UK Open College

UK Open College

Description

UK online provider of distance learning and home study courses. Over 200 accredited courses in a variety of subjects including. A Levels, childcare, bookkeeping, Sage accounting and nutrition.

Enrol online anytime of the year, totally flexible, materials and support provided.

Former Student Reviews
48 opinions

Top courses

  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance Learning
  • Different dates available
HABIA and The Guild of Beauty Therapists

...You copy what you see on your own Nail Trainer. Part 3: Working the whole hand You bring together all the techniques you have mastered and learn all the tricks of the trade... Learn about: Liability Insurance, Nail Technician, Acrylic nails... More


£449
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Different dates available
ABC - QLS Awards

...Salon Etiquette Salon conduct Professional ethics Professional appearance Unit 3 - Anatomy & Basic Skin Care Function Structure Epidermis Dermis Body temperature... Learn about: Skin treatments, Beauty Treatments, Skin Care... More


£399
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  • Distance Learning
  • Different dates available
ABC - QLS Awards

...required to become a qualified Aromatherapist. Once your information is received one of our course advisers will provide you with further information via email or telephone... Learn about: Level 3, Essential oils, Massage Therapy... More


£399
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  • Distance Learning
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ABC - QLS Awards

...Toy Poodle Unit 10 Setter Breeds Setter Trims English Setter Gordon Setter Irish Red Setter Other Breeds Bichon Frise Old English Sheepdog Portuguese Water... Learn about: Dog Grooming, Anatomy and Physiology, IT Law... More


£399
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  • Distance Learning
  • Intermediate
  • Different dates available
Express online course

Forward your career up the ladder!

...Safety and Welfare Theory in Construction and the Built Environment Know the Responsibilities of Employers and Employees under Current Health... Learn about: Skills and Training, Building Engineering, Air conditioning... More

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Animal Care Level 2 - Distance Learning course
4.5 2 opinions
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  • Distance Learning
  • Different dates available
ABC - QLS Awards

...Cats Unit 7: Horses & Ponies Unit 8: Birds Unit 9: Fish Unit 10: Snakes & Lizards Unit 11: Tortoises, Turtles & Terrapins Unit 12: Insects & Amphibians Unit... Learn about: Animal First Aid, Animal Biology, Animal Care... More


£299
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  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance Learning
  • Different dates available
Express online course

Be successful in the healthcare industry!

...how duty of care contributes to safe practice Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and duty of care... Learn about: Risk Assessment, Care Education, Social Work... More

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SEN Special Needs Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Distance Learning course
4.0 2 opinions
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  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance Learning
  • Different dates available
Accredited Course

...may be talented and gifted Supporting talented and gifted children 12. Supporting blindness and visual impairment What are blindness and visual impairment?... Learn about: Teaching Techniques, Teaching Strategies, Child Psychology... More

PREMIUM COURSE

£199
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  • Distance Learning
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ABC - QLS Awards

...food Factors that affect food choice Consumer issues Storing food Cooking food Changes that take place during cooking Cooking food safely Avoiding food wastage Unit... Learn about: Food Hygiene, Healthy Food, Diet Plan... More


£299
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  • Short course
  • Distance Learning
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
CACHE - Enhanced learning programme

...They will learn how to supervise procedures for accidents, injuries, illnesses and other emergencies. Learners do not need to be working in a managerial... Learn about: Skills and Training, Child health, Children's education... More


£30
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Opinions (48)

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Centre rating

Working with Children Level 1 Course

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Former Student
4.0 08/02/2017
What I would highlight: I looked into carefully before paying the fees and subsequent to finishing every one of the assignments, placement and confirmation portfolio I am as yet sitting tight for my imprints and authentication more than 10 months after the course. The organization are unhelpful and clumsy with my protestation. I wish I had stayed with my neighborhood school for my level 3 - In case you give worth to your hard earned money, quallification and future, prepare somewhere else.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Nail Art Course

F
Former Student
4.0 07/02/2017
What I would highlight: From beginning to end it was a very positive experience with UK Open College. The coaches being their fundamental resource they are well disposed and proficient. Help and support is dependably there when required. I would prescribe considering with this school.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Health & Social Care Taster Course

F
Former Student
4.0 06/02/2017
What I would highlight: Splendid all through the course. Especially recomended in case you you need to study from home. I would utilize again in case I have to undertake web based study.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Employment Law Level 3

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Former Student
4.0 05/02/2017
What I would highlight: Its been 4 months that my Employment Law testament is awaited. As far back as I began the course, the reaction to ANY sort of inquiries or inquiry has been to a great degree moderate. They were regularly late in checking assignments, and as you can not proceed with your next task until they have denoted your last one, this implied a postponement in me having the capacity to really total my course on time. Fortunately they extended my course because of their own inaction. Could never utilize them again or prescribe them.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Center review

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Former Student
4.0 04/02/2017
What I would highlight: I had a decent ordeal and my coach was phenomenal. Thank you so much.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Animal Care Level 2

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Former Student
4.0 03/02/2017
What I would highlight: I have just finished a course in Animal Care with UK Open College. Regardless of the 12 months learning period I have figured out how to finish all assignments in a little more than 5 months so I am to a great degree satisfied with myself. A major thank you to Brian for his stunning remarks and input all through my learning period. My coach was there to guide me in a very pleasant manner to put things right. The good thing is you can resubmit to enhance as and when it is expected to. I have already prescribed the school to my companion at work who is keen on doing a few courses.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Philosophy Fast Track

