Techniques Introduction to Advanced CSS3 Techniques CSS3 2D and 3D Transformations CSS3 Transitions CSS3 Animations CSS3 User Interfaces Creating Menus and Buttons with CSS3 Introduction to JavaScript HTML5 and JavaScript Introduction to Scripting JavaScript Characteristics JavaScript vs. Other Languages Embedding JavaScript into HTML5 Documents JavaScript and Common Programming Concepts Objects, Properties and Methods Variables Expressions and Operators JavaScript Events, Functions and Methods User Events and JavaScript Event Handlers Introduction to JavaScript Functions Defining a Function Calling a Function Methods as Functions Errors in JavaScript... [-]

CIW Web Design Specialist Course

Online Part time 140 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The CIW Web Design Specialist Course (formerly titled Design Methodology and Technology) teaches you how to design and publish Web sites. [+]

The CIW Web Design Specialist Course (formerly titled Design Methodology and Technology) teaches you how to design and publish Web sites. General topics include Web Site Development Essentials (such as the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development), Web Design Elements (such as aesthetics, the site user's experience, navigation, usability and accessibility), Basic Web Technologies (such as basic Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, site publishing and maintenance) and Advanced Web Technologies (such as multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases). In the home study courses, students will work with popular production tools such as Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash. You will study design and development technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript, Java applets, Dynamic HTML, plug-ins, multimedia and databases. You will also explore the extensibility of design tools, incompatibility issues surrounding these tools, and the functionality of current Web browsers. The Official CIW Self Study courses are a convenient learning tool for individuals who do not have the flexibility to attend traditional classroom training. The CIW Web Design Specialist Course includes the following items: 2 Official CIW course books covering the complete CIW Site Design Specialist 1D0-520 syllabus. Additional CIW Exam Study Guide. Convenient online access to official practice exams (Over 660+questions). Over 7 hours of interactive movie clips for the CIW Site Design Specialist syllabus Online course review questions... [-]

CIW Web Foundations Associate Course

Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Distance Learning Centre's CIW Web Foundations Associate Course is one of the most popular vendor-neutral Web education program available. Certified CIW Web Foundations Associates have validated their understanding of important technologies that affect virtually every business. [+]

Distance Learning Centre's CIW Web Foundations Associate Course is one of the most popular vendor-neutral Web education program available. Certified CIW Web Foundations Associates have validated their understanding of important technologies that affect virtually every business. The CIW Web Foundations Associate Course is ideal for beginners who are looking to learn more about web site design & the web design industry. It covers the basics of Web Design, Networking and Business elements to Web Design Industry standards. This Official CIW Self Study courses is a convenient learning tool for people who do not have the flexibility to attend traditional classroom training and covers the very latest version 6 syllabus. The CIW Web Foundations Associate Course includes the following items: CIW course books covering the CIW Foundations 1D0-610 syllabus (Internet Business Associate, Site Development Associate and Network Technology Associate). The course books are also available in HTML format as part of your online access. CIW Exam Study Guide. CIW Pre-Assessment (Online). CIW Course Mastery (Online). CIW Movies (Online). CIW Online Exercises (Online). CIW Practice Exams (Online). The home study course candidates have two options for earning this certification: Option 1: Pass one exam (1DO-610) that covers all three foundational disciplines. Option 2: Pass three modular exams, and earn three additional modular certifications. Students may register at any time. The home study course is designed as a self-study course but if you have any problems you can email our support team. The CIW Web Foundations Associate exams must be sat at a... [-]

Combined Science IGCSE Course (Double Award)

Online Part time 400 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Science IGCSE Course combines the most interesting aspects of IGCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This is an ideal introduction for students who require a grounding in elementary science which has become a requirement for many important occupations, such as Teaching, Nursing & midwifery. [+]

