International Students Welcome!
Are you not based in the UK? No problem! We welcome students from all over the world to study with us. As there is no college to attend, you can learn with us anywhere you wish, as long as you have an internet connection. All students can access a tutor via email with any questions they may have relating to their course.

Online Courses for Teaching Assistants

Looking to begin work in a school setting or take the next step in your Teaching Assistant career? We have a wide variety of courses available, including SEN and Teaching Assistant Diplomas.

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We make online learning flexible, enjoyable and affordable!

With our online Learning Courses, there’s no more worrying about travelling or re-arranging your schedule. You can do it all from the comfort of your own home, at a time that suits you. At the end of your studies, you’ll receive a certificate that you can use to show future employers. We have over 200 online courses for you to choose from, all written by respected experts. Whether you’re passionate about Childcare, Business or even Zoology – we can help you get to where you want to be. Our courses are suitable for people of all abilities, from GCSE to Level 4 awards.

Our courses are approved by recognised awarding bodies including AQA, Edexcel, Cache and TQUK.

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What do students think about our approach to Distance Learning?

"UK Open College have been amazing, it's so easy to enrol and it's a totally stress free course in your own time. There's plenty to choose from whatever you wish to study, and a tutor is on hand for any help you may need, very helpful and useful. Would totally recommend to anyone !"

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Our Online Learning Courses

We offer a wide variety of online courses to help you expand on your knowledge or take the next step in your career. Each course can be studied online. You can choose to pay upfront, or take advantage of our Payment Types Available. Why not take a look at the topics we cover below?

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Learning providers to some of the UK’s biggest companies

Many companies up and down the UK have chosen the UK Open College as their learning provider. Added proof of the value and quality we have to offer our students.


Why do our students choose UK Open College for their Distance Learning?

We’re one of the most respected home study providers in the UK and abroad. The UK Open College is centrally located, approved and accredited by various organisations and bodies to offer home study qualifications.

  • Learn at your own pace, in the comfort of your home.

  • Highly rated by our students on Trustpilot.

  • 1:1 support from your Tutor or via email or telephone.

  • Spread the cost of your course with our Payment Options.

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