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.

  • Free* nationally recognised qualifications available
  • Completely online - learning at any time and from anywhere
  • Access engaging study materials from a range of devices
  • Easy-to-navigate distance learning platforms
  • Gain expert support from our distance learning specialists throughout your learning journey
  • A variety of subjects and courses to choose from including customer service, IT, communication, mental health and more. Distance is no object, join the many people who have made the most of distance learning with DCG who are looking to up-skill or retain.

*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

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