The Science IGCSE Course combines the most interesting aspects of IGCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This is an ideal introduction for students who require a grounding in elementary science which has become a requirement for many important occupations, such as Teaching, Nursing & midwifery. IGCSE Science (Double Award) is worth TWO IGCSEs. Written by experienced science teachers and subject specialists, Marion Green, Michael Jones and Philip West, the course provides excellent preparation for the IGCSE Science examinations. Each lesson of the Combined GCSE course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study. Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions. There are 25 tutor-marked assignments including a substantial mock exam. Students will need to have access to the internet to complete this course. The home study course is divided into three modules: Biology, Chemistry, Physics. Biology This section is split into 5 modules containing 23 lessons, with 10 Tutor Marked Assignments, including a mock exam assignment. The five modules are: Module 1: Cells and Organisms Module 2: Plant and Animal Physiology A Module 3: Plant and Animal Physiology B Module 4: Inheritance Module 5: Ecology and Food Production Chemistry This section is split into 6 modules containing 26 lessons, with 9 Tutor Marked Assignments including a mock exam assignment. The six modules are: Module 1: Principles of Chemistry Module 2: Chemistry of the Elements Module 3: Organic Chemistry Module 4: Physical Chemistry Module 5: Chemistry in... [-]

ECDL Online Course

Online Part time 80 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is a relevant and internationally recognised qualification for computer users. ECDL improves your understanding and efficient use of computers. This distance learning course open up a variety of opportunities through the broad range of skills it provides. [+]

The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is a relevant and internationally recognised qualification for computer users. ECDL improves your understanding and efficient use of computers. This distance learning course open up a variety of opportunities through the broad range of skills it provides. The qualification is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with IT. The ECDL is designed for novice and intermediate computer users. It assumes no prior expertise, and offers a flexible working programme. ECDL Test Options The ECDL qualification can be completed in the following formats: ECDL Essentials: is a Level 1 ITQ Award and consists of modules 1, 2 & 7. ECDL Extra is a Level 2 ITQ Award and consists of modules 3, 4, 6 and the new Improving Productivity Using IT Module. ECDL 7 Unit consists of Modules 1 to 7 and excludes the Productivity in IT module. The qualification is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with computers. The course has the following Modules: Module 1 - Security for IT Users Module 2 - IT User Fundamentals Module 3 - Word Processing Module 4 - Spreadsheets Module 5 - Database Software Module 6 - Presentation Software Module 7 - Internet and Email Module 8 - Improving Productivity Using IT [-]

French A Level Course

Online Part time 700 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The French A Level Course continues from the content covered at GCSE Level and is aimed at promoting the acquisition of four essential skills: listening to, speaking, reading and writing the French language. This A Level Course covers the new linear specification aiming for exams in May/June 2018 or later years. [+]

The French A Level Course continues from the content covered at GCSE Level and is aimed at promoting the acquisition of four essential skills: listening to, speaking, reading and writing the French language. This A Level Course covers the new linear specification aiming for exams in May/June 2018 or later years. The course covers the following 8 units: Unit 1: L’évolution de la société française Unit 2: La culture politique et artistique dans le monde français Unit 3: Literature choice: Albert Camus: L’étranger Unit 4: AS Listening, Reading and Translation Unit 5: L’lmmigration et la societé multiculturelle française Unit 6: L’Occupation et la Résistance Unit 7: Literature choice: Jean-Paul Sartre: Les mains sales Unit 8: Preparing for the A-level Examinations Each lesson begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study. Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions. There are 17 Tutor-Marked Assignments (known as TMAs). This course prepares students as private candidates so they can book their exams at a suitable exam centre on completion of their studies. Practical Skills/Coursework There is no Coursework with this syllabus. Prerequisites We will admit Candidates for A Level Courses who have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C and above. This should include French GCSE at grade C or above. [-]

Garden Design Course

Online Part time 120 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and garden features. This home study course is designed in easy to follow units, with set exercises and assignments along the way to ensure you understand the areas covered. [+]

