CPD Short Courses – Autumn/Winter Schedule 2020

The OTC has launched the Autumn/Winter schedule of short CPD courses. The College has delivered level 5-7 major awards for many years, as well as a wide range of special purpose and minor awards in the areas of social care, management, further education and CPD.

The courses are delivered through the innovative blended learning model making them ideal for busy professionals and people interested in exploring these areas in a way that is flexible and accessible. (See more on our Supported Open Learning Model here).

Focus on the Indivdual - Person Centred Planning

Commencing October 19th, 2020: This six week programme examines how a person centred plan is implemented, facilitated and evaluated. It allows you explore the organisational structures and changes required to support a person centred service focused on individualised supports. This Level 6 course has a strong practical bias.

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Managing Service Quality

Commencing online on November 2nd, 2020. This level 6 award will increase your ability to deliver best practice in service quality and safeguarding.

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The Manager as Coach & Mentor

Commencing November 16th, 2020. This six-week course has been developed for the experienced manager who currently holds a senior post within the organisation or aspires to hold such a post in the future.

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Cert in Supporting and Working with Families

Commencing January 4th, 2021,  this ten-week Level 7 course provides you with the opportunity to look at working with families 'in the round'. It is designed to provide you with the skills and practice tools which facilitate you in working in a changing service delivery.

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Cert in Training and Development

Commencing Spring, 2021. A twelve week course that provides participants with the tools to identify training needs and design skills to deliver quality training.

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Cert in Supported Employment

Spring, 2021:  Successful completion of this 12-week course will provide you with the tools required to facilitate job seekers into work experience/job sampling and/or supported employment opportunities.

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Didn't find the course you were looking for? Check out all of our CPD courses here.

If you require any further information, please contact Conor on tel: 01-2990580 or by email at cmurray@opentrainingcollege.com