ODLQC Standards


ODLQC Standards guarantee quality in all open or distance learning, including home study, correspondence courses, e-learning, blended and work-based learning.

The Standards were first adopted in September 1998, and revised in 2000.

New Standards, set out here, are the result of a more extensive revision in 2005.    These were released in December 2005. and came into force on 1st April 2006.


The Standards are subdivided into six sections

  •     Outcomes
  •     Resources
  •     Support
  •     Selling
  •     Providers
  •     Collaborative Provision