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British Sign Language/English Interpreting and Translation PGDip

This course PGDip in British Sign Language/ English Interpreting and Translation includes theoretically based knowledge of language, linguistics and culture required in order to understand the various client groups’ language choices and interact appropriately with them, and the practical language manipulation skills that are required of competent interpreters. This course will promote the necessary inter-relationship of these two elements and apply them in strategies for planning, delivering and reviewing their own professional interpreting work.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Study mode: Weekend
Commissioning and Dental Advising PGCert

This course Postgraduate Certificate Commissioning and Dental Advising is aimed at professionals working in dentistry, who wish to develop their role as an advisor to the profession in the emerging and changing world of dentistry. The course will be taught in modern well-equipped classrooms by tutors selected for their knowledge and expertise.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Management PGCert

This course working in a managerial, technical or professional role, then this long-established part-time postgraduate course, delivered entirely online, could be for them. This management qualification is recognised by employers in all industries and sectors, and allows to study in a way that is tailored to their needs without the need to attend lectures on campus.

  • Duration of training: 18 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Arts (Health) PGDip

This course Arts Health covers all the legal, research design, ethical, managerial, facilitation, academic, and theoretical knowledge and skills requisite of professional Arts-Health praxis .The PG Dip covers all the former, plus the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings and the specialist practical skills for effective Arts-Health praxis, as well as professional placement as a reflective practitioner.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Arts (Health) PGCert

This course Arts Health covers all the legal, research design, ethical, managerial, facilitation, academic, and theoretical knowledge and skills requisite of professional Arts-Health praxis. Students design their own research project and funding bid; write and publish a journal article, comparatively evaluating their own Arts-Health praxis with established approaches to health and manages and facilitates their own Arts-Health project.

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

This course safeguarding children is a high profile area of work, where decision making carries a high order of risk for children, their families and those engaged with them. There is a pressing demand for professionals and others across a wide range of disciplines and sectors to develop an in-depth knowledge of child protection work and to demonstrate effective, evidence based skills.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Part time
Clinical Periodontology PGDip

This Clinical Periodontology programme provides the busy General Dental Practitioner with a part-time educational route to acquire the skills and knowledge required of a Dentist with Special Interest (DwiSI). This programme focuses on contemporary practice, teaching evidence-based principles and systems to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient and practitioner.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Education and Training PGCE

The Education (Education and Training) is a nationally recognised qualification for teachers, trainers and tutors in the Further Education and Skills sector. The UCLan Teacher Education Partnership offers the exciting opportunity to study in one of 15 colleges across the North West region.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
Mentoring in Dental Practice Advanced Certificate

This course Advanced Certificate Mentoring in Dental Practice is intended for dental professionals who wish to undertake the role of mentor in the dental environment. The aim of the course is to equip members of the dental team to fulfil the role of mentor with colleagues who require support to fulfil the requirements of professional practice in Dental care or who have been the subject of Fitness to Practice review.

  • Duration of training: 4 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Paediatric Critical Care PGCert

This innovative course will advance their practice, and develop their knowledge and skills. They critically reflect on their professional practice in caring for the critically ill child as part of the multi-disciplinary team in order to develop practice.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Part time
Counselling for Depression Advanced Certificate

This course advanced certificate in counselling for depression offers professional development for counsellors who are already trained in Person-centred or Humanistic approaches and who have significant clinical experience. Hence counselling for depression (CfD) training intends to both build upon existing knowledge and, more particularly, to align counsellors’ practice with a competence framework which has strong links to research evidence and follows the Curriculum for counselling for depression produced by the National IAPT Team.

  • Duration of training: 3 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Clinical Pharmacy Practice PGDip

The overall aim of the course is to provide equitable training and assessment to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience to provide the highest quality professional care as well as a method to progress their career. In addition, the programme has been designed to provide opportunities for students to develop a skill base that is not solely focused on academic ability, by incorporating elements of assessed work which facilitate personal development in the following areas: communication, IT, numeracy, interpersonal/teamwork, self-management and professional development.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting or School Nursing or Sexual Health Advisor) PGDip

This course prepares registered nurses and midwives to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional standards for specialist community public health nurses (Health Visiting or School Nursing or Sexual Health Adviser) and is suitable for those who wish to develop a career in public health nursing. The course content will cover the four principles of public health practice and students will be involved in: the search for health needs; the stimulation of awareness of health needs; the influence on policies affecting health; the facilitation of health enhancing activities.

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

This course has a strong practical bias; in part 1 students practise talking to groups of people, to discover what information systems they require; learners use the dynamic systems development method (DSDM) standard, which is quite different from structured systems analysis and design method (SSADM); students may already know how to produce data flow diagrams (DFDs) and data models from the SSADM standard; this course focuses on an object oriented approach using the unified modelling language (UML) standard to develop diagrams such as use case and class; in part 2 in group sessions learners run a series of facilitated workshops that are electronically recorded; students look back at the recording to see how various methods are working in practice and what improvements are made; there are some feelings of self-consciousness during the recording sessions, ground rules are established that help to focus on method; students must take part in this series of group meetings in order to attempt the assessed coursework.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Customised
Oral Surgery PGDip

This course Oral Surgery programme provides the busy General Dental Practitioner with a part-time educational route to acquire the skills and knowledge required of a Dentist with Special Interest (DwiSI).This programme focuses on contemporary practice, teaching evidence-based principles and systems to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient and practitioner.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Integrative Psychotherapy PGDip

This course provides quality training in an Integrative approach to Psychotherapy. It is offered part-time and is suitable for those in employment.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Herbal Medicine PGCert

This course Herbal Medicine brings together professional practitioners of herbal medicine in the investigation and systematic appraisal of the knowledge base and clinical practice of herbal medicine. This course creatively and critically explores contemporary practice in the light of emerging conceptual frameworks and other influences on the current development of herbal medicine.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Mental Health Practice PGCert

This course reflects the needs of our local employers and stakeholders and we continually shape this in response to feedback. Agency colleagues and previous learners found UCLan’s AMHP programme to have a supportive learning environment in which they feel keen and motivated to learn, experiencing a “shift in thinking” towards the AMHP perspective and value base.

  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Practice Teacher PGCert

This programme aims to prepare and develop practitioners who will be able to facilitate, supervise and assess students transferring knowledge and competence to a new context of practice. In addition to this, the course will provide the opportunity for them to critically appraise and evaluate practice teaching from operational and strategic perspectives.

  • Duration of training: 6 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Primary Care Mental Health Practice PGCert

This course offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity to develop skills in evidence based low intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions for common mental health problems and to gain the accreditation you need to practice as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP).The Postgraduate Certificate Primary Care Mental Health Practice and Graduate Certificate Promoting Psychological Wellbeing are fully accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) on behalf of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) National Programme.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Part time
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