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World War 1 Level 3

Course Code: ABC929

Course Overview

Take a trip back in history and explore all you need to know about World War 1, from home!

This course will enable you to:

  • Discover the key points of World War 1
  • Understand how World War 1 broke out
  • Identify the characteristics of the war
  • Explain the significance of the treaty of Versailles
  • Know what the term “mechanised warfare” means

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Join over 50,000 people that have studied with us and enrol with us today. Home learning couldn’t be easier!

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Course Content

  • Unit 1: Pre-war European continent immediately pre-1914
    • Characteristics
    • Terms of the treaty of London
    • International tension
    • State of military technology pre-war
    Unit 2: Outbreak:  1914 
    • Assassination of the archduke
    • System of alliances
    • “The war of movement”
    • Trench warfare
    • Movements
    Unit 3: 1915 
    • Characteristics of trench warfare
    • “Mechanised warfare”
    • Innovations
    • The sinking of the Lusitania
    • Chemical Weapons
  • Unit 4: 1916
    • Gallipoli
    • Evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula
    • “War of attrition”
    • Battle of the Somme
    • Battle of Verdun
    Unit 5: 1917 
    • New forms of warfare
    • Role of new machines of war
    • American entry into the war
    • Home front
    Unit 6: 1918 
    • 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

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post or via email, you decide! You will also get tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course. 

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your World War 1 Certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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    "I'm really enjoying doing my course"

    - Mandy Crozier, Cramlington

    I'm really enjoying doing my course it makes you get your thinking cap on. It's also easy to follow. 

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