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What does CPD Accreditation Cost?
Jess Hart   18th June 2024
Are you considering The CPD Group to accredit your CPD training courses? Read this blog to learn more about our pricing.
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How to Accredit an Online CPD Course
Jess Hart   18th June 2024
Online CPD is a popular way to learn, but how can CPD accreditation or certification help your course stand out in a saturated market? Learn how to accredit your online CPD courses here!
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The CPD Group Wins Most Trusted Accreditation Service Award.
The CPD Group have been named as the Most Trusted CPD Accreditation Service in the UK. Raising CPD Standards for CPD Training Accreditation.
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Elevating Academia: Why is CPD Important in Universities?
In this newsletter, we delve into the professional development courses and CPD certified learning offered by universities.
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Are CPD Courses Recognised? Get CPD Certified!
CPD providers can get their CPD recognised by gaining CPD accreditation for their professional development and education offerings.
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What Does CPD Stand For?
Jess Hart   21st May 2024
What does CPD Stand for? Continuing professional development, continual professional development or continuous professional development? CPD Explained!
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Caring about Quality: The Importance of CPD in the Care Industry
In the Care industry, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) plays a pivotal role in ensuring caregivers are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to deliver top-quality care to service users.
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Celebrate Learning at Work Week 2024!
Jacob Higgins   14th May 2024
This week (May 13th - 19th) marks Learning at Work Week, a fantastic initiative dedicated to promoting lifelong learning in the workplace.
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High Risk Aesthetic Procedures: What You Need To Know!
As the UK's largest and most trusted CPD Accreditation service, we consistently lead the way in setting industry standards, ensuring we take all reasonable steps to improve the CPD Industry.
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Quarterly Newsletter: March 2024!
Jacob Higgins   5th April 2024
Welcome to The CPD Group's quarterly newsletter! Here, you can keep up to date on everything we've been up to recently and catch up on our latest news and events!
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Tech Evolution: Navigating the CPD Landscape for Professional Growth in the Technology Industry
A world where innovation is the heartbeat of progress, staying up-to-date with technological advancements becomes crucial for professional growth.
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Celebrating International Women's Day! 🌏
Jacob Higgins   8th March 2024
At The CPD Group, we're thrilled to join the global community in celebrating International Women's Day on March 8th.
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Powering Excellence: The Role of CPD in the Electrical Industry
Learn about the role of CPD within the electrical industry and how it is a "key component in maintaining and developing competence".
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Counting on Success: CPD Accreditation in Finance and Accounting
In this edition of the newsletter, we're focusing on the importance of CPD and CPD accreditation in the Finance and Accounting sector.
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The CPD Group 2023 End of Year Round-Up!
Jess Hart   20th December 2023
2023 has been a fantastic year full of growth and exciting new endeavours here at The CPD Group. Continue reading to learn more about what we’ve been up to this year!
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Teeth Whitening Treatments: What You Need to Know!
Dive into this blog for essential insights on Teeth Whitening Treatments and CPD accreditation.
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The CPD Group: Important News Regarding Our Pricing
Jess Hart   29th November 2023
We have an important update regarding the pricing of our activity and trainer accreditation services. Read this blog to learn more and stay up to date.
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Advanced Engineering partners with The CPD Group
Jess Hart   11th October 2023
For the first time, attendees at Advanced Engineering 2023 will receive accreditation from The CPD Group.
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The CPD Group: Member Update
Jess Hart   14th September 2023
An important update regarding an issue raised through our Member Report functionality.
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A Guide to the Different Types of CPD
Jess Hart   9th August 2023
CPD comes in many forms. Read this blog to discover more about the different types of Continuing Professional Development!
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Is CPD Certification recognised internationally?
CPD certification or accreditation is used to help uphold training standards, but is it globally recognised? Read this to find out!
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Four Day Working Week Trial: Results!
Jess Hart   27th July 2023
We recently concluded our trial of the four day working week; will we continue or go back to a five day week? Read this blog to find out!
