How it works

SCBM Online Courses are a great way to improve your workplace and computer skills. The courses are flexible, which means you can learn from anywhere at anytime and at your own pace. They are also very easy to use. Choose from 827 courses and gain a Level 4 certificate awarded by Stratford College of Business and Management. Stratford College of Business and Management is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC). 

STEP 1 - Select a course that interests you.

STEP 2 - Purchase the course.

STEP 3 - Work through the course and complete the online tasks associated with each course.

STEP 4 - Print your certificate online.

We can also send you a hard copy, you just need to pay the postage.

Entry Requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements for our short online courses. 

You must have an appropriate standard of English to enable you to access relevant resources and complete the unit assignments. 

Assessment

The course is assessed through continuous online assessment. You will complete several tasks including short essays, multiple choice questions and short case studies with a pass mark of 75%.  If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the assessments as many times as you need with no extra charge

What will you receive?

Upon completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate in Accounting Skills for New Supervisors by Stratford College of Business and Management. The college is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International College (ASIC).

Other Benefits

Credits from the short online courses can count towards achievement of ATHE Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management - 240 credits. This is an Ofqual regulated qualification that gives access to the final year of a UK bachelor degree in Business (or related subject).

You will need to meet the following additional requirements:

  • You must be 18 years and over
  •  There are no formal requirements for specific prior qualifications or levels of attainment but if you have recently been in education or training you will normally be expected to have either 2 or more GCE A levels and 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above, other level 3 qualifications in relevant subjects. Alternatively you may hold an Access to Higher Education Certificate delivered by an approved further education institute and validated by an Access Validating Agency, or other equivalent international qualifications.
  • Mature learners will normally have relevant work experience (paid and/or unpaid) with a degree of responsibility, and/or achievement of relevant professional qualifications.
  • You must have an appropriate standard of English to enable you to access relevant resources and complete the unit assignments.
  • You will be further assessed by an additional coursework assignment for each short online course. Assessment fee is £100 for each online course. 
  • To view all the short courses required to achieve the Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management please click here

The ATHE Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management gives access to the following online programmes delivered in partnership with LSM:

BA (Hons) Business Management (Awarded by Anglia Ruskin University)

BA (Hons) Marketing (Awarded by Anglia Ruskin University)

BSc (Hons) International Accounting (Awarded by University of Northampton)

If you need any further information, please email enquiries@scbm.org.uk