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and garden features. This home study course is designed in easy to follow units, with set exercises and assignments along the way to ensure you understand the areas covered. Students will have access to an experienced personal tutor by email who holds a degree in Botany (Bsc hons). The course covers the following units: Unit One - Garden Design & You Unit Two - What Good Design Achieves Unit Three - Starting to Design Unit Four - The Importance of Soils & Sites Unit Five - Starting Real Design Work Unit Six - Planning Unit Seven - Designing for Interest Unit Eight - Water in the Garden Unit Nine - Children & Pets Unit Ten - Gardening for Users with Disabilities, the Elderly and Garden Safety Unit Eleven - Upkeep & Maintenance Unit Twelve - Structures in the Garden Unit Thirteen - Marketing Your Garden Design Business Unit Fourteen - Tricks of the Trade On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited certificate of completion from ABC Awards. Prerequisites There are no particular entry requirements. Course Duration & Support Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. Course extensions can be purchased if you do... [-]

Maths GCSE Course

Online Part time 200 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

GCSE Mathematics is a key requirement for many job roles as it demonstrates an understanding of numbers and an ability to work with them. This distance learning course is designed to help students progress through to their exams and it places great emphasis on "doing mathematics" and relating this wherever possible, to everyday life. [+]

GCSE Mathematics is a key requirement for many job roles as it demonstrates an understanding of numbers and an ability to work with them. This distance learning course is designed to help students progress through to their exams and it places great emphasis on "doing mathematics" and relating this wherever possible, to everyday life. Certain techniques and formulae need to be learnt, but the emphasis on "doing" means that you should work carefully through all the examples and exercises in order to be able to solve problems effectively. The Maths GCSE distance learning course gently guides the student through basic mathematical skills, progressing onto more advanced material as the student's skills and abilities develop. A reasonable level of proficiency in arithmetical skills is assumed. Each lesson of this course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study. Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions. There are thirteen tutor-marked assignments and a practice exam paper. The course consists of the following Units: Foundation Level: Unit 1 – Numbers Unit 2 – Money Unit 3 – Measurement Unit 4 – Basic Algebra Unit 5 – Basic Trigonometry and Vectors Unit 6 – Basic Geometry Unit 7 – Further Geometry Unit 8 – Probability and Statistics Additional units to be studied by students aiming for the higher tier: Unit 9 – Further Numbers and Equations Unit 10 – Higher Algebra Topics Unit 11 – Further Geometry and Trigonometry... [-]

MOS Excel 2016 Course

Online Part time 100 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The MOS Excel 2016 Course (Desktop / Office 365) covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Excel 2016 77-727 Core Data Analysis, Manipulation, and Presentation Exam and the Excel 2016 Expert 77-728 Interpreting Data for Insights Exam. [+]

The MOS Excel 2016 Course (Desktop / Office 365) covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Excel 2016 77-727 Core Data Analysis, Manipulation, and Presentation Exam and the Excel 2016 Expert 77-728 Interpreting Data for Insights Exam. Microsoft Excel is the industry standard for Spreadsheets and helps companies and individuals to calculate, analyse, revise, update, and present your data in a professional way and this course will show students how to accomplish their tasks in much less time, than if you used traditional pen-and-paper methods or non-specialised software. This course aims to provide you with a foundation for Excel knowledge and skills, which you will build upon this to eventually become an expert in data manipulation. The course Includes: Microsoft Excel 2016 - Course Book 1 Upon successful completion of this book, you will be able to create and develop Excel worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyse the data that is critical to the success of your organisation. Students will learn to: Get started with Microsoft Office Excel 2016. Perform calculations. Modify a worksheet. Format a worksheet. Print workbooks. Manage workbooks. Microsoft Excel 2016 - Course Book 2 Upon successful completion of this book, you will be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organisational decisions. Students will learn to: Work with functions. Work with lists. Analyse data. Visualize data with charts. Use PivotTables and PivotCharts. Microsoft Excel 2016 - Course Book... [-]

MOS Word 2016 Course

Online Part time 100 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The MOS Word 2016 Course (Desktop / Office 365)covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Word 2016 77-725 Core Document Creation, Collaboration and Communication Exam and the Word 2016 Expert 77-726 Creating Documents for Effective Communication Exam. [+]

