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Public CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • British Pump Manufacturers' Association

    Pump Testing

    British Pump Manufacturers' Association

    This one-day course is designed to enable individuals to enhance their knowledge and skills in the practice of pump testing. Using presentations and exercises the course takes a... Read more

  • British Kodály Academy

    Certificate of Professional Practice in the Kodály Concept of Music Education Level 2 Primary

    British Kodály Academy

    A qualification in Kodály musicianship and music teaching: This course will build on and hone the musical skills and elements assimilated in Level 1 of the Certificate of Professional... Read more

  • Savana

    ‘Stealthing and Catfishing’ workshop


    This 2 hour workshop introduces the ‘Trend’ of Stealthing and ‘Catfishing’; with emphasis placed around the risk of both of these practices and an over view of the technical... Read more

  • Axela Training

    Medication Awareness (Care Worker's Role)

    Axela Training

    People needing care and support often require medication in a safe and timely manner. This training course is designed to provide knowledge and skills in safe medication administration... Read more

  • Community Impact Bucks

    Chart to Business Success – in Charity Sector

    Community Impact Bucks

    “By failing to prepare; you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin. Are you planning for success? Do all your staff understand the map? Do you know what you will do if the worst... Read more

  • Wallgate

    Innovative Washroom Solutions for the Education Sector


    Schools are constantly battling the challenges and costs of flooding; mess; vandalism and misuse of their toilets. Problems that can be easily avoided through correct washroom... Read more

  • Axela Training

    End of Life Care

    Axela Training

    Supporting someone approaching the end of their life can be the most challenging work any health and social care worker faces; but it can also be the most rewarding. This training is... Read more

  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Universal Credit – The Problem Areas

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This course looks in detail at some of the emerging areas of dispute that universal credit claimants face. It takes a practical; problem-solving approach and provides an opportunity for... Read more

  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Benefits for Students

    Child Poverty Action Group

    This course provides a basic knowledge of the social security benefits and tax credits available for students; primarily in higher education; but including those in further... Read more

  • Child Poverty Action Group

    Using Legislation and Caselaw

    Child Poverty Action Group

    Advisers regularly deal with complex areas of social security and tax credits law. This one-day course explores some of the legal skills required by lay advisers; and provides... Read more

  • British Pump Manufacturers' Association

    Pump Systems

    British Pump Manufacturers' Association

    This one-day course is designed to enable individuals to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the factors that have to be considered in the design of pump systems. Using... Read more

  • Carbon Trust

    Green Business Fund Workshop – An introduction to energy efficiency for SMEs

    Carbon Trust

    This workshop will help small companies learn how to identify and implement opportunities to reduce energy costs within their business and make the most of the fund. The aim is to... 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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