E-Careers

Introduction
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Who is e-Careers?

  • e-Careers comprises of passionate and talented educationalists who support over 325,000 students all over the world.
  • The institution consists of around 200 individuals, who all specialise in their own aspects of combining education with technology.
  • e-Careers has established relationships with many awarding bodies, instructors and educational institutions to bring its students training and qualifications in an E-Learning format.
  • e-Careers is a true "EdTech" institution.
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Why is e-Careers a true EdTech Institution?

e-Careers believes that technology and certain types of education must go hand in hand to ensure future human evolution.

e-Careers is an industry leader in the use of technology to DELIVER training and qualifications as well as contributing to the industry in ground breaking methods of E-Learning content DEVELOPMENT.

The ability to master both DELIVERY and DEVELOPMENT makes e-Careers a true EdTech institution.

Who is a typical student?

Anyone with access to an internet connection!

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What is E-Learning?

E-Learning the terminology which is used to describe the way in which education is delivered using technology. It stands for "Electronic Learning".

There are many advantages of E-Learning, here are a few:

  • Cost effective – minimises human, travel and classroom costs
  • Flexible – studying can be considered as "on demand". You are in control of where and when you want to learn
  • Up to date – all training material can be kept up to date and all students would automatically learn from the latest content
  • Evidence – progress tracking, completion reports and downloadable certificates ensure that everything learnt is validated
  • Consistent – It provides a consistent message, therefore eliminating problems with different instructors teaching different material in different styles
  • Environmentally friendly – you don’t need to travel and it doesn’t consume vast amounts of paper correspondence
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, CS6 & CC - Complete Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Cover all the essential aspects of Adobe Dreamweaver with this Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, CS6 & CC Complete Training Programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This training programme is an ideal starter course for anyone who wants to know the essentials in the latest versions of the popular web development tool. Learn how to start up Dreamweaver and navigate around the workspace. Learn the basic of starting up a website. Understand the HTML structure of a website including tables, paragraphs and headers. Learn how to add text, links and images to a web page. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), why it’s used and how to work with style sheets. Apply CSS to a page layout Learn how to write CSS and HTML in code view and how to alter bits of your code. Utilise templates and learn how to create new ones and how to create new pages from existing templates. How to integrate audio, Adobe Flash video and HTML video into your web page. Understand the key differences between the CS5, CS6 and CC versions of Dreamweaver and the various extensions that can be installed to them. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to boost their skillset in web design as part of a hobby or anyone who is interested in web design as a career choice. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course they will be able to function in roles such as web developer, front end developer and graphic designer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5.5 - Complete Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn to create consumer-friendly user interfaces and get the most out of the Adobe Flash platform with this Flash Catalyst CS5.5 course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will teach students all the essential points and how to utilise Adobe toolsets within Flash Catalyst. Learn about what Flash Catalyst CS5.5 is and how it is used by designers to create user interfaces that are appealing and consumer-friendly. Designer/developer workflows and how round trips workflows can allow ongoing collaboration on the same project. Learn how to create resizable applications that will load across various devices without any visual or loading problems. Flash Catalyst interface learn more about the various settings and panels available. Learn how to build new projects based on Illustrator files and how to customise components and organise layers as you see fit. Learn how to edit common button components from custom artwork and how to label components, create states and adding interactions to aid in user interface navigation. How to edit and customer a design and optimise artwork. How to animate user interactions including adding fades, rotating 3D transitions and triggering animations with action sequences. Explore the various components of the application including text input, check box and editing button components. How to add sound, video and Flash content to your creation. Learn how to create a skinnable component for use in Flash Builder and work with FXP and FXPL files that can be transferred between Builder and Catalyst. How to set up banners, navigation buttons, video timers and image galleries. Publish your project, optimise your files and how to publish for browsers or as desktop applications. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone in the digital design industry who is looking to enhance their skillset or hobbyists looking to create better user interfaces for Flex-based websites and apps. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Upon completion of this course, students will be able to function in roles such as web designer, web developer and mobile/applications developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Adobe Flash Lite 2.1 - Creating Mobile Applications

