Transfer your tutoring expertise to the rapidly expanding e-learning market

What you will gain from this course

The revolution in learning is moving fast. Along with the maturity of e-learning comes an increasing demand from students to conduct some or all of their learning online. Formal and informal learning are combined, within a Learning Management System (LMS) such as Moodle, to provide today’s students with highly effective courses.

Who should take this course

The Award in Online Tutoring is an online qualification for all teachers, trainers, lecturers and coaches who want  to  learn  or  enhance  their  skills  of motivating and managing students via the online medium. The course provides all the skills, knowledge and concepts you need to start delivering your learning online.

Benefits for learning organisations

  • Equip your learning and development professionals with the essential skills of online facilitation.
  • Widen participation with online courses that have global reach.
  • Increase success rates.
  • Build corporate understanding of online learning.

Benefits for individuals

  • Enhance your learning and development skills.
  • Unlock the secrets of motivating learners online.
  • Apply your learning to a live, online course.
  • Collaborate with other online tutors.
  • Learn how to deal with difficult situations in online communities.
  • Access expert advice and guidance from our experienced online facilitators.
  • Put your learning to work straight away through work based assignments.

Learning content

1. Understanding how people learn online.
2. Using learner centred tools for online learning.
3. Effective strategies for facilitating online learning.
4. Using a Learning Management System to deliver excellent learning experiences.

Each module tackles a key competence needed for effective online facilitation. Assessment is via a work based assignment at the end of each module. The assignment enables you to apply your learning to a course of your choice.

Applying for the course

  • Contact us for the next start date.
  • Company discounts are available, so please contact us to discuss.
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Key features

  • Online qualification led and managed by online tutor.
  • Authoritative knowledge on how to maximise success in online courses.
  • Collaboration with other online facilitators.
  • Highly relevant, work-based assignments.

Participants' views

A very thought provoking and well- structured course. I enjoyed the learning experience immensely. This was due to excellent materials, great enthusiasm and support from my online tutor, and a very lively and stimulating group of fellow learners.

Jacqui Marchesi, Institute of Customer Service

I found this course very interactive and the quality of contributions was excellent. Our tutor too was amazing.

Ibiai Ani, Owner of The Daisy Management Centre

I thoroughly enjoyed the course which I found exciting, stimulating and I have learned much. It has set me on an inevitable learning journey - I just can't resist!

Nigel Fryer, Ex Director, Institute of Customer Service