In the public sector, the aim of CPD is to ensure that those who work in the field develop and maintain the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes to work effectively towards improving overall objectives. The public sector has always been expected to demonstrate value for money and improved efficiency while delivering a high quality service across all areas of responsibility.  The increase of prevalence of CPD in society has been driven by a mantra for accountability and business performance, and in many contexts to raise quality standards. The pressures of globalisation, and the need for public sector transparency have shaped governmental direction towards the structured provision of CPD. The continuing interdependence of public and private sector has driven an increased demand for public CPD programs to reflect the standards seen in other professional service sectors. The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) require all members to complete 120 hours of CPD activities over a three-year period with a minimum of 20 hours CPD in each year. The FDA is the professional association and union for the UK's senior public servants and professionals. The FDA has membership of more than 18,000 senior managers, policy advisors, diplomats, tax professionals, economists, solicitors, prosecutors and other professionals working across Government and the NHS. The FDA is committed to helping promote and facilitating the Continuing Professional Development of managers and professionals in the public service.

CPD Public Courses and Workshops

Social Care
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Supervision Skills in Safeguarding

NSPCC Learning

Healthcare & Medical
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Understanding Autism for Managers

National Autistic Society

Education
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Managing Atrial Fibrillation in Primary care

British Heart Foundation

Finance
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Intellectual Property Master Class

Intellectual Property Office

Healthcare & Medical

Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) Support Network...

Spinal Injuries Association

Healthcare & Medical

Aspiring Leader Programme

East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Public

Volunteer Management

St Paul’s Community Development Trust

Construction

Planning in Practice: Planning Appeals

Planning Futures

Education

LGBTQ+ awareness – maintenance operatives

Stonewall Housing

Education

Barakah Culture vs. Hustle Culture

British Islamic Medical Association

Education

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Family Links

Education

Aspire People Ltd: Safeguarding Children Level 1

Aspire People

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BIVDA - British in Vitro Diagnostic Association

IVD technologies industry body

A2ndvoice

Disability services & support organisation in London

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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International Trade and Fortaiting Association (IT...

Wworldwide trade association for commercial companies, financial institutions and intermediaries

Listen Well Scotland

Communication skills to improve health & wellbeing

Peer Hub Community Interest Company

Transforming mental health by Equipping You to Be The Change

Ruby's Fund

Supporting & nurturing children to maximise their full potential

The Elm Foundation

Domestic abuse charity

Sheffield City Council- Sheffield Adult Safeguardi...

Working in partnership with organisations and people to help make Sheffield a better place to li...

West of England Academic Health Science

Helping to deliver positive healthcare outcomes in the West England region

Women's Resource Centre

WRC supports women’s organisations to be more effective and sustainable

MS-UK

National charity supporting anyone affected by multiple sclerosis

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