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn how to create working mobile applications using Adobe Flash Lite with this Adobe Flash Lite 2.1 – Creating Mobile Applications course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Get to grips with the major concepts behind working with Adobe Flash Lite and gain insight on how to implement these concepts to create a functioning mobile application. Flash Lite development fundamentals, including Flash IDE and mobile emulator. Learn how to use the system’s capabilities to code well architected applications. How to developer user interface, including controlling visual objects using ActionScript 2.0, defining key functions and dynamically attaching movie clips. Learn how to build a mobile games, including score updates, ending the game and detecting stage boundaries and object collisions. Gain insight into how to write persistent data to the handset including creating and sharing objects and creating dispatch events. Learn how to load dynamic data through XML socket connections and how to create and send XML node messages. Learn how to load Flash Lite applications on a Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless (BREW) device. Work with sound and video in Flash Lite and learn how to test for video capabilities. Who is it intended for? This course is perfect for anyone who would like to work with Adobe Flash, whether they’re new to the software or looking to just get an up to date knowledge. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Students who complete this course will be able to function in roles including, but not limited to, applications developer, software developer and mobile developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Adobe Flash Professional CS6 - Complete Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the fundamental concepts of the Flash Professional animation software and improve your chances of breaking into a career in digital design with this Adobe Flash Professional CS6 – Complete Training Programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This training programme will take students through the tools, panels and options that you can utilise when using the Flash Professional software. Understand the Flash CS6 Interface Working with the Drawing & Shape Tools Working with Symbols Importing and Modifying Graphics Working with Text The Basics of Animation Adding Simple Controls to Video with Actionscript Publishing & Exporting Flash Documents Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to gain vital knowledge of the Adobe Flash Professional software, whether this be for career or personal development. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course they will be able to function in job roles such as interactive designer, design specialist and graphic designer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Adobe Photoshop CS5 & CS6 - Complete Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become an expert using the world’s foremost image editing software with this Adobe Photoshop CS5 & CS6 Complete Training Programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course allows students to become a confident user of the Photoshop software by helping them to discover everything there is to know. Getting Started with Photoshop CS5 or CS6 Exploring the Workspace – navigate the image area, use tabbed windows and use, expand and customise panels. Using Adobe Bridge to use folders, find files, create metadata and keywords and how to change the Adobe Bridge view. Understanding Photoshop Basics Making the Best Selections Painting and Retouching Creating a Good Image Working with Layers Discover more advanced techniques with Layers such as adding tints, gradients and text layers Using Smart Objects Using Filters Creating Web and Video Images Working with 3D Objects Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to master the techniques and tricks Photoshop has to offer. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This course will help students be able to function in web and graphic design roles, whether that be as a company employee or going freelance. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Training

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Prepare to receive all knowledge needed to manage projects more efficiently and effectively with the Agile project management methodology. This course will provide all the necessary learning materials needed to pass both examinations. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology: The concepts, benefits and risks. The philosophy, approach and principles. Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products. Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams. How to plan and run a facilitated workshop. Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure the correct development path is being followed. Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables. Create a timeboxed plan Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders. How to set up and manage an Agile project. The Practitioner stage will then take students through how to implement Agile into a practical project environment: Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments. Structuring and empowering project teams. Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order. Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management. Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables. Implementing quality control. Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning. Who is it intended for? The course is best suited for would-be project managers who would like to learn a formal management methodology or experienced project managers who need to cross-train into Agile disciplines. Requirements The course is best suited for would-be project managers who would like to learn a formal management methodology or experienced project managers who need to cross-train into Agile disciplines. What marks this course apart? Professionals with the Agile Certification are in hot demand at the moment and usually have job titles such as project manager, software development manager or IT project manager. These roles usually come with a salary of £50,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Training with Exams

