The Industrial Revolution Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

A turning point in human history that transformed economies, societies and ways of life. Discover the captivating story of the Industrial Revolution, its causes, and its consequences. Gain a deeper understanding of this transformative period in human history and the legacy it left behind.

Deep dive into this fascinating era, as you learn about the causes of the Industrial Revolution and the innovations it brought about. Examine the industries that encouraged industrial growth and the stories of some of the most important inventors of the time.

We’ll learn about the social consequences of Britain's rapid industrialisation. Discover the changes in living and working conditions, family life, and the growth of the middle class. And explore the political and economic theories that developed.

You'll learn how industrialisation spread through other European countries and the US. And, we’ll discuss the legacy of the Industrial Revolution and its lasting impact on the modern world.

By studying this course, you will learn about the:

  • Main causes of the Industrial Revolution
  • Most important inventors and innovations of the era
  • Primary industries that encouraged industrial growth
  • Social consequences of Britain's rapid industrialisation
  • Main political and economic theories that developed
  • Spread of the Industrial Revolution to other countries
  • Legacy of the Industrial Revolution
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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The Agricultural Revolution
  • Part 2: Britain’s Natural Resources
  • Part 3: A Large Colonial Empire
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Pre-Industrial Textile Industry
  • Part 2: The Rise of Cotton
  • Part 3: The Rise of the Factory System
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Pre-Industrial Revolution Coal Mines
  • Part 2: The First Coal Mines of the Industrial Revolution
  • Part 3: Dangers of Working in the Coal Mines
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: The First Steam Engines
  • Part 2: The James Watt Engine
  • Part 3: The Steam-Powered Locomotive
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Development of Machine Tools
  • Part 2: The Development of Chemicals
  • Part 3: Other Major Inventions
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Economy & Banking on the Eve of the Industrial Revolution
  • Part 2: The Rise of Capitalism
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Population Explosion
  • Part 2: Living and Work Conditions
  • Part 3: Child Labour
  • Part 4: The Labour Movement and Unions
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Background to the Debate
  • Part 2: Britain’s Moral Failure
  • Part 3: Socially-Conscious Reforms
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Slater the Traitor and the Start of the US Industrial Revolution
  • Part 2: Development of the Industrial Revolution in Europe
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Positive Effects of the Industrial Revolution
  • Part 2: Negative Effects of the Industrial Revolution
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course would benefit anyone interested in Western history and, in particular, British history. You may be a writer, researcher, journalist or history enthusiast. You may just have an interest in the many ways society changed during the Industrial Revolution and informed how we live today.

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Accreditations

The Industrial Revolution Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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