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Online Courses - Hundreds of Courses available across more than 18 Disciplines

ADL is a premier online course provider and has been delivering distance learning courses studied from home for over ten years. Our experential based learning programmes written by industry relevant professionals, are a blend of theory and practice, meaning that you will develop the attributes employers are looking for.

Stand out from the crowd when applying for the job of your dreams by having something that little bit different. By completing a problem based learning course (PBL) and then combining your newly achieved knowledge and skills, learned via our quality and value for money online courses, you'll be ahead of the field. 

Your Future is Right Here. So whether you’re looking to build your career, start your own business, further your studies, or purely because you would like to learn something new, you are sure to enhance your life through the Academy for Distance Learning.

We don't just sell a product, we provide the means for people to achieve their life goals!


600+ Courses to choose from - Suitable for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - Different qualification Levels - Courses written to meet employers needs - Enrol and study from anywhere in the world - Qualification from Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation - Interest free payment options available - 25% Discount available - Accessible course material  (3 learning methods) - No hidden extra costs - Practical tasks & meaningful assignments - No assignment deadlines (control what you learn) - Unlimited support & Direct tutor feedback - Dedicated student support team - Design your own course

Please read our Customer Reviews  to see what previous students have achieved after completing their studies with us and how well our courses are received in the work place and at universities.

1 Over ten years experience in delivering Online Distance Learning Courses

2 An Educational Philosophy which empowers learners to succeed

3 A Recognised Centre for an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation

4 Excellently Designed and Delivered Programmes

5 Suitably Qualified and Career Seasoned tutors

Just five great reasons to choose ADL to secure your future! Click on the picture to view our Recognition and Memberships page

Royal Horticultural Society Distance Learning Approved Provider

There are no better horticultural qualifications than those issued by the RHS. ADL is one of only a few distance learning providers approved to deliver courses to students wishing to obtain them and our level 2 courses meet all their current requirements. There are a wide range of horticultural career opportunities and RHS graduates can use their newly acquired skills to work all over the world Find your RHS course here


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    "It exceeded my expectations. It was more comprehensive than I expected and the assignments really stimulated deep study of the subject. Thank you for your guidance. I am delighted with my certificate and will recommend this course and ADL to my friends and colleagues." G Flaherty.

    "It was better than I expected. Very professional and my tutor was encouraging and excellent - I always received the best feedback on assignments and ways to improve. My tutor also made difficult modules more clearer to me". Beverly H.

    "I am delighted to report that I passed the exam and received a "Pass with Commendation." I appreciate very much the detail that you went into, in the the correction of my assignments and I found your advice and extra subject information invaluable in advancing my interest and knowledge in horticulture". Go raibh mile maith agat! (a thousand thanks!) Colin. More Customer Reviews.....


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    Disclaimer: Every attempt is made to ensure all information from the academy is accurate and that the student has attained the competencies taught in a course, at the point of their assessment. Beyond this point, the graduate is responsible to maintain their acquired competencies, and apply acquired knowledge and skills in a way which is appropriate to the unique characteristics of each application. This will release the academy from any liability, action and claims of whatsoever nature in connection with, or arising from any such information, instruction or advice, given by any student or ex-student, whether directions given during the course are followed or not.