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Courses Suitable For Young People


UK Distance Learning & Publishing is proud to cater to a broad audience of people who want to better themselves and enhance their career prospects through vocational online learning. Yet, while many of our clientele are full-grown adults seeking to change careers or break through the glass ceiling to take their careers to the next level, we’ve noticed a surge in young people using our services…

And we couldn’t be happier!

We understand that today’s youngsters face a range of challenges in an ever-changing job market. Increasingly, school leavers and graduates alike find that employers keep on raising the bar when it comes to giving young people a foot on the career ladder. This can be extremely frustrating to be sure. Thankfully, we offer a range of accessible courses for young people who want to start their career with a strong focus and relevant qualifications.

Let’s take a look at some of our most relevant and popular courses for young learners at the start of their careers…


Working with Children Level 1

While many young learners want to be where the money is, it’s vital to remember that job satisfaction is infinitely more important than money. And all who work with children agree that there is no more rewarding or fulfilling profession. What’s more, when you have the requisite skills and qualifications, it can also be very lucrative with excellent benefits.

This course is designed to give young people from all kinds of backgrounds an entry point into working with children. From here they can choose a range of specialisms from nursery care to teaching. The course teaches foundational skills for working with children such as;

  • Promoting healthy eating
  • Creating a safe environment for children that’s conducive to their development
  • Working effectively as a member of a team
  • Playing an active role in young children’s development
  • Promoting equality and opportunity for all children
  • Providing and assisting in a wide range of play activities

It’s a fun and useful course that all can enjoy and benefit from!


Fitness & Nutrition Level 2

Are you a sports nut for whom PE lessons are the highlight of the week at school or college? If so, you may benefit from a career in fitness and nutrition. What more rewarding career can there be for the fitness enthusiast than helping people to meet their health and fitness goals through exercise and nutrition? If you dream of one day being a fitness instructor, personal trainer or dietitian this is the course for you.

This course will teach you everything you need to know about macro and micro-nutrients, the workings of the human body and how it moves as well as how these can be combined to create programmes of nutrition and exercise to help people to meet a wide range of fitness goals.


Animal Care Level 2

Let’s face it, we all love animals. And what could be a more enjoyable and fulfilling career than working with them? That’s why our Animal Care Level 2 qualification remains one of our most popular courses among younger learners, year in and year out.

What’s great about this qualification is that it can open up a huge number of doors. There are many, many careers involving animal care, and since it seems unlikely that we’ll fall out of love with keeping pets any time soon, you’re likely to enjoy great job security. What’s more, very few schools offer any kind of animal care study programmes and so qualifications of this kind are more important than ever.

Here you’ll learn about all kinds of animals, with a strong focus on common domestic animals which are kept as pets. You’ll find out about animal anatomy, wellbeing, diet and the different diseases which commonly affect our pets and how to prevent and treat them. You’ll even learn the story behind how many species of animal became domesticated. This course is an absolute must for anyone who wants to make a living from their love of animals.


Courses can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete them as fast or as slowly as you like. Note that you will have access to a tutor who will mark your work and guide you, and will be happy to assist you with any problems you may have.

In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

We aim to make changing your career as simple and rewarding as possible. If you would like to speak to a course advisor call 01539 724622 and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.