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"International Correspondence Schools Ltd (ICS Learn) is the world's most experienced distance learning organisation. We have been a pioneer in teaching skills and qualifications at a distance for over 120 years, giving you the opportunity to learn while earning and to fulfil your ambitions."
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“ICS REALLY FLEXIBLE and fittings great with home and...”

Written on: 22/05/2014 by MeredithNorwood (1 review written)

ICS REALLY FLEXIBLE and fittings great with home and work balance… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 22/05/2014

Thank you very much for your feedback and for taking the time to share your experience.

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★★★★★

“Excellent tutor and mentor support”

Written on: 21/05/2014

I really appreciate the support which I received from my mentor throughout my study.The study material was very relevant and it was written in a very simple language. The tutor's feedback on various topics was also very helpful. … Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

Great to receive your positive feedback which will be shared with our teams.

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★★★★☆

“Would recommend!”

Written on: 21/05/2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my course and found the tutors, workshops and course materials very informative. Distance learning was perfect for me as I could carry out my reading and complete my assignments at a time that suited me… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

It's always great to hear about the experience of our students so thank you for sharing your views.

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“Academic freedom”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by kenoyem (1 review written)

I had liberty of studying with ICS and I'm happy to discover the best distance learning so far. I was not left alone, every information I needed was provided to me. I have been with ICS for over 8 years. I would like to say if they can offer some management degree courses or other degree courses to enable student who cannot for one reason or the other attend classes. Students should have at least two weeks follow up to know how they're doing in course by their mentor. … Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to kenoyem's Review

Written on: 22/05/2014

We are delighted to receive your fantastic feedback which has been passed to our teams.

Whilst we currently do not currently offer a degree in Management, the next course we would recommend you study is the Intermediate Certificate or Diploma in HRM.

Thank you very much for sharing your experience and we hope to support you further with your learning.

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ICS

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★★★★★

“Great learning experience”

Written on: 21/05/2014

Course material very helpful with a lot of additional material to search through online. Felt confident while studying. Allotted time for course was sufficient. When emailing always had quick response and questions always answered. Thankyou… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

We really value the feedback from our students and we are delighted you had a great experience.

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★★★★☆

“Excellent way of distance learning”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by Elianna292 (1 review written)

Good able to work at own pace, workshops very good would recommend… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

Great to receive your feedback - thanks very much for completing your review.

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“CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP)”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by LynnyR (1 review written)

Delighted to have finished course & mentors/tutors very helpful throughout. It can be slightly isolating studying remotely but reassuring knowing there are means to answer queries quickly (though during the IT system change, this was a little harder). Overall, I'm happy with service & materials provided & would study with ICS again should I decide to further any studies… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to LynnyR's Review

Written on: 22/05/2014

Thank you for your feedback and many congratulations!

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“Well supported home study”

Written on: 21/05/2014

I found the initial advice very good on which course to study and the advisor had a thorough understanding of the course. I had not personally studied in 14 years and found it a little daunting, however the courses are well structured, with good written course material and good support from mentors and tutors. The assessment criteri for the course was easy to follow, although some of the tutors give very little constructive feedback for improving the assignment submissions. Although you are… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 22/05/2014

Your feedback is invaluable and helps us to continue to improve the support and resources available to our learners.

We are really delighted that you have chosen to continue with your learning with ICS and we look forward to supporting you throughout your journey.

Good luck!

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ICS

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★★★★☆

“Excellent learning company ”

Written on: 21/05/2014

I studied my CIPD Level 5 (Human Resources) with ICS, and found the whole course much more enjoyable than I expected to. The advisor I spoke to initially helped me to choose the right course for my competence level, and supported me through the sign-up and payments process. The course material arrived in plenty of time, along with my textbooks. The material was very thorough, and presented in a way that it did not seem too daunting. ICS structure the course, assignments and workshops in a way… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 22/05/2014

It can be very challenging balancing your studies around your home and work commitments. We are delighted you had a great experience studying with us by Distance Learning and thanks for your review.

All the best,

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“CIPD with ICS”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by SavanahWilson292 (1 review written)

Great way to learn if cannot attend college or University. Also great if self financing as offer great payment plan option. Access to tutor support can be at times a bit of a cumbersome process - but once sorted tutor support is of good quality. Marking provided clear feedback and actions if assignment is required to be re-submitted. Overall good experience. Would study with again… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

It's always great to hear about the experience of our students so thank you for sharing your views which have been passed to our teams.

We hope to support you with further learning in the future.

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ICS

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“CIPD at your convenince”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by Moshep248 (1 review written)

Studied my CHRP with ICS, On the whole tutors were helpful and quick to respond. The practical assessment days were fantastic, and tutors took the time to discuss any relevant issues. I.T systems had some problems but appear to be resolved now. maybe being able to access the study material online would be beneficial for some people as well. Payment plan was easy to set up and monitor and affordable. On the whole reasonably impressed and most importantly I passed my course and obtained my… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

Great to receive your feedback - thank you for sharing your views.

