Carrie-Anne Boulton (Counselling - Level 3 Course)
I really enjoyed this course, it covered everything in great detail and was easy to understand. An amazing course, I have really enjoyed studying and my tutor was so helpful. All responses from my tutor were very quick and I had all the help I needed. The course itself arrived in a couple of days and was easy to understand and get started.
Laura Earp (Credit Control & Debt Management Course)
I found the course very enjoyable, it was difficult in parts but I feel I have learnt a lot. The support was very helpful
Jane Carrigan (Life Coaching - Level 3 Course)
Really enjoyed the course. The materials provided were comprehensive.... But still made you want to go out and research even more which is a real positive. Any questions asked were answered promptly and made sense!!
Daniella Booth (Counselling Children and Adolescents)
I thought the course was straight forward and easy to access. There was great support and punctual replies from my tutor.
Sally Nederpel (Advanced Anatomy & Physiology Course)
I loved this course! I learnt so much and found the course materials very informative. The modules and questions we well posed, and very thought provoking. Studying this course has encouraged me to take my learning a step further, and I am now undertaking a Health Studies Foundations degree. Thank you for encouraging me to believe in myself!
The quality of information was superb, easy to follow and digest. The online questions were very helpful.
Elizabeth Purves (MOS 2010 Course Bundle)
The order process was easy to use and email communications were clear and precise. The course was exactly what i was looking for and the materials were well laid out, easy to follow and concise.
There is nothing that you could improve!
Laura Coombs (Interior Design Course)
Very enjoyable. The course materials were great to study from home. They contained everything I needed.
Hussain Al Shamari (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
It was a great experience since I love learning Web Design and Development. Everything is new to me but my teacher is one of the best teachers I had in my life. They have always been there for me and have always been available, responding fast which helped me to keep a good studying flow.
Julie Robertson (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
I found the set up excellent, any queries I had were answered quickly and responses were very helpful.
Maria Fernandez (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
The course materials are excellent. The support provided by Mike and Dave is excellent. They have helped me by providing feedback and support during my coursework.
Karla Brighton (Credit Control & Debt Management Course)
I Very much enjoyed studying this course, it was laid out well, simple to follow and I could contact my course tutor at any point.
Emily Butler-Meadows (Web Design Professional Bundle)
I really enjoyed studying the course. The whole method of learning works well for me as; the online lessons are very easy to understand and follow, the tasks and exercises help the new information to sink in and assist with the learning, also anytime I was unsure or confused, I knew I would receive a reply and answer from the support team within an hour, most of the time within 10 minutes.
Jordan McGrath (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
The lessons were very informative and fun. The support from the team was brilliant. They were very helpful and quickly replied to any query I had.
Karen Griffiths (Counselling Children & Adolescents Course)
I enjoyed doing this course, the material was interesting and prompted wider reading around the subject. This is definitely an area I would be interested in developing further. The course tutor was helpful and prompt in her feedback.
Philip Caird (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
I just wanted to provide some feedback on the course. I thought when I started this course that I'd be able to create some really basic web pages by the end but I had no idea that in less than 3 months, I'd be able to make anything on the scale of that final project with the level of different functionality I've included.
There's still a lot to learn but looking back at some of the web pages I was creating in the first couple of lessons, I'm blown away by the difference after just a few months!
In particular, I really like the constant reinforcement of topics covered in the course, I was that worried I wouldn't be able to retain a lot of the course material but I've found that I don't need to refer to my notes very much other than to remember the syntax of some tags. The exercises and assignments really helped me remember many of the techniques in the course by using them repeatedly. I'm looking forward to the next course!
I will definitely recommend you to all my friends and will come back to try some of your wonderfully, smartly and efficiently designed and organised courses. It was an absolute pleasure to work with you. Now it is time for me to put the knowledge provided by you into life and go live with some projects!
