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AVADO are award-winning providers of distance learning, both for individuals and for businesses. With a variety of accredited, industry-standard courses, we are perfectly placed to provide you or your business with up-to-date learning in your subject of choice. AVADO courses run from entry-level to advanced degree standard programmes. Qualifications are available in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Marketing, Human Resources, Learning and Development, and Management.

Courses by AVADO

For inspiring, digital-first learning, choose an accredited course by AVADO. All our courses are designed to transform individuals and businesses up to and beyond the standard of their chosen industry. Whether you need to build entry-level skills, a quick refresher, or advanced learning, AVADO provide a range of levels in each area to ensure each potential learner can achieve what they require.

Our courses are taught by industry experts via virtual learning environments, allowing for study that fits into your current schedule. This makes AVADO courses perfect for studying alongside employment, as well as for fitting in to your existing family life and other commitments.

Accounting & Bookkeeping

AVADO provide accounting courses accredited by The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). With distance learning tailored towards beginners, as well as options for experienced professionals, there will be an AVADO accounting course perfect for you to take the next step in your finance career. Our bookkeeping courses from AAT run to Level 3 and will leave you eligible for applying for bookkeeping and financial assistance roles. What’s more, they provide a perfect grounding for studying at a higher level.

Whether you choose an AAT or ACCA qualification, you will take advantage of award-winning learning. AVADO were winners of the 2018 AAT Training Provider award for Distance Learning Provider of the Year and are the UK's no. 1 online AAT course provider. AVADO’s ACCA programme won Best Online Distance Learning Programme at the 2017 Learning Technologies awards, and Lead Tutor Paul Kirkwood, was the winner of an Editor’s Special Award from PQ Accountant Magazine.

Human Resources

Our HR Courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) – a professional association for human resource management professionals. CIPD courses are industry recognised, respected and desired by employers around the world. These courses run from a Level 3 Certificates to Level 5 Diplomas. By completing the CIPD Level 5 Diploma, you’ll be eligible for roles such as an HR Analyst or HR Business Partner.

AVADO are CIPD Enterprises' exclusive partner for delivering online learning. All our HR and L&D courses are developed alongside CIPD experts, meaning they contain loads of engaging content you won't find anywhere else.

Learning & Development

Consider a Level 5 qualification in L&D to enhance your performance and career. Suitable for current L&D practitioners, these courses range from 8 weeks to 14 months. This provides you with the opportunity for a quick update on a specific area of L&D practice right through to a substantial programme with a choice of Management and Professional pathways. Graduates of the Level 5 Diploma will be eligible for roles such as Head of L&D, making this course perfect for those with real ambition.


Consider a marketing course by AVADO to boost your career towards Digital Marketing management and leadership. AVADO offer both Squared Online and Dot Native courses.

Squared Online is tailored towards senior management, experienced executives and bright graduates. The course is focused around advancing your digital skills as well as best practices for managing for a digital workforce. Developed in partnership with Google, this course is full of engaging content that will get you up to speed with the latest developments in digital marketing.

The Dot Native platform is perfect for rolling out bite-sized digital marketing learning across an entire organisation. It covers the basic concepts of Digital Marketing before offering ‘deep-dive modules’, awarding badges as you progress through reading, videos, and other activities. This means learner can customise the qualification to their own specific needs, offering in-depth learning once the basics have been covered.


Choose to study an AVADO Management & Leadership course and take advantage of learning accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The CMI are strategic partners with AVADO and therefore both work closely to ensure the courses provided are relevant, up-to-date and beneficial. The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management is tailored towards current junior and mid-level managers looking to take their career to the next level.

What is an accredited course?

Accredited courses are nationally recognised as leading learning for the industry they are a part of. This means they meet industry, enterprise and community needs, provide appropriate competency outcomes and can give you a head-start in gaining employment. Upon graduation, you are often eligible for membership to a professional body, again improving your chances of finding employment and achieving your dream career.

Why choose AVADO?

Choosing to study with AVADO gives you the freedom to complete professional qualifications around your current employment. As an award-winning distance learning provider with over 25 years experience, AVADO have fine-tuned our learning delivery to an incredibly high-quality with a range of advantages and features:

  • Regular live classes, with recordings in case you miss one
  • Dedicated expert tutors contactable by phone or email
  • Inspiring content developed with industry experts
  • 24/7 access to your campus on mobile or desktop
  • Progress milestones and monitoring to stay on track
  • Access to a network of like-minded professionals