Why Learning From Home Was Right For Me

A Review of Oxford Learning College

As a single working parent, my options are automatically limited to how much I can better myself and move forwards in my life.

Or so others were always keen to tell me. And, in truth, so I always believed myself. But last year I was dissatisfied with my job (actually I had been increasingly so for a number of years) and feeling frustrated with my ‘lot’ in life.

That general feeling of unhappiness and unfulfillment had actually been with me for several years, and I started to realise that the only way out of this feeling was to look for an opportunity to learn new skills, that in themselves would open up new potential careers doors.

I couldn’t go to college full-time, on two fronts actually, with having kids and with needing to work full-time to maintain our house and pay all the bills. But what about part-time learning?

I started to look at local part-time learning opportunities, but was quickly very dissatisfied with what I found – I didn’t want to learn creative writing or take a class just to fill my time, I wanted to learn new skills and develop a new career.

After turning to my family and friends for advice, I decided it was sensible to plan my chosen learning around my desired new career, and as I’d done well in maths and business at school I decided to pursue accountancy. Although it seemed like nothing more than a ‘pipe dream’ when I began to plan it, once I’d looked at the courses available it became obvious that it could be an actual life plan, and I immediately began to feel the sense of fulfillment and excitement that my life had been missing.

After realising that I wasn’t going to find the right set of courses locally to me, so I began to explore the world of online learning. What an eye opener! The freedom to study at home in my own time, and in my own home – so no need to worry about childcare for the kids, nor about giving up my job…..this was the perfect solution, and I was kicking myself for not thinking of it sooner!

My research soon led me to look at Oxford Learning College – they had a combination of good reviews and good courses on offer at realistic prices, and so I was soon certain that this was the right place for me to begin my new learning journey.

I chose to do an Accredited Level 3 Diploma in Accounting Studies, knowing that I could move through to relevant Accredited Levels 4 + 5 Diplomas if I then wanted to. The course was online so easy to follow, with study materials, access to tutors, and help whenever I needed it. I couldn’t be happier with my eventual choice, and I hope that your choice to use Oxford Learning College is made a little easier knowing that people like me have taken the time to give them such positive reviews and feedback!

( Source: https://www.oxfordcollege.ac/product/accredited-level-3-accounting-diploma/ )

Health, Diet and Nutrition Diplomas

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Health, Diet and Nutrition Bundle (Accredited Levels 3 & 5 Diplomas)

Planning a career move into Diet and Nutrition? Don’t want to pay exorbitant College / University fees for the pleasure?

Oxford Learning College may have hit on just the right solution. The Online College, which offers its customers the opportunity to work in the comfort of their own homes to their own timescales, has a fantastic new Accredited Level 3 & 5 Health, Diet and Nutrition Diploma Bundle available.

Basically, you’re going to be paying just 1 fee to study the Accredited Level 3 Health, Diet and Nutrition Bundle before moving onto the Level 5 of the same – you’ll then be fantastically placed to apply to entrance at Universities to get onto the 2nd or even 3rd year of a degree course, thus saving money overall on University tuition fees too. Also, on completion, students are eligible to register for membership with the Complimentary Medical Association too.

By combining these two courses, the learner is provided with a fantastic career change opportunity to first develop a solid foundation of understanding of Diet and Nutrition, which then allows them to build on that early knowledge earned by developing a far more in-depth knowledge level of Health, Diet and Nutrition overall as a whole.

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This is an internationally recognised series of qualifications, achievable by easy progression through stages of difficulty and by studying online at home. The opportunity is best suited to committed, motivated individuals who can create time for themselves to study at home and embrace the challenge the curriculum has to offer.

Studying at home has its obvious advantages – you can be flexible on the hours you study to suit your lifestyle, no-one will care if you’re in your pyjamas or your Sunday best for example. However, it does have a downside too. With no classmates or tutor to motivate or encourage you, it is all down to you to be self motivating to study and complete each section of the course. Just like being your own boss – and perhaps an early taste of the same for someone who may look to set up their own Nutrition Advice Consultancy with the benefit of these qualifications at the end of it all!

Studying at home is as easy, or as hard, as you want to make it. Ultimately, your attitude and your personal desire to succeed are going to be the biggest factors in your success. Oxford Learning College have done their part to make it easy for you by using their tried and tested formula to create simple, easy to follow courses and course work – the rest is, as they say, all down to you!

