Academy for Distance Learning provides over 501+ Career Professional Development (CPD) courses, Certificates, Diplomas and Higher qualifications. The 19 disciplines include: Agriculture, Animals, Bookkeeping, Business Management, Ecotourism & Adventure Activities, Education, Training & Research, Environmental, Health Sciences, Health, Fitness & Recreation, Horticulture, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Information Technology & Computing, Pet Care, Photography, Pre-Medical, Psychology & Counselling, Science & Technology, Workshops & Practical’s, and Writing & Journalism. Course material available On-line, CD or by Correspondence.
The focus of ADL is on learning. Our courses are globally relevant, up-to-date, compatible with industry and can be - studied from anywhere in the world. Our courses combine knowledge with practical tasks, a unique feature to ADL not found at other distance learning institutions – an added bonus to compliment any CV/Resume. Our helpful tutor and admin support system make learning enjoyable and rewarding.
Who are our students?
Our students are those who want to improve their lives through education. They come from all over the UK and rest of the world, from all kinds of backgrounds and ages. Many are trying out distance learning and further education for the first time, while others have degrees and other qualifications and are interested in pursuing additional education. Some students even undertake our courses purely for hobby purposes, while others use our courses to change careers.
We are located in Canterbury, England and our 40 years in education means that our courses are highly credible and relevant today’s trends.
You choose a learning method that suits you: Online, CD-ROM or Correspondence.
Every ADL student is assigned a tutor who supports you throughout your course and beyond. Your tutor is there to guide and facilitate your learning and prov
488 training courses found
Carpentry course online. Study Carpentry at Home.
Diploma in Youth Leadership course online. Study to gain the skills and knowledge needed to secure a job in a challenging and rewarding role as a youth leader.
Graphic Design course online. Want to learn more about Graphic design -then this course will help you develop your skills, awareness and understanding of this subject area and how it is applied commercially across a range of disciplines, ranging from marketing to publishing and beyond.
Learn to advise others on their career choices. This course will develop your understanding of factors affecting career choices and planning, and your ability to help others plan and achieve career goals.
his Online Learning course develops an excellent and sound foundation for working in a restaurant, catering or other food service enterprise, including your own. Topics covered vary from kitchen and food management to planning a menu, restaurant staffing and waiter/waitress skills.
Become a confident operator of tools and machinery. Keep your tools and machinery in perfect working order always! An introductory subject which aims to develop your ability to manage the selection, operation and maintenance of tools and machinery, with particular reference to professional gardening, agriculture and horticulture.
Advanced Certificate in Arboriculture course online. Learn about culturing and caring for trees.
Learn to plant and care for trees in degraded landscapes. This course builds an understanding of environmental systems and the rehabilitation of degraded landscapes.
This home study course provides basic knowledge for those attending a bar or working as a drinks waiter or waitress. Develop a broad understanding of the industry, become familiar alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks; how to provide service to bar customers, mix a range of drinks and appreciate different wines.
Diploma in Horticulture (Landscaping & Garden Designs) course online. Professional Landscaper an excellent career choice.
Diploma in Child and Youth Counselling course online. Are you interested in working with children and young people? this online distance learning course focusses on counselling and children and young people.
Build skills for identifying, understanding and administering medicinal herbs. Learn the basics of how to identify and correctly administer herbs for medicinal purposes.
Advanced Diploma in Food and Nutrition course online. Home Study - Distance Learning.
Learn to service computers and be on the way to starting your own business. This course provides an introduction to servicing computers.
Home Study - Distance Learning Course. Become a confident operator of tools and machinery.
Improve your English writing skills. This distance learning course will develop your knowledge of English grammar and your ability to write in English for business and study.
This Online course develops a capacity to run or work confidently on a specialised or mixed farm. Core units equip you with all the basics needed for general animal health, farm management and all important marketing skills.
An understanding of canine psychology and behaviour is vitally important for anyone who works with dogs or keeps them as a companion animal.
Become a fantastic nursery sales assistant! This course was developed in response to a request from a retail nurseryman who was finding it difficult to find staff with appropriate skills. As he put it, job applicants were either over qualified or lacked the basic skills needed: to be able to identify plants, advise customers on their use and to understand some basic sales techniques and procedures.
Boost your potential and increase your confidence in tour guiding. Expand your ability to organise and manage ecotourism services including tours and activities.