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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Rebooting your Business: Short Courses for Busy People

The Department of Business and Management (Newcastle Business School) delivers practical short courses for a range of businesses across the private, public and third sectors. Our courses are specifically designed for people who want to re-energise their business, without spending too much time away from the office.

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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 a competency assessment to complete in their own practice area.

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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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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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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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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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Respiratory Disorders - Level 6 - AC6717

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders.

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Expert Witness (Civil)

One-day course - Civil Procedure Rules expert’s duties and responsibilities and report writing for civil proceedings or Two-day course - Giving expert evidence in civil proceedings

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