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What is Open Learning?

 

Open Learning 2018 at 2017 prices

 

Time is running out! Our prices will go up in January 2018. Take advantage of our 2017 rates by enrolling before the end of this year.

 

Open learning is essentially a form of distance training, away from the classroom. It can be adapted to each individual student’s pace and schedule, offering maximum flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Candidates can begin at any time of the year. Our unique range of power open learning courses is book-based or electronic materials. This means you can study anywhere.

 

Our open learning courses have a worldwide reputation for excellence. All the materials are presented in easy-to-use open learning format. The materials have been developed in consultation with representatives from the electricity industry and are recognised courses of study.

 

We offer a wide range of open learning courses specifically designed to meet the requirements of the power sector. Our training courses are run by experienced professionals and are structured to be as flexible as possible. Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced power worker, our training format can help you to develop your full potential.

 

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Why Choose Open Learning?

Large and small companies use our open learning courses as part of their own training programmes.

 

The AFNOR UK Academy provides a range of high quality study materials. All the materials are presented in easy-to-use open learning format and provide a structured and flexible route to learning. The materials have been developed in consultation with representatives from the electricity industry and are recognised courses of study. Our courses are an excellent method of continuous professional development, enabling you to not only further yourself and your own development, but perhaps even increase your earning potential and improve your job prospects.

 

How Are The Courses Structured?

The courses are easy to understand, and illustrated with clear descriptive diagrams. Each module is divided into easily-identifiable sections which allow you to manage your time and course content depending on your circumstances. Many of the courses incorporate quizzes to help you check your progress and ensure that you’re on track.

 

Some of our courses are in e-learning format, whilst others are book-based. Check the individual course information to find out the format of the course that you are interested in.

 

Certain programmes include tutor-marked assignments, where students submit work for marking by an external expert.

 

On successful completion of these specialist courses, candidates receive an industry recognised certificate detailing the modules completed and the marks achieved.

 

What Are The Benefits of e-Learning and Open Learning?

  • It can be adapted to each individual student’s pace and schedule, offering maximum flexibility and cost-effectiveness.
  • Candidates can begin at any time of the year.
  • Open learning and e-learning courses allow you to study anywhere.
  • The courses incorporate quizzes to help you check your progress and ensure that you are on track.
  • Some programmes include tutor-marked assignments, where students submit work for marking by an external expert.
  • The courses are easy to understand, illustrated with clear and descriptive diagrams.

 

About Us

The AFNOR Academy offers quality and cost effective specialist open learning courses to the global electricity industry. Originally part of the National Training Organisation for the UK power sector, AFNOR has a range of important open learning programmes covering power system protection, operator training for all types of power stations, safe working, and more. The courses are tutored by outstanding experts in their fields.

 

AFNOR can offer a full solution to the training and development of power industry staff.

 

We originated in the Electricity Training Association, so we are perfectly placed to support the professional training needs of electricity utility companies anywhere in the world. The open learning courses are supported by expert tutors and are relevant to any aspect of the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity.

 

Contact Kerrie

For more information on any of our Open Learning courses, please contact us on +44 (0)1322 31 48 55 or kerrie.cullen@afnor.co.uk.

 
 

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