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Super

ProLearn in your own time, bursting with info

ConsCustomer Service, Little support

I am now three quarters of the way through completing a bundle of four courses on learndirect.co.uk which I originally purchased via a Groupon offer. The four course bundle revolved around Sage, a computer software program which facilitates double entry book-keeping. Without over complicating the...

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Excellent

ProLearning at your own speed

ConsLearning at your own speed

Back in September, I received an email from my union asking if anyone wanted to go on a European Computer Driving License (ECDL) course through Learn direct. After first reading this wrong and thinking it was a driving course for people planning to go to Europe I realised it was learning about...

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Not for me

ProGood for people who have no or a limited education...

ConsRigid framework - not much flexibility, patronisin...

My complaint is all about the false impression created by the government sponsored Learndirect website and customer service advisors. I spoke to two advisors over the phone, prior to visiting a centre because I wanted to know how to take this particular course. I was OK to go to the centre but...

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Excellent

“the bugs aren't biting me”

published 16/09/2001

Proyou learn in your own time

Consi haven't found any personally

I joined Learn Direct online two weeks ago, after long deliberation, and loking into other courses. The one thing that put me off in the beginning was that once you have enrolled on the Learn Direct website, you then have to enroll in the Learn Direct Centre in you area before you can access your...

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Not for me

ProContent seems fine

ConsOverwhelming technical difficulties

This is the message I sent to LearnDirect today. I bought the Sage Bookkeeping Stage 1 course, but I doubt that is relevant to the technical issues I faced. "I would like a refund. After purchasing the course, I spent a considerable amount of time out of my Sunday afternoon trying to get it to...

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Not for me

ProCan't see any

Consnot user friendly, impossible to get an sense out ...

Please rate this once you have read it I enrolled on a course with Learn Direct last October, thinking as it was a free course it would be something that I could do at home on the days that I am able to do things. From the start there has been one problem after another. For a start it is...

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Super

ProStudy from home, wide variety of courses

ConsEnrollment only at registered College

As an enthusiast of e-learning and having experienced traditional learning environments when it came to developing my skills this time I chose the electronic route. Having read the mixed opinions on this site I have to agree with various elements, both good and bad, that have been discussed...

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Satisfactory

“Why am I waiting?”

published 23/11/2004

Prostudy at your own pace

Consmy course package doesn't work on XP!

I recently had a baby and one of my main wishes and ambitions is to set up my own business so that I can work from home for all the obvious reasons. However, I am a bit green around the ears when it comes to regulations and contracts and 'legally' type things so I looked around for some help to...

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Satisfactory

“Learning by experience”

published 21/10/2002

ProI thought they were brilliant

ConsUntil I read the experiences of the Ciao users and...

I've read the opinions expressed by the Ciao members and I want to tell you about my experience with this organisation. Due to health issues I am stuck at home and I was looking for something to do to pass some time and feel useful. I was told that Learn Direct were looking to train online tutors...

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Super

“Learn Direct. Surf Direct.”

published 28/10/2005

ProEasy to use, and it works

ConsDisc can be unreliable

In June this year I read a notice in a local events leaflet. It said I could learn to use a computer. It also said it was FREE, so I rang the number. I had to go to a resource centre, luckily only four miles from my home,to have a chat about my options. When I admitted that i'd never touched a...

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Super

Proyou can learn when you like

Consmuch higher ratio of learners to teachers

I started learn direct about 8 months ago just to kill some time realy .I found one of there leaflets in my local job centre and headed off to there nearest centre .There are about 2-3 learndirect centres in my locality so that was no problem finding one. The staff were friendly and efficient and...

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Excellent

“Learndirect”

published 21/02/2005

ProIts great!

ConsSupport Varies at each centre

I noticed a few bad reviews about learndirect and i would like to offer my view. learndirect centres and courses are great if you can find a centre where the staff are motivated to support the learners each centre is operated under HUBS which are overal incharge of the funding that centre...

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Not for me

ProNone unless your delivering the courses.

ConsCould face criminal prosecutions for fraud.

My experience of this company is that they are making a packet from the Work Programme.Most Work programme providers will attempt to coerce you on to at three LD courses.Maths,English and IT.This is ok if there is a need to take these courses.However in lots of cases people do not need these...

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Excellent

“Not just online courses”

published 30/12/2001

ProMass of information

ConsNone

I believe Learndirect is a fantastic organisation. They have a huge database of courses and course providers around the country and these courses cover anything from a few hours tuition on how to use a specific software to postgraduate courses. But it is not just only courses you can find, you...

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Not for me

“Learn?”

published 21/04/2004

ProNone

ConsEverything:please read on...

I enrolled in learndirect a year ago now. As I'm a full time mam, I felt being able to do online courses would make me feel a bit better about myself. I had just finishd college when I had my daughter and felt this would keep me in the 'loop' as well as giving me some actual qualifications in...

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Ciao

Listed on Ciao since: 27/03/2001