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About SPD

Salford Professional Development helps delegates to achieve their career goals through lifelong learning and development programmes that draw upon over 100 years of educational excellence.

Continued professional development (CPD) is fundamental to career progression, helping people to learn new skills, keep up with the changing demands of the workplace and gain valuable qualifications in the process.

With this in mind, Salford Professional Development has been established with the aim of consolidating the University’s expertise in this area, providing a wide selection of courses that have been designed specifically to further the careers of those who study with us.

What you can study

Our highly experienced tutors provide a first class learning experience.  We offer a comprehensive range of professional development courses across our specialist divisions that are available to both individuals and organisations. The majority of training carried out through Salford Professional Development is accredited by professional bodies that are widely recognised throughout industry. We also offer a diverse range of non-accredited short courses to address your business needs.

We offer a comprehensive range of professional development services across the following sectors:

  • Education
  • Health and Social Care
  • Media and Digital
  • Business and Law
  • Built Environment
  • Public Services

How professional development provision can help you

People may choose to undertake CPD training for a variety of reasons, to maintain a professional accreditation or membership, embrace new technology or working practices, or even to embark on a completely new career.

Benefits of continued professional development include:

  • Learning new skills and gaining recognised qualifications
  • Developing new ways of working, approaching problems and managing yourself and others
  • Preparation to take on additional responsibility and increase earning potential
  • Increased confidence
  • Learning at a pace that is right for you and fits around your existing responsibilities.

A Spectrum of Personalised Training Options

Salford Professional Development offers to drive down your training costs and streamline your upskilling requirements by providing a spectrum of onsite training options (In-House, Tailored and Bespoke) to reflect your budgetary constraints and accommodate your specific needs.

Our committed Bespoke Team here at Salford Professional Development will work with your organisation to talk you through the process of how your courses will be led by our experienced tutors and delivered by our dedicated Events Team. Send us an email or give us a call (0161 295 3000) and we can arrange a free consultation with one of our training specialists.

We have delivered a diverse range of training programmes to large and small organisations across a variety of industries.

View a selection of case studies for clients we have worked with previously...

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