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Science underpins so much of what we do in today's world.

If you can learn more about science you will give yourself a real advantage for getting a job, developing a career or starting and running a business.

ACS science courses provide very unique opportunities to learn across a wide range of sciences



Using Artificial Intelligence

By ACS Distance Education on September 28, 2023 in Careers & Science | comments

We have heard a lot about artificial intelligence (AI) over recent years, and its potential on humanity and the planet. AI is artificial intelligence. Using AI is changing the way we work, live and are entertained.

AI has the ability to change many aspects of human life, and it could lead to massive changes in various industries. Remember, AI is not about replacing humans. Instead, it offers the opportunity for humans to delegate mundane or repetitive tasks and concentrate on tasks that require more creative, human skills.

Read this article to learn a little more; but if you are really interested and serious about exploring and understanding the world of AI and how it can become relevant to you - whether at work or home - check our out AI course -


Avoiding Toxins at home

By ACS Distance Education on January 9, 2023 in Animals, Environmental Issues, Food, Health, Herbs & Science | comments

From a scientific point of view, a toxin is a very specific type of poison, one which is produced via living cells. For instance, a poison produced by a spider would be considered a toxin. A manmade poison, on the other hand, would not be considered a toxin.

In the modern world, most people think of toxins in a more general sense, simply as substances which are poisonous to humans and/or animals. They refer to poisons which are produced by living cells as bio toxins or natural toxins.


New Video on Myrtaceae

By ACS Distance Education on June 5, 2019 in Horticulture & Science | comments

Identifying plants is so much easier if you get to know plant families first.

We've created a video to give you some insights into this by looking at the taxonomy of the Myrtaceae family




By ACS Distance Education on July 9, 2018 in Environmental Issues & Science | comments

The world of fungi is a critical part of the ecology; but often unseen, misunderstood and unappreciated.

Our mushroom, plant pathology and microbiology courses can help change your perception of the world of fungi.


How to Service Car Filters

By ACS Distance Education on November 22, 2017 in Science | comments

There are usually 3 or 4 various types of filters fitted to mechanical engines that serve different purposes for the application that it’s being used for.

Keeping a filter clean can be important, and knowing how to do that can be a handy skill, and a money saver for anyone with a motor vehicle.

Read this extract with tips from our Mechanics course.