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified as an Agile Project Management Practitioner with this training and examination package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology: The concepts, benefits and risks. The philosophy, approach and principles. Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products. Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams. How to plan and run a facilitated workshop. Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure the correct development path is being followed. Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables. Create a timeboxed plan. Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders. How to set up and manage an Agile project. The Practitioner stage will then take students through how to implement Agile into a practical project environment: Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments. Structuring and empowering project teams. Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order. Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management. Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables. Implementing quality control. Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning. Who is it intended for? The course is suited to experienced project managers who need to cross-train into Agile disciplines, or would-be project managers looking to learn a formal project management methodology. It is perfect for project managers in a software development environment. What marks this course apart? Professionals with the Agile Certification are in hot demand at the moment and usually have job titles such as project manager, software development manager or IT project manager. These roles usually come with a salary of £50,000. Agile also goes hand-in-hand with other project management methodologies. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Training with Foundation Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become an important member of an Agile project team with this Agile Foundation & Practitioner course with Foundation Exam. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology: The concepts, benefits and risks. The philosophy, approach and principles. Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products. Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams. How to plan and run a facilitated workshop. Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure the correct development path is being followed. Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables. Create a timeboxed plan Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders. How to set up and manage an Agile project. The Practitioner stage will then take students through how to implement Agile into a practical project environment: Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments. Structuring and empowering project teams. Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order. Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management. Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables. Implementing quality control. Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning. Who is it intended for? Anybody who is looking to learn a formal project management methodology and get certified to help boost employment opportunities, or project managers who are looking to cross-train into Agile framework. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course. In order to take the Practitioner Exam you must have passed the Foundation. What marks this course apart? Professionals with the Agile Certification are in hot demand at the moment and usually have job titles such as project manager, software development manager or IT project manager. These roles usually come with a salary of £50,000. Agile also goes hand-in-hand with other project management methodologies. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Agile Project Management Foundation & Practitioner Training with Practitioner Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get fully certified as an Agile Project Management Practitioner and be ready to lead the projects in your workplace. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology: The concepts, benefits and risks. The philosophy, approach and principles. Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products. Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams. How to plan and run a facilitated workshop. Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure the correct development path is being followed. Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables. Create a timeboxed plan Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders. How to set up and manage an Agile project. The Practitioner stage will then take students through how to implement Agile into a practical project environment: Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments. Structuring and empowering project teams. Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order. Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management. Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables. Implementing quality control. Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning. Who is it intended for? Anybody who has passed the Agile Project Management Foundation stage and is looking to upskill for their current or future work roles that may demand it. Requirements In order to sit the Practitioner Exam you must have taken and passed the Foundation Exam. What marks this course apart? Professionals with the Agile Certification are in hot demand at the moment and usually have job titles such as project manager, software development manager or IT project manager. These roles usually come with a salary of £50,000. Agile also goes hand-in-hand with other project management methodologies. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Better Business Cases™ Foundation Training

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Understand how to plan spending proposals and business decisions with precision and expertise with this Better Business Cases™ Foundation course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The model revolves around five cases – Strategic, Economic, Commercial, Financial and Management and is based on UK Government Treasury guidelines in conjunction with the Welsh Government. Understand the Better Business Case (BBC) process in its entirety and appreciate the importance to both those responsible for producing the business cases and those who approve them. Cover, in depth, the Five Case Model, including strategic, economic, commercial, financial and management elements. Appreciate methodologies that can be applied at both macro and micro levels i.e. strategic and tactical applications Recognise ways in which unnecessary spends can be minimised and public values can be optimised. Who is it intended for? This course is suitable for project managers, programme managers or anyone in a project environment who is responsible for developing and producing spending proposals. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? The Better Business Cases™ framework compliments other project management methodologies. Professionals with this qualification usually have roles such as programme director, accounting officers and directors of finance. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Better Business Cases™ Foundation Training and Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified in the Better Business Cases™ methodology that is based on UK Government Treasury guidelines. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The model revolves around five cases – Strategic, Economic, Commercial, Financial and Management and is based on UK Government Treasury guidelines in conjunction with the Welsh Government. Understand the Better Business Case (BBC) process in its entirety and appreciate the importance to both those responsible for producing the business cases and those who approve them. Cover, in depth, the Five Case Model, including strategic, economic, commercial, financial and management elements. Appreciate methodologies that can be applied at both macro and micro levels i.e. strategic and tactical applications. Recognise ways in which unnecessary spends can be minimised and public values can be optimised. Who is it intended for? The course is a must have for anyone who is designated the task of initiating or implementing a change programme. It is also suitable for any project, program or change managers looking to upskill. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? The Better Business Cases™ qualification compliments other project management methodologies. Professionals with this qualification usually have roles such as programme director, accounting officers and directors of finance. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Business Analysis Foundation Training

