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Get cosy this winter and learn something newEnhance Your Career Prospects With Our Wide Range of Online Courses - Learn From Industry Professionals!

More than 650 Online Education Courses including: Certificates, Advanced Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas and Higher Advanced Diplomas.

Tutor support throughout your course.

Ideal for professional development, Career Change or Simply for Self-improvement.

Online and offline access to course work - Learn on your Mobile, Tablet, Laptop, or Desktop PC.

Start and finish at any time - Self-Paced - No Deadlines Means No Stress!


Take a Quality Assured Course From a Credible Online Learning Provider

The Academy for Distance Learning Ltd has been delivering online courses with support from qualified and experienced tutors for over 10 years.

Our wide range of subjects have been developed over many years by industry relevant professionals. They are endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation. We are also a Recognised Centre.

We are official online learning providers for the Royal Horticultural Society, the Institute for Certified Bookkeepers, Accredited Coaches, Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Clinical Hypnotherapists and the Complimentary Medicine Association.

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We provide online professional development training for the:

  • National Health Service,
  • Employee Learning Scheme of Jaguar/Landrover,
  • H.M. Prison Service
  • National Trust
  • Schools and Universities
  • Local Councils
  • United Nations
  • Many Businesses in the UK and beyond.

Our registration number for the  UK Register of Learning Providers  is 10031925 and we are also authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority, reference number 622120.

We are also a member of the International Approval and Registration Centre, an Association recognising institutions which aspire to excellence in education. We collaborate with creative minds to enhance education programs.


 Hundreds of Courses available across more than 18 Disciplines

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    What Our Students Say About Us!


    "Fantastic Teacher and well organised modules. Assignments forced me to learn and research to prepare me for the exams. I really enjoyed studying with ADL. I can now continue my studies at Ulster University, which has accepted my certificate from ADL".

    Level 4,  Advanced Certificate in Applied Science, VSC001,  Stanislawa,  Poland.





    "It's with great pleasure that I can tell you about my new job as Park Manager for a 5 star hotel in Reunion Island.  My ADL courses in Botany, Agronomy and Trees for Rehabilitation, definitely helped me get the job. My sincere thanks to all the ADL team".

    "Upon completing the Interior Plants Course I was offered my dream job.  Taking this class was one of the best decisions I've made. The information I received was invaluable. Thank you ADL".

    Meg V,  Interior Plants, Florida, USA.



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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.