Professional development qualifications from learndirect
In addition to the self-study courses on offer via our e-learning store, we also have a range of professional qualifications (at Level 3 and above). Delivered online, you can study from home or wherever you have access to the internet supplementing this, where necessary, with practical, work based activity.
Choose from the featured products below, or visit our professional development portal for the full range of access to higher education qualifications on offer. We are adding to our portfolio of courses all the time. There are two main ways to pay for our professional development qualifications - you can pay in full by debit or credit card, or you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.
Gives you the opportunity to apply for a degree in nursing
Preparing you well for academic work and the prospect of university life
Gain knowledge and confidence to coach and mentor people in their day to day role
Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to coach and mentor people
Supports team leaders seeking to move to the next level of management
Gain a broad understanding of key themes, with opportunities to specialise at university
Gives you the opportunity to apply for a degree in Midwifery
For students who are planning a career related to Social Work
Knowledge and skills to get a job working in education or childcare
Build the skills you need to work as a web designer or developer
Aimed at anyone looking to work in supporting teaching and learning in schools
A gateway to a lucrative new career in accounting
Popular, nationally recognised qualification to help get you to University
Perfect for those wishing to pursue a career in Psychology, Sociology, Criminology
Provides the tools you need to get to university
Select the modules which match the entry requirements of your chosen university
Perfect for those looking to do a degree course in Social Science
Offers a unique alternative to A-Level
For roles that offer specialist support for pupils in primary, secondary or special...
Gain a qualification in supervision and leadership to improve your career
Develop your knowledge whether you currently work in retail or are looking for a change
Designed to develop your practical teaching skills
Alternative to A-Levels that fast-tracks the process of getting to university
Perfect for those pursuing a career in health and Social Care, Psychology and Sociology
Perfect for those wishing to pursue a career in health and Social Care
Studying social science and humanities opens the door to endless possibilities
You could go on to study a degree, or get a job at a hotel, spa, gym, holiday resort
Provides the skills required to work in a senior role with adults across all social...
Helps you to build a career throughout the world of business