NALA's Distance Education Service

Our Distance Learning Service means you can learn at your own pace, in your own home:

  • It's free.
  • You can learn by yourself or with a tutor on the phone.
  • You only learn what you need to learn.
  • There's no need to study what you already know - you can get existing skills recognised.
  • You can even get a FETAC qualification.

Freephone us now on 1800 20 20 65 or log onto

Distance Learning Service learning website

There are lots of subjects to choose from, including: 

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Communications
  • Maths
  • Computers
  • Digital Media
  • Personal and Interpersonal Skills
  • Career preparation
  • Managing Personal Finances
  • Up to 260 learners working with our tutors at any time
  • 4,000 people have used this service so far.
  • 31,000+ learning accounts on
  • 2,573 learners have now achieved 12,045 Level 2 minor awards and 2,434 Level 3 minor awards.
  • Has been used by learners from 16 to 80 years of age.