Emily-Jayne Heaton (IT Essentials RQF - Level 2 Course)
The course was understandable and made easy to follow instructions. All materials provided with the course were labelled and easy to locate. When working on the course, the location and material needed were all identified professionally and easy to locate. I thoroughly enjoyed my course and am looking to start a level 3 in the upcoming weeks. I would recommend the distance learning centre for anyone looking to forward their career. It's supported me in many ways.
The student support was excellent in every way it could have been. Whenever I messaged my tutor for support or to ask some simple questions the response was imidiate and very informative. I could not fault the support I was given throughout my time completing the course. Once I had completed my course there was some problems opening some of my work, however my tutor reassured me and provided me with faith that the centre would be able to view my course. He made this possible and I can not thank everyone at the centre enough for all the support given.
I felt like the learning experience was understandable and of interest. I would recommend these courses to anyone who asked. From thought there is nothing that could have changed how much I learnt and the experience I had.
Michal Gyepes (Garden Design Course)
I would like to thank you for such excellent quality course material. I have already had people asking me to do planting plans for them which I am excited about. The course is absolutely brilliant and I am very glad that I got it.
Colin Henshaw (Garden Design Course)
Now that I have completed my course in Garden Design, I found it to be very challenging but hopefully rewarding. It does give one an incentive to fulfil one's ambition in life to be creative. This is a project that once started cannot be left unfinished. It is like a good book. This is something that I myself would recommend to any person who would like to take up a project, not only in the field of Garden Design, but also other subjects. I have really enjoyed the course and found Susan to be a first class tutor.
P Robertson (Web Design Training Bundle)
I have recently completed the Webmaestro course after starting out with & completing the Webmaster course quite a while back now. This has in no way been 'frowned upon' as you are indeed allowed to learn at your own pace whenever possible. As I ran into difficulties or had any questions, the fast & reliable technical support from Mike by email was first class. All in all, this has been a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I now feel empowered to carry on learning about & producing websites after learning the 'nuts & bolts' of web design through these courses.
Stefanie Smith (Web Design Training Bundle) - Stir Crazy Mobile
Michael Hill (Web Design Training Bundle) - All Cars Online
Adam Donson (Web Design Training Bundle)
Jimmy Cangy (Web Design Training Bundle)
Ryan Smith (Web Design Training Bundle)
Many thanks Distance Learning Centre. Your Webmaster Courses where just the start I needed. I am now a successful freelance web designer working for various web and graphic design companies and also have my own ever growing client roster.
Nicky John (Web Design Training Bundle)
I thought you would like to see what one of your pupils has been producing as a result of your Web Design courses. The courses have proved to be an outstanding learning opportunity. The tutorials are extremely well produced and the technical support has been outstanding. Each time I had a query you replied swiftly and explained things in a coherent way. Every aspect of the tutoring has been outstanding and not only will I will be using you in the future but also recommending them within the home education environment. Thank you!
Kyle Hussey (Webmaster - HTML and CSS Course)
Susan Seccombe (Web Design Training Bundle)
I started my WebMaster course a few months ago and although I had a basic/intermediate knowledge of HTML already, I must say that I hugely expanded on that knowledge and gained a whole lot more. My confidence has grown with regards to web design and I can't wait to start the next course. Thank you for the help received
Laurence Marcus (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course) - Television Heaven
A couple of years ago, I signed up for your Webmaster Website Design Course. Following the completion of the course, I designed a website based upon classic television programmes. The site has now grown to some 14 megabytes and in the process I have had over 130,000 visitors as well as recognition from some of the leading Internet Publications in this country and the British Broadcasting Authority. I have also been interviewed on radio stations in Britain and as far away as Australia
Robert Heap-Hammond (Web Design Training Bundle)
Training with Distance Learning Centre gave me the confidence to start my own Internet Business which I ran for two years. During this time I started doing consultancy work for a Government Agency, advising their business clients on how to embrace Internet Technologies into their companies. I found this work so interesting that I accepted the agencies offer and I am now employed by the agency full time
Marie Giammarino (Web Design Training Bundle) - Celtic Website Design
I just wanted to say that I enjoyed both courses and found them to be intelligently organised and informative with excellent support from yourselves. I have learnt a great deal of knowledge quickly on Website design and feel confident utilising what I learnt for myself or in a working environment.