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the fundamental concepts of business analysis with this Business Analysis Foundation course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Define business analysis and learn more about what it entails. Understand more about the competencies of a business analyst. Get to grips with strategy analysis. Work your way through the business analysis process model and the various investigative techniques that are used. Take a look at strategy analysis and management. Learn how to model business systems and processes. Demonstrate how to gather, document, manage, model and deliver the various requirements that have been established. Learn how to make a business and financial case and appreciate how changes in a business can be implemented in order to see successful improvement. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to go into the business analyst industry or for current business analysts looking to gain a better understanding of the fundamental concepts. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? People with the Business Analysis Foundation course knowledge can function in roles such as business analyst and financial analyst. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Business Analysis Foundation Training and Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and prove your mastery in the fundamental concepts of business analysis with this Business Analysis Foundation Training and Exam Package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Define business analysis and learn more about what it entails. Understand more about the competencies of a business analyst. Get to grips with strategy analysis. Work your way through the business analysis process model and the various investigative techniques that are used. Take a look at strategy analysis and management. Learn how to model business systems and processes. Demonstrate how to gather, document, manage, model and deliver the various requirements that have been established. Learn how to make a business and financial case and appreciate how changes in a business can be implemented in order to see successful improvement. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to formalise their knowledge and skills in business analysis into an industry-recognised qualification. It is also for anyone who is looking to go into business analysis and needs to get their foot in the door. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? People with the Business Analysis Foundation Qualification can function in roles such as business analyst and financial analyst. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CAPM Certified Associate In Project Management (Accredited)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Develop an understanding of the fundamental elements of project management, as laid out by the reputed Project Management Institute (PMI®), and be ready to sit the official exam with this Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) accredited course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Once this training is completed, students will be ready to sit the PMI®-CAPM® examination which will allow them to take a step further in their project management career, regardless of what industry they work in. Define CAPM® and learn more about what it entails Exam preview and preparation PrepFramework and understanding more about elements including portfolio, project and program management and the relationship that exists between the three. Understand more about the various project management processes, as well as integration, time and scope management. Learn how to analyse budgets and how to manage the cost of a project effectively. Quality management and the ways you can achieve optimal quality. Learn how to acquire, develop and manage a project team. Project management concepts including risk, communications, procurement and stakeholder management. Insight in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing specific processes. Who is it intended for? This course is for professionals who are looking to take a step up in their project management career by gaining a recognised qualification. It can also be used by would-be project managers looking to get a foothold in the industry. Requirements There are no prerequisites to sit this course, in order to sit the exam students must have 23 hours of professional training. What marks this course apart? Upon completion of this course, you will be able to function in roles such as project manager, project engineer and systems engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CEH (Certified Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures) - Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the tools and techniques that hackers use to bypass security for your own corporate network defensive strategies with this Certified Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The knowledge gained in this course can help you to harden defences and reduce the risk of compromise, saving time and money that would otherwise be spent recovering from a security breach in a corporate environment. Intro to course Footprinting & Reconnaissance Scanning Networks Enumeration System Hacking Trojans & Backdoors Viruses & Worms Denial of Service Social Engineering Sniffers Session Hijacking Hacking Webservers Hacking Web Applications SQL Injection Hacking Wireless Networks Evading IDS, Firewalls & Honeypots Buffer Overflows Cryptography Penetration Testing Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to learn the skills and techniques required to make a change into IT security, or any network/security professionals who need a better understanding of hacking techniques. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed this course you will be able to sit the Certified Ethical Hacking Certification 312-50 examination. Students will be able to function in roles such as ethical hacker, cyber security and penetration tester. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CeMAP Level 3 Qualification (QCF) - Paper 1

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

So you want to give mortgage advice? Then why not study CeMAP® with an official licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course covers Paper 1 of the CeMAP® qualification and the key points of UK Financial Regulation Unit 1 Training - Introduction to Financial Services Environment and Products Explore various products from cash savings through to investments and protection as well as pensions. Covers all legal aspects including all laws, insurance policies and contracts. Unit 2 Training: UK Financial Services and Regulation Covers UK regulation, which involves creating rules to promote ethics within financial services by aiding firms and people who work in the industry. Who is it intended for? Being qualified is mandatory for anyone who wants to give mortgage advice and will benefit anyone aspiring to work in finance. Once fully qualified, students will gain recognition from the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and also can use the title CeMAP® after their name. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course, however, we recommend that you are over the age of 17 years and have a good level of English. What marks this course apart? Anyone looking to deliver mortgage advice or candidates within the financial sector will benefit greatly from this course. Once qualified, Senior Mortgage Advisors and Financial Advisors have the potential to earn over £50,000. Source: PayScale. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CeMAP Level 3 Qualification (QCF) - Paper 1, 2 & 3

