The leading experts in distance learningThe most successful students and resultsThe greatest flexibility to learn the way you wantThe most dedicated support throughout your courseThe highest quality courses and resources

NEC is an award-winning online distance learning college that has been transforming the lives of young people and adults for over 50 years. We’ve seen many times how someone's life can be transformed by taking the right course at the right time.

So, you have decided to learn something new. Perhaps you need a qualification for further study, you want to change careers, or you just want to learn for fun. Whatever your motivation, NEC can help you achieve your goals. You’re in control, you’ll be able to study when and where you like.

Meet the students

Meet the tutors

Exam booking and assessment

How it works

Guide to courses

Special offers

Flexible payment options

Resources for home educators

Questions before you enrol