Paul Bowley (Web Design Training Bundle)
You might be interested to know of a success story in which Distance Learning Centre has played a part. I have just been offered a job as a web developer with Sapphire Technologies in Stockton-on-Tees. The projects that I completed on your courses showed sufficient potential for me to be taken on as a trainee. Naturally, I am absolutely delighted at this opportunity. You should feel justly proud that your courses are so well designed.
Simon (CIW Web Design Professional Course)
Jeff (CIW Web Design Professional Bundle)
I signed up for the CIW Web Design Professional Bundle Course in 2009 and have recently attained my CIW Professional accreditation after successfully passing the Foundations and Site Design courses. I am now doing the E-Commerce module and hope to complete this ASAP. A big thanks to Mike at the Distance Learning Centre. The level of support has been excellent. From memory every email has been responded to within 24 hours (usually quicker) and every query/issues resolved in a timely manner - truly first class customer support.
Stephen Hall (CIW Web Foundations Associate Course)
I have just completed my CIW Foundation Course and am pleased to say that I have passed the Foundation exam. I thought the course was excellent, as was the prompt and helpful assistance I received when needed. With a good blend of theory and practical labs I would certainly recommend this course to anyone wanting to gain a comprehensive grounding in the fundamentals of Internet Technology and I am looking forward to continuing my learning by taking the CIW Web Design Specialist Course.
Mark Taylor (CIW Courses)
Thanks once again for a great course. I had originally been quoted Over £1000 for the CIW Course, so it was a nice surprise to stumble upon your courses at more than half the price. I have found the course well written and included everything I need to pass my exam.
Helen Walton (Teaching Assistant and Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools - Level 2 Course)
I have completed the Teaching Assistant level 2 course and then decided to do the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Course. This course requires a placement so I approached my local primary school who were happy to let me volunteer in their reception class one day a week. When I was nearing the end of this course I started applying for jobs and was lucky enough to gain employment in another local Infant School as an SEN Teaching Assistant working one to one with a pupil which I am enjoying very much...
Helen Walton (Teaching Assistant and Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools - Level 2 Course)
...I chose to study distance learning because of its flexibility, I could study at times to suit myself fitting around my part time job and my family commitments. I enjoy working at my own pace and knowing that the tutor was at the end of an email whenever I needed some help or guidance and my course work was always marked and returned very quickly with useful feedback and kind words of encouragement. I am now doing a really rewarding job thanks to the qualifications I gained through the Distance Learning Centre and I know I would not have achieved this so quickly if I had studied through a conventional college.
James Smith (English GCSE Course)
Hi, I'm contacting distance-learning-centre to thank you so much and to give a testimonial for such a great and beyond fantastic service that I've received in the past 12 months. The service that my Distance-Learning centre tutor Jill gave me, was above and beyond expectations and help me get a grade that I've believed for many years was outside of my grasp at GCSE level. I accomplished the GCSE English course and passed with a flying grade B, for which I'm extremely proud and would like to thank you, for such a great service and for picking out the ultimate teacher to teach me. So thank you!
Helen (Working with Personality Disorders Course)
This course gives an excellent insight into why some people behave in the way they do. Good explanations of behaviours displayed and treatments available.
Helen Walton (Child Psychology Course)
I have just completed this course and enjoyed it very much. The folder is well written and presented. The assignments are quite in depth but all the information is available in the folder. My tutor's feedback was useful and encouraging and received promptly.