The MOS Word 2016 Course (Desktop / Office 365)covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Word 2016 77-725 Core Document Creation, Collaboration and Communication Exam and the Word 2016 Expert 77-726 Creating Documents for Effective Communication Exam. Students completing this course will gain a fundamental understanding of the Word environment and will learn how to complete tasks independently. They demonstrate the correct application of the principle features of Word 2016 by creating and editing two- to three-page documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Document examples include professional-looking reports, multi-column newsletters, resumes, and business correspondence. As well as learning the basics of Microsoft Word Students will also learn how to deal with Word’s advanced image manipulation tools, collaboration features, cross-referencing and linking tools, entry forms and data collection, security features, and tools to automate document production. The course Includes: Microsoft Word 2016 – Course Book 1 Students will learn to: Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application. Format text and paragraphs. Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles. Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customising list styles. Create and format tables. Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art. Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colours, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout. Use Word features to help identify and correct... [-]

PC Technology - Level 3 Course

Online Part time 100 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The PC Technology - Level 3 Online course is ideal for students who know how to use computers but want to take that next step and learn more about the different components that make up a PC and maybe take their first steps into a career as a PC Technician. The course aims to give the student a good understanding of PC Hardware, the Windows Operating System as well as guidance on maintenance, networking and security issues. [+]

The PC Technology - Level 3 Online course is ideal for students who know how to use computers but want to take that next step and learn more about the different components that make up a PC and maybe take their first steps into a career as a PC Technician. The course aims to give the student a good understanding of PC Hardware, the Windows Operating System as well as guidance on maintenance, networking and security issues. The Course Includes the Following Units:- Unit 1 - Introduction to PC Hardware Unit 2 – PC Hardware Components Unit 3 – Installing PC Hardware Unit 4 – Hardware Diagnostics & Troubleshooting Unit 5 – Supporting Mobile Devices. Unit 6 – Networking Technologies Unit 7: Understanding the Internet Unit 8: The Windows Operating System Unit 9: Maintaining Windows Unit 10: System Security Issues & Controls On successful completion of this course students will receive the PC Master Class Open Awards Level 3 Certificate Award with 8 Open Awards Credits. Prerequisites There are no particular entry requirements although as this is an online course students should be comfortable working on computers. Please Note: This course covers the use of PCs with the Windows Operating System so is not relevant for use on Apple Mac computers unless you have a Windows partition installed. Course Duration & Support Students may register at any time for a fully-supported one-year training licence and will have constant access to a personal tutor via email. As the course is self-study,... [-]

Property Development - Level 3 Course

Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Distance Learning Centres Property Development Level 3 Course acts as a unique introductory guide for anyone with ambitions to set up in the property development business. If you don't know where or how to start, this course is absolutely right for you. [+]

Distance Learning Centres Property Development Level 3 Course acts as a unique introductory guide for anyone with ambitions to set up in the property development business. If you don't know where or how to start, this course is absolutely right for you. Before entering the challenging world of property development, there is a need to get a good grounding in the subject before embarking on what can be a very exciting and potentially rewarding career, and that's what this unique course gives you. The course will take you step-by-step through the thought and learning processes involved in getting on the property development ladder. The course has the following lessons: Unit One - Introduction Unit Two - The Credit Crunch Unit Three - Property Research Unit Four - Property & the Law Unit Five - Types of Property Unit Six - Finances Unit Seven - Plans & Drawings Unit Eight - Building Regulations Unit Nine - Planning Unit Ten - Project Management Unit Eleven - Renovation of Properties Unit Twelve - Buying a Property at Auction Unit Thirteen - Buying Off Plan Properties Unit Fourteen - Buy to Let Unit Fifteen - Marketing your Property Unit Sixteen & Seventeen - Buying Property in Scotland and Abroad Unit Eighteen & Nineteen - How to Start & Run a Business Unit Twenty & Twenty One - Recruiting & Managing Staff Effectively On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited Level 3 Certificate of Achievement. [-]

