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ABCC – for the best in Distance Learning

ABCC is the only trade association in the UK dedicated to distance learning providers.

Our Member Colleges all sign and agree to abide by our Code of Ethics. This Code is your assurance of the high standards of all our course providers.

Our Member Colleges can provide between them distance learning courses in a vast range of subjects. Study at home, at work or wherever is most convenient to you. Go our Courses pages to explore, or type the name of the course you are looking for in the box.

 ABCC – for the best in Distance Learning

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Beware of false claims to ABCC accreditation!

Beware of false claims to ABCC accreditation!

Steve Greenwell – Arts Council funding for the Bearded Chainsaw Carver

Some news on Steve Greenwell’s carving projects – Steve was awarded the ABCC Certificate of Merit for his Arboriculture work with the Horticultural Correspondence College. “I have had the good news today that the Arts Council is funding it, which I am very pleased with. I have a couple of lucky days, received my funding […] Read more...

Bowring & Jazz goes live!

Our newest Signatory Member, Bowring and Jazz, has just launched its new website. Take a look to see the range of new courses in Conflict Management, Networking, Charity Management and related skills. We are delighted to have these new subjects to offer our students, and look forward to welcoming Bowring & Jazz to full Membership […] Read more...

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