About us

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible?
  • You must currently live in England    
  • You must have been resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • You must be over the age of 19
Why is the course free? How is the course funded?

Funding is through the Adult Education Budget which is provided by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

All government funded courses can be accessed by employers and individuals. It’s a great opportunity for employers to
upskill their workforce and support their staff, and for individuals to drive their career progression.

Are there any hidden charges?

No, there is no cost to your distance learning courses assuming you meet the eligibility criteria.

Will I still be funded if I earn above the low wage threshold?

Yes, you will still be funded.

Are there are charges that could be incurred?

Yes, if a learner does not complete the course or choose to withdraw without good reason they may be liable to a £125 charge.

Do I need to attend College?

No, this is a distance learning course, which means everything can be completed at work or at home.

How is the course delivered?

The majority of courses are delivered online, however some can be via paper based booklets if preferred.

Do I need to sit an Exam?

No, there are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

Will I receive any Support?

Yes, every learner will be allocated a tutor / assessor who will support you throughout their course and provide valuable feedback against your assessments. You will be able to discuss any queries or concerns with your tutor / assessor.

How long do I have to complete the course?

Some courses do vary in their amount of units (the average course has 2-3 units). You are normally allocated 4 weeks to complete each unit and 12 weeks to complete the entire course.

What equipment will I need?

As the majority of courses are online you will need access to a computer and the internet.

Will I receive a certificate?

Yes, all courses are accredited by a recognised awarding body, and on successful completion of your course you will receive a certificate.

Certificates may take up to 3 months to be issued after you have successfully completed your course.

How many courses can I do?

You can complete up 5 courses in one year, however you can only do one at a time so you must finish one before moving onto the next.

Can I share this with my family and friends?

Absolutely, please feel free to pass out details onto your family, friends and colleagues.

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