Spanish A Level Course

Online Part time 700 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The aim of the Spanish A Level Course is to promote the acquisition of four essential skills: listening to, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. It does this within a structure of five sections. [+]

The aim of the Spanish A Level Course is to promote the acquisition of four essential skills: listening to, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. It does this within a structure of five sections. This A Level Course covers the new Edexcel linear syllabus aiming for exams in May/June 2018 or later years. The course covers the following 8 units: Unit 1: La evolución de la sociedad española Unit 2: La cultura política y artística en el mundo de habla hispana Unit 3: Literature choice: Bodas de sangre by Lorca Unit 4: AS Listening, Reading and Translation Unit 5: La inmigración y la sociedad multicultural española Unit 6: La dictadura franquista y la transición a la democracia Unit 7: Literature choice: Crónica de una muerte anunciada by Gabriel García Márquez Unit 8: A-level Listening, Reading and Translation Each lesson begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study. Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self- assessment questions. There are twelve Tutor-Marked Assignments (known as TMAs). This course prepares students as private candidates so they can book their exams at a suitable exam centre on completion of their studies. Practical Skills/Coursework There is no coursework with this syllabus. Prerequisites We will admit Candidates for A Level Courses who have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade C and above. This should include Spanish at grade C or above. [-]

Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 3 Course

Online Part time 250 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) – Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. [+]

The Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) – Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. It is a competence based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have placement. In particular it is for those members of the school workforce who directly support teaching & learning of pupils in an area that requires specialist knowledge and skills. The qualification is designed for those learners already working or volunteering in a learning support role in a school environment who want to develop their knowledge and skills or confirm occupational competency. There is a requirement for assessment in a real work environment so learners must have a placement (either as a volunteer or as a member of staff) in a school environment. Learners must be at least 16 to take this qualification. Aims The course aims to enable learners to understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools, especially where that support requires specialist knowledge and skills. This is a competence based qualification designed for those already working or volunteering in a school environment, directly supporting the teaching and learning of pupils in an area that requires specialist knowledge and skills, within primary, secondary or special schools. It is suitable for adult learners completing it as a standalone qualification to confirm occupational competence whilst working... [-]

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 2 Course

Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Distance Learning Centre's Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Level 2 home study course is available for students over the age of 16 years and who are interested in working within a school in the role of a Teaching or Classroom Assistant or a Learning Support Assistant. It is a competence based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have voluntary placement of at least 50 hours in total. [+]

Distance Learning Centre's Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Level 2 home study course is available for students over the age of 16 years and who are interested in working within a school in the role of a Teaching or Classroom Assistant or a Learning Support Assistant. It is a competence based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have voluntary placement of at least 50 hours in total. The NCFE Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification is a nationally recognised study programme. This course provides successful students with a Level 2 Certificate Qualification listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Database with 30 credits. The Course Covers the Following 11 Mandatory Units: Unit 1 - Child and Young Person Development Unit 2 - Support Learning Activities Unit 3 - Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People Unit 4 - Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults Unit 5 - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People Unit 6 - Help Improve Own and Team Practice in Schools Unit 7 - Maintain and Support Relationships with Children and Young People Unit 8 - Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety Unit 9 - Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour Unit 10 - Schools as Organisations Unit 11 - Prepare and Maintain Learning Environments Prerequisites There are no particular entry requirements, although you cannot complete this course unless you have... [-]

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 3 Course

Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. [+]

The Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. The course aims to enable learners to understand the roles and a responsibility of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools, and provides an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively and in a self-directed way. It also prepares learners to support the Teacher and the delivery of the curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning. The course seeks to further develop professional and technical skills and knowledge, and an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within a school environment. This course provides successful students with a qualification listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Database with 32 credits. PLEASE NOTE: A work placement within a school environment of at least 50 hours is required to complete this option The Level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools aims to provide progression to the NVQ in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and also provides progression into employment. Learners may also progress to achieve HLTA status. This is a competence based qualification suitable for all roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It... [-]

Support Work in Schools (QCF) - Level 2 Course

Online Part time 80  Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people. [+]

