Our innovative Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and short courses allow you to support workforce development and to gain the specialist skills needed to work effectively and to grow and develop your organisation.

We offer a range of courses across our established areas of academic and teaching expertise, so you can be confident of the high quality of the programmes we deliver, from a short CPD programme to a credit-bearing course that can offer a route to a full degree qualification. 

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Benefits for your organisation

  • Increased employee retention: Organisations that invest in CPD typically their employees better. When staff feel supported in their growth, they are more likely to stay with the organisation.
  • Improved motivation: CPD programs boost employee morale and motivation. Learning new skills and staying updated keeps them engaged and committed to their roles.
  • Higher levels of efficiency: Well-trained employees are more efficient. CPD enhances their abilities, leading to streamlined processes and improved productivity.
  • Increased credibility: Organisations that encourage CPD demonstrate their commitment to excellence, enhancing their reputation among clients, customers, and potential employees.
  • Facilitate succession planning: CPD prepares employees for future roles. It ensures a pipeline of skilled individuals who can step into leadership positions when needed.

Benefits for your talent

  • Build skills: CPD develops new skills and enhances existing ones. By participating in a range of courses and learning opportunities, staff can broaden their capabilities and gain valuable experience.
  • Develop confidence: As they acquire new knowledge and skills, their confidence in their abilities grows. Whether it’s through seminars, online courses, or on-the-job experiences, CPD positively impacts soft skills like communication, leadership, and problem-solving.
  • Provide better outcomes: Continuous learning ensures that staff stay up to date with industry trends and best practices. Applying this knowledge directly improves the quality of their work and the outcomes achieved.
  • Stay motivated: Engaging in CPD keeps staff motivated and intellectually stimulated. It prevents professional stagnation and encourages a proactive approach to learning.
  • Find new passions: Exploring different areas of expertise during CPD can lead staff to discover new passions or interests. It’s an opportunity to delve into subjects beyond their core responsibilities.
  • Be open to new opportunities: CPD exposes staff to fresh perspectives and opens doors to unexpected opportunities. Networking with other professionals can lead to collaborations, partnerships, and career advancements.
  • Keep up to date: Industries evolve rapidly. CPD ensures that staff remain current with the latest developments, technologies, and research. This knowledge is crucial for maintaining relevance in their field.
  • Reflect and grow: CPD encourages self-reflection. Regularly evaluating their progress, identifying areas for improvement, and setting goals contribute to their professional growth.