Open Learning

Studying at home

Learn in your own time from the comfort of your own home through open learning. Study one of our short courses to enhance your qualifications, improve your skills or learn something new.

Browse our options:

Maths and English

Enhance your Maths or English skills with an opening learning qualification at Dumfries and Galloway College.

This could help you with maths in real-life situations, such as managing your finances or help you build up your communication skills and sense of emotional understanding.

Working within SCQF level 5 or 6, as a student, you can comfortably work from home at your own pace with support from our tutors.

Studying at home

Social Studies & Care

Gain a qualification in Social Studies that helps you understand and care for people.

You can choose to study human behaviour with psychology or learn safe practices which can help you support individuals with dementia or be able to safely handle medicines.

You can comfortably work from home at your own pace with the support from our tutors.

Care Worker

Childcare

Develop your understanding of children’s wellbeing by learning about issues that affect them, including mental health and illnesses.

You will pick up the ability to spot signs of illnesses and understand how to react.

You can comfortably work from home at your own pace with support from our tutors.

Childcare

Hospitality

Develop your understanding of customer service within a hospitality environment and cooking quality food to meet customers' expectations.

You will pick up the ability to serve at the front of house or cook to a professional standard in the kitchen.

You can comfortably work from home at your own pace with support from our tutors.

Hospitality