Training Courses That Could Help Your Career

by | 23.02.24

Whether you’ve hit a brick wall in terms of progression in your current job, you’ve had to deal with redundancy, or you’re just looking to pursue a career in a new industry all together, obtaining new skills could be the best way to find a job you actually love. Here are some training course ideas for you:

Secretarial Course

You can study secretarial skills at a range of levels with courses that cover everything from office skills, administration, typing, minute taking and PA duties. You can also gain professional qualifications that prove your proficiency to a  new employer.

Perfect for: someone who is organised.

Accounting Course

Whether you want to get an AAT in order to pursue a career in accountancy or you’re looking to gain job – specific skills in tax etc, there are a number or courses that could help boost your employment in this lucrative field.

Perfect for: A maths enthusiast.

Sport and Fitness Course

If you enjoy exercise there are many ways you can qualify for your dream job in sports and fitness, there are multiple courses which allow you to train as a personal trainer. Other courses can teach you vital knowledge about nutrition and diet.

Perfect for: Gym bunny’s.

IT Course

Technology is an extremely broad sector allowing you to get qualified in a range of areas. These include everything from IT support right the way through to managing networks and web design. There are also a variety of industry recognised qualifications that will help you stand out to employers so check them out.

Perfect for: People who love gaming.

Marketing Courses

There are many different types of marketing courses available, whether you’re looking to focus on email marketing, social media or digital marketing you will be able to find accredited courses. Look at what the Chartered Institute of Marketing who are a world renowned professional body have to offer.

Perfect for: People who don’t stop the adverts.

Language Course

When it comes to learning a new language the world is literally your oyster. Whether it’s Japanese, French, Italian or any other language you can think of there’s a course out there to help you learn it. You can also study sign language or how to teach English as a foreign language.

Perfect for: Someone with an ear for languages.

Project Management Course

Prince2 qualifications are the worldwide benchmark for project management proficiency, making them a great way to break into the industry. This qualification could lead you on to a career as a Project Manager, the sky could be the limit with this qualification in your pocket.

Perfect for: People who always meet their deadlines.

Human Resource Course

If people are your thing then a HR course could be the answer for you, depending on what course you decide to take would depend on the career path you’d like to pursue. Certifications are awarded by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Routes available include HR Manager, recruitment management, training specialist and learning & development roles.

Perfect for: People who genuinely like other people.

Health and Care Course

With a number of career paths available in health and care, there are also many ways to get qualified. Choose from courses in nursing, social care, paramedic training, dental hygiene and more – and qualify yourself for a job in one of the most rewarding industries.

Perfect for: People who want to save lives.

Teaching Course

Whilst you will need a degree to become a qualified primary or secondary school teacher, shorter and less expensive courses are available for those looking to become a Teaching Assistant. You can also gain qualifications in childcare, nannying or nursery nursing that will help boost your employability within your chosen field.

Perfect for: People who are down with the kids.

I hope these ideas have helped you, whether to want to progress in your chosen field, want to change your career or want to make yourself more employable why not try doing a training course.

Good Luck

Angela Burton