Distance Learning

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for level 1 and 2; however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy or equivalent. For level 3 courses, learners are expected to hold a related level 2 qualification. All learners must successfully complete an induction booklet. Some courses may also require you to be working in a relatable role for witness testimonies.

Course Fees

Our Level 1 and 2 distance learning courses are free if eligible for government funding if you meet the following criteria:

  • Must be aged 19 and over
  • If aged 19-23, you must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above (five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C/9-4, two or three AS Levels, one A Level, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2). If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.
  • A resident in England for the last 3 years
  • Not enrolled in any other distance learning course with us

Please note that if a learner withdraws before completing the course they may be charged a £100 admin fee.

Our Level 3 courses can be funded by advanced learner loans or by making full cost payments.


These qualifications are assessed by internally set and marked online assessments and are subject to external quality assurance. There are opportunities to re-complete any questions or assessments which may be referred.

Each individual qualification also requires the successful completion of an Induction Booklet within 4 weeks of starting the programme. This provides you with an introduction to distance learning and also provides an additional qualification.


Each qualification is designed for learners to progress onto further study or prepare them for careers in chosen sectors. Learners are encouraged to progress to the next level or a different subject of study after finishing their programme.