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Free Distance Learning Courses at Nescot

16th April 2020

A wide selection of distance learning courses,  most of which are free if you meet the eligibility requirements. Courses can be studied online and will be operating as normal.

Levels 1 and 2 are free of charge if you meet the eligibility criteria (click here for details) and if you complete the course (click here for details of our terms and conditions). There are fees for levels 3 and above (see cost in brackets below).

Click on the course title for full details and how to apply.

Managing Your Money – Level 1 NCFE Award

Creating a Business Start Up – NCFE Level 2 Certificate

Customer Service Certificate – Level 2 NCFE

Data Protection and Data Security – NCFE Level 2 Certificate

Equality & Diversity – NCFE Level 2 Certificate

Excellence in Customer Service for Hospitality – NCFE Level 2 Certificate

Information Advice & Guidance – NCFE Level 2 Certificate

Lean Organisation Management – Level 2 NCFE Certificate

Principles of Business Administration – Level 2 NCFE Certificate

Principles of Team Leading – Level 2 NCFE Certificate

Principles of Warehousing and Storage – Level 2 Award

Skills for Business – Level 2 NCFE Diploma

Team Leading – NCFE Level 2 Diploma

Workplace Violence and Harassment – Level 2 NCFE Certificate

Leadership and Management – CMI Diploma Level 3 (Cost £724)

Skills for Business – Level 3 NCFE Diploma (Cost £875)


Distance Learning lets you fit studying into your busy life, giving you the flexibility to manage work and families.

Who are Distance Learning courses for?

Distance Learning courses are for all different types of people and they would suit anyone who would find it hard to attend a college because of their location, time commitments or personal situation. Learning can take place in the home, library or anywhere that is convenient for you.

What advantages are there to Distance Learning?

You can carry on with your job and life, and learn at a time that is suitable for you. shutterstock_379989496People undertake our distance learning courses for many reasons including enhancing their job skills, improving promotion prospects, an interest in the subject or enhancing their job prospects.

Employers look for employees who have the skills and appropriate qualifications for the vacancy they are wishing to fill. The course you have completed will show prospective employers that you have taken the initiative to develop and structure your skills within a learning framework.

How is Distance Learning carried out?

Many of our courses are available online, or paper-based. Either way, we will provide all the course materials you will need. You will also need to be ready to commit to the deadline dates that we set for elements of your course.