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

So you want to give mortgage advice? Then why not study CeMAP® with an official licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will coach students through all papers of the CeMAP® qualification which is split into three parts: CeMAP® Paper 1 – Units 1 & 2: Explore various products from cash savings through to investments and protection as well as pensions. Covers all legal aspects including all laws, insurance policies and contracts. Covers UK regulation, which involves creating rules to promote ethics within financial services by aiding firms and people who work in the industry. CeMAP® Paper 2 – Units 3 - 6: Policies and practices that affect mortgages Mortgage Laws Insurance Policies Post completion issues and arrears Complete sales process in relation to mortgage advising CeMAP® Paper 3 - Unit 7: Test your understanding of the technical details in order to assess your ability to apply the knowledge covered. Who is it intended for? Being qualified is mandatory for anyone who wants to give mortgage advice and will benefit anyone aspiring to work in Finance. Once fully qualified, students will gain recognition from the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and also can use the title CeMAP® after their name. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course. However, we recommend that you are over the age of 17 years and have a good level of English. What marks this course apart? Anyone looking to deliver mortgage advice or individuals within the financial sector will benefit greatly from this course. Once qualified, Senior Mortgage Advisors and Financial Advisors have the potential to earn over £50,000. Source: PayScale. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CeMAP Level 3 Qualification (QCF) - Paper 2 & 3

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

So you want to give mortgage advice? Then why not study CeMAP® with an official licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course covers papers 2 & 3 of the CeMAP ® qualification, focusing specifically on Mortgages and assessing Mortgage Advice Knowledge. CeMAP® Paper 2 – Units 3 - 6: Policies and practices that affect mortgages Mortgage Laws Insurance Policies Post completion issues and arrears Complete sales process in relation to mortgage advising CeMAP® Paper 3 - Unit 7: Test your understanding of the technical details in order to assess your ability to apply the knowledge covered. Who is it intended for? Being qualified is mandatory for anyone who wants to give mortgage advice and will benefit anyone aspiring to work in Finance. Once fully qualified, students will gain recognition from the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and also can use the title CeMAP® after their name. Requirements It is highly recommended you have taken the training from CeMAP® Paper 1 and passed the relevant examination. You cannot become qualified unless you have passed the examinations from all three CeMAP® papers. We also recommend that you are over the age of 17 years and have a good level of English. What marks this course apart? Anyone looking to deliver mortgage advice or individuals within the financial sector will benefit greatly from this course. Once qualified, Senior Mortgage Advisors and Financial Advisors have the potential to earn over £50,000. Source: PayScale. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Certificate in Business and Commercial Acumen - Level 3

