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Professional courses

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Designed to help you become the best you can be, our professional courses enable you to boost your practical, professional and personal skills within specialised areas. The very nature of these courses means that you will be able to learn with people from a wide range of backgrounds, providing you with a stimulating, varied and supportive learning environment.

Take a look below to see our full list of professional courses.


Certificate in Management Studies

Certificate of Management Studies

Develop specialist business management skills for application in a large global organisation or SME.

Certificate in Professional Studies: Intermediate Human Resource Management

Certificate of Professional Studies

Develop your skills and knowledge as a HR practitioner by achieving a CIPD approved qualification to progress your career.

Diploma in Management Studies

Diploma of Management Studies

Refine your management skills in specialist business unit areas, with rigorous analysis of a current work-based challenge.

Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (taught)

Professional Qualification

Develop specialist skills and knowledge as an experienced HR professional with a CIPD approved qualification.


Assessment only route to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

This course offers an assessment only route to gaining Qualified Teacher Status.

Early Years with EYTS

Postgraduate Certificate

Achieve Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) and become an outstanding early years teacher or specialist practitioner

Teaching English As A Foreign Language

Courses in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) are available through the INTO University of Gloucestershire Centre.

Health and Nursing Related

Advancing Practice (Health)

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc

Progress your career towards band 7 professional positions by advancing your practice in person-centred acute care

Certificate in Person-Centred Healthcare Practice


Prepare yourself for a senior healthcare role through the development of a more person-centred approach to care.

Certificate in Professional Studies in Non-Medical Prescribing (NMC Award) (Level 6)

Certificate of Professional Studies

Progress your career with a Nursing & Midwifery Council accredited non-medical prescriber qualification.

Certificate in Professional Studies: Non-Medical Prescribing (NMC Award) (Level 7: 30 Credits)


Develop advanced skills in non-medical prescribing to meet the increased demand for high-level practice roles in modern healthcare.

Certificate of Professional Studies: Practice Teacher Award (NMC approved) (Level 7: 30 Credits)


Develop your teaching and assessment skills in clinical practice. Gain professional recognition from the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

Community and District Nursing Specialist Practice

Postgraduate Diploma
Full-Time / Part-Time

Progress your career by developing advanced skills in the delivery of quality person-centred district nursing services.

Community and Primary Care Practice

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Work towards band 7 professional positions by advancing your practice in person-centred community and primary care

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