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Personal & Professional Development Training


For an organisation to achieve and continue to succeed, the development of its staff, at all levels, is of the utmost importance. Training your workforce, however small or large, to a high standard generates a strong sense of self-worth, loyalty and motivation benefitting both the individual/team involved and the organisation as a whole. With this in mind we offer high quality flexible professional development programmes, enabling training to take place in a way that fits easily into daily working life. Thus all training can be:

  • Individually designed to meet your specific requirements.
  • Tailored to meet the needs of all staff within your organisation.
  • Workshop based - breakfast (early morning) or twilight sessions; half or whole day sessions; weekends; weekly or long-term programmes.
  • Delivered on either a 1-2-1 basis or to a whole team/organisation.
  • Carried out in-house or at an external venue.
  • Accessed via 'away days' or conferences (large or small) - events designed to meet your organisation's personal requirements.
Staff training is currently available in the following areas:

Wellbeing in the Workplace

  • Understanding and managing daily stress in work related environments.
  • Dealing effectively with highly pressurised situations.
  • How to manage staff with challenging behaviour - approaches to managing conflict in the workplace.
  • Coping with change.
  • Conducting meaningful staff appraisals.
  • Carrying out effective staff/volunteer supervision.
  • 1-2-1 staff coaching & support for improved work, health and lifestyle behaviours.
  • Mindfulness relaxation sessions for workplace environments.
  • Staff wellbeing running groups - led by a UK Athletics running coach.


    Personal & Professional Development Training

    • Effective project management skills.
    • Conflict resolution & coaching.
    • Evaluating work-based projects.
    • Report writing skills.
    • Public speaking and presentation skills.
    • Leadership communication skills - how to talk so that staff/clients listen and how to listen so that staff/clients talk.
    • Recruiting and setting up volunteer training programmes.
    • Team building - establishing strong working relationships, increasing workforce productivity and organisational success.
    • Workplace mediation.
    • Community cohesion - raising aspirations, developing positive relationships and growing resilient communities.
    • Equality & diversity.
    • Interview skills -  for both the interviewer and interviewee.
    • Customer service skills.