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Distance Learning Courses

Overview

We run a huge variety of distance learning courses – where you learn at home or work instead of coming into college. Learning materials provided for you to access at home or work. We offer courses in subjects such as business, healthcare, team leading, and advice and guidance.

Our level 2 courses are free * (if you are 19-24 years old you must have a full level 2 qualification already to be eligible for free funding). Contact us if you need more information on funding.

* subject to eligibility criteria

Who are Leicester College’s distance learning courses for?

Distance learning courses are suitable for people who like to learn independently. They are able to set their own pace of study and choose where and when they want to study. Distance learning is useful if you want to gain qualifications from somewhere else in the world and don’t want to travel. The costs of distance learning courses at Leicester College are mainly free of charge to those who qualify for funding however there are some courses that have a fee.

There is a huge range of courses to choose from, including:

  • Health and social care
  • Business administration
  • Customer service
  • Team leading and management
  • Equality and diversity
  • Information, advice and guidance

Further Information

By studying through a distance learning course you don’t have to put your life on hold to get the qualification you want. You will gain plenty of one-to-one contact and social interaction during the course to reassure you and get updates on your progression.

Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People Level 2 Certificate – C7281

Course Code: C7281

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 6 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

While studying from home, develop your understanding of when and where bullying occurs, how it can affect children and young people and what you can do to help prevent bullying.

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Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People Level 2 Certificate – C7281

Course Code: C7281

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 6 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

While studying from home, develop your understanding of when and where bullying occurs, how it can affect children and young people and what you can do to help prevent bullying.

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Awareness of Mental Health Problems TQUK Certificate Level 2 – C6705

Course Code: C6705

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    12.5 hours per week
  • duration Duration 12 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

With mental illness at a significant high, this course gives you an insight on identifying signs and symptoms, understanding the possible impact on the individual and others around them and how to support the individual. Take this course to enhance your career or to better understand factors when caring for someone with mental ill-health.

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Awareness of Mental Health Problems TQUK Certificate Level 2 – C6705

Course Code: C6705

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    12.5 hours per week
  • duration Duration 12 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

With mental illness at a significant high, this course gives you an insight on identifying signs and symptoms, understanding the possible impact on the individual and others around them and how to support the individual. Take this course to enhance your career or to better understand factors when caring for someone with mental ill-health.

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Behaviour that Challenges in Children Level 2 Certificate – C7283

Course Code: C7283

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 9 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

Develop your skills in being a childcare provider and further your understanding of the behaviours that can be challenging in children. This distance learning course can be completed at home in your own time.

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Behaviour that Challenges in Children Level 2 Certificate – C7283

Course Code: C7283

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 9 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

Develop your skills in being a childcare provider and further your understanding of the behaviours that can be challenging in children. This distance learning course can be completed at home in your own time.

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Caring for the Elderly Level 2 Certificate – C7284

Course Code: C7284

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 9 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is ideal for anyone who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly. Legislation, common conditions, risk assessments and communication are all covered in this informative course. You will have the support of an experienced tutor guiding you through the process.

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Caring for the Elderly Level 2 Certificate – C7284

Course Code: C7284

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 9 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is ideal for anyone who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly. Legislation, common conditions, risk assessments and communication are all covered in this informative course. You will have the support of an experienced tutor guiding you through the process.

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Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illness level 2 – C6511

Course Code: C6511

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
  • duration Duration 9 weeks
  • map Campus DISTANCE

This qualification looks at signs and symptoms to look out for and how to support and monitor an unwell child. It is a great qualification for anyone working with children or for a parent or guardian wanting to know more. Everything is completed from home meaning you can plan your study around your commitments.

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