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Not for me

“Don't Do It”

published 01/05/2004

Prowork at your own pace

Consrequires a lot of motivation, not much help given,...

~What possessed me to do such a thing~ Well…I was 15 at the time and was really into psychology. My school didn’t offer it as a subject for GCSE so after seeing an advert on TV, I contacted ICS and asked for them to send me some information. The adviser on the phone was very helpful and answered...

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Not for me

“I say ICS you're joking!”

published 08/01/2006

ProDo it at your pace at home

ConsNo tutor support, Sales People don't tell you ever...

I would imagine most people have seen the ads on TV; you can study at home, at your own pace, tutors available to help. The promises sound good but they don't live up to it. I was working as a receptionist at the time at an accountants and my employer got me involved in doing some basic...

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Satisfactory

ProTutors can be helpful, modules are structured well

ConsErrors in course material, poor customer service o...

If only I had read the reviews on this website before committing to my course with ICS - I can only hope that the next person to consider a course with them reads the reviews on this website first and takes note before making their decision! INITIAL CONTACT I wanted to complete a Human Resources...

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Not for me

“ICS - It's a Con, Son!”

published 05/12/2006

Profine if you live near an exam centre that's actual...

ConsA complete rip-off, unhelpful, refusal to refund c...

After finishing university, I decided to study for my English Literature A Level (as I'd foolishly not chosen it at school). I did a lot of research into possible courses; I didn't want to tie myself down to going one night a week to a local college for two years, and so doing it by distance...

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Not for me

Prostudy at home, study at own pace

Conscostly, no suppport

I signed up to a Biology course from ICS in August 2011 as I, like many others in the UK, wished to better my life and take the first steps to a better career. I have two young children and i need to provide for them first, so going to college was out of the question as i needed to work. What...

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Satisfactory

ProSome nice tutors

ConsToo much to say

Their advert says ICS you can.... I feel ICS you maybe will maybe won't!!! I have so far taken 3 GCSE'S and 1 diploma with ICS... I must add I will no longer be taking any more. *My experience with their GCSE course material.* I will give you a little bit of my background, I left school when I...

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Satisfactory

ProCan inspire you, interesting, different

ConsRude customer services, poor interaction. NO DIPL...

As the title of this overall topic is “ICS Diplomas” I can devote my review entirely to this subject because ICS will not issue me with mine!! I finally completed an ICS distance learning course on Freelance Journalism in April this year. I say finally because it actually took me four years to...

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Excellent

“Work at your own pace”

published 11/01/2001

ProGood way to learn, reliable organisation since 189...

ConsA bit pricey

I have just completed an ICS course on HTML 4.0 fundamentals and I am currently working on HTML 4.0 advanced. The course came supplied with two CD-ROM's. When using the CD-ROM, you can set the voice on or off and choose between classic and the common interface. Before you start the course, you...

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Not for me

ProNone

ConsThey know nothing about education

After quitting college at 16, 3yrs later i decided to do my a levels from home while i worked as a receptionist part time. I saw the ad on ICS and decided i would try them out. Very excited, i enrolled in two a level courses and received the material quickly. As i started reading through the...

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Excellent

“Easier way to learn”

published 04/10/2000

Prostudy at home, no time limits

Consnone what I can think of

I phoned ICS after seeing an advert on the television to study for a qualification at home. The operator was very helpful and explained to me how the qualification is achieved. I opted for the "Diploma in Child Day Care" of which I am interested in but ICS have a manner of courses ranging from...

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Satisfactory

“ICS Physics A level”

published 09/05/2011

ProApparent price; work at own pace; friendly sales s...

ConsYOU CAN'T TAKE THE EXAM ANYWHERE EASILY! Need Inte...

I have recently signed up for this qualification with ICS. I have been out of education for 28 years and whilst I would like to take a degree, needed to see if I could do the study, so thought to take an A level. I saw the ICS advert on line and saw the cost was very reasonable - under £200...

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Super

“ ICS they can!”

published 22/11/2004

ProStudy at home at your own pace

Conscost!!

My wife works part time as a teaching assistant and decided it would be in her interest to study for a formal qualification and so chose ICS. After parting with a substantial wedge over £500 she received a ring binder containing a Case Study for those not currently in a placement and the first...

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Not for me

Prostudy at your own pace, no interest charges for th...

Consno tutor support

ICS home study, has a varied reputation via word of mouth. I decided to complete 2 courses from this online provider, on equiring to the sales team a very helpfull sales person was painting a perfect picture of juggling a part time job, business and study. I decided to agree to these two courses...

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Excellent

ProICS HELP

ConsICS HELP

HAVING PROBLEMS WITH ICS, NO HELP AT ALL. ETC ETC ETC do you need help with ICS and there obligations to you are ICS not giving the support they offered or not providing what you expected or any other problems and your not sure of your rights the ODLQC ( OPEN AND DISTANCE EQUALITY COUNCIL) may be...

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Not for me

ProFOR ME NONE.

ConsDEGREE SEEMS A DISTANT DREAM

I wish I had read these before embarking. I started enthusiatically. I submitted my 3rd assignment which my Tutor did not mark due, she said, to the headings being incorrect. Due I think to it being late on a Friday night and wanting it off her desk. i have no problem with not marking due to the...

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Product Information : ICS Diplomas

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