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Improve your business and commercial acumen with the only training programme delivered online that gives learners both the skills and experience using a unique concept of simulation based learning. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The courses utilises the 54:70 Success Matrix™ which is an invaluable concept for individuals to find the perfect balance between skills and experience. It allows students to make success a consistent tangible result of business. To introduce students to the 54:70 Success Matrix™ and the main skills for success. To understand the importance of business acumen and how to quantify and develop it to be successful. To understand what makes a business and a business person successful. To understand how to analyse a business and make good decisions. To understand the link between commerciality and successful corporate leaders & decision makers. To reflect on key strengths as well as areas for improvement and plan for further development. To develop proficiency in applying the methodology in the workplace to assess any businesses (external or internal) and identify opportunities. Throughout the course you will work on developing fundamental skills and experience in line with the 54:70 Success Matrix™: Self-awareness Problem solving Enterprising Team player Business Astuteness Decision Judgement Communication Technology appreciation Self-management Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone. It can be configured to fast track business and commercial capabilities of people who have minimal business experience, or as an ideal tool for aspiring or actual entrepreneurs. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed this course you will receive the skills to make key business decisions to an industry standard, therefore your career prospects, in terms of both job roles and earning potential, will significantly rise. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator) - Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the processes and tools required to investigate a serious security breach using industry-standard principles with this Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course covers everything needed to investigate, document and prosecute a malicious security breach. How to carry out an investigation according to industry best practice principles and legal guidelines. Searching and seizing resources required for the investigation. Handling Digital Evidence First Responder Procedures How to fit a forensic lab for investigations. Hard Disks and File Systems Windows Forensics Data Acquisition and Duplication Recovering Deleted Files and Partitions Using Access Data FTK and Special Steps EnCase Stenography Passwords Log Correlation Network Forensics Wireless Attacks Web Attacks Email Crimes Mobile Resource Investigation Investigation Reports Expert Witness Who is it intended for? This course is ideal for anyone who has looking to build on their foundational ethical hacking skills. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but we recommend students have a basic knowledge of computer security and ethical hacking. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course they will be ready to sit their CHFI EC0 312-49 exam. Candidates will be able to function in roles such as forensic analyst, security analyst and information security analyst. These jobs usually average a salary of £27,000 a year. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Childcare & Nannying - CACHE Endorsed Level 2, 3 & 4 Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Start your career in the childcare industry with this Childcare and Nannying CACHE Endorsed qualification. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This bumper course will give you a well-rounded knowledge on the skills you need to make it in an industry that is understated in today’s society. Introduction to Nannying: Developed in association with the British Association of Professional Nannies, the module will focus on exploring roles and responsibilities of a professional nanny. Babysitting: Responsibilities of a babysitter and the importance of continuity of care and the setting of boundaries. Introduction to Safeguarding: Enabling an environment where children are protected from harm or danger with appropriate. Child Development: Encourage a child through positive mental development techniques. Nutrition in the Early Years: Gain insight into nutrition in the early years and the importance of giving children a good, healthy start through nutritious foods. Managing Behaviour: Be able to positively affect a child through managing their behaviour. KEEP – The Key Elements of Effective Practice: You will undoubtedly aspire to be the best at what you do and understanding governmental concepts such as KEEP will help you to achieve your goals. An Enabling Learning Environment: Learn how to create a space that enables every child to fulfil their potential. Observing Children: Observations will be a compulsory part of your job role. Learn how you can help develop a child’s skills even further. Partnership with Parents: Learn how to forge and maintain a good relationship with your employers. Effective Supervision in the Early Years: Ensure that you can focus on your personal and professional development to give the most effective practice supervision. Managing Safeguarding: Hone your skills in a managerial or supervisory position with various management styles and roles and responsibilities you will face. Health and Safety in the Early Years: Identify and manage potential hazards but also promote independence and encourage children to manage risks themselves. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone looking to get into the childcare industry, whether that be as a babysitter, nanny or in any other capacity. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? With this course you will be able to go into job roles such as nanny, babysitter and early years childcare practitioner. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Childcare & Nannying SEN Specialist - CACHE Endorsed Level 2, 3 & 4 Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Develop your skillset and CV to help you enter a career in childcare, early education or play-work with this Childcare & Nannying Special Educational Needs (SEN) Specialist course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will provide you with sought-after CACHE endorsements that will allow both your CV and personality to stand out from the crowd, whether you’re new to the industry or looking to progress to a higher role in your career. Introduction to Nannying: Aimed at Academic Level 2 and developed in association with the British Association of Professional Nannies. It will explore the role and responsibilities of a professional nanny and give a real insight into how a nanny is an integral part of any family who employs them. Babysitting: Look at the essentials of babysitting providing a firm foundation for your studies. Recognising and Supporting Children with SEN: Key legislation governing practice, different types of SEN and how you can understand, support and provide for children with SEN. Asperger Syndrome: 1 in 250 children have Asperger’s and up to 50% may be going undiagnosed, to enter this sector it is key that you are well educated and informed on the key aspects and impact of Asperger’s. Introduction to Safeguarding: Enabling an environment where children are protected from harm or danger. Child Development: Encourage a child through positive mental development techniques. Nutrition in the Early Years: We will provide you with a refined outlook on children’s health, right down to the importance of giving them a healthy start through a nutritious diet. Managing Behaviour: Be able to positively affect a child through managing their behaviour. KEEP, The Key Elements of Effective Practice: You will undoubtedly aspire to be the best at what you do and understanding governmental concepts such as KEEP will help you to achieve your goals. An Enabling Learning Environment: Learn how to create a space that enables every child to fulfil their potential. Observing Children: Observations will be a compulsory part of your job role. Learn how you can help develop a child’s skills even further. Partnership with Parents: Learn how to forge and maintain a good relationship with your employers. Effective Supervision in the Early Years: Ensure that you can focus on your personal and professional development to give the most effective practice supervision. Managing Safeguarding: Hone your skills in a managerial or supervisory position with various management styles and roles and responsibilities you will face. Health and Safety in Early Years: Identify and manage potential hazards but also promote independence and encourage children to manage risks themselves. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to work in a childcare setting and specialise in working with children with Special Educational Needs. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? With this course you will be able to go into job roles such as nanny, babysitter and SEN specialist early years practitioner. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Accredited - Certificate in Sage 50

