On this page you can find out the basics of our institution, for some more detailed information check out our FAQs.
What do we provide?
The Academy for Distance Learning is a premium supplier of distance education. Distance education is a form of study that allows you to study from your chosen location, whether that is from home, at work or on the bus. The learning formats that are available are: Online (online classroom), Correspondence (paper form) and USB stick (receive your course on a preloaded USB stick).
We offer a self-paced format without any deadlines, as well as offering unlimited tutor and admin support to help you on your journey
Our educational philosophy is to focus more on learning and the development of skills and less on assessment. It is to provide a foundation in our students' area of study and set them on a path to continued learning, whilst being able to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Our courses are designed to be industry and globally relevant.
Who are we?
The Academy for Distance Learning was founded 6 years ago by a consortium of experienced academics. The founder behind the vision is Daryl Tempest-Mogg, an experienced educator with over 40 years in the delivery of quality distance learning education. He was strongly influenced by the New South Wales Government's, Mature Workers Programme, for whom he managed a branch, where he motivated mature workers back into the workforce through training and development of their work.
Academy for Distance Learning is recognisednationally and internationally and is part of a global network of post secondary distance learning including government sponsored and nationally recognized institutions. Click here to read more about recognition.
Tutors are appointed on the basis that they meet stringent criteria: they must be active within the their industry, have university qualifications, a minimum of 5 years industry experience and be able to motivate and communicate effectively with students nationally as well as internationally.
The Academy for Distance Learning's offices are based in the beautiful historic city of Canterbury, England. Students are more than welcome to pop by and say hello! You also have the opportunity to sit your exams here if you should so choose.
The Academy for Distance Learning provides over 501+ distance learning and online courses to study from the comfort of your own home. All of our courses are updated regularly and are relevant in today’s industries, this ensures that your new found knowledge is current and applicable in today’s world. Each course is supported with unlimited tutor support as standard. Our UKRLP - UK Register of Learning Providers Learning Providers details are listed under our Registration Number 10031925.
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.