Professional skills development courses

Future proof skills

Stand out in the workplace with ABE’s continuing professional development (CPD) digital platform. Our bitesized modules have been carefully selected to provide the skills that will be needed most in the years ahead, based on analysis by the World Economic Forum, and will provide CPD workplace skills to support your career objectives.  They boast the following great features:

  • Hand-picked to help you develop your career and future-proof your skill set
  • Bitesize modules (15 to 20 minutes each) enable you to pick and mix your learning when it suits you
  • Conveniently selected packages provide development according to your career stage
  • Fully mobile-friendly and available via an app
  • Highly cost effective - a one-off fee gives you 12-months' access
  • Digital certificate provides a credential that can be uploaded to your professional profile on channels such as LinkedIn

Receive an ABE digital certificate of achievement provided after every module successfully completed

CPD package options - click the titles to go straight to the module list:

Plus two workplace safely courses, based around best practice in the workplace in light of COVID-19:

Originally, this platform was only available as a corporate training package for large employers but, due to popular demand, we are now offering it to support your individual professional development objectives (NB: if you are looking at this from the perspective of an employer please click here to go to our Corporate Learning Academy page).

Our professional development platform provides bitesize modules designed to support workplace activity and development, focusing on specific skills.  These courses work superbly along-side or following on from the in-depth business knowledge provided by our formal business qualifications.  These courses are to develop professional skills and offer a credential but are not formal qualifications.

Corporate Introduction - £24 per annum: click here to sign up

Support for those at the beginning of their professional career in a customer-facing role:

Modules include:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Systems and resources
  • Dealing with customer conflicts and influencing people
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Self-development
  • Teamwork and knowledge sharing

Professional - £40 per annum: click here to sign up

To develop the skills required of those working professionally in an administrative role:

Modules include:

  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Report creation and making recommendations
  • Understanding business environment and financial terminology
  • Dealing with customer conflicts and influencing people
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Systems and resources
  • Project lifecycle and management
  • Supporting your team and organising meetings
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Self-development
  • Teamwork and knowledge sharing

Expert - £50 per annum: click here to sign up

To develop the skills required of those working at a managerial level:

  • Manager to leader
  • Project lifecycle and management
  • Supporting your team and organising meetings
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Self-development
  • Teamwork and knowledge sharing
  • Business finance
  • Leading people and leadership styles
  • Managing people
  • Project management
  • Understanding time management
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Report creation and making recommendations
  • Understanding business environment and financial terminology
  • Dealing with customer conflicts and influencing people
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Systems and resources
  • Building relationships
  • Communication techniques and application
  • Operational management
  • Strategic decision making

ABE Covid-19 Back to Work Induction - click here to sign up

This course is designed to educate employees on the necessary safety measures for returning to the workplace after lockdown or a period of working from home. It will look in detail at COVID-19 and its symptoms and will introduce measures to follow in a safe working environment. Participants will be taken through the changes that the organisation will adopt once work resumes after the COVID-19 lockdown.

ABE COVID-19 Workplace Compliance Officer - click here to sign up

This course will go through the responsibilities of a COVID-19 Compliance Officer.  It will show how to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. It will take the participant through the procedures to follow during recommencement of work in at an employer's premises. The course will also describe how to prevent cross-contamination, provide rules on social distancing, plus dealing with suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19.