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn to maximize accounting performance and efficiency within your business by signing up to the CIMA Accredited Certificate in Sage 50. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? You will learn how to get maximum benefit from Sage and the valuable information that is available, taking you into every area of the software to use the maximum functionality. How to make full use the software. Cash, bank and budget control. Management and comparative reporting. VAT Returns, EC Sales and Intrastat. Tailoring reports and layouts including email. Project (job) costing. Who is it intended for? Any accounting professional who wants the full range of practical skills and at the same time add a prestigious benchmark to their CV. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? An accountant earns an approximate salary of £28K. With this course you can direct your career towards roles such as Financial Controller, Chartered accountant, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Accredited - Certificate in Sage 50 & Higher Certificate in Sage 50 Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Expand your knowledge of operating and controlling a computerised accounting system by moving forward into this Higher-level course bundle. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course comprises of two extended units that cover advanced knowledge of accounting software, including: How to make full use the software. Cash, bank and budget control. Management and comparative reporting. VAT Returns, EC Sales and Intrastat. Tailoring reports and layouts including email. Project (job) costing. Final accounts for sole traders and partnerships including importing/exporting data, advanced credit control, accruals /prepayments and cash flow. Formation of accounts for Limited Companies, not for profit organisations, the use of foreign trader accounts (trading in different currencies) and detailed departmental budgeting and forecasting. Who is it intended for? This Higher Certificate course is ideal for people who have extensive use of the Sage 50 software and in addition have an excellent understanding of accounting knowledge and principles. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? An accountant earns an approximate salary of £28K. With this course you can direct your career towards roles such as Financial Controller, Chartered accountant, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Accredited - Higher Certificate in Sage 50

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Expand your knowledge of operating and controlling a computerized accounting system and learn how to get maximum benefit from Sage. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The CIMA Accredited Sage Higher Certificate includes two larger units of worked case studies. It facilitates the use of more complex functions within the accounting software, including accruals and prepayments, importing/exporting data, detailed departmental budgeting and forecasting, as well as use of electronic submissions/communication. Final accounts for sole traders and partnerships including importing/exporting data, advanced credit control, accruals /prepayments and cash flow. Formation of accounts for Limited Companies, not for profit organisations, the use of foreign trader accounts (trading in different currencies) and detailed departmental budgeting and forecasting. Who is it intended for? The Higher Certificate is ideal for people who have extensive use of Sage 50 and in addition have a good understanding of accounting knowledge and principles. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? An accountant earns an approximate salary of £28K. With this course you can direct your career towards roles such as Financial Controller, Chartered accountant, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Chartered Management Accounting (Operational E1, P1, F1, Management E2, P2, F2 & Strategic E3, P3, F3)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Enhance your decision-making skills across all areas of business with one of the courses that is considered to be one of the most relevant finance qualifications for business professionals from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course is broken down into three sets of objectives, so you can develop yourself across the board of operational, management and strategic essentials. Grasp the fundamental elements of organisation management, inclusive of buyer behaviour, marketing aspects, information systems and legal issues. Learn how to apply your established accounting knowledge to financial matters. This will include budgets, variance analysis, cash flow forecasts and investments, for optimum efficiency. Understand the layout of financial statements and demonstrate confidence with regards to tax, audits, assets and reporting financial performance. Explore project management and strategic analysis and get a firm grip of the fundamental techniques that a business requires to succeed. Understand the importance of leadership and develop your management skills to really ensure that you are well equipped to further your career possibilities. Understand how pricing and budgeting affect the performance of a business. Learn how the learning curve theory and break-even analysis can play an important role in business strategies. Realise how advanced management accounting, financial analysis, retirement benefits, various groups and associates can help you progress in your field. Apply knowledge of marketing, strategic management and environmental analysis, and see how they determine the overall position of a business within its particular industry. Calculate risks and manage them and learn more about the auditing process. Learn short-term and long-term how financial strategy is a fundamental building block for any growing business to build on. Who is it intended for? This course is designed for anyone who wants to develop their decision-making skills, and apply their knowledge to business situations influentially and confidently. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but in order to sit the examinations you will have had to achieve your C01, C02, C03, C04, C05 or equivalent. What marks this course apart? Once you have achieved the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification you can function in roles such as a qualified Management Accountant and expect to earn on average £32,000. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Management Level (E2) Enterprise Management