 

Oxford Learning College Review – A Level History Bundle

Oxford Learning College Review – A Level History Bundle

If you’re a keen learner looking for a value for money opportunity, consider Oxford Learning College’s great value A Level bundles.

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For just £850.00, you’ll get 3 A Level Courses – A Level History, A Level Ancient History, A Level English Literature. That’s great value for money by any standards, and in this day and age we’re looking at ways to save money and budget better without compromising. So the opportunity to get a whole batch of A Level qualifications from a quality provider at a great price fits firmly in with my ‘value without compromise’ ethos and I eagerly signed up!

Studying Online at home may not suit everyone, but I found it absolutely fantastic. I can study at midnight, in my pyjamas, with a cup of hot chocolate and a pile of toast and there’s no raised eyebrows from disapproving classmates or scandalised lecturers…..safe to say that yes, I loved the freedom!

I’m not presently planning any University applications, I literally did the courses for my own personal satisfaction and because I enjoy learning. But that’s another great advantage of the Oxford Learning College: no matter who you are, or how you want to progress your life, there’s something for you.

For example, the A Level History Bundle I studied gives me 3 complete A Levels and, should I want to, the opportunity to apply for University places using these A Level results.

Of course if I just want to continue studying at home for my own personal satisfaction and to fulfil a life’s ambition of having A Levels (after leaving school at GCSE stage and going straight out to work I always slightly felt like I’d missed out on something) then I can go back to Oxford Learning College and choose yet more courses at A Level or even a step up at Accredited Diploma Levels 3 right through to Levels 6 & 7 in some courses.

Oxford Learning College really couldn’t make it easier to succeed with them. The courses are clear and easy to follow, there’s online tuition and support whenever you need it, and it’s clear that they’ve developed and modified a highly successful course curriculum for every available interest so there’s pretty much something to suit everyone here.

My real advice to the new starter with Oxford Learning College? Take full advantage of the online nature of the course, and study at hours to suit you and ignore what ‘traditional’ learning hours might be. I really did do most of my studying late at night as I’ve always been a ‘Night Owl’, and finally finding a course that suited me was an absolute revelation!

 

Oxford Learning College Reviews – why we value your opinion

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Oxford Learning College Reviews – why we value your opinion

All companies live or die by what’s on the internet. Now more than ever, what people think about you, your company, your services, are a matter of public record. In this era of publicising every bit of information about our daily lives and experiences, it’s inevitably going to impact how businesses operate too.

At Oxford Learning College, we learn from you while you’re learning from us. Every time you leave us a review or share your opinion with us, we benefit from your experience and others considering Oxford Learning College as a venue also benefit.

Research shows that 91 percent of people regularly or occasionally read online reviews, and 84 percent trust online reviews as much as a personal recommendation. And they make that decision quickly: 68 percent form an opinion after reading between one and six online reviews.

Your reviews and your opinions matter to us. Companies live or die by your recommendations and your honest opinions of them. And here at Oxford Learning College we’re proud of how our reviews make us look online, and the positive effect they have on the people who look for information on us before choosing whether to join us.

Image result for shoppers online Eighty-one percent of shoppers conduct online research before they make a purchase. Sixty percent begin by using a search engine to find the products they want, and 61 percent will read product reviews before making any purchase. People use search engines and social channels to learn about items before purchasing, whether they’re shopping for themselves or their businesses.

When comparing high cost items, such as say spending several thousands of pounds on an Online learning course, the percentage of people who do thorough research including reading reviews Online is over 90%; solidifying the importance of great customer feedback for businesses.

According to current reports, at present about 1.6 billion people use their mobile devices to shop online globally. However, by the end of 2018, it’s expected that well over two billion mobile phone or tablet users will make some form of mobile commerce transaction. 95% of mobile internet users look up local information on their phones for the purpose of calling or visiting a business.

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So not only does a business need to be found Online, it needs to be found Online in a fast, mobile friendly format that fits in with our lifestyle today and our habits of Googling on the go.

If a potential customer can’t find what they’re looking for about you straight away, they’re likely to head on over to a competitor. We’re an impatient race of people these days, and we’re not at all likely to go looking for something when another company’s site will offer us exactly what we need straight away.

