Frequently Asked Questions
To enrol in a distance learning course at Inspire London College, select a course from College’s course catalogue purchase straightway by hitting Add to the Basket button and paying at check Out.
Once we get the information on your course purchase, our admission team will contact you within 48 hours for courses registration and enrolment via email (Excluding weekends).
Fill out the online application form for enrolment. After receiving your application form, the admissions team will contact you and guide you in further steps.
Inspire London College’s distance learning courses are open to international students from any geographical location. Currently, we have students from more than 65+ countries; therefore, students from different regions of the world can enrol for online courses at ILC.
Upon successfully passing the course, the learner can claim the Certificate of Completion by paying the certificate fee from:
- Inspire London College (either in PDF format or Hardcopy) or;
- Endorsed Certificate/Diploma from Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation (Only Hardcopy).
You can check the certificate fee on our website in the course description under Certificate TAB or by visiting the Fees & Pricing page or at 3rd parties (reed.co.uk or Laimoon)’s websites under the course description section.
A learner can claim a replacement certificate from ILC (either in PDF format or Hardcopy) or an Endorsed Certificate/Diploma (only Hardcopy) from Training Qualifications by paying the replacement Certificate fee + postage charges. If you like to get a replacement certificate, please get in touch with our admissions team for further information.
Unlike traditional education, distance learning courses are open throughout the year, and students can enrol anytime for any course. The login credentials and the link to our learning platform will be provided to you within 48 hours after enrolment.
Distance learning courses are provided online; therefore, there are no classes and lecture sessions for these professional development courses.
As for class-based courses, learners need to attend the classes or lectures.
Courses at Inspire London College are delivered with 100% online tutor support. Therefore, if during the studies you need help, you can directly contact your Online Tutor via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
All the courses offered by ILC are completely flexible as they provide a self-paced learning process at home or workplaces, and there are no specific deadlines for completing the assessment.
Learners will have access to VLE/Moodle up to 12 months from the date of enrolment. During this period, flexibility will be given to learners for completing the course at any time.
After 12 months, access to VLE/Moodle will be terminated without prior notice, and for further information/communication, learners can contact via email.
Yes, If you have completed your course more than half, you can apply for a course completion time extension with extra charges of £30 for three months. Please be informed that Inspire London College reserves the right to grant extensions to the course duration.
It’s a rare case that a student will not pass an assignment as 100% online tutor support is available. Students can re-take their assignments without extra charges for online courses /Qualifications only.
If necessary, the learner will have to attempt the Final Test (online multiple-choice test – 2 attempts) and attempt the test a third time at no extra cost. It applies to quiz based CPD courses and Endorsed courses only and does not apply to Video-Based CPD training & Class Based Training.
Yes, Inspire London College Offers Endorsed courses by Training Qualification UK (TQUK) under TQUK Endorsed Provision. It means that ILC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers meet certain quality criteria.
Endorsement means that Inspire London College has designed and developed its courses and has gone through an external quality check by Training Qualification UK (TQUK) to ensure that the ILC and the courses it offers; meet the high standards of quality criteria.
An endorsed course is a skills-based course checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated, so they do not result in a Qualification.
Our skill-focused endorsed courses are specially designed to enhance skills. Take your career to the next level or possibly start in an exciting new direction.
No, An Endorsed course is for personal and professional development or enhancement of skills, not a qualification. The completion of an Endorsed Course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification.
No, Endorsed Course’s Credits are not transferable towards the further regulated qualifications; these Credits are the value of the endorsed course for personal and professional development.
Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) is a non-ministerial government department that regulates qualifications, exams and tests in England.
A qualification can only be delivered by an awarding body which is regulated by a government body.
The one you will most commonly see on site is OFQUAL, the government regulating body for England – but there is a different regulating body for each country in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Each regulating body maintains a list of the qualifications it regulates.
Ofqual only regulates academic and vocational qualifications in England. To offer regulated qualifications in Wales you need to be recognised by Qualifications Wales, and in Northern Ireland by the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment (CCEA). Where you are seeking recognition from CCEA Regulation or Qualifications Wales in addition to Ofqual, each regulator will make its own decision.
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Qualification frameworks are designed to help you make informed decisions about the qualifications you’ve achieved and the qualifications you may need for the future.
The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) was in operation between 2008 and 2015. Since 2015, the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) replaced the Qualifications and Credit Framework and is in use in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
We do not directly deal membership or registration for our learners with any organisation.
However, you can inquire directly with the relevant organisation if you are seeking membership based on Ofqual Regulated Qualifications/Certificates. It is advisable to do this before commencing the course/qualification to prevent any potential disappointment later on.
Please note that it is the learner’s responsibility to verify and commence the course/qualificaion with us. In the event that you register for a qualification through us and wish to seek a refund, it is only possible within the 14-day cooling-off period from the date of purchasing the qualification.
We provide Ofqual-recognized qualifications in England. Prior to enrollment or commencement of a course/qualification, it is advisable to check the suitability based on your geographical location.
Rest assured, all our qualifications are fully acknowledged by Ofqual and hold acceptance in the UK and worldwide. However, it’s essential to verify recognition by any specific awarding body beforehand.
For more detailed information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/find-a-regulated- qualification
Awarding bodies are empowered to make awards or award qualifications. In this case, we are offering different qualifications from 5 awarding bodies:
- Training Qualifications UK
- Qualfi Ltd
- OTHM Qualifications
- ETA Awards
- Laser Awards
All awarding bodies are Ofqual regulated. Most of our courses are endorsed by TQUK and Ofqual Qualifications are awarded by Qualfi, TQUK, Laser Awards, and OTHM qualifications
CPD is an independent organisation that provides accreditation for CPD courses to ensure continuous professional development. Such CPD organisations do not fall under the national framework.
The course/Training provider is the one who delivers the course or training to the learners through online platforms or classroom-based programmes. In this case, Inspire London College is the course provider.
CPD Courses– CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development meant for developing or enhancing skills. Individuals or organisations develop CPD courses. For instance, Our CPD courses are designed by us (Inspire London College) and accredited by independent awarding & accreditation bodies such as The CPD Certification Service, Step Ahead CPD Qualifications. The CPD Accredited certificate of completion will be awarded by Inspire London College with a stamp/logo of CPD Organisation on it. CPD organisation checks and verifies course quality and assigns the CPD points for each training or course.
Endorsed Courses: The endorsed courses are also developed by the organisation and approved by Ofqual regulated Awarding Body after checking the quality. Training Qualification UK endorses our courses; an Ofqual regulated awarding body. It means that Inspire London College has designed and developed its courses and has gone through an external quality check by Training Qualification UK (TQUK) to ensure that the ILC and the courses it offers to meet the high standards quality criteria. The TQUK also awards endorsed Certificates only in printed/hardcopy format.
Ofqual Qualifications: The Ofqual qualifications are listed on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the UK qualification’s national framework. Ofqual is a non-ministerial government department regulating qualifications, exams and tests in England. In this case, the awarding body develops courses and regulates by Ofqual. The Awarding Body awards the certificate of completion with the regulated framework stamp.
We do not deal directly with any organisation to offer our learners membership. However, You can inquire from the relevant organisation who you seek to get a membership based on Endorsed or CPD Accredited Course. Usually, organisations accept the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications/Certificates for offering membership.