Definitions for "Foundation course"
These are courses designed to facilitate entry to HE courses for students who do not have standard entry requirements. For art and design students an art foundation course is a typical entry requirement. Foundation courses are not the same as Foundation degrees that are HE qualifications.
Pre-degree course providing a sound basis of subject knowledge from which to embark on a degree course
A recognised higher education course designed to prepare students who have qualifications that are acceptable for entry in general, but are not appropriate to a specific course of study.
Keywords:  self, study, workers, guide, learning
a distance learning program based on self-study and examinations
a self-study guide for workers