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Photographing Weddings

By ACS Distance Education on October 1, 2017 in Jobs Success | comments

Managing light is a critical factor in getting a great wedding photograph.

This is just one thing you will learn in our wedding photographer course.

Weddings are one of the most important celebrations across all cultures, in every country; and the wedding industry offers a range of wonderful career and business opportunities

 

Where Do Your Course Fees Go

By ACS Distance Education on August 25, 2017 in Education | comments

We allocate most of a student's course fees to supporting their learning. 

This often limits our profile. We don't spend a lot on advertising like some colleges; and we may not be as well known as some; but we are able to give more service and achieve better results by being more responsible iin how we spend your course fees.

 

Learn to Manage the Land Better

By ACS Distance Education on June 1, 2017 in Environmental Issues & Horticulture | comments

Land has never been more precious. 

Anyone who owns land has a responsibility to care for that land properly - to both protect your own investment and to protect the legacy you leave to future generations.

 

 

You have no doubt heard about Chain of Custody (COC) issues in the many forensic TV shows on our screens. The shows where faulty documentation destroys an otherwise carefully prepared case and the criminal goes free!  So exactly what is a COC?  It is the chronological ‘paper’ trail, showing the collection, transfer, receipt, analysis, storage, and disposal of a sample. At all stages, the sample is in someone’s custody—that person is responsible for it.

The COC is just as important in environmental  and agricultural sciences -the integrity of the sampling, testing and reporting chain is very important

 

Did you hate chemistry at school because it was boring? Daunting?   But now you need to understand environmental chemistry basics for your job?  Have a look at our  new Environmental-Chemistry course which starts at basics and leads you into the fascinating world of chemicals in the environment.  Become familiar with names like POPs (sounds friendly but it isn’t – Persistent Organic Pollutants) and PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons released when fuels or organic matter are burned).Learn the difference between oxygen and ozone. Understand how, what and where chemicals occur in air, water and soil, including the good, the bad, the ugly.