Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional Development Overview

Our professional development courses and training packages deliver immediate impact and provide the skills needed to improve performance and progression in the workplace.

Whether you are an individual looking for a promotion, or a business wanting to stay ahead of the competition, training is the most effective way of achieving your goals and up-skilling your staff. For training with an immediate impact, apply now on the courses shown below or contact us to discuss your training needs.

You can also find a range of online professional development courses in our e-learning section.

Available Professional Development courses

Accounting (AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate)

This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Foundation course is an entry-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is seeking an introduction to basic accounting principles and skills. This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online...

Accounting (AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma)

This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) advanced level course is a mid-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is looking to advance their existing knowledge of accounting. This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online...

Accounting (AAT Level 4 Diploma)

You will learn how to draft financial statements for limited companies, perform complex management accounting tasks and develop your own management skills. Units are as follows: 4 Compulsory Units: Financial Statements, Budgeting,Decision and Control, Accounting Systems and Controls. 2 Optional Units:...

Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges (NCFE CACHE Level 4 Certificate)

This study programme provides the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to be effective in a range of educational settings. Units you will study include: Enabling individuals to learn, Understand how to support children and young people to improve their mental...

Bookkeeping (AAT Level 2)

Completing the course will involve the study of the following units: · Processing bookkeeping transactions · Control accounts, journals and the banking system You will attend college for 3.5 hours per week and study each unit in turn. A computerised exam will be sa...

Certificate in Education / Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

The Certificate in Education and Professional Graduate Certificate in Education are professional qualifications for people teaching in further education colleges, sixth form colleges, schools, adult education, prison education, higher education, and a wide range of other education and training settings....

Certificate in Education / Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (Part-Time)

The Certificate in Education and Professional Graduate Certificate in Education are professional qualifications for people teaching in further education colleges, sixth form colleges, schools, adult education, prison education, higher education, and a wide range of other education and training settings....

Certificate in Human Resource Practice

The CIPD Certificate in HR Practice (CHRP) provides a firm foundation in all areas of HR, helping you to develop essential HR skills and giving you the confidence to be more effective at work by adding real value to your...

Diploma in Massage Therapy for Sports Focus Awards

This one year part time course is aimed at those learners currently working in the sports and active leisure sector. The qualification provides learners with the knowledge of anatomy and physiology for sports massage and provides an understanding of sports...

Dressing Hair (Level 2 Award)

Level 2 Award in Dressing Hair The Level 2 Award in Dressing Hair is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in the creative art of dressing hair. You will learn a variety of artistic techniques which...

EAL Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations (BS 7671:2018)

This electrical training course gives the learner an understanding of the application of the IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition. It provides a facility for individuals working in the electro-technical sector to develop and/or enhance their knowledge of the Requirements...

Early Years Advanced Practitioner Part-time, distance learning/ online (CACHE Level 4)

This qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, and who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and specialist...

Early Years Workforce (NCFE/CACHE Level 3 Diploma)

This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people at an unsupervised level in a diverse range of job roles within early learning and childcare. Subjects covered include child development (birth...

Electronics and Programming for Teachers

The programme will provide you with an exciting and challenging experience which will introduce you to the BBC Microbit and Arduino boards and the creative opportunities they can provide for students. Starting with simple coding skills you will quickly learn...

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for Adults

This course will involve listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. You will also find out about life in the UK and share experiences with people from other cultures. Frequently Asked Questions What will I learn on the ESOL course?...

Gas Centre Courses

Welcome to SNC Gas Centre, a brand new domestic training and test facility in the heart of Ipswich, Suffolk. Based in new state-of-the art industry standard facilities at Suffolk New College we offer a range of domestic gas safety training...

Human Resource Practice (Diploma)

The Foundation level Diploma in Human Resource Practice requires you to complete the certificate in Human Resources plus additional units to gain 37 credits overall. The opportunity to study for the Diploma will be discussed with all prospective students as part...

IMI Accreditation Senior Paint Technician

We are pleased to be able to offer the IMI Accreditation Senior Paint Technician, which is a practical course which will allow you to demonstrate individual capability, providing independent proof of current competence, knowledge and skills for those working in...

IMI L3 Award in Automotive Air Conditioning and Climate Control Diagnosis and Repair

We are pleased to be able to offer the IMI L3 Award in Automotive Air Conditioning and Climate Control Diagnosis and Repair. This qualification offers experienced automotive technicians the opportunity to develop new skills and enhance existing ones. The qualification...

Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver

We are pleased to be able to offer in partnership with Ipswich Borough Council, the ‘Introduction to the Role of the Professional Taxi and Private Hire Driver’. This course is intended for candidates who either work or wish to pursue a ca...

Manicure (Level 2 Award)

You will learn how to carry out a consultation to meet your clients’ needs and be able to make recommendations to your client in terms of their hand and nail care. As part of preparing your working area you will le...

Microbits and Programming

The programme will provide you with an exciting and challenging experience which will introduce you to the BBC Microbit and the creative opportunities it provides. Starting with simple coding skills you will quickly learn to use the basic features of...

PANCO - Part-time, or distance learning/online (CACHE Level 4)

This unit qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, and who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and...

SENCO Part-time, distance learning/ online (CACHE Level 4)

This unit qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, and who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and...

Simple Interactive Electronics

The programme will provide you with an exciting and challenging experience which will introduce you to the basics of modern electronics. Starting with basic interface circuits, you will quickly learn how to create interactive electronics with lights, switches and motors....

Teaching Assistant:Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (NCFE/CACHE)

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of knowledge and skills through a range of units that include: Children and young people’s development, Safeguarding, Schools and colleges as organisations, English and maths skills, Health and safety Support children po...