Train for a New Career

A distance learning course from Borders UK allows you to train for a new career the easy way! Fit study around work and family commitments, and work at your own pace.

Just Three Hours a Week!

Many people are daunted by the idea of retraining. We understand that – it can be a scary thought if you’re already juggling work and family commitments. But it’s easier than you might think. With distance learning, you can retrain for a new career or develop new work skills in just three hours a week!

One to One Support

There are no set class times, so you can fit study into your life in a way that suits you. And you’ll still benefit from one-to-one support from an expert personal tutor.

Your tutor will be there is answer questions and talk through any problems from the day you enrol until your complete the course. You can contact your tutor by email or instant chat at any time, so you’ll never feel alone.

Our most popular new career options include:

Gardening and Horticulture:

Entry Qualification: RHS Level 2 Principles of Horticulture.

Career Progression: RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Construction and Planting

RHS Level 3 in Principles of Plant Growth, Health and Applied Propagation

Garden Design:

Garden Design Diploma

Interior Design

Interior Design Diploma

Life Coaching

Life Coaching Advanced Diploma


Medical Writing

Online Copywriting

Childcare and Education

Introductory: Preparing to Work in Childcare

Play Therapy Skills