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Community Level 6carysb

carysb

Stone Bridge Associated Colleges - My Experience

AdvantagesRange Of Course, Quick,

DisadvantagesExpensive, Unsure On Validity

"...is one of the biggest distance learning colleges in the world which claims to offer over 600 courses worldwide. They are based in Bude, Cornwall, UK but distance learning can be completed either via the postal service or online. Postal tuition comes in the form of text books, paper books put together with enough information to guide you through your chose course in the hope you pass. As with all learning you are expected to source your own external ..." Read review
26.05.2008

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Advanced Diploma in Life Coaching

AdvantagesConvenient, good tutors, great support, great course

DisadvantagesSlight updating of course materials needed in parts.

"Why I chose to do this course- I decided to embark upon this course in order to compliment what I was already doing as a coach. The aim was to do the course in order to enhance my professional development and to gain the qualification element to my practice in order to add to my credibility as a coach. Convenience of the Course- The course was extremely convenient for me as I was already studying another course part time else where, had a full time ..." Read review
08.07.2013

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Teaching Assistant Level 3 Course

AdvantagesRelevant to practical applications, good learning material, flexible time of studying

DisadvantagesI did not see any disadvantages

"Having decided to take a career as a teaching assistant, I have found that Stonebridge College has given me an opportunity to implement this idea in reality. I am grateful the College for comprehensive and relevant course materials, well -structured units, a lot of useful information that can be applied in the real job, logical order of the lessons. The biggest advantage for me was flexibility of studying, no time constraints and very friendly, supportive ..." Read review
27.04.2013

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Think reasonably

AdvantagesEasy to understand studying material, great and quick tutor feedback, reasonable prices

DisadvantagesSome questions require searching more information outside of the given study material

"...mind that it is a DISTANCE learning college. How many people are needed to run THAT? Do you honestly expect 600 different tutors for 600 courses? Think reasonably! Also, people should stop complaining about refunds, if you're not sure about it then don't jump into buying a course and later complaining. Moreover, the college is registered with the UK Register of Learning Providers and accredited by NCFE awarding body, what else do you need? I loved ..." Read review
01.05.2013

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Japanese Holistic Healing Practitioner

Advantagesvarious holistic fields, interesting case studies, a lot of information, well structured

Disadvantagesno disadvantage really, but you will need more reading (buy books)

"I have started this course last month, and Iím already at my assignment 12. It says it all! Iím enjoying the course so much and feel excited reading my material and working on my tests! This is a 36-module course, covering so many areas in Holistic Healing, massage (Shiatsu, Anma), Colour Therapy, Crystal Therapy, Anatomy and Physiology, Parapsychology, CBT, Inner Child Healing, Life Coaching, and other fields. It might look long, but for someone ..." Read review
01.03.2013

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I am happy that I took this course

AdvantagesUp to date information

DisadvantagesIt needs more case studies

"Just finished my Clinical Nutrition Level 4 course with Stonebridge College and passed my final exam with Distinction. I am a nutritionist, but by taking this course I refreshed my degree, as well as learning new information and subjects due to the new researches and technology. The course was comprehensive, and informative. Studying was flexible and suited my busy lifestyle and had no conflict with my family and business commitments. It was ..." Read review
03.09.2013

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Community Level 1susan77

susan77

Simply Brilliant!!!

AdvantagesRelevant to practical applications

DisadvantagesNone that I can think of!

"Having decided to take control of my own career path, Iíve found that Stonebridge have helped me in this venture by providing highly comprehensive and relevant course materials with helpful and very approachable staff at the other end. The college offers an exceptional variety of courses at different levels, giving me the freedom to design my own study path. And the time flexibility given for my studies has been invaluable! Iíve been able to easily ..." Read review
13.11.2011

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Child Psychology Level 4 - Fab Course!

Advantageswell structured course material and assessment methods, quality support and feedback from tutors

Disadvantagesnone

"I have just completed my final module in the Child Psychology Level 4 course with Stonebridge College and I must say I have enjoyed every minute of learning about the subject and in completing my assignments. The course was very well structured enabling me to progress at my own pace and because the course content was so interesting giving rise to my own further learning, reading and research motivation was not an issue. The modules were very informative, ..." Read review
15.05.2012

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Community Level 1Happy_Stud...

