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Company Training Programme Roll Out

Company Training Programme Roll Out

Most big companies nowadays have their own on board job focussed training courses.  They see it as their task to educate the masses whilst reinforcing the corporate group message into the brains.   For the big companies, the ability to hire in writers and developers of […]

Inspectors Need E-Education To Keep Up To Speed

Inspectors Need E-Education To Keep Up To Speed

When you want to become a supply teacher in any school, you need to have the requisite training – i.e. be a currently trained and registered teacher with up to date qualifications and the all important teacher status.  At least this was the case at […]

Home Study Courses Can Mean Flying High

Home Study Courses Can Mean Flying High

In these busy times of trying to juggle careers and home life, it can sometimes be a difficult choice when the chance of training for another pathway presents itself.  Admittedly, it’s easier to do an online degree course in a career focused subject than it is to go off to attend university, it takes longer sometimes, but the option of working from hoe is so comforting and makes the enterprise more viable.  There are many other home study course options too – just sharpening up the core subjects in readiness for school exams can help a student or younger pupil gain confidence.  The need to achieve top grades to get a place at a particular school or university is paramount to getting on the right route for a specific career.  A young chap I know has been taking home study courses to get up to the required standard to start his RAF training to be a fighter pilot.  Now there’s ambition.

Career Changes Benefit From Online Training

Career Changes Benefit From Online Training

When we get to adulthood it can be a really difficult decision to try and change career paths.  So often we get to the stagnation stage of our first choice and suddenly think that a new direction would be great.  Getting the means to change […]

How to Retrain as a Skilled Worker

How to Retrain as a Skilled Worker

There are a number of careers which require extensive skills, such as plumbing, electrician and building jobs.  These are known as skilled trades and require lots of experience and skill to complete to a high level.  There are ways of getting on with these sorts […]

Learning Fun Skills With Courses at Home

Learning Fun Skills With Courses at Home

Not all learning has to be academic! Did you know you can learn to do fun hobbies with online learning?

One great skill to learn, especially at this time of year, is that of flower arranging. These skills can be used throughout the year, and can help you to enjoy a fun hobby.  Online courses are great for giving you a low cost way to try out new skills at home.

There are conventional courses you can attend in order to learn skills like singing, musical instruments, swimming, dancing and art, but online allows you to do everything at your own pace, with no chance to embarrass yourself in front of others!  If you make a mistake at home, nobody will see or needs to know about it!

Learning the Skills Required for Your Career

Learning the Skills Required for Your Career

When you take on a job offer, you often get it based on your experience and qualifications.  What if, you do not have any formal qualifications? Does this mean you cannot get the job of your dreams?  Thankfully, now online learning is a large part […]

Changing Your Career With Online Learning

Changing Your Career With Online Learning

Many people choose to take part in further study as a way to boost their careers, to get a promotion or to learn their profession in closer detail.  Some jobs may require you to update your skills on a regular basis! Distance learning or online […]

Why Learn From Home?

Why Learn From Home?

There are many, many providers of home education available – there are lots who work solely online these days too! There can be some great benefits for those choosing to work in their own time at home to study.  Let’s take a look now.

Firstly, the major benefit of home study is that you can do it whenever suits you! If you have a busy job, you have a family to care for, or you have active hobbies which take up lots of your day, you can always study when you have a spare few minutes.  Because there are not classes to attend, you can work little and often, or in large chunks to complete your work.  This is great for busy people, allowing you to carry on with life at the same time as studying.

Another great thing about distance learning courses, is that you can work to your own pace.  In a class or lecture theatre at college, you will notice that you have to learn at the pace your tutor sets.  They are the ones who plan the lesson, talk you through the content and set tasks to test your learning.  When you complete a course at home, you are free to read and re-read as many times as you need to understand the information.  There is not often a time limit to how long you can take to complete the course.