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Public CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Public Health England

    Chemical Incidents

    Public Health England

    Certain chemical incidents may harm large numbers of people in a short space of time so the ability for NHS and PHE staff to respond effectively is vital. This e-learning course is... Read more

  • Financial Crime Services

    Anti-Money Laundering for the Legal Sector

    Financial Crime Services

    Providing a 3 hour training session for persons employed in the UK regulated sector who require an understanding and working knowledge of the primary and secondary legislation... Read more

  • Self Injury Support

    Working with young people who self-injure

    Self Injury Support

    This is a one day training course designed to develop participants’ knowledge and understanding of self-injury. The course will consider why young people self-injure and what their... Read more

  • Peel Solutions

    Safeguarding Children (Introduction)

    Peel Solutions

    To provide delegates with a basic awareness of safeguarding children; including an awareness of the categories of abuse; the ability to identify the signs of abuse and to know what to... Read more

  • Public Health England

    Emergency Response in the NHS

    Public Health England

    A major incident can occur at any time of the day or night. It is vital that the NHS is prepared and can respond at short notice to provide a coordinated range of emergency; mid and... Read more

  • Savana

    Resilience and Self Care


    This unique workshop explores how we care for ourselves and build resilience within our job roles; an emphasis is placed on relaxation techniques and self care toolkit.

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  • The National Counselling Society (NCS)

    Working with Adult Survivors of Child Abuse in a Trauma-Informed Way

    The National Counselling Society (NCS)

    The purpose of this course is to equip professionals with baseline knowledge about the impacts of child abuse in adulthood and fundamental skills to engage with abuse survivors in a way... Read more

  • Disabled Living

    Kidz to Adultz South 2018

    Disabled Living

    The Kidz to Adultz events are free to attend events dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs; their parents; carers and all the professionals who... Read more

  • Boardmatch Ireland

    The Art of Being an Effective Chair and Chairing Well

    Boardmatch Ireland

    This full-day training is aimed at those who are currently serving as Chairs or have previous Chair experience. This course is also suitable for those who are interested in moving into... Read more

  • Boardmatch Ireland

    The Chair’s and Chief Executive’s role in building high performance boards

    Boardmatch Ireland

    This training can be attended by a CEO & Chair pair (you will need to purchase two tickets); or by a CEO or Chairperson by themselves. The performance of any not-for-profit... Read more

  • Boardmatch Ireland

    Understanding Governance and the Board’s role – Directors’ Training

    Boardmatch Ireland

    This training day provides a comprehensive overview of the role and responsibilities of not-for-profit board members and is tailored towards prospective; new; and existing board members... Read more

  • The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    Reducing and responding to bullying in schools - training for trainee teachers and Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs).

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    A comprehensive introduction to anti-bullying best practice; covering theory; legal duties and models of response and intervention. The course aims to equip participants with knowledge... 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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