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Don't just choose a course. Tell us what you need and we'll tailor a training package specifically for your organisation.

With a team of over 20 industry trained specialists, Professional Development & Training Limited can offer bespoke solutions created to suit your requirements. From mechanical and electrical engineering to senior management development programs. We cover a full spectrum of programs across a wide selection of industry sectors. Below is a list of some of our course packages. Please browse through and contact us should you be anything you are interested in.

Management courses
  • ILM Level 3 NVQ Diploma Supervisor Development Programme.

  • ILM Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Leadership and Management.

  • New Standards Operations / Departmental Manager Level 5.

  • ILM Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Leadership and Management.


  • Production Management Level 3 Diploma.

  • Production Management Level 4 Diploma.


  • Project Management Level 4 NVQ Diploma.

  • New Standards Associate Project Manager Level 4.


  • Engineering Leadership Level 3 Diploma.


  • New Standards Team / cell Leader level 2.

  • New Standards Team / cell Leader level 3.


  • ILM Level 3 Diploma Coaching and Mentoring.

  • ILM Level 5 Diploma Coaching and Mentoring.

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Engineering courses
  • New Standards Level 6 Control/technical support engineer (degree).

  • New Standards Level 6 Electrical/electronic technical support engineer (degree).

  • New Standards Level 6 Manufacturing engineer (degree).

  • New Standards Level 3 Engineering design and draughtsperson. 

  • New Standards Level 3 Technical Support Technician.

  • New Standards Level 3 Food and drink maintenance engineer.


  • 17th Edition Wiring regulations (BS7671 2008 amendment 2 2013).

  • In Service Inspection and Test of Electrical Equipment (PAT).


  • NVQ Level 2 and 3 Engineering Maintenance (Electrical, mechanical & fluid power).

  • NVQ Level 2 and 3 Welding training and assessment (MIG, MMA, Thermal Cutting).

  • NVQ Level 2 PEO basic engineering hand skills (lathe, mill, grinding, bench fitting, electrical installation and electronics).

  • NVQ Level 3 Engineering Technician (3 phase & Single phase Industrial Electrical systems, Mechanical systems, Fluid Power systems (Hydraulic and Pneumatic) Welding (MIG, MMA Thermal Cutting).


  • PLC principles and use of equipment for fault finding.

  • Abrasive Wheel Training.

  • Fluid power theory (pneumatic & hydraulic) (Class room based).

  • NVQ Level 3 Inspection, Quality and Testing (electrical / electronic and mechanical).

  • NVQ Level 3 Fault finding techniques (electrical & mechanical).

  • NVQ level 2 Basic Milling and Turning (5 days for up to 8 people in simulated environment) (5 on site visits for up to 3 people at a time).

  • NVQ level 2 and 3 CNC Milling and Turning (5 days for up to 8 people in simulated environment) (5 on site visits for up to 3 people at a time).

  • NVQ and Diploma level 2 and 3 in CAD/CAM.


  • Manual handling course (1 day).


  • Pneumatics course (accredited 2-day course).

  • Hydraulics (accredited 2 day course).

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Business services
  • New Standards CIPD Level 3 Diploma in HR Support.

  • New Standards CIPD Level 5 Diploma in HR Management.


  • Generic & Task Specific Risk Assessments training and awareness.

  • Equality and Diversity in the workplace course (1 day).

  • Safeguarding in the workplace (1 day).

  • Environmental Awareness NVQ level 2.


  • Lean Practitioner (Business Improvement Techniques) Diploma level 2.

  • Advanced Lean Practitioner (Business Improvement Techniques) Diploma level 3.


  • Administration NVQ level 2.

  • Administration NVQ level 3.

  • New Standards Business Administration Level 3.


  • Customer Services NVQ level 2.

  • Customer Services NVQ level 3.

  • New Standards Customer Service Practitioner Level 3.


  • Sales and Telesales NVQ level 3.


  • Functional Skills level 2 including Maths, English and IT. 

  • ERR (employee rights and responsibilities) technical certificate level 2.


  • A1 Assessor qualification level 3.

  • V1 Internal Verifier qualification level 4.

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Health and Safety courses
  • NEBOSH National Certificate – 12 day program.

  • Health & Safety Awareness level 2 and 3.

  • Fire extinguisher training and certification.

  • Manual handling course (1 day)


  • Generic & Task Specific Risk Assessments training and awareness.

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Information Technology courses
  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals.

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma Professional Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals.


  • New Standard Level 3 Digital Marketer.

  • New Standard Level 3 Infrastructure Technician.


  • New Standard Level 4 Network Engineer.

  • New Standard Level 4 Data Analyst.

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Advice and Consultancy Services
  • Managed Service – Levy. 

Since the Introduction of the Levy system PDT has seen the need to offer an all-encompassing support service effectively assisting organizations in the best use of their levy funds for staff development.

It includes -

Full staff skills matrix creation.

Skills Gap Analysis.

Job description creation or updating.

Development plan creation including succession planning if applicable (from each person up to departmental /companywide).

Process mapping of newly established development needs to current available training programs funded by the Levy system.

Design of bespoke training packages in relation to the above.

Delivery of these training programs for you within an established suitable schedule.

PDT will (once all of the previously mentioned start up is complete) then continue to assist you as long as you need us to. With a rolling arrangement like this it will enable us to continually develop new programs as they become available or indeed as changes to your business occur like the introduction of new sites / structures or roles we can repeat the processes.

  • Business development consultancy including sales – We can help you target new areas of business by placing one of our business development consultants in your company to generate new leads, revenue streams, attend functions on behalf of the company, establish and create new marketing materials and opportunities and even establish the operational underpinnings of a sales department enabling you to recruit staff to continue and expand your sales department once we have finished.


  • Budgeting and financial management for training providers – Financial planning is something that should be at the core of everything you do, we can provide you with qualified expert industry advice on how to financially manage your training company or department to get the best out of the opportunities that are out there.


  • GTA Quality Inspector (OFSTED) advice and preparation for inspection. – We have LSIS and GTA England trained preparation and post inspection advisors that can assist in all parts leading up to or after an OFSTED inspection.


  • ESFA funded program Advisor – Our specialist industry experts have been dealing with the LSC and now the SFA from the beginning. The can provide up to date advice and guidance on how to maximize your income from contracts or subcontract arrangements as well as looking at accessing new opportunities.


  • Teaching / training mentors – As qualified teachers, assessors and internal verifiers we are able to provide teaching and mentoring services to newly trained or qualifying teachers in the vocational sector.

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