Study independently at home and at your own pace and get a new qualification. You will complete an online workbook in stages and get feedback from your tutor as you progress. These short courses are a perfect way to learn whilst looking for work or to fit around your other commitments.
They run on a rolling programme over 12 weeks with start dates every few months. There will be a charge of £100 for those who don’t complete their course to cover learning materials and registration.
Distance learning courses require a proficient level of written English so you will be required to complete an online English assessment and attend an online induction meeting before being accepted onto the course.
Take a look at the wide range of subjects we offer and give your career a boost through distance learning.
To find out more and apply for a place, fill out this short form: Apply for a Distance Learning Course
Our distance learning courses are self-study. You will need: a computer, internet connection and enough digital skills to be able to learn independently online as all materials are accessed through an e-learning platform. If you are not confident that you have the necessary digital skills, then please apply for one of our Digital Skills Courses before embarking on a Distance Learning course. Our digital skills application form is here
*Level 1 and Level 2 courses are fully funded for adults 19 years or over who meet UK residency requirements.
Level 3 courses are free for learners who do not already hold a full Level 3 qualification (e.g. four AS Levels or two A Levels etc), are aged 19+ years and earn below the annual National Living wage (£18,525).
If Buckinghamshire Adult Learning are not able to obtain government funding for this reason, then learners will be expected to pay a course fee of £811.