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World War 2 Level 3

Course Code: ABC930

Course Overview

Take a trip back in time with this course and explore what life was like in World War 2. Investigate why such a historical war broke out and what it was like for people living on the home front in Britain and Germany. Study this interesting course, from home now. Distance learning couldn’t be easier!

This course enables you to:

  • Outline the key points of WW2
  • Discover how and why WW2 broke out
  • 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 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 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.

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Course Content

  • Unit 1: Pre-War 1939 (GLH: 25)
    • The treaty of Versailles
    • Effect on Germany after 1918
    • Adolf Hitler 1933
    • Appeasement policy
    • Nations avoiding another war
    Unit 2: 1939 (GLH: 25)
    • How WW2 began
    • System of alliances
    • ‘The phony war’
    • Invasion of Poland
    • Military technology since 1914
    • Movements in the first year of war
    Unit 3: 1940 (GLH: 25)
    • 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
  • Unit 4: 1941/1942 (GLH: 25)
    • Rationale which informed operation Barbarossa
    • Operation Barbarossa
    • Events including Pearl Harbour
    • American entry into the war
    Unit 5: 1943/1944 (GLH: 25)
    • Why Italy surrendered to the allies in 1943
    • ‘D-Day’
    • Changes in military technology to 1944
    • The home front in Britain and Germany
    Unit 6: 1945 Post-War (GLH: 25)
    • 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

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, it's that simple. 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 or skills to enrol onto this course. You may need to conduct your own further reading.

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?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
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 2 Level 3 Certificate.

What do i do if i still have questions?

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