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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

Progress with a Professional Qualification

The volume of students wanting to continue their professional development with the DLC has led to a new role being created to deal primarily with students progressing onto new courses upon completion of their original course. Our Student Progression Champion is dedicating to focusing on students who have either completed a course with us, or... - Read more

Posted: February 19th 2015 in General

Examination Preparation

Examinations represent a way of assessing the level at which a student can understand the key concepts and work covered during the course of study. They serve as a clear indication of whether an appropriate level of understanding has been met in that particular subject. Revision is the technique used to retain and understand work... - Read more

Posted: February 12th 2015 in General

What qualification level matches your intended job role?

  Struggling to decide which level is the best for you? This handy graph will help you! (Click the picture to view a larger version) However if you would like to speak to someone about your own personal background and receive further information on what level would be best for you, please leave an enquiry... - Read more

Posted: February 4th 2015 in Education & Training

Reminder: CIPS November 2014 exam results out soon!

For students who are studying CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) courses with us, do not forget that your results are released on the 4th February 2015! Go to www.cips.org and login to find out! Get in touch with your student mentor and let them know how you did! All the best of luck... - Read more

Posted: February 2nd 2015 in Purchasing & Procurement