World War 1 and 2 Level 3

Course code: OSC984
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Boost your knowledge and understanding of World War 1 and 2 in this fascinating bundle!

  • Discover the key points of World War 1 and World War 2
  • Understand how World War 1 and 2 broke out
  • Identify the characteristics of the war
  • Explain the significance of the treaty of Versailles
  • Know what the term “mechanised warfare” means
  • Explain how Hitler came into power
  • Understand the significance of WW2 in terms of world history
  • Explore the significance of ‘D-Day’
  • Understand the changes in military technology throughout the war
  • Explore what life was like in the home front in Britain and Germany
  • Learn how the war ended and Germany collapsed in 1945
This course is only available as a study pack.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For our courses, such as this one, that are only available as a study pack option, we will endeavour to get these out to you at the earliest opportunity and thank our students for bearing with us during these unprecedented times.

Course Overview

This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments!

You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

Up to 2 years (one year per course).

Study Hours

Approximately 160 hours.

Course Outcome

World War 1 Level 3 and World War 2 Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor marked assignments.

Course Content

World War 1 Level 3

  • Characteristics
  • Terms of the treaty of London
  • International tension
  • State of military technology pre-war
  • Assassination of the Archduke
  • System of alliances
  • “The war of movement”
  • Trench warfare
  • Movements
  • Characteristics of trench warfare
  • “Mechanised warfare”
  • Innovations
  • The sinking of the Lusitania
  • Chemical Weapons
  • Gallipoli
  • Evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula
  • “War of attrition”
  • Battle of the Somme
  • Battle of Verdun
  • New forms of warfare
  • Role of new machines of war
  • American entry into the war
  • Home front
  • German counteroffensives of 1918
  • Closing phase of the war
  • Germany and the central powers collapsed in 1918
  • Treaty of Versailles
  • Post war events
  • Setting the scene for WW2

World War 2 Level 3

  • The treaty of Versailles
  • Effect on Germany after 1918
  • Adolf Hitler 1933
  • Appeasement policy
  • Nations avoiding another war
  • How WW2 began
  • System of alliances
  • ‘The phony war’
  • Invasion of Poland
  • Military technology since 1914
  • Movements in the first year of war
  • German invasion of the lowlands, Norway and Denmark
  • German invasion of France
  • Characteristics of ‘blitzkrieg’
  • The Battle of Britain
  • Formation and characteristics of the axis alliance
  • Rationale which informed operation Barbarossa
  • Operation Barbarossa
  • Events including Pearl Harbour
  • American entry into the war
  • Why Italy surrendered to the allies in 1943
  • ‘D-Day’
  • Changes in military technology to 1944
  • The home front in Britain and Germany
  • Why Germany collapsed in 1945
  • War closing phase
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Setting the scene for the cold war
  • Significance of WW2 in terms of world history
Extra Info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of written assignments which are marked by your tutor. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you, so it is easy and hassle-free. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive two Certificate’s of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of each course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge or skills to enrol onto this course. You may need to conduct your own further reading.

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

No, everything you need is included in the price!

Once we receive your work, we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your World War 1 and World War 2 Level 3 Certificates.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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