What are the benefits of a new qualification?

May 23, 2017 / Sharnie Carter

Deciding to undertake a new qualification is a big decision, so you probably want to know what the benefits of a new qualification are. You may want to boost your career progression, or learn something new to take a step towards the career you’ve always wanted. C.S. Lewis once said:
“You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream another dream”
Whatever your reason, Open Study College offers the flexibility to fit studying around your lifestyle, and help you to achieve your goals with a new qualification. It’s never too late to learn something new, or choose a new career path.

So, what are the benefits?

Enhance your CV

A new qualification can help you to stand out when an employer has already looked at numerous CVs. It demonstrates to potential employers that you are enthusiastic about your work, and have the drive to learn and grow in your career.

Boost your confidence

If you want to increase your knowledge and skills in your existing role, then a new qualification is a great opportunity to do so. Or if you want learn something new, a qualification allows you to develop your foundation of knowledge to progress into a new career.

Increase your salary

Achieving a new qualification gives you the opportunity to speak to your boss about a potential promotion and pay rise. If that’s not an option, it gives you a great reason to apply for new positions at a higher level than your current role, and achieve the salary you deserve.

Step into a new career

You may have always dreamed of a certain career, but never had the opportunity to study for the qualification that could get you there. With a distance learning course from Open Study College you can now start studying for a career you really want.

Further study

Our A-Level courses offer the UCAS points you need to get into university and achieve your degree. Alternatively, you may have studied a level 2 course and you want to progress your studies further and achieve a level 3 qualification. Open Study College offer a wide range of level 2 and 3 courses.
If you’re ready to take that important first step towards studying a new qualification then get in touch! For more information about the courses we offer visit our website, or call a Student Adviser on 03300 563100.

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Sharnie Carter

Passionate about marketing and education. Currently studying a CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing via distance learning. When I'm not working or studying, I'm spending time with my young son and husband or hinching!

What are the benefits of a new qualification?
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