CPD Courses

In any organisation it is important to ensure that you and your workforce have the most up to date skills to carry out your roles successfully. CPD is a great way for you to learn new skills, ensure best practice and advance your career.

Regardless of job or career, embarking on a CPD programme demonstrates that you are committed to your own personal development while enrolling staff will show them your commitment to developing their skills also.

    Training
  • Care Workshop - Contributing to Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed short courses for delivery in the workplace, so you can book groups of staff on to programmes they need - at a time convenient for you and your business.

    Care standards regulations make Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults training mandatory for anyone working in a care environment. This full day course is designed to meet national standards and to ensure staff are well equipped to safeguard vulnerable adults in their care.

    Care Workshop - Creative and Therapeutic Activities

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed short courses for delivery in the workplace, so you can book groups of staff on to programmes they need, at a time convenient for you and your business.

    The Creative and Therapeutic Activities day has been designed to incorporate a blend of teaching and activity based learning to give busy care workers the opportunity to explore the wide range of creative and therapeutic activities appropriate to the users in their setting.

    Care Workshop - Epilepsy Awareness

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed short courses for delivery in the workplace, so you can book groups of staff on to programmes they need, at a time convenient for you and your business.

    Epilepsy is a neurological condition which presents in as many as 50 different types. It is diagnosed when someone has recurrent seizures and around 500,000 people have epilepsy in the UK. This course will develop understanding of the complexity of this condition.

    Care Workshop - Introduction to Safeguarding Children & Young People
    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed short courses for delivery in the workplace, so you can book groups of staff on to programmes they need, at a time convenient for you and your business.

    The term 'safeguarding' covers a range of responsibilities that adults have towards children and young people in their care. This course has been mapped to the Children's Workforce Development Council (CWDC) Induction Standards.

    Care Workshop - Moving & Handling
    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed short courses for delivery in the workplace, so you can book groups of staff on to programmes they need, at a time convenient for you and your business.

    The course provides participants with an understanding of the skills needed to move people safely, ensuring that moving and handling risks to themselves and the service user are reduced to the lowest level.

    Improving Business English

    Improve your own and your employee's Business English with Loughborough College.

    Writing and business communication skills are part of everyday life. They are important in your job at whatever level.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Authentic Leadership

    The Authentic Leadership master-class challenges the pre-conception of what makes a great leader and dissects how leaders can help their organisation maintain a competitive advantage.

    Companies know that they must better engage and connect with employees and stakeholders to maintain a competitive advantage and business experts suggest that one way to achieve this is through authentic leadership.

    Great leaders achieve massive results for everyone collectively and do not create followers, they create more leaders. Leadership is not just for those with a title, it is something that everyone in the organisation should be doing.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Coaching in the Workplace

    The Coaching in the Workplace workshop justifies the need for supporting and developing staff in order to create a better future for the individual and the organisation.

    The Workshop will create a coaching culture that will help to develop the effectiveness of your workforce. By tapping into natural ability, workplace coaches will support and develop individual talents, leading to improved performance and a more proactive culture throughout the organisation.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Creating a High Performance Team

    This high impact workshop is designed to give you the tools to achieve the most with your teams and this dynamic session explores the quality of the relationships within your teams and provides the core foundations for explosive growth and achievement.

    High performing teams do not just occur - they are built on the back of desire, communication skills, a common purpose and individual and collective commitment to an attitude of achieving more than yesterday.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Customer Service Excellence

    This high impact workshop seeks to instil the key ingredients of attitude, skill, knowledge and confidence that contribute to customer service excellence.

    Individuals can make a massive difference to the quality of the customer service experience and this session draws on examples of excellent practice (from the public and private sectors) and looks at the benefits to the customer, the organisation and the individual of 'going that extra mile'.

    Delegates will be asked to produce a personal action plan as part of the workshop to ensure continued development.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Effective Communication Skills

    This session deconstructs the way delegates communicate and how personal views can influence conversations and relationships. It allows delegates to reflect on the changes they can make and techniques they can use in order to improve their relationships dramatically.

