Adult Learners – Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Professional Development Qualifications (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. Many careers demand that you possess a professional qualification. In other cases, professional qualifications are not always essential, but they allow the achievement of greater competence in a chosen field and improve prospects for progression.

Colchester Institute offers a range of professional part-time courses across a variety of sectors. Please use the menus below to browse our CPD courses.

Accredited professional training qualifications suitable for those already working or who wish to work in their chosen field. These can vary in duration from one day to one year and beyond.

Online training ideal for anyone looking to gain a new accredited qualification or employers looking for workforce development, offering a flexible model for studying at your convenience and pace.

If you are looking to improve your English, Maths, Digital or Employability skills we offer a wide range of programmes. These could be free for those who are unemployed, depending on eligibility.