Online A-Levels are becoming more and more popular with students all around the World. So it’s understandable for people to be asking how online A-Levels work and how a student studying them completes them. In this blog we’re going to look at the different types of A-Levels you can study online, how students go about studying them and how they complete the examinations.
So first things first, what types of A-Levels are available to students to study online? Believe it or not, with the exception of a few subjects (such as Art or Drama), there is the option to study most A-Levels online through an online learning portal, including subjects such as A-Level Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Even when subjects carry the requirements for practicals or coursework, you can still study them online.
How do Online A-Levels Work?
Once enrolled to study a course, you will be enrolled onto an online learning system. Through this system you will be able to access all the course materials that you need to learn and study in order to prepare for your examinations. You will also have a means to contact your course tutor for help and support as and when you need it during your studies.
As you work your way through the online course materials, you will have the syllabus delivered to you in many different ways. These different delivery methods include reading texts, interactive quizzes, videos and self assessment tasks. The combination of these methods ensure that your online learning experience is kept fresh and interesting for you as you progress through the materials. When it comes to having your work assessed, you will be able to submit this to your tutor through your learning portal and have it marked and graded so you have a better idea of how you are performing.
What about Examinations for Online A-Levels?
Just as you would have to with traditional A-Levels, there is a requirement for you to sit exams for online A-Levels. However, this isn’t as difficult as it might sound. The first thing you will need to do is find a local examination centre, this can be done through a quick Google search or by asking your learning provider for a list of centres. From there, you will need to register with them as a Private Candidate, this way they will be able to request your exam centres and provide you with a time and date to attend the centre to complete your exams.
Once all the hard work and examinations are completed, then it’s just a case of waiting for and collecting your results. Results for your A-Levels are collected from your chosen examination centre once they have been released by the awarding bodies.
So as you can see from the above, enrolling and studying online A-Levels really is simple to do and can ensure you get the results you want and need for your next step in education. If you would like to discuss your options more and get further advice, get in touch with our helpful team who are ready and waiting to assist you.