CPD Articles & Features

ects points for courses

ECTS Credits System

The ECTS system is modelled on the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) which was initially introduced to facilitate ...
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payroll and accounting courses

Payroll Technician – The Job That Pays

Every week, two weeks or every month, we unfold a slip that details for us the monetary results of our ...
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trainer courses

Train the Trainer Courses

Train the trainer courses are aimed at those wishing to pursue a career in in-house or external training and for ...
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legal secretary courses

Becoming a Legal Secretary

Legal secretaries are responsible for administration and secretarial work and provide support to professional staff in legal offices. The duties ...
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computer courses

Up-Skilling Employees on New Business Software

Many businesses each year bring in new software to help run their business more efficiently and effectively but there are ...
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public speaking

Public Speaking Tips

Do you remember your first days learning to ride a bike? Were you nervous? Did that fear make you more ...
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career break return

Returning to Work After a Career Break

Make Your Return To Work A Successful One If you’re returning to work after a career break, whether that’s after ...
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switching career

5 Tips for Switching Career

Maria Lalor from Pitman Training Swords gives her advice on finding a new job that you enjoy. Why don’t you ...
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career progression and management

Managing Your Career

Career Management is essential in the way our world of work has changed over the years. A job now is ...
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first aid and healthcare cpd courses

First Aid and Healthcare CPD Courses

In the event of an emergency or accident, making the correct decisions at the right moment can make the difference ...
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part time cpd courses

Part Time CPD Courses

For many employees or business owners, part time Continuous Professional Development offers the benefit of continuing to earn money whilst ...
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finding relevant cpd courses

Finding Relevant CPD Courses

These days employees undergo continuous evaluation and are judged on their competency and are appraised against their peer group. Workplace ...
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online and e-learning CPD courses in Ireland

CPD Courses by Distance Learning

For many people working full time, the road to professional development can lay in the direction of distance learning. While ...
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CPD for career development

Contribution of CPD to Career Development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an activity performed to enhance productivity, knowledge and skills. The principle underlying CPD is that ...
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CPD Courses Ireland

Benefits of Continuous Professional Development

The benefits of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for employees are many. CPD helps to keep skills and knowledge current and ...
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interview tips

The Interview – How to Succeed

The envelope falls from the letter box to the floor and with much relief you read: ‘it is with great ...
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continuous professional development

What Is CPD?

CPD or Continuing Professional Development is education with the aim of earning or maintaining professional qualifications and credentials to enhance ...
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Pitman Training Swords

Starting a career in IT

Roy Lalor from Pitman Training Swords gave a 5-point checklist for suitability to an IT Technical career: Have you been ...
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