The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context. As it's a knowledge based qualification, it can be taken by learners not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training/induction for those new in post. This qualification has been accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework Database. This is a Level 2 award and has 12 credits. The Course Covers the Following 5 Mandatory Units: Unit 1: Child and young person development Unit 2: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults Unit 4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Unit 5: Schools as organisations Prerequisites There are no particular entry requirements. Course Duration & Support Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self... [-]

Teaching Assistant - Level 2 Course

Online Part time 100 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Level 2 – Teaching Assistant Course has been created for people who are looking to get a better understanding of the main principles and practices of teaching assistant positions. The Teaching Assistant Course can be studied at home or at work and has been designed to give students a full comprehensive knowledge and many skills that are needed for a classroom support position. [+]

The Level 2 – Teaching Assistant Course has been created for people who are looking to get a better understanding of the main principles and practices of teaching assistant positions. The Teaching Assistant Course can be studied at home or at work and has been designed to give students a full comprehensive knowledge and many skills that are needed for a classroom support position. This course also covers an extensive range of classroom support activities. The Teaching Assistant Course Covers these Four Compulsory Units: Teacher Support Pupil Support Curriculum Support School Support The Teaching Assistant Course Also Covers Five Optional Units (3 Needed): ICT in the Classroom Support Special Education Needs Pupil Support Literacy Development Support Numeracy Department Support Working with Others Pre-Requirements There are no pre-requirements for this course. Course Duration & Support Student can register at their own convenience. Completion is required within one year and students have email and mail correspondence with a personal tutor. Assessment You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post. Certification The Certification is gained from your coursework so there is no exam to complete. On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a Level 2 - Teaching Assistant Certificate of achievement by ABC Awards. [-]

Web Design Professional Bundle

Online Part time 480 hours August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

The Web Design Professional Bundle consists of the following: WEBMASTER - HTML & CSS COURSE Distance Learning Centre's Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course takes you step-by-step through the construction of high-quality web pages whilst teaching the basics of Website design using HTML programming and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). [+]

Buy Distance Learning Centre's best-selling Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course, Webmaster - Responsive Web Design Course and the Webmaster - JavaScript course for only £475.00. The Web Design Professional Bundle consists of the following: WEBMASTER - HTML & CSS COURSE Distance Learning Centre's Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course takes you step-by-step through the construction of high-quality web pages whilst teaching the basics of Website design using HTML programming and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). During the course, you will enjoy the creative experience of developing multi-media web pages and will learn to use specialised products such as Adobe Flash, Dreamweaver & Photoshop and ShopFactory Pro, gradually building on the experience and ultimately designing and creating a high quality professional of their own. WEBMASTER - JAVASCRIPT COURSE Distance Learning Centre's Webmaster - JavaScript Advanced Website Design Course is a fully supported, self-paced training programme for those wishing to take up a new career as a Web programmer or those who simply wish to be able to build advanced commercial-quality websites. The Webmaster - JavaScript training programme has been designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of JavaScript (an object-based, event-driven Web programming language), which tightly integrates with HTML, and will give you an important understanding of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX. Within the course you will create interactive JavaScript games. WEBMASTER - RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN COURSE The Webmaster - Responsive Web Design Course is for students with a pre-existing knowledge of HTML and CSS, and is an ideal follow-on programme for... [-]

Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course

Online Part time 120 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

If you are interested in becoming a Web Designer or simply want to build your own website, or perhaps a website for your company or organisation, then the Webmaster HTML and CSS course for beginner’s is just the course for you. [+]

