Why Students are Choosing to Study Online and Benefits of Doing so

Benefits Of Studying Online

People in the workforce are opting to study online

Undertaking some form of study is always admirable and shows that you want to up-skill yourself and further your career.

But for a lot of people, they are already working and are not able to stop in order to study full time, on campus at university or TAFE.

That’s why many people in the workforce are opting to study online, giving them the ability to, not only study an area of interest and relevance to their career, but also have a flexible learning schedule to work around their work and life commitments.

But if this hasn’t convinced you yet, OEDB.org lists some benefits of studying online:

  1. Variety of programs and courses
  2. Lower total costs
  3. More comfortable learning environment
  4. Convenience and flexibility
  5. More interaction and greater ability to concentrate
  6. Career advancement
  7. Continue in your profession
  8. Avoid commuting
  9. Improve your technical skills
  10. Transfer credits

Similarly, elearningindustry.com also lists some benefits to studying online:

  1. You can learn whatever you want!
  2. Comfort
  3. Online courses look great on a resume
  4. Self-paced learning
  5. Lower costs

But with all this being said, you still have choose an institute or other education provider that offers online study and courses you’re interested in.

And, depending on your interests, the one you choose is very important. For example, if you work in hospitality, undertaking studies in line with food prep, drinks, and proper hygiene practices would be best.

Similarly, if you work in retail, business, or anything to do with interacting with a wider public, customer service and management studies would be best, somewhat like the ones nationaltraining.com provide.

But which ever way you go, online studies is an excellent option and can certainly provide you with as much skill and knowledge as attending the campus of a traditional university or other educational institute.

A Little Bit About National Training

National Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) founded in 2006. Over the past decade we have successfully trained more than 8,000 students and achieved an enviable completion rate of 60%, which places us in the top quartile of all Australian online study providers. We currently offer the following nationally-recognised diploma qualifications (in alphabetical order): Diploma of AccountingDiploma of BusinessDiploma of Business AdministrationDiploma of HR ManagementDiploma of Leadership ManagementDiploma of LogisticsDiploma of Project Management and Diploma of Work Health & Safety.

Keen to find out more? CONTACT US TODAY to learn how you could combine a gap year with online study and make 2017 your year of personal progress!

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