Emma Norris (Health, Exercise & Fitness Course)
I thoroughly enjoyed doing the course, the layout of the modules were easy to understand. My tutor was always on hand if required and submitted by assignment feedback to me within 24 hours.
Kirsty-Anne Stewart (Early Years Foundation Course)
When deciding to study via distance learning it is always a concern whether the company you have chosen or course you have chosen is the right one. I can confidently say that Distance Learning Centre and The Early Years Foundation Course were the best and right choice for me. The content was informative and I feel confident enough to work in an Early Years centre knowing that I know just about everything there is to know about this age group. My tutor was professional, efficient and helpful at all times. The feedback was thorough and when I was slightly off track I was given guidance to steer me in the right direction. I highly recommend this course and Distance Learning Centre. I have already converted two of my colleagues who will be signing up for the same course. Thank you for providing me with an excellent experience.
A.M (Complete Child Care Course)
I selected this course to enhance my knowledge (for the benefit of my soon-to-come baby), and also I will join a childcare business. Its an expanding and dynamic sector, and I feel that working with children will be richly rewarding for me. I would like to thank Mrs Lee for mentoring and nurturing my new skills, she impressed me with her broad educational background, punctuality, dedication and patience. She does not accept sub-standard work, gives excellent detailed feedback, takes corrective action and gives great support to her students. Her encouragements have been much appreciated. I would definitely recommend the course, its interesting, valuable and rewarding!
David Welby (Psychology Course)
The course has helped me enormously in my volunteer work with young runaways. It is easy to follow, questions are answered quickly on e-mail & results of assignments are delivered promptly, allowing one to move on through the course material. You work at your own pace in the comfort of your home. Excellent!
Karen Hartman (Criminology Course)
Superb course. It was very easy to understand and submit my assignments via email. I would definitely study with them again.
Miss Davis (Teaching Assistant Course)
This was perfect for me, as I was in full-time employment and I found it impossible to complete this course at College; The Colleges weren't flexible for working people. I was able to complete this at the comfort of my home and at my own speed. The other benefit was I completed this course before those who did the course via College. If you are self-motivated this is right for you, plus you have support available when/if needed.
Mick Isted (Pcmasterclass & A+ Certification Bundle)
I have given it as much attention as my A+, and treated it with as much importance, and quite rightly so. I have thoroughly enjoyed the course and it's content, nicely balanced for the more experienced, and a VERY good introduction to the new wannabe technician.
Raza Hussain (Pcmasterclass Course)
I am writing to let you know I am extremely pleased by the learning system you've provided. I am currently studying your Pcmasterclass course and have almost completed it. I've found the course extremely well presented and it's easily the most enjoyable learning system I've used. Thank you very much.
Ady Howes (Pcmasterclass Course)
May I take this opportunity to thank you for your Pcmasterclass home study course I have just completed and your prompt assessment of my work and the despatch of the associated certificate. I found the course provided me with new skills and troubleshooting methods that I have already been able to put to good use within my working environment.
Charles Antoine Diall (Pcmasterclass Course)
Thank you for the support you have given me throughout these courses. Initially I only wanted to learn the basics about computing as most of my work is computer based, but now my Manager has been so impressed with my knowledge, I have been promoted to Team Leader.
James Patterson (Microsoft MCSA Course)
Dear Distance Learning Centre, I feel compelled to write and let you know that I recently passed my Microsoft exam. Thank you for the informative study guides supplied and for all the guidance from your support team. Whenever I had a question there was always a quick response. I am already looking forward to passing my next exam and I am now well on my way to becoming a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Jacqueline George (Multiple Courses)
I have purchased 2 courses from Distance Learning Centre and I can vouch for their professionalism and quality of service. After making my initial enquiry, I was never pressured into making a purchase - I was provided with straightforward advice about the courses available. There was also the option of a payment plan to spread the cost of the premium courses. There is an excellent after sales service should the purchaser have any enquiries or problems. If I was asked to pick self-learning training organisation, I would recommend Distance Learning Centre to anyone.
