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Public CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Dealing with Delays

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course looks at the legal and practical issues faced in trying to resolve issues of delay when advising benefit and tax credit claimants.

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  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Benefits for Young People

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This one-day course helps advisers get to grips with the complex and changing benefit rules relating to young people.

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  • Compassion in Dying

    Module 1 - The three tools for planning ahead: an introduction

    Compassion in Dying

    This training is part of our My Life; My Decision project; funded by the Big Lottery?s Silver Dreams Fund. This session is the first in a series of five modules. It will give... Read more

  • Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    Retrofitting Buildings for Energy Efficiency

    Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS)

    To provide a detailed knowledge of the refurbishment and improvement of existing buildings to make them more sustainable; reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency

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  • EML Learning Ltd

    Communicating Specialist Information to non-specialists

    EML Learning Ltd

    This very practical 2 day course is designed to help Specialists to communicate technical; complex; detailed; abstract information simply; precisely and briefly to others (whether... Read more

  • Freedom from Torture

    Self care and vicarious trauma

    Freedom from Torture

    Self care and vicarious trauma One-day course to provide participants with a greater base of knowledge and tools to deal with the risks of working with individuals who have experienced... Read more

  • Freedom from Torture

    Engaging with survivors of torture - what you need to know

    Freedom from Torture

    One-day course designed to enable participants to engage with survivors of torture in their professional roles.

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  • Intellectual Property Office

    IP Tutor

    Intellectual Property Office

    IP Tutor is a free; online; interactive learning tool aimed at students and University lecturers to increase their knowledge and awareness of intellectual property (IP). IP Tutor also... Read more

  • Kidscape

    Introduction to Safeguarding and Basic Child Protection


    This course is designed to act as an introduction to safeguarding and child protection for staff and volunteers working with children and young people. It also serves as a refresher for... Read more

  • Kidscape

    Advanced Safeguarding and Child Protection


    This advanced safeguarding and child protection training equips delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to perform the function of designated safeguarding lead or similar role... Read more

  • Medical Protection Society

    Achieving Safer and Reliable Practice

    Medical Protection Society

    This training course provides attendees with the knowledge; insight and essential strategies to help them to engage in reliability science. It provides them with the personal motivation... Read more

  • Medical Protection Society

    Repeat Prescribing Journey

    Medical Protection Society

    To help better understand the potential errors in the repeat prescribing process and appreciate a better understanding of the systems used. As well as to minimize the risk involved and... Read more

More information about Public

The UK public sector is a major component of the total UK economy. According to Open University research, public expenditure in 2008/09 amounted to £618bn and constituted 48% of GDP. The public sector employs just under 6 million personnel (approx. 19% of total UK workforce) and is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of public services including: pensions and benefits (28%), health (18%), emergency services, law enforcement, and education (13%).

According to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), the UK voluntary sector contributes £11.7 billion to the UK economy, and employs approximately 765,000 (2.7%) of the total 27.9million UK workforce.

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