These courses are designed for everyone with an interest in online learning. No formal qualifications are required to study nor do you need to pass an entrance exam. These courses are suitable if you already work in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and further enhance your resume.
No. These courses assume that students are studying from the beginning so you do not need any previous knowledge. These courses take you through all the basics you need for a great foundation in each particular area.
At the end of the course, you will receive a PDF certificate confirming course completion (certificate is included with each course purchased). The Certificate is issued by International Open Academy. It can be used as proof of study for employment. You can also request a certificate issued by independent accreditation body - International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). The ICOES certificate is issued as printed copy only and shipped to your address. As this is an independent Certificate issued by an external body, verification, printing and posting fees apply (currently 19.99). In order to be eligible for your certificate you need to fully complete the course and successfully pass each course module (55% mark or more).
All of these courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). This gives students assurance that these courses meet the highest standards for online education. International Open Academy is a recognized member of the CPD Certification Service, (www.cpduk.co.uk), with the CPD Membership Number: 10817. Their CPD accredited courses count towards the individuals' CPD hour records. Through Continuing Professional Development (CPD/CE), individuals show their commitment to gain new skills to contribute to their personal and professional development, improve their job prospects, and enhance and evolve in their career. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally. International Open Academy is also an officially approved TQUK (Training Qualifications UK - www.tquk.org) center, with the TQUK Center Number: C001157. Being an endorsed training center is a real mark of excellence, meaning IOA has met TQUK’s high standards for developing and delivering online training. TQUK is an Awarding Organisation recognized by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and the Welsh Government.
Everything you need is accessed online. Once you register on the website you will have 12 months to activate your course. From the date of course activation you will have access to your Virtual Campus account any time, day or night so you will be able to complete the course at your own pace over the generous study time period. They use the most up to date technology to explain and illustrate each aspect of your course so that learning is easy and memorable. Each course module includes 2 sections: Study and Exam. Some courses also include a third section ‘Exercise’ for practicing what you learned in the Study section, before you commence the Exam section. In order to complete the course you need to receive a minimum score of 55% for each section. In order to complete the course you need to achieve a minimum of 55% for each section. For any failed Module, there is one free re-sit per exam task. Course material is presented as text, flash animation, multiple choice activities, true/false, dropdown activities etc.,. – a very wide range.
All courses are created by an international team of professional online educators with years of experience across a variety of industries. Their team has lived it, experimented with it and forged new standards. You can benefit from a wealth of hands-on knowledge and get the inside track on working within the industries that interest you most.
You don’t need anything except passion and dedication! All course materials are available online and there are no additional costs involved in completing the course. At the end of the course you will receive a PDF certificate confirming course completion.
These courses are available online and course material is stored on a server so you do not have to download any special software. You can complete your course on any device, Desktop PC, Laptop, iPhone, Android, iPad. The site always keeps up with the latest technological trends and is most compatible with the most recent browser at any given time.