Happy_Student

Excellent and affordable learning opportunity

Advantagesaffordable, good learning material, diversity of learning courses

DisadvantagesI did not see any disadvantages

"I completed ten courses with Stonebridge Associated Colleges in little over two years: Criminology (Level 3), Psychology (Level 3), Advanced Psychology (Level 4), Workplace Psychology (Level 3), Psychological Perspectives Work and Organisations (Byte Size), Foundations of English Law (Level 3), Conflict Management (Level 2), Basic Counselling Skills (Level 2), Stress Counselling in the Workplace (Level 3), Negotiating Skills (Level 1). I have no ..." Read review
31.10.2011

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Community Level 1GenessiPiv...

GenessiPivotto

Loving the experience

AdvantagesCan Learn at your own pace

DisadvantagesSo far I don't think there is any disadvantage

"...I learn by a long distance course and not having anyone to guide me through it. Even so I gave it a try and amazingly I found it great ! The materials sent are great. It's very informative and easy to understand. I'm actually learning so much from it. The college has really taken a lot of thought to create such great way of teaching. I have just started but I'm very positive about it. It was very easy to get my self enrolled, not complicated ..." Read review
23.02.2012

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The best thing I ever did!

AdvantagesExcellent course material, tutor notes, back-up services, associated reading.

DisadvantagesNone that I can see!

"Taking on a Drug and Alcohol Counselling Course with Stonebridge Associated Colleges was simply the best thing I ever did! I was wary, at 51 years of age, of trying anything that seemed like going 'back to school', but the course is fantastic. My tutors notes, which appear on every assignment that I send off are succinct, thoughtful and very helpful. On the occasions that I've phoned the college with a query, they have been unfailingly polite and ..." Read review
02.08.2012

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Community Level 1MinaDilip

MinaDilip

Stonebridge Associated Colleges offer the best online courses

AdvantagesIt's fast, it's well-organized and highly efficient. The tutor's personal touch makes it very real

DisadvantagesNone

"I work for a maternity studio in Chennai, India. My line of work involves close interactions with parents and parents-to-be. When my supervisor at work suggested that an additional qualification would support my role at the studio, I looked up Stonebridge Assocaited Colleges online and signed up for a course in Child Psychology. With the very first lesson in the course, I knew I had made the perfect choice. The course was comprehensive, elaborate, ..." Read review
15.06.2010

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Community Level 1katerinako...

katerinakonradova

Master Herbalist course

Advantagesvery good study materials

Disadvantagesnone

"I enrolled at Master Herbalist course at Stonebridge Associated Colleges. I didnīt know what to expect. This was the first time I tried one of the SAC courses. I was surprised by a high quality of study materials I was provided with. The study materials were very detailed, allowed a deep study of the subject. It included all world herbal traditions, history of herbal medicine, western tradition, Chinese, Ayurveda, Bach essences and aromatherapy. I ..." Read review
09.09.2010

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Community Level 1s25414

s25414

Psychology - Advanced

AdvantagesAwesome communication

DisadvantagesNone

"I've just completed my second course with Stonebridge Associated college, and they have not disappointed me so far. Fast shipping, prompt reply to emails, quick turnaround times for grading assignments. The course material is clear and concise, challenging and thought provoking. I would definitely recommended Stonebridge and I'm in the process of registering for my third course! Rock on! Marlon (s25414 I've just completed my second course with ..." Read review
10.02.2011

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Community Level 1ek1875

ek1875

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Great Value and Excellent Content

AdvantagesGood structure, excellent content, supportive staff and tutors

DisadvantagesNone, it's an excellent course, well thought out

"Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Excellent Course and great value This was an excellent course, with good structure and great content. Presented with a quiet yet humble authority, for the novice it would be of great use, for the more established practitioner it would help them both deepen and broaden their knowledge base. The course itself has a good blend of case studies, legislation and theory to help anyone wanting to begin a career ..." Read review
06.02.2012

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