Diploma vs Certificate?

The Benefits of Transitioning from a Certificate to a Diploma?

Autumn is now fast approaching.  It’s a great time of the year to start making plans for your future and to evaluate what direction you might want your career to go. Those long winter nights provide the right atmosphere for study, to expand your knowledge, and to learn new skills in your area of work.

Our Certificate 100-hour courses are broad-based and ideal for providing a solid foundation combined with specialist knowledge. Certificate courses can help you prepare for further studies at a Diploma level.

Why study for a Diploma rather than a Certificate Course?
The answer is quite simple. While Certificate (100 hours) courses are an excellent qualification in their own right, the content is more of an introductory level course.  So, if you want to progress further than a certificate qualification, why not consider a Diploma level (6 modules) qualification?

Samples of Our Most Popular Diplomas.
The Diplomas below are just a small selection of those Below

And many more…

Can’t find what you are looking for?  Simply check out the discipline/s section on our homepage that interests you.  Most disciplines have a variety of Diplomas – the choice is extensive.

Design Your Own Diploma – a Unique Feature?

You can also Design Your Own Diploma.  That’s right!  This is a very popular option that makes ADL courses special.

How does it work?  You simply choose 6 x 100-hour modules that interest you.  Then submit those modules to the ADL Support Team services for approval.

If you can’t decide on what 6 modules to choose when enrolling, you can always start with one module and then add the remaining 5 modules later as you progress through the programme.

This is a great way to create your own Diploma that suits your needs and career goals.  If you are not sure as to what might be the best modules to select, our Academic Advisors are on hand to help.

To find out more, please click here: Design Your Own Course

Don’t forget  –  we offer INTEREST- FREE INSTALMENT PLANS to help you get started.

Study With ADL and Reap the Rewards?

  • Flexible Online Learning:– means FREEDOM to study at your own pace, anytime, anywhere!
  • Tailored Feedback: – Each lesson culminates in an assignment, marked by your tutor, and returned to you with tailored (not generic) feedback, including suggestions, comments, and extra reading if required.
  • Student / Tutor Support Platform:– You have access to your own tutor through our admin support platform, allowing you and your tutor to easily make contact. Simple to use and always accessible.
  • ADL, is an endorsed  TQUK (Training Qualifications UK) centre. Our Approval Centre number is: 1709318.   This means that potential and existing students, employers and universities can be sure of the true value of the learning we provide.

Please contact one of our Academic Advisors if you would like any help on choosing a course that is right for you on: +44 (0)1227 789 649




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