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“Great service”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by Heatheru132 (1 review written)

I liked the course. ICS was very helpful. They answered all my questions, were very polite and tried their best to help out. Im happy I have done my course with ICS… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

Many thanks for your positive feedback and for sharing your experience. We wish you every future success.

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“CIPD Diploma overall course quality”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by Katyann1 (1 review written)

I found the ICS staff polite and helpful although I would have liked a slightly faster response time when submitting a query. I found the course material to be informative and clear. It was easy to refer back to previous sections and all overlapped well. A couple of areas were slightly out of date but employment law often has amendments so is to be expected. I found the tutors very helpful and always willing to provide support when needed. I was reassuring to know they were there to support… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to Katyann1's Review

Written on: 22/05/2014

It is always great to hear what our students think so thank you for sharing your views.

We are always looking at ways to improve the learning experience for our students and we have passed your feedback to our teams.

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“Convinient, easy and quick”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by aliceu19 (1 review written)

I found that studying online helped me to self motivate and push myself. ICS sent the materials quickly and I found their course material was easy to read and pick out key points to right the assignments. I was quite disappointed that when I rung for advice before starting my CIPD Level 3 course I wasn't given all of the options. I wasn't told about the additional diploma option and wasn't given the options of choosing modules for my certificate. This wasn't dealt with very well when I rung… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to aliceu19's Review

Written on: 22/05/2014

Your feedback is important to us and enables us to continue to review our service. We would love to hear from you to discuss the areas of concern further with you and recommend that you contact your Mentor team directly.

Many thanks for your review.

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ICS

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“Fantastic Home Study Experience”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by KirenD (1 review written)

I studied my CIPD Foundation level certificate through ICS and will most definitely consider progressing on to the Intermediate level through ICS when I have the opportunity to do so. I received support and help whenever required. There were 2 workshops which really helped me engage with others on the same course and we had great weekends full of interesting information on the course which involved group exercises. I highly recommend to others who are thinking about home study to take a… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to KirenD's Review

Written on: 22/05/2014

It's really great to hear such positive feedback on your experience so thank you for your review.

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“The course provides information about the law -...”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by Moreno218 (1 review written)

The course provides information about the law - through it's own textbook but doesn't provide any guidance on how to write a strategic answer. Information about best practice was rejected - however if it was followed then the company wouldn't have the same legal difficulties again. I should have saved several hundred pounds and just read a textbook… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

Many thanks for your feedback and we are disappointed that you did not have a great experience.

We would really like to discuss the areas of concern with you and recommend that you contact your Mentor team directly.

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“CIPD - Reward Management Foundation Level ”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by JenScott1980 (1 review written)

Very impressed with the way this was handled by the staff who dealt with my enrolment, to the mentor and finally the tutor. Workshop was very helpful indeed - even though it was a small group of people - I personally found that much better and was able to interact with people as I am not very good with big groups of people. I met she lovely people at the workshop and learnt alot, it gave me a great deal to think about ready for my assignment. Very happy with how everything was dealt with and… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to JenScott1980's Review

Written on: 22/05/2014

We are constantly striving to improve our services and making the learning journey for our students as smooth and rewarding as possible.

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback with us.

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“CIPD Foundation”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by Hollandoz230 (1 review written)

I really enjoyed my studying with ICS learn.Everyone was helpful and supportive. I have now landed myself a HR officers job because i now have the qualification (I start next week). Sometimes it was hard to get motivated as it was home study but after meetings someone on the first residential we kept in contact and atteneded the other workshops together and supported each other until we both finished on the same day. I am looking at starting the next level up but its very expensive so need to… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 22/05/2014

Fantastic news - massive congratulations!

We are delighted to have been part of your journey and wish you every success in your new role.

Good luck!

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“Materials are very good, well-presented, clear and...”

Written on: 21/05/2014 by Jase95 (1 review written)

Materials are very good, well-presented, clear and easy to follow. Phone support is excellent… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2014

Your feedback is invaluable and we are delighted you had a great experience.

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“The work pays!!!”

Written on: 21/05/2014

The key to studying from home is to keep motivated and the study weekends were key to this. They helped convert the important aspect of academic learning in to learning that is relevant to the workplace. The sessions are well attended and it's really useful to talk to fellow students as well as the tutors. The course content and the skills I developed while studying improved my effectiveness at work and I won a significant promotion on the back of what I was learning. I forgot what a sense… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 22/05/2014

Many congratulations on your recent promotion - you must be over the moon!

Good luck and best wishes,

ICS

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