    The master-class will create individuals with a better understanding of how to communicate with others and will lead to better relationships throughout the workforce. The ability to adjust language and overcome barriers in order to increase the impact of communication will promote more positive outcome with internal and external customers.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Giving Effective Feedback

    This high impact workshop has been developed to give employees the confidence and the skills to handle difficult conversations.

    Delegates examine various aspects of individuals' behaviour, what can trigger certain responses and how to identify effective ways to handle difficult and sensitive situations with professionalism and achieve positive outcomes.

    Employees will learn professional techniques to deal with hostile aggressors, silent non-responders, habitual complainers, yes people/no people and 'know it alls'.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Managing Conflict and Difficult People

    This 'Managing Conflict and Difficult Situations' workshop examines the behaviours that lead to conflict, identifies the skills and techniques required to defuse difficult situations and bring them to a positive conclusion.

    When dealing with difficult interactions, simple things become sources of unanticipated conflict and mild misunderstandings that result in unwanted behaviours.

    It is essential to develop constructive and consistent ways of dealing with these situations and to have the ability to deal with these with confidence and skill that will make a difference to the end result.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Managing and Leading Change
    This high impact workshop gives you the skills to positively manage yourself and lead others through change.

    Employees often have change thrust upon them without much prior notice and can become demotivated by repeated organisation 'restructures' and initiatives and have their enthusiasm eroded.

    This session looks at the inevitability of change, the fact that it isn't going to go away and the kind of thinking and leadership skills needed to thrive in a rapidly changing business world. It's important that leaders are able to change and help others adjust to change with them.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Maximise Your Sales
    Take your sales results to a whole new level by revisiting each aspect of the process and focusing on the buyers.

    We have all heard and probably used the well-known phrase 'people buy people' so why is it that so many sales people are still out there selling product above themselves? The key to success in selling is to focus on creating environments in which people want to buy.

    The most successful sales people out there are not just born that way, they have taught themselves - or had great mentors - that the buyer needs to be in the right emotional state in order to place the order. Take your sales results to a whole new level by revisiting each aspect of the process from the most successful perspective.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Motivate Your Team

    This workshop encourages managers to understand the methods of motivation they currently use and investigates how to motivate and inspire their team to perform at their optimum level.

    The workshop will create a more open culture between individuals and teams which will help to improve retention within the workforce leads to more creative output from individuals, potentially resulting in increased productivity within the organisation.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Performance Management

    The Performance Management master-class supports leaders in delivering a continuous process that enables employees to constantly adapt to the goals of the organisation.

    This master-class will create leaders capable of stretching their top performers, and challenging those who are not so productive by understanding and developing their natural abilities. The organisation will benefit from a workforce that is driving in its pursuit of a common goal. This session is customised to fit into your organisation’s appraisal system.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Problem Solving and Decision Making

    This Problem Solving and Decision Making workshop is designed to challenge the way leaders think and examine the way they make key decisions.

    This Master-Class will create a workforce that recognises the importance of dealing with the cause of a problem, rather than the effect. The organisation will prosper as individuals will have the confidence to make key decisions based on their new found skills.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Transformational Leadership

    The Transformational Leadership master-class examines how leaders can attract followers through effective goal setting and engagement in a common sense of purpose.

    Leaders will be able to identify what a transformational leadership style is and when to use it. The organisation will prosper with Leaders that understand the skills which attract people to commit to achieving the organisation’s vision, and the leadership skills which engender trust and respect.

    Leadership and Management Workshop - Unlock Your Potential
    Inspire and motivate your employees by raising their expectations as to what's possible in this flexible training programme by introducing positive aspects of psychology and using concepts of emotional intelligence to explore how people can be better than today, tomorrow.

    Employees attending this programme will become more confident, positive and influential. This change of mind-set will promote a 'can do' culture which impacts on the behaviour of others they engage with.

