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In a world where change is constant, keeping pace with new trends and the latest skills and knowledge will give your business and employees a competitive edge.

Northumbria University offers a wide range of accredited and non-accredited short courses, specialist training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes. These are delivered locally, nationally and internationally, for individuals or employers with single or multiple learners. For employers with group requirements we can provide on-site customised CPD programmes, tailored to meet your specific needs.

Our CPD courses are based on the ground-breaking research of our academic experts. By increasing skills and knowledge and introducing new ways of thinking and working we create impact in performance for you and your staff. 

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Health and Social Practice Programmes

Applied Polymer Chemistry

This course covers a wide range of topics in applied polymer chemistry and will be a valuable resource to researchers working in the polymer, coating, materials, composites and foam industries.

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B12 Administration - MC0019

This course will enable you to deliver safe and evidenced based health care regarding B12 administration within primary care. Students will be provided with a competency assessment to complete in their own practice area.

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Behaviour Change Masterclass

Behaviour change has become one of the most prominent topics of discussion within academic and lay circles in recent times. This course will cover issues relevant to interventions to change various behaviours related to health and well-being, inequality, and sustainability.

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Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards And Liberty Protection Safeguards Legal And Practice Webinar

This online event will update health and social care professionals on law and practice relating to the Mental Capacity Act 2005, its Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, and the forthcoming Liberty Protection Safeguards. For those who practice as DoLS Best Interests Assessors, it will meet the statutory requirement for annual refresher training established by The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty:…

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Carbon Footprinting (GHG Accounting), Carbon Management and Carbon Reporting

Northumbria University is proud to be able to offer our accredited range of climate change and carbon footprinting CPD courses. The courses are ideal for environmental managers, energy managers, facilities managers, sustainability managers, business owners and directors. The content is appropriate for micro-businesses, SMEs and large organisations from the private and public sectors alike.

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Diabetes Mellitus Masterclass - MC0026

The masterclass in diabetes mellitus will build upon you existing professional and healthcare knowledge to improve the quality of care you are able to deliver to people living with, or at risk of diabetes.

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Ear Care - MC0014

This masterclass is aimed at nurses new to undertaking ear care consultations and reviews. It will cover the assessment of the patients ear symptoms and the management options for those with excessive cerumen.

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Executive Education

At Northumbria University we deliver bespoke development programmes for major commercial, public, and third sector clients in General Management and Leadership, Change Management, Finance and Accounting Strategy, Marketing and Innovation.

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Finance for Non-financial Managers

Do balance sheets make your mind boggle? Would you like to gain a better understanding of finance within your organisation? Designed for managers with a non-financial background, this course aims to equip you with the skills you need to better understand the financial implications of your decisions and improve the financial performance of your organisation.

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Interpreting Blood Results - MC0015

This session is aimed at nurses new to undertaking blood result reviews. It will cover what tests are appropriate in primary care according to the evidence, safety issues for the patient and staff member, common blood test requests and optimal results, how to manage those outside of optimal ranges.

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Introduction to Sport Performance Analysis

The course is particularly relevant for coaches at Level 1-2 in sports such as soccer, rugby, basketball and hockey, as well as teachers of PE in secondary schools. The course is also very appropriate for sport coaching students and others who might progress to further training and become accredited sports performance analysts.

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ISAK Body Composition Analysis Level 1

The level 1 ISAK Anthropometry course is designed for sport and exercise students, nutritionists, sports rehabilitators and physiotherapists and is a requirement in order to undertake body composition analysis.

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Leading Innovation

The course will introduce unique new innovation tools and methodologies through which participants will develop “stress tested” value propositions that will be applied into the organisation as a driver for business growth, and in addition, releasing the potential of the expertise that resides in the organisation and its individuals.

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LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Workshops

The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method is a technique which utilises visual, auditory and kinaesthetic skills and improves group problem solving. The issues addressed by each workshop will vary according to the needs of your team.

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Mental Health Law and Practice Certificate

The Certificate in Mental Health Law and Practice has been designed to provide an introduction to mental health law for students whose work involves the application of statutory and common law provisions relating to the voluntary and compulsory care and treatment of individuals who are suffering from mental disorder.

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (Part-Time)

If your day-to-day responsibilities include activities that come under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, this Certificate will help you ensure that people are working safely. Students that enrol onto the Certificate in Construction who have previously completed the Certificate in Occupational health and safety don’t need to sit the NGC1 module as it is a common module throughout…

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Distance Learning mode)

The NEBOSH Diploma is a widely recognised and respected qualification and will be delivered by highly qualified, experienced tutors over 4 units; Unit A: Managing health and safety Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace Unit C: Workplace and work equipment safety Unit D: Application of health and safety theory and practice Unit A: Managing Health and Safety, begins by looking at principles of health…

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Part-Time)

If you’d like the must-have qualification for professional health and safety advisors and environmental practitioners, the NEBOSH Diploma is for you. The NEBOSH Diploma is a widely recognised and respected qualification and will be delivered by highly qualified, experienced tutors over 4 units; Unit A: Managing health and safety Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace Unit C: Workplace and work…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Block Release Mode)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Distance Learning)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Part-Time)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Level 6

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Level 7

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Recognition of Prior Learning - Level 6

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Recognition of Prior Learning - Level 7

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Professional Skills Course for Lawyers

The Professional Skills Course (PSC) is provided for trainee solicitors, who must complete the course before admission to the profession. The PSC is designed to build on the foundations laid by the Legal Practice Course and also on your practice during your training contract.

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Principles and Practice of Restorative Just Culture

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria University are proud to present a four-day course on the principle and practises of Restorative Just Culture, which is also part of the learning encouraged in the NHS plan; We are the NHS: People Plan 2020/21 – action for us all.

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Return to Practice - Nursing - Level 6 - AC6736

This module is specific to Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals wishing to return the professional and re-register with the NMC or HCPC. On successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for re-entry to the register.

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Northumbria Design Sprint

PRE-SPRINT MEETING DEFINING THE PARAMETERS WITH THE ORGANISATION'S LEADERSHIP In order to prepare for the course and ensure that the participants and the organisation maximise the value on offer, this pre-sprint meeting seeks to establish the nature of the challenge being tackled and the roles from within the organisation who are key to inform the activities and participant. DAY ONE: SET-UP DEVELOPING…

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