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Online distance learning

As part of our 19+ adult offer we have an array of online courses and distance learning courses for you to study. Our online learning courses could be the perfect fit for you as they offer a convenient and practical way to gain a qualification.

"I really have enjoyed the online course! The feedback has been fair and helped push me a little more when I needed it, which helped me think more, I've been recommending it to colleagues who I work with as a qualification to receive!"
- Team Leading online learning student

Want to study but can’t find the time to travel regularly to College?

Online learning and distance learning courses are a great way to achieve desirable qualifications while studying at a time and pace that suits you. Our online learning courses include Principles of Customer Service, Understanding Autism, Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties, Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, among many more. These courses range from 6 to 12 weeks.

Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our online learning coordinators.

Courses available


Lean Management Techniques

IT User Skills

Information, Advice or Guidance

Principles of Business Administration

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

Principles of Customer Service

Principles in Team Leading

Fair and Diverse Society

Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values

Principles for Digital Skills in Employment

Health & Social Care

Understanding Autism

Falls Prevention Awareness

Common Health Conditions

Nutrition and Health

Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Principles of Dementia Care

Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Principles of End of Life Care

Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental Health

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

Understanding Specific Learning Difficult

Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

"I just wanted to say thank you for making the Awareness of Mental Health Problems course extremely interesting and for always pushing me to improve! I've absolutely loved doing the course and hope to complete more courses through York College in the future!" - Awareness of Mental Health Problems online learning student

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