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Select from either our online or paper-based courses and gain valuable knowledge and an accredited qualification in your area of work or personal interest.


  • Delivered through online or paper-based workbooks
  • Study in your own time
  • A dedicated personal tutor provides feedback on assessments and support from induction to completion
  • No exams or end tests
  • Certification is achieved through completion of a range of assessments


The course workbooks provide the knowledge you need to pass the assessment questions. You will receive guidance and support from your dedicated Northbrook College tutor.

Flexible delivery options to suit you

All online and paper-based versions use the same course content and assessment and receive the same Northbrook College tutor support.


  • Online courses - all you will need to complete the course is access to a computer, the internet, your username and password.

  • Paper-based version - with a mix of face to face, phone and email support as appropriate.


Am I eligible for a free course?

  • Yes, if you are aged 19+ (on the 1st August 2016) and live in England.

  • Have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years.

  • You commit to completing the course within 8 weeks.


I want to do the course, but I don't meet the funding criteria

  • You can still benefit from this learning opportunity! The full cost is £350.

  • Please contact us or apply online for further information.


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Testimonial

"I will recommend Northbrook College if you are looking to study via distance learning.
The tutors and staff are quick to reply back to queries and offer regular and ongoing support."
Muhit Kashim


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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality & Diversity

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

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If you are currently unemployed and in receipt of benefits but would prefer a classroom based course, please see the available dates/venues .


Terms and conditions

Your distance learning course is funded and free of charge if you are aged 19+ (as of the 1st August 2016) and live in England. You must have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years. You must complete the course within the agreed timeframe.


All funded courses must be completed within 8 weeks.


You must complete your course before starting on a new course.


If you withdraw from the course before completion or do not achieve the qualification within the set time frame, you may be charged a non-compliance fee of £99.


Please see our full Terms and Conditions .