If you are interested in becoming a Web Designer or simply want to build your own website, or perhaps a website for your company or organisation, then the Webmaster HTML and CSS course for beginner’s is just the course for you. With this course you will receive a thorough introduction to the HTML and CSS development platforms, as well as an introduction to JavaScript, which together form the holy trinity of web design. You will learn how to build a stunning home page with a photo-gallery, an innovative contact form to allow you visitors to contact you, and your own online store, using compelling animation, transition, and transformation techniques to create outstanding web content. The course covers the following topics: (i) Getting started with HTML & CSS; (ii) a comprehensive HTML primer for beginners; (iii) an extensive CSS primer for those new to CSS; (iv) code validation and debugging techniques; (v) an introduction to the basic principles of web design; (vi) incorporating multimedia elements into web pages; (vii) including special effects, such as text shadows, and sensational drop-down menus; (viii) an introduction to the JavaScript scripting language; (ix) an introduction to the powerful HTML5 APIs; and (x) the creation of an online store. The course is in a modern, multimedia, online format, and will be continuously updated as web technology evolves, so it is always up-to-date with the latest developments. Also, on successful completion of the course, the student will receive a nationally-recognised Open Awards Level 3 Certificate with 8... [-]

Webmaster - JavaScript Course

Online Part time 200 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Webmaster - JavaScript Web Design Course has been designed to introduce students to the JavaScript Programming Language (Inc. jQuery and AJAX), which tightly integrates with HTML for designing interactive Websites. The course consists of 10 units, which are designed to gradually build up and strengthen your technical knowledge. [+]

The Webmaster - JavaScript Web Design Course has been designed to introduce students to the JavaScript Programming Language (Inc. jQuery and AJAX), which tightly integrates with HTML for designing interactive Websites. The course consists of 10 units, which are designed to gradually build up and strengthen your technical knowledge. Interactive exercises have been designed to support the student's learning, and multiple-choice quizzes and assignments at the end of each lesson serve to ensure a thorough understanding of the subject area. Students are taken step-by-step through the lessons using innovative, interactive, multi-media computer-based training techniques, supported by highly-trained technical support specialists. The course is self-paced with no time pressure for completion; the student simply studies at home or at work when time permits. As the training programme progresses, the student's JavaScript skills are honed via interesting assignments which involve the creation of a number of dynamic, interactive games such as the Minefield and Connect 4 games, which are both challenging to build and addictive to play. The final assignment consists of the development of a technically demanding ‘Owzat cricket game, where the extensive JavaScript and jQuery skills learned during the course, are brought together to create a stunning application, which you will be rightly proud of. The course consists of the following lessons: Lesson 1 – Getting Started With JavaScript Lesson 2 – JavaScript Event Handlers Lesson 3 – Expanding Your JavaScript Knowledge Lesson 4 – The Document Object Model Lesson 5 – Error Handling & Debugging Lesson 6 – Building... [-]

Webmaster - Responsive Web Design Course

Online Part time 140 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Webmaster - Responsive Web Design Course is for students with a pre-existing knowledge of HTML and CSS, and is an ideal follow-on programme for those completing the Webmaster HTML & CSS module for beginners, this course teaches you all you need to know about responsive web design (RWD), and provides you with the know-how to build stunning, responsive websites using the very latest HTML5 and CSS3 technology. [+]

The Webmaster - Responsive Web Design Course is for students with a pre-existing knowledge of HTML and CSS, and is an ideal follow-on programme for those completing the Webmaster HTML & CSS module for beginners, this course teaches you all you need to know about responsive web design (RWD), and provides you with the know-how to build stunning, responsive websites using the very latest HTML5 and CSS3 technology. The burgeoning number of users who access the Internet via smartphones and tablet computers means that modern web designers must build pages that are responsive to the screen size, automatically adjusting the content to suit the user's device. Responsive web design is a methodology which aims at providing an optimal viewing experience – easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling – across a wide range of devices, from computer monitors, through laptops and tablets, to smartphones. A responsive website automatically adapts the layout to the viewing environment by using fluid, proportion-based grids, flexible images, and CSS3 media queries. During the course, as well as learning the important responsive web design techniques, you will be introduced to all of the important new HTML5 elements and, via the magic of CSS3, you will apply a range of special effects, including transitions, transformations, and animations. You will marvel at the new HTML5 API's which allow you, for example, to incorporate brilliant drag & drop and geo-location map facilities into your website, as well as the versatile canvas API which allows... [-]

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