    Maths at Work

    Improve your own and your employee's maths skills with Loughborough College. These courses are free, convenient and flexible - arranged around the demands of work. Classes are small, discreet, relaxed and tailored to staff needs. National qualifications at a suitable level are worked towards.

    Benefits to your Organisation:

    • Staff will be more confident and skilled at work
    • Trained staff are better staff
    • Improving skills will increase competitiveness and efficiency.

    Benefits for staff:

    • You will be more confident in doing your job
    • You could access more job opportunities and higher earnings
    • If you have kids, improving your maths skills will help them too.

    You use maths more than you realise:

    In CARE you could be:

    • Measuring doses of medicine or mixing cleaning products
    • Helping clients with shopping and money
    • Managing clients' diets and food intake

    In CATERING you could be:

    • Measuring ingredients
    • Estimating amounts when ordering from suppliers
    • Using the till and helping customers with purchases

    In MANUFACTURING you could be:

    • Ordering quantities from suppliers
    • Managing timetables and estimating timescales
    • Using various machinery and equipment
  • Level 2
    Care Workshop - Equality and Diversity

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    Care standards regulation make equality and diversity training mandatory for anyone working in care. This course has been designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to equality and diversity and to raise participants' cultural awareness.

    Care Workshop - Introduction to Infection Control

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    In all workplaces within the care sector there are vulnerable people, which makes tackling the risk of infection is critical to maintain the health of those you work with.

    Care Workshop - Lead a Team in the Care and Childcare Sector

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    Effective team leading skills are essential to the smooth runnings of any business.

    Care Workshop - Mental Health Awareness

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    This course is aimed at candidates looking to raise their awareness of Mental Health and the wider range of Mental Health Conditions.

    Care Workshop - Nutrition and Health

    This course is aimed to give candidates an increased awareness in understanding nutrition and healthy eating. It is designed to give learners working in the Hospitality and Catering, Care, Childcare and Learning and Development Sector an understanding to support their role in the workplace.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    Care Workshop - Principles of Dementia Care

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    For staff who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of dementia, and their ability to apply the principles of ‘person-centred dementia care’. There will be an introduction to this area and it will strengthen career roles and development.

    Care Workshop - Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    In workplaces where there are people with learning disabilities it is essential that staff understand their needs and are able to support these individuals.

    Care Workshop - The Care and Childcare Customer Service Experience

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    This course is aimed at staff who work within a care, healthcare, childcare or school setting and is designed to provide them with additional knowledge to deliver a great customer experience by understanding how to meet client's needs, learn from feedback and promote products and services.

    Care Workshop - Understanding End of Life Care

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    This course is ideal in supporting health and social care staff working, in any capacity, with people nearing the end of life and their families. To meet the emotional demands and challenges of end of life care, it is vital that staff are equipped with the suitable knowledge, skills and attitudes.

    Care Workshop - Understanding Safe Handling of Medicines

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed short courses for delivery in the workplace, so you can book groups of staff on to programmes they need, at a time convenient for you and your business.

    This programme is designed to provide an introduction to different types of medicine and how it is dealt with safety in different care settings. You will receive an introduction to this area and it will strengthen career roles and development

    Care Workshop - Understanding Working in Mental Health

    This course is aimed to give candidates an understanding of Mental Health, Mental Health illness and regulated legislation. It also aims to raise the learner's awareness of the processes and approaches involved in the care and support of those experience Mental Health issues.

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    Care Workshop - Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

    Working in the care sector requires specialist skills and training for the variety of disciplines which make up this vital industry.

    To ensure your staff have relevant and up to date training in everything they require we have developed a distance learning programme so your staff can complete the qualification in their own time. Candidates will be set achievable targets by their distance learning tutor with guidance and support offered where required via the telephone or email.

    For staff who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of the care and management of diabetes, and their ability to apply the principles of preventing and early intevention of type 2 diabetes. There will be an introduction to this area and it will strengthen career roles and development.

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