Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the commitment to lifelong learning and achieving by which individuals can enhance their employability and career prospects. This ensures they remain competitive and continue to be effective, proficient and knowledgeable in their employment field and industry sector.

Please browse through the areas of study below to see the range of professional courses and higher-level study offered through CI Business Solutions and Colchester Institute.

If you can’t find the course for you, please look through our part-time Further Education and Degree Level options here.


AccountingBusinessConstructionCounsellingDentalEngineeringTeachingTrades

Colchester Institute works with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to deliver bespoke accountancy training. You can browse our range of courses by clicking “Search Our Courses”.

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Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Sage Bookkeeping and Accounting

Colchester Institute works with the Charter Management Institute (CMI) to deliver professional and flexible business management and team leading training. You can browse our range of courses by clicking “Search Our Courses”.

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Charter Management Institute (CMI)

Colchester Institute works with The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to deliver high-quality courses in construction and site management. You can browse our range of courses by clicking “Search Our Courses”.

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The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
Our counselling courses are designed to help you progress to become a qualified counsellor, or gain skills to aid you in your current profession. You can browse our range of courses by clicking “Search Our Courses”.

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British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Colchester Institute works with The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) to deliver high-quality courses which help develop professional skills and keep your understanding of the working environment up-to-date. You can browse our range of courses by clicking “Search Our Courses”.

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National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN)
Accredited by Edexcel, our HE programmes aim to develop your knowledge and understanding of Engineering while furthering your career propsects. You can browse our range of courses by clicking “Search Our Courses”.

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Edexcel

Our teacher training courses aim to improve the skills of existing educators and enhance their abilities of teaching delivery in the context of their role. You can browse our range of courses by clicking “Search Our Courses”.

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Trinity College London
At Colchester Institute we offer a range of professional development courses to boost your career or workforce in your particular trade. You can browse our range of courses by clicking the categories listed.

Building & Trades
Gas & Utilities
Motor Vehicle Services

British Plumbing Employers Council (BPEC)
City & Guilds
Gas Safe Register
Joint Industry Board
OFTEC