Distance Learning

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.

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 below £100 however there are higher priced courses depending on what you want to study.

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

  • Health and social care
  • Business administration
  • Customer service
  • Team leading and management
  • ICT
  • 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 Mental Health Problems Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4348

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    12.5 hours per week
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is for people aged 19 and over and gives you the flexibility to study without attending college. The qualification is ideal for those who just want to better understand mental health issues or for those working within the sector looking to learn more. This is our most popular distance learning course […]

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Awareness of Mental Health Problems Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4348

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    12.5 hours per week
  • Duration 2 years
  • Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is for people aged 19 and over and gives you the flexibility to study without attending college. The qualification is ideal for those who just want to better understand mental health issues or for those working within the sector looking to learn more. This is our most popular distance learning course […]

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Business Administration Knowledge Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4635

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • Duration 12 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

This short distance learning course is ideal for anyone aged 19 and over with an interest in the responsibilities involved in a business administration role. By exploring the principles of a business environment, you will develop a competitive knowledge about this sector which can help you start a new career or progress within a current […]

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Business Administration Knowledge Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4635

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • Duration 12 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

This short distance learning course is ideal for anyone aged 19 and over with an interest in the responsibilities involved in a business administration role. By exploring the principles of a business environment, you will develop a competitive knowledge about this sector which can help you start a new career or progress within a current […]

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Care Planning Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4633

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    12 hours per week
  • Duration 6 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is for people aged 19 and over and is designed to give learners the knowledge required to record in and follow person-centred care plans, achieving the best possible outcomes for individuals. Learners should already be working within the care sector and have experience of accessing and recording in individuals care plans. […]

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Care Planning Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4633

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    12 hours per week
  • Duration 6 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is for people aged 19 and over and is designed to give learners the knowledge required to record in and follow person-centred care plans, achieving the best possible outcomes for individuals. Learners should already be working within the care sector and have experience of accessing and recording in individuals care plans. […]

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Common Health Conditions Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4343

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    10 hours per week
  • Duration 9 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is ideal for anyone aged 19 and over already working in, or intending to work in, the healthcare sector. It is also suitable for anyone who wishes to further understand a variety of common health conditions they may encounter among people in their care. Carrying out this course demonstrates a willingness […]

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Common Health Conditions Certificate level 2

Course Code: C4343

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
    10 hours per week
  • Duration 9 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

This distance learning course is ideal for anyone aged 19 and over already working in, or intending to work in, the healthcare sector. It is also suitable for anyone who wishes to further understand a variety of common health conditions they may encounter among people in their care. Carrying out this course demonstrates a willingness […]

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Counselling Skills Certificate level 2

Course Code: C6302

  • Start Date Various
  • Study Hours Part Time
  • Duration 9 weeks
  • Campus DISTANCE

A great course to do if you are looking to progress your personal development and increase your understanding of counselling skills theories. This is a knowledge-based course, is for people aged 19 and over, with a small practical exercise to complete. For this element you will have to upload a video of yourself conducting a […]

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