If you’re reading this as a current Client of ours, why not leave us a review of your own?! Or use our contact us form to send us your message, clearly marked as ‘Review’ and ‘Okay for publication’ so we know we can use it to let others know what our valued Clients think of us.

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Get ahead in Business: Study for an HNC in Business Studies

 

Whether you’re just starting out in business or looking to advance your career, our new HNC Business Studies course could be just what you’re looking for.

According to recent ‘You Gov’ research, 62% of large companies have recruited employees with Higher BTEC qualifications: so what better way to make yourself more employable and do so in the comfort of your own home!

And for those of you with Higher Education ambitions, look at the following statistics: well over 100,000 BTEC Learners apply to UK universities every year and our BTEC Higher National Business Studies course is accepted by over 150 UK universities and higher education institutes for relevant degree programmes, either on its own, or in combination with other A Levels.

Before you start on any higher learning course, you should take a moment to reflect whether it would be right for you and whether you can successfully complete the course.

BTEC HNC

Today’s BTEC Higher Nationals are demanding, as you would expect of the most respected applied learning qualifications in the UK.  As a Learner on a BTEC course:

  • You must be organised, take assessments that we have set and mark, and keep a portfolio of your assignments.
  • You will be studying at home, in your own time, so personal discipline and time management skills are essential.
  • You must be able to follow online course instructions and workbooks, and therefore access to the internet and a pc/laptop are minimum requirements.

Oxford Learning College has a high success rate of graduates moving on to other University courses or higher education opportunities. We are also proud of the fact that many of our business learners:

• Return to us to complete other, associated professional qualifications

• Give positive feedback on our tuition and support

If you’re planning on using the HNC Business Studies course to further your career and secure an advanced employment opportunity, what does this course actually offer you? Built into all the BTEC Higher National units, are opportunities for you to practise and learn employable skills.

• Cognitive and problem-solving skills: the use of critical thinking, applying creative and expert solutions to non-routine problems, and the use of systems and technology

• Intrapersonal skills: communicating with others, working in collaboration with others, negotiating and influencing others, and self-presentation

• Interpersonal skills: self-management, adaptability and resilience, self-monitoring and development. There are also specific requirements in some of the units for assessment of these skills where relevant.

So whether you want a better job or a University place at the end of your course, you’ll be poised for success. All you have to do is be honest with yourself about whether studying at home is right for you – we’ll take care of everything else, you just have to decide to commit!

A Level in Law by Distance Learning – advantages reviewed

Firstly, let’s look at the advantages of Distance Learning in general.

  • You can fit your learning around your work and home life
  • You can set your own pace of study
  • You can choose when and where you study
  • You can gain a degree from anywhere in the world
  • A distance learning course often costs less than full-time study
  • You can study a wide variety of courses at every level, so there’s something for everybody

Universities and colleges ensure that their distance learning programmes and qualifications are of the same high quality as campus-based programmes.

So which distance learning institution do you choose?

Oxford Learning College is one of the world’s leading distance education providers. Why choose anything other than one of the best, after all!

Why study for an A Level in Law?

Studying Law gives you an understanding of the role of Law in today’s society and raises your awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals.  The skills learned on this course, such as analytical, critical analysis and problem-solving skills, are all skills that are highly sought after by higher education and employers.

This course consists of four units:

  • The Nature of Law and the English Legal System
  • Criminal Law
  • Tort
  • Contract Law

The AQA A-level Law course, delivered by Oxford Learning College, provides students with an understanding of the English legal system and substantive law, including both criminal and civil law.

The course develops excellent written communication skills and research skills, while engaging you in real life challenges. You will be required to write clearly, concisely and in a logical manner. You will develop your problem-solving skills, and learn how to identify legal issues and apply the relevant law to a scenario to reach a conclusion. You’ll also gain critical evaluation skills to ensure that you can confidently express views which are substantiated with evidence, encouraging them to reflect on contemporary issues in society.

Pros
– Studying law at A-Level gives you a broad overview of the subject and enables you to experience what the subject itself is really about.
– It introduces you to the subject of Law itself before you go to university which may make undergraduate study of Law easier to understand.
– Studying Law at A-Level can develop your interest in the subject further, in turn giving you specific examples and knowledge to use when writing personal statements.