Study Online

Flexible, free* and funded by Government

If you prefer the flexibility of learning from your own home, workplace or even on the go, we offer a range of courses that are perfect for you.

Free Study Online courses are available across many areas of England, subject to qualifying criteria.

These flexible courses lead to recognised qualifications and are available throughout the year, enabling you to choose when you wish to study and allow you to study at your own pace. You are supported by your personal tutor on a one-to-one basis throughout your course.

Our Study Online courses and learning materials are accessible through our interactive learning platform where you can also communicate with your tutor and submit assignments online, for faster feedback.

For more information, please call 01635 845212, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or explore our range of subjects.

Meet our students Mark McGuire

Mark McGuire

“There was a lot of interesting content that has helped me make better nutritional choices. It has also enabled me to help other friends and family to create basic nutritional plans.”

Mark McGuire, Understanding Nutrition & Health

Meet our students Erika Stoddart

Erika Stoddart

“I work with young people who have learning disabilities and I wanted to learn more about this in order to have a better understanding of the role I am doing.”

Erika Stoddart, Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Meet our students Elizabeth Curtis

Elizabeth Curtis

“I wanted to know more about mental health in children and young people, from a workplace point of view and because I have a teenage daughter with mental health difficulties. I have studied the Understanding Autism course before through Newbury College and found that studying through distance learning is perfect for me.”

Elizabeth Curtis, Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health

Meet our students Kate Gordon

Kate Gordon

“I enjoyed learning in greater depth about Specific Learning Difficulties and how I can support individuals in my current role as a personal learning coach.”

Kate Gordon, Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Meet our students Anne Platt

Anne Platt

“I use the skills everyday in my work setting. I am considering, in the future, carrying on with my training and possibly taking a counselling degree.”

Anne Platt, Counselling Skills