At Distance Learning College and Training (DLC), we understand that leaving the military can be a daunting time, with so many career options to choose from when you’re deciding what to do next.
The Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Services (ELCAS) scheme is a great way to take advantage of training to prepare you for your next steps, but with so many different courses available, it can be a challenge to choose the best way to invest your credits.
The good news is, we’re here to help you along every step of the way. We offer a wide range of accredited qualifications across a variety of subject areas, so you can get the qualifications you need to progress your career in the right direction.
At DLC, we offer a full range of ELCAS Management courses, so you can certify your existing skills and move into a management role in a brand new setting. We offer accredited leadership and management qualifications from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM), Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). Our ELCAS Management courses range from level 3 right up to level 7, so whichever stage you’re at with your career you can find a course that’s just right for you.
Supply Chain Management courses
If you’re thinking of transferring the skills you’ve gained in the military to a career in supply chain management, we offer a range of courses which can help you get where you want to be. Our ELCAS Supply Chain Management courses are provided by the Institute of Supply Chain Management. Courses are available across a range of levels and subject areas, so you can get the qualifications you need to kick start your new career.
If you’ve been responsible for coordinating large-scale operations in the military, a career in logistics could be the ideal next step for you. Here at DLC, we offer a variety of ELCAS Logistics and Transport courses from the Institute of Supply Chain Management, so you can certify your existing skills and learn new ones to help you with your next career move.
If you’ve been responsible for managing military personnel, a career in Human Resources (HR) could be a great option for you to progress to. We offer ELCAS HR courses from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, to help you get recognition for your previous experience as well as learning more about HR best practice.
If you’re interested in gaining Accounting qualifications to help you progress with the next steps in your career, we’re here to help. We offer a number of ELCAS Accounting and Bookkeeping courses accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), so you can certify your skills and progress your career in the right direction after leaving the military.
Why study with DLC?
At Distance Learning College, we provide a wide range of accredited courses which are tailored to every student’s individual needs. Our flexible courses can be built around your career goals and areas of interest, to ensure you get the most out of your study. There is also the option to take your military experience into account, so all those years of experience on the job can help you to secure an accredited qualification.
When you choose to study with DLC, you’ll benefit from distance learning, which can be scheduled around your other commitments. That way, you can balance your studies alongside paid work, and start earning again more quickly.
For even more reasons to choose DLC, take a look at our guidance on why you should invest your ELCAS credits with us. If you’d like to know more about what studying with DLC is like, we’ve also gathered a range of ELCAS case studies from military personnel at all levels, so you can find out all about their experiences.
How to apply
Applying for an ELCAS course might seem confusing, but we’re here to guide you through the process to make it as straightforward as possible. To find out more, take a look at our step-by-step guide to the ELCAS application process, which explains everything you need to know. We’ve also put together a guide to how ELCAS funding works, so you can understand exactly what to expect from a financial point of view.
Find out more
If you have any questions, we’re here to help. Please get in touch with our friendly Course Advisors, and they’ll be happy to help you find the best course for your needs, and explain anything else you need to know about the ELCAS application process. We can’t wait to help you progress to the next exciting step in your career!