To demonstrate just how proud we all are of your success, we have created the Awards of Achievement, which are awarded annually to our ten most oustanding students.
The winners get back half the cost of their course fees!
I’m so proud that I was able to gain the qualification and I’m now moving onto my next challenge- UNIVERSITY! - Michelle Baker
The opportunity arose for me to apply for an apprenticeship through work. However, as I hadn’t studied since I was 18, I needed to complete an access course first. I went into it thinking I’d be ok with writing essays etc., however, it soon became apparent it wasn’t going to be as easy.
The first module took me a long time to start. I just could not think how to write about myself. All of my dates were set on my ILP and I was fast approaching the first deadline. I only allowed myself 7 months to finish the whole course, my tutor advised me this would be a challenge but was achievable.
I was working full time, caring for my dad who was palliative and caring for my grandparents both of whom in their 80s. I love to challenge myself and I was determined to succeed at this challenge. I had to be so strict with my planning and timings and if I said I would study for 2 hours then I studied for 2 hours. I never missed a deadline, or needed an extension, I was actually ahead of all of my target dates. I asked for support from friends and colleagues sometimes just to help me get on track and once I started a module I was disciplined and completed it. Some modules were harder than others, and I was fortunate enough that my tutor was incredibly supportive and helped me achieve all of my goals.
For anyone considering an access course, go for it!! If I can do it then anyone can. I’m so proud that I was able to gain the qualification and I’m now moving onto my next challenge- UNIVERSITY! With being organised and excellent time management, it was achievable to work full time and study alongside.
I am so thankful to DistanceLearningCentre.com for making it possible for me to achieve the Access to HE diploma, while still being available to my two small children. - Melonie Shord
I am so thankful to DistanceLearningCentre.com for making it possible for me to achieve the Access to HE diploma, while still being available to my two small children. I found both of my personal tutors to be absolutely lovely, friendly, supportive and accessible. The course materials were logical, interesting and useful for meeting the examination requirements. I feel very well prepared for the BSc Midwifery now and can't wait to start my application. (June 2022)
My sincere thanks to both of my tutors and DistanceLearningCentre.com staff - hard work paid off and I'm glad I had a chance to grow. - Kay Frank
Before I enrolled onto the Access to Physiotherapy course in DistanceLearningCentre.com I was a trained dancer/actor making taking up another career in a stable, interesting and future-proof field related to my passion and expertise. DistanceLearningCentre.com allowed me to begin my journey and acquire a gargantuan amount of knowledge about preliminary, fundamental subjects in the field. I completed the course with distinctions in 9 out of 10 graded units and thanks to my effort, passion for learning and intelligence significantly reinforced with DistanceLearningCentre.com 's quality learning materials along with my tutors' aid, availability, attention and thorough feedback, I laid a strong fundament on my path towards mastering the physiotherapy field. My sincere thanks to both of my tutors and DistanceLearningCentre.com staff - hard work paid off and I'm glad I had a chance to grow. (June 2022)
I have finished with grades that far exceeded my expectations and have met my university criteria. - Amy Buckingham
Before studying with DistanceLearningCentre.com I was working in an office job and had become too scared to pursue my goals, especially as a mature student. Over lockdown I decided to take the risk and was recommended this course by a university. I did an Access course in Radiography.
I have just completed my last assessment and I am hoping to go to university this September to study Diagnostic Radiography. DistanceLearningCentre.com was great and the course was easy to follow. My tutors were fantastic! I was with one tutor for most of my study and they were amazing and very reassuring every time I had a wobble and thought I couldn't do it! I ended up actually understanding some physics! I have finished with grades that far exceeded my expectations and have met my university criteria. I am so grateful to my tutors and DistanceLearningCentre.com for helping me achieve this. (June 2022)
I have no regrets, and highly recommend this to anyone, of any circumstance or any age! - Rhiannon Andrews
Before starting this course, I had very little to show from college in terms of A-levels. I didn't know what I wanted to study or what path to take in life, and so I took a break from education to work full time. This was great short-term for the money, but I knew deep down I wanted to progress in a rewarding career, especially in healthcare.
I came across DistanceLearningCentre.com online, and saw the medicine course and instantly applied! My experience has been incredible; the modules are in-depth, well-structured and highly interesting. My tutor was very understanding and helpful; I worked full time alongside completing this course, and so I knew it was for me as I could complete it at a time that suited my shift patterns and lifestyle.
I am now on a reserve list at Cardiff University to potentially study Dental Hygiene! This course has allowed me to get the equivalent A level grades needed to take on a university course or apprenticeship, and has opened a door of opportunities. I have no regrets, and highly recommend this to anyone, of any circumstance or any age! (June 2022)