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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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“I received the course materials quickly after...”

Written on: 31/05/2014 by 01burr (1 review written)

I received the course materials quickly after enrolling and had a good experience overall. If you are looking for independent study with support when required, ICS is for you… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to 01burr's Review

Written on: 03/06/2014

Many thanks for submitting your valued feedback. We hope you have enjoyed your overall study experience with us.

All the best,

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“Ics learn ”

Written on: 31/05/2014 by Miller257 (1 review written)

The site was good it could have been slightly clearer like for retrieval of results / feedback was not totally easy to find on the site. Other than that it was great I got results very quickly after I submitted my assignment… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 03/06/2014

We have passed your comments regarding the retrieval of results and feedback on to our development team who regularly review students' comments in order to improve their learning experience especially on the student community.

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“Ideal way to achieve qualifications! ”

Written on: 31/05/2014 by 32Ritchie (1 review written)

Distance learning suited me to complete my qualification as it allowed me to work at my own pace. Attending the face to face workshops was an added bonus and gave me a chance to meet new people. Would have been welcome for the mentors to be stricter with us to give us that extra motivation to complete on time. Update to Community site, not as easy to share information with other candidates, preferred old format. All in all happy with the service… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 03/06/2014

Thanks very much for your excellent feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed attending the workshops and had the opportunity to get to know new people. We will let the mentor team know about that little extra push and will also forward your feedback regarding the community site to our developers.

We wish you all the best for the future,

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“On the whole the course was very good to me, learning...”

Written on: 28/05/2014 by 129Parker (1 review written)

On the whole the course was very good to me, learning at my own pace and submitting my coursework through the net; it was very relaxing. The course materials were on time and very easy to read and understand. The books were very up to date and really very good materials. I would recommend to all friends, families and colleagues. I liked everything about the course… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 29/05/2014

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

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“ICS is very good as I did not have time to travel to...”

Written on: 28/05/2014 by Christina386 (1 review written)

ICS is very good as I did not have time to travel to undertake this course. I know I could contact my tutor if I had any queries and she would always respond very quickly. I passed the course quicker than I imagined I would with the support I received. This has given me the encouragement to investigate another course which I never thought I would do… Read Full Review

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Written on: 29/05/2014

Great to hear you enjoyed your studies with us and we look forward to supporting you with future learning.

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“Certificate in HR”

Written on: 24/05/2014 by ShaynaRose (1 review written)

I have a degree already in HR and really wanted an Employment Law Certificate, having discussed the options with your help line, it was suggested that I apply for the Employment Law course, when I got all the information pack it all seemed straight forward but at the end all I received was a Certificate in HR, no mention of Employment Law, which is what I needed for my ER role. This was all self funded. I haven't been refunded the total amount, only a partial amount due to my experiences, but I… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Comment

Written on: 27/05/2014

Thank you for taking the time to share your views and many congratulations on successfully passing the CIPD Advanced Award in Employment Law.

We appreciate your disappointment as the certificate does not state the module you have completed. We have passed your valued feedback to the awarding body and our Head of CIPD Programmes will contact you directly when we have had further discussions with CIPD.

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“Convenient and supported ”

Written on: 23/05/2014 by CarloHaley (1 review written)

I could study as and when I wished and had all the support I needed… Read Full Review

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Written on: 23/05/2014

Thank you for sharing your views and we wish you every future success.

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“Good”

Written on: 23/05/2014 by SophiaGuzman117 (1 review written)

Ics are a good distance learning company. Most of their tutors are excellent and the course materials are good… Read Full Review

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Written on: 23/05/2014

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

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ICS

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“Passed didnt I”

Written on: 22/05/2014 by Holiday23 (1 review written)

I found my tutor and course mentor very helpful! Fast responses to any of my queries. The concept of distance learning was a litle daunting as it wasnt until i started that i realised how much as a student, i rely on a tutor being available and present. Although, any queries i did have were responded to quickly and efficiently. Only suggestion for improvement would be the introduction to the course and how 'distance learning' works. Had to research this myself as all previous studies had been… Read Full Review

Icslearn's Response to Holiday23's Review

Written on: 22/05/2014

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and many congratulations on your achievement!

Studying by Distance Learning can be a little daunting for many of our learners and that is why we make sure that all of our students receive full support when this is needed.

Your valued feedback has been passed to our teams and we wish you every future success.

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ICS

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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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ICS

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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!

Best Wishes,

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.

Best Wishes,

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.

Best Wishes,

ICS

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