Our range of online professional development short courses are designed to help you in your personal development, whether that’s for your continuing professional development (CPD) or as part of your training and development plan. These online courses can fit in easily around work and family life so you can study at a time and place to suit.

All of our professional development short courses are professionally oriented and work-based allowing you to immediately apply your learning to the work place.

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We have a number of Health and Social Care, Education and Business CPD courses that can be studied online, face to face or by blended learning.

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Radiographic Image Analysis of the Appendicular Skeleton

This self-guided course offers a practical introduction to analysis of radiographic images by assimilating information and formulating clinical opinion through diagnostic reasoning and interpretation of radiographic appearances.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£150 (VAT exempt) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Training and Development in the Hospitality Industry

This self-guided professional development course offers useful insight into the learning, training and development needs within the hospitality industry.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£95 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Diabetes Type 2: Supporting Self-Management

This professional development course looks at how Health and Social Care professionals can improve patient outcomes through better disease management.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£95 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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The GDPR: Managing New Data Protection Corporate Liability

This professional development course provides a practical introduction to the strategic and planning challenges of GDPR in an organisation with a focus on managing risk.

Course start date

TBC - Register your interest by completing the form at the bottom of this page

Cost of course

£350 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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IFRS 16 Leases

This CPD course provides an overview of the new IFRS 16 International Financial Reporting Standard for leases and the key changes to how leases are accounted for by leasees.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£75 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Adult Education: How to Teach Online

During this professional development course you will learn how to deliver online adult education and how to create a virtual classroom.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£350 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Understanding Maths Anxiety

This professional development course provides an introductory overview of maths anxiety, the apprehension faced by many people and its impact on participation and performance.

Course start date

4 Sept 2017

Cost of course

£350 (VAT exempt) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health

This CPD course provides an overview of some of the common mental and emotional health issues that can be experienced by children and young people and the impact that these health issues may have.

Course start date

4 Sept 2017 - This course will run subject to viable numbers

Cost of course

£350 (VAT exempt) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Leading for Results and Change

Leading for Results and Change is a developmental learner led course that provides managers with the opportunity to develop the key skills to lead themselves, their team and their organisation through change.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£350 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Introduction to Innovative 21st Century Teaching

This professional development short course offers a valuable opportunity to explore the three ‘C’s of the 21st century within the context of teaching: Curiosity, Curation and Community.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£350 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Finance for Non-Financial Managers

This course is aimed at non-financial managers and self-employed business owners who will benefit from understanding more about the planning, organisation and control of their organisation’s financial resources and activities.

Course start date

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Cost of course

£350 (includes VAT) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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Social Pedagogy: Providing Children and Young People with Nurturing Care and Education

This CPD course offers a unique introduction to the concept of Social Pedagogy within the context of working with and caring for children and young people.

Course start date

TBC - Register your interest by completing the form at the bottom of this page

Cost of course

£350 (VAT exempt) - fees correct for Academic Year 2016/17. Subject to annual increase

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