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46 training courses found

Collaborative Working (Education and Therapy) PGCert

In this course, students will: engage with contemporary inclusive learning issues, related legislative frameworks and policy, and relate these to their own practice context; learn to critique evidence-based approaches and strategies to facilitate collaboration and inclusion for children with additional support needs; have the opportunity to identify and advance practice in an area of innovative collaborative working within your workplace/service. In the context of this course, pupils are defined as children or young people who are attending school (this can be within early years, primary or secondary school, in mainstream or special school settings).

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Applied Social Development PGCert

This course is for people who are seeking to work in social development, and to examine the opportunities and constraints created in the wider community in relation to the goal of attaining better health of a population. This includes local health planners, community health staff, health promoters and community workers addressing health improvement.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Health in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States PGCert

This course is for people who have an interest in the complex policy and practice issues in diverse settings affected by conflict or countries emerging from conflict. Emphasis will be given to: the concepts of vulnerability and resilience of individuals; households and their interaction with health and social structures in the context of forced migration; the range of actors involved during the humanitarian crisis and transitional period; and the alternative approaches to psychosocial protection of individuals and communities.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Speech and Language Therapy PGDip

This course is for people with a relevant degree seeking to refocus their studies into the area of speech and language therapy. It will enable you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) to practise as a speech and language therapist in the UK.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) PGDip

This course will attract people holding an undergraduate honours degree who may want to change career to become an occupational therapist. It is an intensive course of study which will develop theoretical, analytical, practical and evaluative and reasoning skills.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Dietetics PGDip

This course is well established, extremely popular, well respected throughout the profession and has good graduate employability rates. The teaching team includes five registered dietitians who have strong links with the dietetic profession both within Scotland and across the UK.

  • Duration of training: 19 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Physiotherapy (post registration) PGDip

This course is for people working as physiotherapists who want to grow within a dynamic and evolving profession. Evidence-based practice is increasingly important and this course supports individuals in developing the knowledge and skills required.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Occupational Therapy (post-registration) PGDip

This course is suitable for occupational therapists who wish to develop knowledge of the evidence-base in practice and to further develop their critical thinking, clinical reasoning and research knowledge. It is suitable for occupational therapists from a wide range of settings and will enable occupational therapists to change career direction to advanced practitioner, education, research or management.

  • Duration of training: 4 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Physiotherapy (post registration) PGCert

This course is for people working as physiotherapists who want to grow within a dynamic and evolving profession. Evidence-based practice is increasingly important and this course supports individuals in developing the knowledge and skills required.

  • Duration of training: 6 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Public Health Nutrition PGCert

This course will allow graduates of biological sciences to build on their knowledge and aims to promote the critical appraisal of the theory and application of public health nutrition, and nutrition policy planning and practice, to improve the health of the population through nutrition. Public health nutrition is a new and interesting subject area that concentrates on achieving a sound knowledge in nutrition and public health providing participants with the expertise to work in a variety of settings to promote nutrition for the benefit of public health.

  • Duration of training: 6 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Occupational Therapy (post-registration) PGCert

This course is suitable for occupational therapists who wish to develop knowledge of the evidence-base in practice and to further develop their critical thinking, clinical reasoning and research knowledge. It is suitable for occupational therapists from a wide range of settings and will enable occupational therapists to change career direction to advanced practitioner, education, research or management.

  • Duration of training: 4 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Public Health Nutrition PGDip

This course will allow graduates of biological sciences to build on their knowledge and aims to promote the critical appraisal of the theory and application of public health nutrition, and nutrition policy planning and practice, to improve the health of the population through nutrition. Public health nutrition is a new and interesting subject area that concentrates on achieving a sound knowledge in nutrition and public health providing participants with the expertise to work in a variety of settings to promote nutrition for the benefit of public health.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Radiotherapy and Oncology PGDip

This course will allow individuals to retrain in the area of radiotherapy and oncology. It is not suitable for people already holding a qualification in therapeutic radiography.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Strategic Communication and Public Relations PGDip

The Strategic Communication and Public Relations offers an unparalleled balance in UK postgraduate courses of teaching in internal and external communication, as well as strategic communication, for both private and public sectors. Students learn from an academic team which includes internationally published researchers and practitioners with years of professional experience.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Strategic Communication and Public Relations PGCert

The Strategic Communication and Public Relations offers an unparalleled balance in UK postgraduate courses of teaching in internal and external communication, as well as strategic communication, for both private and public sectors. Students learn from an academic team which includes internationally published researchers and practitioners with years of professional experience.

  • Duration of training: 6 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Hearing Aid Audiology Professional Diploma

This course will equip with all the skills that they require to practise as an associate audiologist in the NHS and a hearing aid dispenser in the private sector. Student will study a range of modules each year related to hearing and audiology.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Full time
Diabetes PGDip

This course is for doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and pharmacists with an interest in diabetes care. It aims to develop the scientific basis for improvement in diabetes clinical practice and public health using robust epidemiological, evidence based and social science methodologies.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Radiotherapy (post-registration) PGDip

This course is accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers. The course offers advanced practice modules.

  • Duration of training: 7 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Arts, Festival and Cultural Management PGDip

This course has been developed in response to this need and is rooted in a belief that great leaders in the cultural sector will recognise the value of effective management while acknowledging that approaches may need to be adapted to meet the particularities of cultural organisations and festivals. Through encouraging them to become critically reflective, the course will develop knowledge of the contemporary issues affecting the management of arts organisations and festivals while equipping you wi th the practical management skills that are essential for developing a career in the field.

  • Duration of training: 8 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Sexual and Reproductive Health PGCert

This course is for health professionals and those interested in working in global health. The course will equip to work at a senior level to promote the sexual and reproductive health and social wellbeing of people, especially those living in low and middle income countries, through the development of effective, contextualised sexual and reproductive health policies, services and interventions.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
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