Special offers

May Special Offer

Level 2 certificated courses and Introductory courses are FREE untill 20 July 2018*

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*This promotion is valid until the 20th of July 2018 (inclusive) and is available to residents of Scotland only. It includes all our Level 2 certificated courses and Introductory (online Moodle) courses, however one applicant can enrol for a maximum of one (1) Level 2 certificated course and three (3) Introductory (online Moodle) courses at the same time only.

New short courses

Only £30 for one short course course or £60 for three short courses (First Aid at £30 for 1 course or £80 for all 4)**

BROWSE ALL OUR SHORT COURSES

**Promotion offered to individual learners only. Organisations purchasing courses as part of a funded workforce training plan cannot benefit from this promotion.

New short courses now available

£30 for 1 course or 3 courses for only £60*

*except First Aid courses, offered at £30 for 1 course or all 4 courses for only £80

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Study where and when it suits you

For twenty years, West College Scotland has pioneered Distance Learning in Scottish education.  We offer a wide range of courses which you can study in a way which suits you.  You might be in a job and looking to improve your qualifications or you may want to study in your leisure time.

Distance Learning is also a great way to return to education.

For further information on any aspect of Distance Learning, click on the button below.

BROWSE DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES

Why choose distance learning?

  • A wide range of courses
  • More choice and flexibility
  • Great tutor support
  • Improved career prospects
  • A dedicated department
  • Study anywhere at anytime
  • Develop your skills
  • On-going support when course is complete

Distance learning FAQs

We know you might have questions about Distance Learning.  We've done our best to try to answer them.

Further information

We have a dedicated distance learning department who are commited to meting the needs of our students.


Distance Learning Administrator, West College Scotland, Renfrew Road, Paisley, Scotland, PA3 4DR

New short courses now available!

£30 for 1 course or 3 courses for only £60**

Understand the Principles of Exercise and Fitness Click to apply
Health and Safety in the Workplace (Auto) Click to apply
COSHH Risk Assessment Click to apply
DSE Risk Assessment Click to apply
Fire Safety Principles Click to apply
Manual Handling Safety at Work Click to apply
Alcohol Awareness Click to apply
Sexual Health Awareness Click to apply
Substance Misuse Awareness Click to apply
Understanding Anxiety Click to apply
Understanding Depression Click to apply
Understanding Eating Disorders Click to apply
Discipline in the Workplace Click to apply
Rights and Responsibilities Click to apply
Understanding Stress Click to apply
Conflict Management Click to apply

First Aid (†): £30 for 1 course; £80 for all 4**

Induction of New Staff Click to apply
Leading and Motivating a Team Click to apply
Organising and Delegating Click to apply
Performance Management Click to apply
Planning and Allocating Work Click to apply
Solving Problems and Making Decisions Click to apply
Stress Management Click to apply
Understanding Leadership Click to apply
First Aid P1: Intro to First Aid & the Role of the First-aider (†) Click to apply
First Aid P2: Understanding Injuries (†) Click to apply
First Aid P3: Understanding Chest Pains, Choking & Seizures (†) Click to apply
First Aid P4: Understanding Serious Injuries (†) Click to apply
Personal Money Management Click to apply
Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating Click to apply
Food Safety Awareness Click to apply
Principles of Weight Management Click to apply

 **Promotion offered to individual learners only. Organisations purchasing courses as part of a funded workforce training plan cannot benefit from this promotion.

Courses included in our limited time offer*:

  • Healthcare

Administration of Medicines

HIV, Hepatitis B and C

Awareness of First Aid

Awareness of Health and Safety

Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication on Health and Social Care

Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety

Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

  • Child and Social Care

Introduction to Play, Development and Learning

Promotion of Child Health

Introduction to Caring for Children

Moving and Assisting in a Care Setting

Introduction to Counselling

Infection Control in a Care Setting

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care 

Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

 

*This promotion is valid until the 20th of July 2018 (inclusive) and is available to residents of Scotland only. It includes all our Level 2 certificated courses and Introductory (online Moodle) courses, however one applicant can enrol for a maximum of one (1) Level 2 certificated course and three (3) Introductory (online Moodle) courses at the same time only.