Free* Distance Learning at Derby College Group that fits around you

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Distance learning is the ideal way to gain a nationally recognised qualification or develop your skills while studying online in your own time to boost your career and pursue new interests.

*Please note that not all our distance learning courses are free and are subject to eligibility. Eligibility criteria for free qualifications:

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as of 31/08/2020
  • Learners must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • Learners must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Tees Valley, West Midlands, Sheffield City, Greater London, West of England and the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA).
  • Please note: You may be asked to provide evidence of eligibility.

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Find out more about the courses by clicking on the subjects below:

Distance Learning Course Offer

Business

Certificate in Business Administration Principles - Level 2

Certificate in Customer Service - Level 2

Certificate in Customer Service Knowledge - Level 2

Certificate in Retail Knowledge - Level 2

Certificate in Team Leading Principles - Level 2

Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles - Level 2

Diploma in Retail Skills - Level 2

Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance - Level Two Short Course

Diploma in Team Leading - Level 2

Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance - Level Two Short Course

Equality and Diversity Level 2 short course : Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health - Remote Learning : Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills: Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate In Creating A Business Start Up - Remote Learning: Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work - Remote Learning: Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques - Remote Learning: Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges - Remote Learning: Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Business Improvement Techniques: Site Remote Learning

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Data Protection and Data Security: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Advanced Excel: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Basic Excel: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Communication Skills: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Customer Service Skills: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Intermediate Excel: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Managing Conflict: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Manual Handling: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Self Awareness and Personal Development: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Stress Management: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Team Working: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire: Site Remote Learning

Health & Social Care

Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health Professions - REMOTE LEARNING : Site Remote Learning

Award in Mental Health Awareness - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 1 : Site Remote Learning

Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Award in Smoking Cessation - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Certificate in Equality and Diversity - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Certificate in the Safe Handling of Medicines - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Diploma in Health and Social Care - Level 2: Site Remote Learning

Introduction to Working in Care: Site Remote Learning

Nutrition and Health Level Two short course (CACHE) : Site Other

Compliance

Infection Control short course - Level Two : Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Anaphylaxsis and Autoinjectors: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - COVID-19 Secure for Hospitality: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - COVID-19 Secure for Offices: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - COVID-19 Secure for Retail: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Emergency First Aid at Work: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Equality and Diversity: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - First Aid at Work: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - IOSH Managing Safely: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - IOSH Working Safely: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 1 Food Safety: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 1 Health and Safety: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 2 Award in Food Safety: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 2 Fire Safety: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 3 Award in Food Safety: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Level 3 Award in Health and Safety: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Manual Handling: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Mental Health First Aid Half Day: Site Remote Learning

E-learning - Mental Health First Aid Refresher: Site Remote Learning