Opportunities Brought Closer; There Are Many Benefits to Distance Learning
WEST College Scotland is providing distance learning courses to put individuals firmly in control of their studies.
The college knows flexibility is the key to its innovative range of quality distance learning courses.
Each has been carefully designed to provide access to learning at a time and place to suit a person's circumstances.
One of the main benefits of distance learning is that it allows people to boost their job prospects without putting a career on hold.
West College Scotland head of innovative learning Joan Archibald said: "It also makes returning to education possible at your leisure - no matter what your lifestyle.
"Even if you fancy a career or learning change, it allows you to do so on your own terms.
"So whether you want to achieve new qualifications, develop your skills or enhance your career prospects, distance learning provides you with a solution."
Joan explained that each subject is allocated a dedicated personal tutor who is a specialist in that chosen area.
She said: "More importantly, support doesn't end when you complete your course, as our student services and distance learning staff are happy to advise you on lifelong learning options with the West College Scotland."
And the feedback from learners has been highly positive.
A current distance learning student said: "I'd started a family not long after I'd left school and, before I knew it, five years of my life had passed me by. …