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What does "CPD Accredited" Mean?
Jess Hart   11th July 2023
When looking for courses, you will often come across the term "CPD Accredited" or "CPD Approved" - but what does this mean? Read this blog to find out!
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Who is CPD for?
Jess Hart   5th July 2023
Who is Continuing Professional Development meant for? Why is it important to engage in CPD? Read this blog to find out!
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How long does CPD accreditation take?
Jess Hart   3rd July 2023
Read this blog to learn more about how long you can expect your activity accreditation to take and the reasons behind this.
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Can You Put CPD on Your CV?
Jess Hart   29th June 2023
You're creating your CV in the search for a new job, but can you add CPD as evidence of your skills? Read this blog to find out!
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What are the benefits of CPD Provider Approval?
In today's blog post, Dan, our Business Development Manager, is here to discuss the benefits of become an Approved CPD Provider with The CPD Group!
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Website Best Practice #3: Call to Actions or CTAs
Call to Actions are important part of your website that guide your visitors to convert. Read this blog to learn how to use them effectively!
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A Guide to Making Changes to Your Accredited Course
As a CPD Provider, it's essential to keep your accredited courses relevant and up to date to meet the evolving needs of professionals. Read this blog to learn how to make changes to your CPD course.
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CPD Approval vs Accreditation: A Guide
Jess Hart   14th June 2023
When it comes to starting out on your accreditation journey with The CPD Group, understanding the difference between CPD approval and CPD accreditation is essential. Read this blog to learn everything there is to know!
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CPD Trainer Accreditation: A Guide to New Legislation
Legislation is changing in regards to Aesthetics Training. Here's everything you need to know!
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A Guide to The A.C.C.R.E.D.I.T.E.D Course Framework
This is your guide to the A.C.C.R.E.D.I.T.E.D Course Framework! Read this to ensure that your course is ready to be submitted for CPD Accreditation.
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Introducing: Podcast Accreditation
Jess Hart   1st June 2023
Does your podcast deliver an engaging learning experience? Get it CPD accredited to verify quality and offer CPD minutes to your listeners! Learn more.
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Light Touch Accreditation: Edutorials
Jess Hart   23rd May 2023
We have recently launched our brand new, "light touch" accreditation, Edutorials! Read this blog to learn more about what we mean by light touch accreditation.
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Introducing: Edutorial Accreditation
Jess Hart   23rd May 2023
Learn more about our one-of-a-kind Edutorial accreditation, designed to recognised articles that promote professional development and learning!
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Website Best Practice #2: Website Navigation
Learn how to ensure seamless website navigation with the second instalment of our website best practice series!
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Using New A.I Technology in Business
Logan Anderson   10th May 2023
In this blog we talk about new tech that uses artificial intelligence to improve the efficiency of general tasks and how we can utilise them in a business practice.
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The Power of Podcasts: Learning in Your Pocket!
Podcasts are a great tool for learning that allows listeners to learn on the go! Read this to learn more about why they are so effective!
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What is CPD in Education and Why Is It Important?
CPD is a hugely important part of Education and Teaching. Read this blog to learn exactly what it is and why it is important.
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Light Touch Accreditation: Webinars
Jess Hart   5th April 2023
You may have heard the term "Light Touch Accreditation" used in relation to CPD Accreditation, but what exactly does it mean? Read this blog to find out!
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Introducing: CPD Webinar Accreditation!
Jess Hart   3rd April 2023
We're proud to present our brand new, bespoke CPD Webinar Accreditation. Read to learn more!
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What are CPD Credits?
Jess Hart   28th March 2023
CPD Credits are mentioned a lot in relation to CPD Accreditation, but what are they and why are they important? Read to find out!
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The CPD Group Attend the FSB Awards Final 2023!
The CPD Group team attended the FSB Awards, where we were nominated for Larger Small Business of the Year!
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CPD Trainers: What Do I Need in My Application and Why?
