I want to sign up for an e-learning course – how does it work?

Taking an e-learning course with us couldn’t be simpler. Here, we answer your questions and explain how to get started…

What’s e-learning?

E-learning involves studying independently using technology and is a very popular way of learning. It’s flexible so you can login and access the course materials and complete modules at your own pace, whenever you’re at your computer, whether at home or at work. Without the pressure of having to attend group learning sessions, e-learning with 24/7 access also means that you can fit study in around a busy work schedule or family commitments.

What are the benefits of e-learning with The Learning Post?

Our e-learning courses are tutor-led, one to one interactive courses, using high quality, fast download videos containing live pictures and animated graphics. With an onscreen tutor, the course material will grab your interest and hold your attention so that you’ll retain the information long-term. Our courses:

  • Are written by experts
  • Comply with Health and Safety law
  • Meet regulations for statutory training
  • Are approved by major accreditation bodies (where applicable)
  • Can be used as either stand-alone courses or for refresher training
  • Use engaging video content
  • Issue automatic certification

Once you receive your log-in details, you can complete the course at any time to suit you. Each time you log in, you’ll be able to see the progress you have made and our e-learning portal will remember where you left off last time – so you can continue your training quickly and easily. You can also go over the learning content as often as required so you get the optimum learning experience that will be retained and applied to your work, to keep you and your business safe and compliant.

How do I choose a course?

Browse our course information section or go straight to the Portal to view all our courses in a list here. Select the course you want to do buy adding it to your basket and use the online shopping cart to ‘checkout’ and pay for your course via the secure payment portal.

How do I access the course I’ve selected?

When you make your purchase, you’ll be promoted to enter your name and email address into a simple online form. We’ll send your login details to the email address you provide. You can access the course on our portal via the link in the email, or by returning to the website and entering your login and password in the Candidate Login area.

How do I know I’ve passed?

You’ll work through the modules and answer a set of questions at the end of each one. You’ll see on the course overview screen how many modules you’ve studied and how many modules you’ve successfully passed. When you pass the final module, the portal will issue your certificate. You can view your certificate online and either print it out or save it electronically.

How long does a course take?

Courses vary in length depending on the content and you can find more information about course length on each course information page. Once you have access to your course, you can study wherever and whenever you want, take breaks and come back to complete more study and take the assessments at a time to suit you. Even after you complete, your login and password will still work for 12 months (from purchase date) so you can go back over the learning content or re-print or re-save your certificate later if you need to.

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