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Careers Advice ,

Recruitment questions you need to know

During this time, many people have experienced being furloughed or made redundant. Some people have taken this time to reflect on their job and have decided a career change may be on the cards. We want to help our students as much as we can, even after they’ve completed their courses with us which is […]

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Success Stories ,

How a veterinary assistant course kickstarted Laila's career

After finishing college, Laila, decided to pursue her dream career and study a veterinary assistant course. Since finishing her veterinary assistant course with Open Study College, Laila has started a new position as a veterinary care assistant. Here’s Laila’s story and how she succeeded on her distance learning journey… What’s your background in terms of […]

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Careers Advice ,

Who are CACHE?

Who are CACHE? CACHE are the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) qualifications are the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications for those working in the care and education sectors. CACHE offers a wide range of vocational qualifications suitable for individuals involved in early years education, childcare, and health and social care. […]

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Careers Advice ,

Course Ideas to do in Retirement

Retirement is the perfect time to do all the things you’ve always wanted to do with free time. Often, if you are in the early stages of retirement it can be overwhelming to figure out what to do with your spare time. It’s always good to keep ourselves busy, to keep our minds healthy. We […]

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Study Tips ,

How studying can help with your mental health

Studying can often have the opposite effect people may think, particularly if you have chosen to study something you are passionate about or have an interest in. It can be an enjoyable and positive experience. Whether you have chosen to study full time at university or college, or if you’ve decided to study a course […]

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Careers Advice ,

Why you should study an Access to HE Diploma (Health)

An Access to HE Health Diploma is a stepping stone onto a university course in healthcare. It’s the perfect opportunity for those returning to education to gain new opportunities and broaden their career prospects. It gives those who didn’t get their ‘traditional’ qualifications the first time round a chance to access higher education. So here […]

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