Sarah Potts (Maths GCSE Course)
I always regretted not getting my Maths GCSE at school and had found it detailed as a requirement for a lot of jobs that I was interested in. As I work part-time and have 2 young boys, distance learning seemed like the best option for me. The course materials were easy to follow and my tutor was a great help with marking my work quickly. I have now passed my exams with a B Grade and I am even thinking of doing my A Level.... Scary!
Lake Wilding-Witts (Garden Design Course)
I have just completed my course in garden design. It was an excellent course which has given me a good insight into garden design for my future. I would recommend this course to anyone who would like to take up garden design. I thank my tutor for being so helpful. I am now looking to proceed with a career in garden design.
Alex Capeling (CIW Web Foundations Associate Course)
The course material was brilliant and has given me an excellent foundation for any line of work I could imagine. Anyone looking into Computers, IT, Networks etc. will be mad not to look into this course. Also my Tutor (Michael Verinder) was first class; rapid responses (within an hour at most), very knowledgeable, friendly, professional and of course very supportive. Couldn't have asked for more. Loved it.
I will definitely be coming back for any other courses I decide to do, got some decisions to make now but I feel confident in coming back should I decide to.
I can say Distance Learning Centre have proved themselves as one of the good private schools, according to the course section you provided to me, and as I see I have passed the Assignments, got a (Merit Grade) by senior examiner, and (9 Open Awards Credits) for Web Site Design and construction level three. Thanks to all who are working hard in this college, for their quick answers, especially Mike.
Hannelie Cramb (Psychology - Level 3 & Health & Social Care - Level 4 Courses)
I did the Psychology Level 3 course last year and found it very interesting and easy to understand. Currently I am busy with the Health and Social care level 4 course and I am enjoying it thoroughly. The coursework is structured and easy to navigate, and the sales team were excellent throughout! The tutor, Dr English is brilliant. His comments and encouragement are really helping me a lot.
Danielle Wallace (Life Coaching Course)
I thoroughly enjoyed my course, I felt I had everything I needed in my folder and my tutor was very helpful if I needed anything else.
Karen Homer (Health, Exercise & Fitness Course)
The course was very engaging and easy to follow. The materials are set out very well so encouraging you to keep going throughout the units.
Elizabeth Bohannan (Child Psychology Course)
On the whole I found the course to be well written. The exercises throughout provided ample opportunity to re-cap on what I was learning. I liked the fact that I could choose my own topic for the final essay.
Lauren Phillips (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
I really enjoyed studying the Webmaster course. It was well paced and interesting throughout with good tasks throughout, placed at appropriate intervals. I had to contact Mike a few times, just to get myself back on track. He always responded really quickly (usually within an hour or so), and was very helpful and resolved my issue/question.
Eren Syahirah Abdullah (Medical & Clinical Administration Course)
The course was very informative. Being in the Medical industry learning new items and understanding them is very knowledgeable and useful. I find the course to be resourceful and assisted me in my daily routine work in the Medical Centre. The student support is very co-operative and assistance is always provided when asked and points were highlighted in view of the assignments. Feedback was straightforward honest and input given was clear.
Faryal Shaikh (Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 3 Course)
Good support. excellent purchase!
Narelle Guthrie (Health & Social Care Studies - Level 4 Course)
I was able to do all in my own time. I had access to the tutor who was there when I needed for guidance. The information studying was interesting and in line with other courses. The Tutor was always available and replied before I expected which was great. Good advice given and feedback was fair when I needed to refer.
Rebecca Ablett (Children & Young People's Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course)
The course is very simple to understand and materials are easy to use and informative. The Tutor is very encouraging.
Alexander Birlinger (Animal Care - Level 2 Course)
I really enjoyed my course, especially because I am able to re-read information when necessary and there are also really interesting facts in this course. The support was excellent I haven't had any problems with my tutor and he replied very fast and was really nice to work with.
