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Friary Road
Newark, Nottinghamshire
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E-Learning

E-Learning, anytime, anywhere

Engaging, Effective, Accessible and Affordable online training courses

  • Accredited E-Learning Courses From Industry Leaders
  • 24 Hour Support And Mentoring Available For All Students
  • All Training Is Delivered Online, So You Can Study At A Time and Place That Suits You

No upfront costs

Our Level 2 online courses are fully funded via the Government Adult Education Budget. If you meet the criteria there is no cost to you.

The costs of our Level 3 online courses can be covered via 19+ Advanced Learner Loans. These have been introduced by the Government to help learners aged 19 and over pay the fees. 

Getting a loan doesn’t depend on your household income and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £21,000 a year. Once you earn over this amount, you pay back 9% of the earnings you receive above this figure.

Loan Eligibility

To be eligible for the loan, you must be 19 or older on the first day of your course (there’s no upper age limit), be living in the UK on the first day of your course, and have lived in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man for 3 years immediately before this.

Level 3 AAT Accounting Diploma

With financial management at the heart of every business, the need for qualified
employees with accounting and finance skills is high in all sectors.

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is a nationally recognised brand that employers trust, as it combines real world skills, high quality training and professional status.

The AAT Diploma in Accounting offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy and finance. The purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing either to employment in an accounting or finance role, or to enable progression to further study in accountancy and finance.

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The first step towards starting your online distance learning course is filling in a brief college application form. Please click ‘apply now’. Once you have submitted this we will advise you on how to go about securing your adult learner loan.

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Level 3 Access to HE Diploma (Health) - General

If you don’t have the grades you need to apply for a degree course in health studies at university, this programme is for you.

This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health) gives you the opportunity to apply for a degree in health studies - preparing you well for academic work and the prospect of university life. It’s an extremely popular course and an excellent
way to maximise your job prospects. It could lead to a career working in the NHS, private practice, the community, or research.

After successfully completing the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health), you’ll be eligible to apply to a wide range of health related courses at university.

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Level 3 Leadership and Management ILM Diploma

Everyone who works in the corporate world knows that being a manager is a sign of career growth and success.

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) is the UK’s largest  management awarding body, combining industry leading qualifications, recognised training programmes and specialist member services.

This qualification will give you the insight you need to work in a management role in a variety of settings. It aims to build on your leadership capabilities and show you how to manage projects, people and relationships. The innovative design of this qualification means you can fast track your progression to a level which is recognised by employers.

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The first step towards starting your online distance learning course is filling in a brief college application form. Please click ‘apply now’. Once you have submitted this we will advise you on how to go about securing your adult learner loan.

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Level 3 Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma

This qualification will allow successful candidates to work in roles that offer specialist support for pupils within a nursery, infant or junior school, secondary or special schools.

All learners must have a work placement arranged to be able to gather the evidence for the course. You are required to undertake a minimum of 50 hours work experience within a school. The placement will need to be in an infant, primary, junior or secondary school, supporting learners between the ages of 4/5 and 16.

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The first step towards starting your online distance learning course is filling in a brief college application form. Please click ‘apply now’. Once you have submitted this we will advise you on how to go about securing your adult learner loan.

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Increasing awareness and understanding of mental health problems:

  • Stress, depression and anxiety
  • Postnatal depression
  • Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
  • Dementia
  • Eating disorders

Course duration: 6 weeks

Creating a stronger workforce by understanding the implementation of care plans and how to evaluate plans and processes:

  • Understand the issues around the storage and sharing of information
  • Provide better customer service by highlighting good problem-solving techniques
  • Explain how the person-centred care planning process differs from other forms of planning and assessment within the care planning process
  • Reinforce the importance of developing, managing and monitoring a budget within an organisation

Course duration: 6 weeks

It is important that those working in the care sector understand the risks of abusive and exploitative behaviour that some children experience. Knowing what strategies are used to protect them from this behaviour, whilst following procedures, is essential to helping those affected.

  • Improve understanding of the importance of effective communication for individuals with sensory loss
  • Give employees a high standard of learning to support young children’s development
  • Provide assurance that your employees are well-trained
  • Enable your workforce to be able to describe the role of each person involved in the care planning process

Course duration: 6 weeks

This course is the ideal programme for anyone working in the following areas: sensory loss awareness, arthritis awareness, stroke awareness or Parkinson’s disease awareness.

  • Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Introductory awareness of sensory loss
  • Stroke awareness
  • Dementia awareness
  • Arthritis awareness
  • Parkinson’s disease awareness

Course duration: 6 weeks

Providing learners with an understanding of dignity and safeguarding:

  • Issues relating to duty of care
  • Conflicts and dilemmas in duty of care
  • Recognising and reporting unsafe practice
  • Current legislation
  • How to reduce the likelihood of abuse and harm

Course duration: 6 weeks

Developing knowledge and understanding about how to work in end of life care:

  • Provide support to manage pain and discomfort
  • End of life care and dementia
  • The role of the care worker at time of death
  • Loss and grief in end of life care

Course duration: 6 weeks

Covering a wide range of topics, including medication and prescriptions and the safe administration of medication:

  • Understand medication and prescriptions
  • Supply, storage and disposal of medications
  • Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
  • Record-keeping and audit processes for medication administration and storage

Course duration: 6 weeks

Providing an appreciation and understanding of the different forms of dementia and how to support individuals:

  • The person-centred approach to care
  • Communication and interaction with people who have dementia
  • Equality and diversity
  • The administration of medication
  • Behaviour in the context of dementia
  • The benefits of engaging in activities in social care

Course duration: 6 weeks

This course helps to increase people’s understanding of autism.

  • Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism
  • Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism
  • Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism
  • Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism
  • Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives

Course duration: 6 weeks

Covering the knowledge and providing an understanding of
care for an individual with learning disabilities and difficulties:

  • Safeguarding and protection
  • Supporting individuals
  • Positive risk-taking
  • Personalisation in social care
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Supporting individuals with learning difficulties with accessing healthcare

Course duration: 6 weeks

Providing an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they occur:

  • The prevention and early intervention of type 2 diabetes
  • Understanding the initial care of diabetes
  • Understanding the treatment and management of diabetes

Course duration: 6 weeks

Learn about managing behaviour that causes harm to the individual or others, or prevents the individual from fulfilling some aspect of their life, such as education, work or relationships.

  • Understand behaviour that challenges
  • Understand how to support positive behaviour
  • Understand the importance of effective communication and the management of behaviour that challenges
  • Understand the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges

Course duration: 6 weeks

This qualification covers a wide range of topics including the principles of infection prevention and control:

  • Understand the purpose and principles of infection control
  • Understand how regulations inform policy and practice
  • Understand the role of risk assessments
  • Learn the sterilisation process
  • Learn how to safely handle laundry
  • Learn how to safely handle sharps
  • Learn the importance of maintaining a clean environment

Course duration: 6 weeks

This gives a sound understanding of the concept and benefits of a lean environment, as well as knowledge of business techniques and working in teams.

  • Understand the benefits of a lean working environment
  • Improve quality and increase your efficiency in the workplace
  • Apply continuous improvement to your current and future roles

Course duration: 9 weeks

This course is ideal for increasing staff awareness of a key topic within the common inspection framework.

  • Exploring how people’s rights and responsibilities a reprotected at work
  • Working or learning in a place that promotes diversity

Course duration: 3 weeks

Explore healthcare worker attitudes, manners and amenities encountered during patients’ experiences at medical facilities.

  • Preparing to deliver customer service in health and social care settings
  • Effective communication for health and social care
  • Understand the specific needs of customers accessing health and social care settings
  • Teamwork in health and social care settings

Course duration: 6 weeks

Increasing awareness and understanding in nutritional requirements:

  • Exploring principles of healthy eating
  • Considering the nutrition needs of a variety of individuals
  • Information on food and nutrition to plan a healthy diet
  • The principles of weight management
  • Understanding eating disorders

Course duration: 6 weeks

This course plays a pivotal role in promoting the benefits of learning. It ensures individuals address and overcome the barriers to learning, whilst supporting them in making realistic and well informed choices.

  • Developing interaction skills for information, advice or guidance
  • Information, advice or guidance in practice
  • Managing information
  • Signposting and referral
  • Information, advice or guidance work with groups

Course duration: 6 weeks

This course helps to increase awareness of understanding and meeting customers’ needs, giving a great customer experience, learning from
feedback and promoting products and services.

  • Principles of customer service and delivery
  • Understand employer organisations
  • Communication with customers
  • Develop customer relationships
  • Resolve problems and deliver customer service to challenging customers

Course duration: 6 weeks

The retail industry is subject to a number of pressures. These include changes in shopping habits and the recent economic downturn which reduced consumer spending. However, as consumer confidence begins to grow, it is important that retail support staff are fully trained and equipped to represent your business and to meet customer needs.

  • Provide information on retail operations
  • Increase understanding of the importance of customer service
  • Improve knowledge of what to expect when working in the retail sector

Course duration: 9 weeks

This course helps to develop a wide range of team leading skills covering a number of aspects, including establishing the team, motivation, communication, reporting structures and the relevant legislation required for the individual to progress within their role.

  • Principles of team leading
  • Understand business
  • How to communicate work-related information
  • Understand customers
  • How to develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Understand health and safety procedures

Course duration: 6 weeks

The course covers many topics, including managing information and producing documents, as well as providing excellent customer service.

  • Principles of providing administrative services
  • Principles of business document production and information management
  • Understand communication
  • Understand how to carry out business administration tasks
  • Understand customer service

Course duration: 6 weeks

Developing knowledge and understanding of a range of both generic and specialist cleaning principles:

  • Developing a work schedule
  • Dealing with routine and non-routine waste
  • Health and safety legislation and best practice
  • Dealing with customers
  • Cleaning interiors and washrooms

Course duration: 12 weeks

This course explores the essential parts of logistics operations within a business, explores the demand and supply of goods and, ultimately, explores meeting customer needs.

  • Introduction to warehousing and storage
  • Understand how to receive and store goods
  • Understand how to process orders and prepare them for dispatch
  • Understand how to check stock and update records
  • Customer service in warehousing and storage

Course duration: 6 weeks

Course units will be chosen at induction and will include topics such as:

  • Developing self
  • Introduction to a physical disability
  • Principles of communication in adult social care settings
  • Understanding health and safety in health and social care settings

This course explores different specific learning difficulties such as ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia. It looks at how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported.

  • Understand specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the effects of specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the diagnosis of specific learning difficulties
  • Understanding supporting Individuals with specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the context of specific learning difficulties

Course duration: 6 weeks

This course increases professional development and confidence among those either new to working within a care environment or those keen to gain the knowledge needed to help them seek employment in the health and social care sector.

  • Principles of communication
  • Principles of personal development
  • Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Introduction to duty of care
  • Understand the role of the social care worker
  • Understand person-centred approaches
  • Understand health and safety
  • Understand how to handle information

Course duration: 9 weeks

This course helps learners refresh or progress their English and mathematics skills.

  • Improved accuracy
  • Improved writing skills
  • Gain recognised qualifications for progression
  • Improved communication skills
  • Increased confidence and motivation

Course duration: dependent upon initial assessment results

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