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The Power of Three

We all know that things are inherently funnier, more satisfying or more effective when they come in threes. You can see this rule of three everywhere: rock, paper, scissors, three musketeers, and red, blue, green, to name but three. But why is this the case? The answer is quite simple. Blind Melon put it best... - Read more

Posted: May 28th 2015 in General

The Value of a Vocational Qualification

By Paul Fahey – Student Progression Champion A chat with one of our students recently highlighted to me, more than ever, the significance and value of lifelong learning and professional development. In fairness to the student, and to the various institutes we deal with, my version of events will be far vaguer than the version... - Read more

Posted: May 5th 2015 in DLC Features

Supply Chain Selfie – Help us raise £10,000!

Distance Learning College & Training are proud to provide supply chain training in over 47 countries around the world and it’s our students, our business sponsors and those of you working hard in the supply chain that are the key to the success and growth of your organisations. At Distance Learning College we want to... - Read more

Posted: April 21st 2015 in Import & Export

Thinking about progressing your career?

When was the last time your thought about advancing your career? This morning? Yesterday? Last Week? … it’s probably been quite recently as this is the natural thought process for anyone with ambition and wanting to move forward and improve their prospects. You may feel that in order to move forward professionally you will need to look outside of your... - Read more

Posted: April 10th 2015 in DLC Features

Launch of the North East Automotive Alliance

  What a great event the Launch of the NEAA proved to be last Friday, 27th March. A host of eminent speakers with a keen interest in developing the relationships within the automotive supply chain within the North East were present, including Kevin Fitspatrick, Nissan’s Vice President for UK Manufacturing, Lawrence Davies, Deputy Chief Executive... - Read more

Posted: April 1st 2015 in General

Referencing – A Quick Guide

The use of a bibliography and referencing is essential to meet the academic requirements of studying. There are many forms of referencing; one of the most popular methods is the Harvard Referencing System. The following are reasons why you must reference your work: As a form of courtesy to the originator of the material you use; To provide evidence... - Read more

Posted: March 31st 2015 in Education & Training

What are the differences between a CMI and ILM Management Qualification?

The main differences between the two are; • Course content – what each unit covers; • The number of units required to complete the qualification; • The depth of each unit, reflected in the credit value of each unit. ILM will require you to complete more units as the credit value for each is usually around 3 to 5,... - Read more

Posted: March 30th 2015 in Management

DLC Digest Issue 3 Out Now!

Welcome to our Spring Issue of DLC Digest As always there is something for everyone, a quick crossword with your coffee, study hints and tips from a Tutor and the regular ‘Ask a Mentor’ feature which is always popular. In this issue we explore a diverse range of topics, from horrible boss personalities to a... - Read more

Posted: March 25th 2015 in DLC Features

DLC 2015 Annual Awards Nominations Now Open!

We are proud to present the Distance Learning College and Training 2015 Annual Awards! Do you know a student who has shown their commitment and dedication to their studies? Or are you a student who would like to thank their business for supporting your professional development? Click on the banner below and vote now! Nomination Closing Date... - Read more

Posted: March 11th 2015 in DLC Features

Benefits of Studying with DLC for you and your organisation

Distance learning is a viable option for many individuals of all ages who wish to achieve a qualification in their chosen field. Distance learning allows you to study when and where they want, putting you in control of your studies. Once enrolled onto a course it is up to the learner to take responsibility for... - Read more

Posted: February 27th 2015 in DLC Features