Danielle Hunt (Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Course)
I have very much enjoyed reading the information that was provided and researching further. Each course has given me a good sound knowledge with the subjects I have studied. I found the feedback very positive, especially during my CBT course. The feedback given help to keep you focused and encourage you to continue you to do well. When I was stuck And emailed my tutor, I received advise and support very quickly which helped me to move forward in a steady pace too.
Gabriela Eneva (Credit Control & Debt Management Course)
Extremely useful course! Significant amount of data presented in very clear and easy to understand language. The information is good enough to provide certain level of knowledge that allows you to develop your skills. It was a pleasant surprise how promptly I received replies on my queries even during the holidays! The time for completing the tasks as well as the assignments themselves are considered very well. The fact that I received the turnaround on my assignments so quickly was really important.
Kathy Turner (CIW Courses)
I have thoroughly enjoyed this course. I found it very informative and relevant. The facility to test yourself at the end of each chapter and then the practice papers were invaluable in re-enforcing what I had just learnt. The hands on 'labs' also aided and reinforced the learning process.
Avril Muller (Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 3 Course)
I enjoyed studying the course, I was very happy with the materials that were provided. I was impressed by the courteous service that I received. The feedback that I was given from my tutor was more than helpful, and the feedback that I was given was not always positive and quite rightly so.
Lisa Day (Introduction to Forensic Science Course)
I loved it, it was great, very interesting and fun, the way the course was laid out was good as well. My tutor was very helpful and informative.
Stephanie Blake (Human Resources - Level 3 Course)
When the brightly coloured file first arrived I was very keen to get started! The modules were organised in manageable chunks so I found the course a lot more enjoyable than previous methods of studying.
Jade Tarry (Credit Control & Debt Management Course)
I think it would be hard to improve, the feedback was excellent, quick turnaround on results, enjoyed the course.
Coral Dinner (Criminology Course)
It was a very interesting course and the folder provided was very detailed on the subject. Only one question to tutor which was answered quickly and satisfactory.
Jasmine Bayley (Introduction To Social Care Course)
I thoroughly enjoyed my course, I've learnt so many things which I will know will help me in my future career.
Charles Allen (Office Management Course)
The support material was put into simple words to make it easier to understand and interpret. The student support was very good. The tutor replied quickly to my emails and provided support when needed.
Graham (Psychology - Level 3 & Advanced Psychology - Level 4 Course)
The material was excellent and I enjoyed it so much I have now been accepted at university. I would have never have thought that I would have gone to this length!! Student support was quick, helpful with good advice and guidance. I couldn't fault it. Assignments were marked quickly so If there was a problem you could get feedback how to improve it.
Fiona (Property Development Course)
I did enjoy studying. The course materials gave me enough of a baseline to give me an understanding of the topic, so I knew what to look for when I was answering the assignments.
Nicola Shackleton (Criminal Psychology Diploma Course)
Very enjoyable, course materials were excellent, providing lots of reading and all very relevant. Paper copy makes it easy to flip through when studying. The tutor feedback on assignments was very detailed and useful. I can't think of anything to improve it, I found the whole experience enjoyable and did not have any problems. the course was fantastic!
Michael Cook (Maths GCSE Course)
Great study material. I would recommend the course to anyone.
Caroline Courtney (Counselling Course)
I enjoyed the course. Clearly set out chapters and assignments took interesting topics and encouraged us to explore them.
Helen Dickinson (Maths GCSE Course)
The course materials were very good and were suitable for a 'rusty' student. The TMA's were very useful as a revision aid and a reality check. I managed to gain a grade C which was my goal after 'failing it twice 38 and 40 years ago.
Humma Adnaan (Human Resources Course)
It was a very easy sales process and the team was extremely helpful in making sure the course was suitable for me. They course layout was very informative and simple. The feedback was always quick to get from tutors.