Becoming a CPD Accredited Trainer is a great way to verify that you have the relevant credentials to deliver high quality training in your field of expertise. To get a better understanding of the application process, here’s what we will need to see in your application and the reasons why.
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The CPD Group News: We're Trialling a Four Day Working Week!
The CPD Group have some exciting news: we're trialling a four day working week! Read this blog to learn more!
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Is CPD Certification recognised in the UK?
Jess Hart   3rd March 2023
In this blog post, we'll explore the recognition of CPD certification specifically in the UK and what it means for professionals seeking to advance their careers.
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What is CPD in Health and Social Care?
Jess Hart   22nd February 2023
CPD is important in the Health and Social Care industry. Read this blog post to learn more about it.
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Can I Get a Job with a CPD Certificate?
Jess Hart   8th February 2023
Taking a CPD Accredited course is an excellent way to improve your skills and stay up to date with industry advancements, but can they really get you that job you’ve always wanted? Continue reading to find out!
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Website Best Practice #1: How to Add Hyperlinks to Website Images (WordPress + HTML)
Read this simple guide to learn how to add clickable hyperlinks to your website images!
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Why You Should Invest in Your Employee's Professional Development
Investing in your employee's professional development can help you create a workforce that is satisfied, productive and excited about what they do. Continue reading to learn more!
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Looking for Professional Training? Here’s How to Ensure it's Top Quality!
CPD Courses are an excellent tool for building new skills. But how do you ensure that a CPD course meets the criteria? Read on to find out!
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Why You Need to Ditch Traditional Business Cards
Jess Hart   12th January 2023
Technology has levelled up many areas of our day-today lives, making our daily processes and routines easier. If you deliver CPD Training, we’ve got an even better alternative to your traditional business card.
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Do I need a formal training qualification to qualify as a CPD Trainer?
In this blog post, we're answering the question of whether you need a formal qualification in order to get accredited as a CPD Trainer. Read on to learn more!
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What is CPD?
Jess Hart   5th January 2023
CPD is a term that is commonly used in the professional world, but what does it mean, exactly? Continue reading to find out and learn some more about other terms related to CPD.
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What is Blanket Accreditation?
Jess Hart   22nd December 2022
You may have heard the phrase "Blanket Accreditation" used in relation to activity accreditation - but what does it mean? Continue reading to find out!
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Social Media: A Guide for Small Businesses
Jess Hart   20th December 2022
Social Media is a key factor in the success of your small business. Continue reading to learn how to make the most of it!
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Activity Accreditation: 10 Steps to Success!
Emma Owen   15th December 2022
What makes a good course great? Follow our top ten tips on how to make your activities raise CPD standards!
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Are you a Trainer or a Provider?
Emma Owen   8th December 2022
There are many differences between provider accreditation and trainer accreditation. Which accreditation is right for you? Provider? Trainer? or both!
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What's the difference between an activity and a course?
We're here to debunk the difference between an activity and a course. We accredit activities, but what are they?
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What is CPD Employer Accreditation?
Emma Owen   1st December 2022
Our Employer Accreditation gives recognition to companies that prioritise learning and development by investing in their employees continued professional development.
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We're The CPD Awards Headline Sponsor
Emma Owen   29th November 2022
The CPD Group are thrilled to announce that they are the headline sponsors for next year’s prestigious CPD Awards ceremony at The Guildhall in London!
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CPD Vs Awarding Organisations
Emma Owen   26th November 2022
There is often confusion between CPD, Awarding Bodies and formal qualifications. Both refer to organised learning, but there are key differences between them.
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Why Should You Accredit Your Events with us?
Emma Owen   25th November 2022
We understand how busy life gets as an event organiser, so we’ve made event accreditation hassle free so you can enjoy all the benefits of accreditation.
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The Hub of CPD
Emma Owen   25th November 2022
Find interesting articles, business tips, information about our services and discover valuable information that will help you along your CPD journey.
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