Professional Courses

Specialist industry courses help you gain the qualifications required to practice at a high level in certain jobs or professions. Courses are as suited to younger members of staff as they are to senior management.

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Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

undefinedThe AAT is the professional body for accounting technicians. With 125,000 global members, AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and professional body for accounting and finance staff. We offer 4 different courses with the AAT:

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)


undefinedThe Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe’s largest HR development professional body. Globally recognised with over 135,000 members, the CIPD pride themselves on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations. We offer 3 courses:

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

CIM LogoThe Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the world’s largest organisation for professional marketers. At University Centre at Blackburn College we run two extremely popular courses from the CIM suite of qualifications:

Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)


Institute of Leadership and Management LogoThe Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) offer a wide range of qualifications covering all aspects of leadership and management, along with specialist programmes in coaching and mentoring, HR and enterprise. A substantial number of courses are available.

 

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

4.1.4 CIPS.jpgWe are a Centre of Excellence for Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply qualifications. CIPS is the premier global organisation serving the procurement and supply profession. We offer 4 different CIPS qualifications:

Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists (AMSPAR)

AMSPAR.jpgAMSPAR is The Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists. At University Centre at Blackburn College we offer a Level 5 diploma.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

4.1.4 CMI Logo.jpgThe Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership. If you’re a manager and you join the CMI and become a member you’re making a statement about your standards and your determination to continually develop your management skills. We have several courses that should interest you from the CMI suite of qualifications.

Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX)

cilex-logo_cmyk.jpgThe Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association and governing body for Chartered Legal Executive lawyers, other legal practitioners and paralegals. Their role is to enhance the role and standing of Chartered Legal Executives and all our members within the legal profession.

For fifty years, CILEX has offered access to a flexible career in law. They work closely with Government and the Ministry of Justice and are recognised as one of the three core regulators of the legal profession.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

CIMA is the world’s leading, and largest, professional body of management accountants. CIMA ensures that you’re studying the most relevant qualification for a career in finance and business and they are with you every step of the way as you work towards gaining the globally recognised CGMA designation. Passing CIMA exams is a demonstration to employers that you not only have the knowledge, but also the competencies and skills of a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

 

PRINCE2

PRINCE2® is the standard method for project management, and is globally recognised. It provides a flexible, adaptable approach for organising, managing and controlling projects and is a widely used project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project.

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For more information about any of these courses telephone 01254 292500 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk to speak to a member of our specialist team.