Lynne Parry (Interior Design Course)
Thoroughly enjoyed it. I found the material easy to follow and extremely well laid out. The sales process could not have been simpler and the team were extremely friendly.
Asen Ganev (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
I enjoyed studying this course. Web design is my hobby. I learned very useful things like making a iframe slideshow. When i asked something my course mentor I received the answers almost immediately.
Shirley Brownhill (Office Management Course)
The course was more in depth than I thought it would be. It was interesting and very relevant to my job. Whenever I had any questions or queries they were answered quickly.
A thoroughly enjoyable and informative course for someone looking to develop interactive websites, apps or games. With a well structured learning portal and the support team are great, responding quickly to queries and providing ideas on how to complete tasks.
Yousra Attab (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
The student support is outstanding! They helped so much and give the best advice.
Ruth Wilson (Human Resources Course)
Very easy to purchase ordered on line and came quickly. The course was very enjoyable. The support was good and liked the clear points given by the tutor.
Emilia Finamore (Counselling & Psychotherapy Course)
The course was amazing and the material was clear and concise. I enjoyed every moment of the course and found it provided me with the tools I need to be an effective counsellor and psychotherapist. The student support was outstanding. The tutor was so supportive, helpful, gave guidance and was a true mentor. The care, understanding and advise I was given was beyond expectation.
Karen Woodford (MOS Excel 2013 Course)
Absolutely brilliant support. I was never left waiting for a reply and I felt that nothing was too much trouble.
Emma Grant (Maths GCSE, Science IGCSE & Psychology GCSE)
I had to resit my Science GCSE to get onto a PGCE course a couple of years ago and I chose to resit my Maths GCSE at the same time to improve my grade achieved at school. I really enjoyed both courses and the materials were really easy to work with. I enjoyed it so much I have just recently enrolled on the Psychology GCSE Course with yourselves - just for fun!
Ashlea Hassell (Credit Control & Debt Management Course)
Found the course very enjoyable the fact I could do it at my own pace. The materials were filled with plenty of useful information and have come in handy even after I have completed the course. I found the ordering to be very easy and pleasant. Feedback from tutor was always filled with great comments and advise.
Amanda Wyle (Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 3 Course)
A high standard of service the course was easy to follow and a quick and very helpfully team. I found the course really interesting and easy to follow , once I figured out the correct format to do my assignments in it was a joy and very rewarding.
Claire Walker (Personnel Skills Course)
Easy to order, use and understand. Admin was prompt and efficient. The course materials were excellent. Easy to understand and very thorough with the information provided. Tutor was efficient, prompt and gave good feed back on each assessment.
Thomas Gooding (Web Design Training Bundle)
I thoroughly enjoyed every moment. Having never done distance learning before, I was a bit sceptical. However, the training materials arrived the next day! They were simple yet effective, it was not overwhelming with books and papers. The disc installed on the system and had everything needed. Was very clear and user friendly. Student support was amazing. Any query I had was answered within 24 hours. It made me feel like the person knew me as a student not as a number in the database. very thorough responses and helpful. Always made me feel like I could approach them with any question. Also they added a personal touch to responses which made me realise they pay attention to every word written.
Alberto Fernandez (Webmaster - HTML & CSS Course)
The technical support was always excellent. I was asking several times, and I was answered in less than 5 hours, with examples of what I didn't understand or with links to sites to see more information about a particular subject.
Nicola Azzopardi (Counselling Children & Adolescents Course)
The course challenged my thinking and I found it very useful to be able to study alongside my full time job as there were many elements that were relevant. My tutor was very helpful and the feedback was valuable.
Deborah Packer (Health & Social Care Studies - Level 3)
Ordering and paying for this course is made very easy and it was promptly delivered. I really enjoyed studying this course; it was very interesting and informative. The information provided in the pack was very clear and relevant. My tutor was also fantastic, responding quickly to assignment and giving encouraging feedback.
