Courses included in our limited time offer*:

Personal Development

Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity 

Introduction to Communication Skills

Introduction to Guidance and Support 

Introduction to Management

Successful Job Hunting

Introduction to Personal Development

Training and Coaching

Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading Knowledge

Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance

Introduction to Learning and Development

Plan, Prepare and Deliver Training


Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration Knowledge (NCFE)

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service (NCFE)

Introduction to Assessment and Evaluation

Introduction to Economics

Introduction to Human Resource Management

Introduction to Coaching

Introduction to Training Needs Analysis

Introduction to Financial Management

Introduction to Marketing

Introduction to Retail

Child and Social Care

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

Introduction to Caring for Children

Moving and Assisting in a Care Setting

Promotion of Child Health

**This promotion is valid until the end of 14 April (inclusive) and is available to residents of Scotland only. It includes selected Level 2 certificated and introductory courses. Please note that applicants will enrol directly onto the course but  won’t receive any immediate acknowledgement from the College. Applicants will receive access to the course materials via email within 7-14 days.


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

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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