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Former Student
4.0 02/02/2017
What I would highlight: I began this course with high expectations, however following 6 months issues were emerging and I was hearing a wide range of issues online from different understudies sitting tight for results and so forth. I reached the school and they changed me to another mentor. It worked out that a ton of my work that had been beforehand passed was deficient. My new coach (Kerry) was so useful, she worked enthusiastically with me and bolstered every one of my needs. She was astonishing. The organization, I am told, no longer uses the coaches and online organization that I had issues with. They now do the vast majority of the checking and so on in house, I feel. With all the help I got I would think of them as again later on.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Philosophy

F
Former Student
4.0 01/02/2017
What I would highlight: Ther was not even a single loophole all through my course. My mentor was extremely steady and denoted every one of my assignments in five working days despite the fact that I submitted them before the deadlines. She gave amazing and positive input. Thank you so much UK Open College as I can now proceed onward into all day work in an occupation which I truly appreciate doing.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level History

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Former Student
4.0 31/01/2017
What I would highlight: It has been my first experience to learn through an online course. It has been a pleasant ordeal as I gained at my own speed. Kerry Steele who was my mentor, was exceptionally proficient and supportive. My guide helped me suitably and effectively. I do prescribe to learn through UK Open Colllege.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Government and Politics Course Fast Track

F
Former Student
4.0 30/01/2017
What I would highlight: An extraordinary course, all the staff are amicable and guide is extremely accommodating.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Government and Politics Course

F
Former Student
4.0 29/01/2017
What I would highlight: This course is much appreciated as I could study at my own pace. My coach all through the course has been so supportive and reverted in 5 working days with my task input and reacted the following day for any inquiries that I had. I altogether felt delighted in the course and would prescribe it to anybody.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Geography

F
Former Student
4.0 28/01/2017
What I would highlight: I felt delighted in my involvement of gaining from home, it has permitted me to work at my own particular pace amid times that fit me. My mentor has been helpful and I was given positive and empowering input. The format of the course was straightforward however I found the inquiries somewhat dreary. I have now finished the course and feel extremely glad. Much obliged to you.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Working with Children Level 1 Course

F
Former Student
4.0 27/01/2017
What I would highlight: I was not able to clear through UK Open College. A few appropriate responses in the course work were inaccurate and it was simply in the wake of investing a ton of energy attempting to find the solution lastly requesting my guide how get to the outcome was I told that the figures had not been changed accurately from the adjustment in VAT rate from 17.5% to 20% and that my answer was really right. Without a doubt the course work ought to have been edited before going out to Students. I additionally found that the dividing in the Level 2 Computerized Bookkeeping course work was not right and this made it hard to peruse. There is a mistake on each page.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Environmental Studies course Fast Track

F
Former Student
4.0 25/01/2017
What I would highlight: The course notes are well laid out with great illustrations before a task toward the end of every unit. The notes contain all the pertinent data required to achieve great score in the examinations.The guide input is immediate inside the predetermined timescales and with great useful help. It is simple to get to the mentor help by means of email.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Environmental Studies course

F
Former Student
4.0 24/01/2017
What I would highlight: I have been glad with how fast and productive on buying the courses. Simple to utilize site for exploring the course.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level English Literature & Language

F
Former Student
4.0 23/01/2017
What I would highlight: I buckled down on this course and cleared. It required a considerable measure of hardwork and sitting tight to mark. This was the main dissatisfaction of a distance learning course and I froze close to the end since I did not think the last task would be checked and reverted timely. Gratefully it was and I have quite recently got my declaration. In the event that I had not enlisted on this course I would not have the occupation I am in now.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level English Literature

F
Former Student
5.0 22/01/2017
What I would highlight: After 2 courses I had one absent minded guide who postponed the accomplishment of my course by 4 weeks. The second coach was phenomenal, yet the course material I got was inadequate. I just found something was missing when taking the simulated exam I discovered inquiries on material never secured. I asked my mentor who was frightened by the disclosure.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

CACHE Caring for children Level 1 Award (QCF)

F
Former Student
4.0 21/01/2017
What I would highlight: I have done a few of these now and they are phenomenally ideal for a bustling mum attempting to gain capabilities in her extra time. I picked this college as every one of the exams and course work is on the web yet for a further charge I can at present get my CACHE authentications which is splendid. Surely suggest them.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

A Level Classical Civilisation Fast Track

F
Former Student
4.0 20/01/2017
What I would highlight: I absolutely prescribe the UK Open College organization to anybody needing to take in another subject or one suitable for their employment. The document I got for my course was generous and gave a considerable measure of data to help me examine and my online guide Kerry was phenomenal. My input was emailed to me rapidly and Kerrys remarks were exceptionally useful. On the whole, I had an exceptionally positive affair and will utilize UK Open College once more.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Supporting Teaching & Learning Taster Course

F
Former Student
4.0 18/01/2017
What I would highlight: I truly delighted in this course, discovered it somewhat confounding at to begin with, however once I truly worked hard, I gained and even pursuaded a work associate to agree to accept a similar course. I figured out how to really finish this course in 4 months. Extraordinary input from online guide and incredible content to bolster your learning.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Teachers and trainers (2)

Allocated Upon Enrolment
Allocated Upon Enrolment
Tutor

Nick Howarth
Nick Howarth
Tutor

History

Established in 1996 the UK Open College has quickly established itself as one of the largest suppliers of distance learning in the UK.

Advantages of studying here

Affordable home learning. Accredited and registered learning provider.

Flexible Study options
Pay as you study available
Learn from home
Accredited courses
Materials provided
Unlimited Support
NUS extra student cards available

Areas of specialisation

Sage Training
Bookkeeping
Human Resources
Nutrition
Business
Childcare