Maurice Whittington (Counselling & Psychotherapy Course)
The materials provided me with all the help needed to progress. They were set out in easy to understand wording, which was great because it kept up your interest. Support was always helpful, and always prompt with their feedback.
Elaine Longmuir (Garden Design Course)
Loved it! Very informative and very well laid out. All submitted assignments assessed immediately and constructive feedback provided.
Steve Gravener (CIW Web Foundations Associate Course)
All of my interactions with the sales/admin team have been an extremely positive experience, the staff have been very helpful and responded to all of my queries within a short amount of time. I found the combination of digital and physical materials worked well, and enjoyed the content. I particularly liked how the online quizzes at the end of each lesson were set up to consolidate the new information. I enjoyed learning with the Distance Learning Centre and will definitely complete further courses with them in future.
Katherine Whiskerd (Counselling Children & Adolescents Course)
The materials were professional and clear. Easy to use and well organised. The tutor was helpful and efficient.
Emily Blackeby (Counselling Children & Adolescents Course)
I enjoyed studying with distance learning very much. I found the folder and all its course content extremely useful and easy to follow. The content was very informative and relevant to the course and helped no end with my studies. The course and all the correspondence that went with it was of great quality. Everything was easy to follow, quick and secure and I was very pleased with the whole process. Student support was very good. I always had someone I could talk to or ask questions.
Pam Overend (Psychology GCSE Course)
My learning experience with DLC was very positive. The tutor was excellent & her responses were always quick & very helpful. Some distance learning courses use general tutor who cover all subjects, but DLC use tutors who are experts in their field. I am seriously considering doing another course with DLC soon.
Ashleigh Duncan (Chemistry, Biology, Physics & Maths)
As a mature student, this gave me the confidence to go onto an access course at college and then apply for a degree at medical school at University. I have just finished my second year. Your courses were exceptionally well structured, I had been out of education for many years. It was the mid-eighties when I took my exams at school (of which I did not do particularly well at!). The tutor feedback and encouragement given to me, gave me the confidence to apply for Uni and I have not looked back. For me your courses were well worth the money. I would highly recommend your courses to anyone.
Helen Honywill (Office Management Skills Course)
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Please note, that the AQA Computing practical has since been updated, the proportion of marks allocated to the technical solution has been significantly increase to 42/75 (56%), compared to the 20/75 (27%) on the old specification.
As such anyone on the current specification will not need to do the following documentation:
- i. System Maintenance
- ii. User Guide
The following subsections are also no longer required:
- i. Analysis: Realistic appraisal of the feasibility of potential solutions
- ii. Analysis: Justification of chosen solution
- iii. Design: Identification of storage media
- iv. Design: Description of measures planned for security and integrity of data
- v. Design: Description of measures planned for system security
- vi. Design: Overall test strategy
This chapter aims to give you the skills to complete your A2 Computing project. Unlike the rest of the course this unit is entirely based on coursework submitted in May. This is great because if you work hard enough then you can make sure you get some really good marks, you have access to the mark scheme after all!
Your project involves making a complex programming project that will likely involve data processing, and then writing a report about it. You have to make a program for a real user, this is very important, you can't just make them up. It doesn't have to be incredibly complicated, but you need a degree of complexity in order to write a good report. You can write a computer game but they can be an awful lot of work (2–3 years with a team of 40+ people for the latest console games) and it's often difficult to find a real life user and a real need.
Over the course of the project you will be creating a report. This is really important and lots of people spend so much time coding that they forget to complete the write up. The write up is worth nearly 70% of the mark and will take you through a waterfall model of system development. There are many other forms of system development out there and you might find yourself completing sections of the course not necessarily in the order given, the important thing is that you make it a cohesive whole and complete everything.
Please use the links below to get you started and note where all the marks are awarded, you might create a brilliant bit of code but if you don't complete your writeup your grade will suffer.