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Why not improve your chances of excelling in your accounting career by signing up for this Enterprise Management course, which will take you a step closer towards achieving the full CIMA Professional Chartered Management accounting qualification.  [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This module is the first of three management level units that you will cover as part of the CIMA qualification. Gain insight into the varying competitive environments that exist, and the key characteristics of them, including PEST analysis, stakeholder mapping and competitor analysis. Delve into the development of strategic management, including established and emergent thinking and strategy formulations. Discuss the tools and techniques that you require for project management, frameworks and structures to ensure that targets are reached. Learn how to produce a basic project plan, including the use of strategies for dealing with uncertainty. Learn how to make continual improvements to a project including the evaluation of planned changes to projects and risk management. Understand the importance of post-completion audits, review the activities within the project and justify their costs. Learn how to produce a strategy for a project, and understand the importance of a project manager, whilst also evaluating the relationship of them and the external environment. Understand the concepts of power, bureaucracy, delegation and leadership within an organisation and understand the importance of the organisational culture within the general operations of business. Learn how to manage conflict within an organization, so that working relationships are as harmonious as possible. Learn how to manage people, including the legalities and communication aspects and delve deeper into the relationships between management and their teams. Understand the need for disciplinary procedures, and how conflict can be kept to a minimum with the use of hones communication and negotiation skills. Who is it intended for? Anyone who wishes to add value to their portfolio with the knowledge that CIMA brings. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational qualifications before they can move on to the CIMA Management Level training. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Administration Manager. Source:PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Management Level (F2) Financial Management

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Take your knowledge further in CIMA by broadening the spectrum of your know-how with this management level course in the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The F2 Financial Management course is one of the management level trio of courses towards the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification. Learn how to prepare fully consolidated financial statements for single companies and groups. Understand the principles of accounting for capital schemes and look at foreign exchange rates and the changes that can occur, including the difference between the closing rate and historical rate methods. Learn how the principles of accounting can be related to accounting issues of contemporary interest, including the problems endured by profit measurement, circumstances when hedge financing and amortised cost are appropriate, and issues concerning pension schemes. Learn how to produce a ratio analysis from financial statements and their supporting documents, which includes the interpretation of accounting ratios and the limitations of this type of analysis, such as the comparability of businesses and accounting policies. Learn how to analyse the financial statements, including how to evaluate performance and position, based on the information found in the statements. Get to grips with contemporary developments in financial and non-financial reporting, including the convergence of IFRS and US GAAP (as well as understanding the differences that they possess), environmental and social accounting issues and human resource accounting. Who is it intended for? This course will be very beneficial to you if you want to add financial management skills to your CV or portfolio of skills. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational qualifications before they can move on to the CIMA Management Level training. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management Accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Management Level (P2) Performance Management

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Continue with your journey towards achieving the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification and plunge into the P2 Performance Management course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The P2 Performance Management course contributes to the attainment of the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification. Understand the implications of cost and revenue, with regards to pricing and product decisions. Learn the principles of decision-making and understand the conflict issues that can arise during decision-making processes, and how to deal with them effectively. Learn how to analyse short-term pricing and product decisions, and how uncertainty and risk can impact decision models using CVP analysis. Get to grips with pricing strategies, and understand the financial consequences that are involved, including profit maximisation, market skimming and product bundles. Learn how to evaluate techniques for analysing and managing costs to ensure competitive advantage. Compare and contrast functional cost analysis and value analysis. Learn how to prepare cost of quality reports, and understand and apply the key elements of Pareto analysis. Understand the principles that contribute to the use of budgets in control, including the concept of responsibility accounting and the various controllable and uncontrollable costs that can be encountered. Learn how to evaluate performance-using budgets, using ratio analysis, ‘what if’ scenarios and using both fixed and flexible budget reports. Apply your knowledge of budgets in control to more diverse managerial issues. Learn more about the structure of an organisation, and the implications that it has on responsibility accounting. Apply decision-making knowledge that you have acquired to scenarios suitable for cost centre managers and investment centre managers. Gain insight into the consequences that can occur following the division of an organisation into responsibility centres. Who is it intended for? This course will be very beneficial to you if you want to add practical performance management skills to your CV or portfolio of skills. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational qualifications before they can move on to the CIMA Management Level training. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Administration Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Management Level Package (E2, P2, F2)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Pick up this Management level course and really begin to influence business strategy decisions. A continuation from the Operational Level, this course will take you through several disciplines and techniques that will give you the confidence you need to make informed business decisions. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Management Level Package course is divided into three sections (E2, P2, F2), each with a separate focus that will ensure that you get a good balanced understanding of intermediate-level management accounting. Upon completion of the course, you will not only have mastered the CIMA Management Level training, but you will also be fully prepared to sit the Management Level exams. E2 – Enterprise Management Focusing on organisational structure and the impact of change, this module introduces a number of intermediate concepts including: The importance and impact of organisational design on performance Implementing change and project management frameworks to improve operations and profitability. The Leadership and management skills required to make both work. P2 – Performance Management Taking financial reporting beyond simple budgets to gain deeper insight into costs, pricing and management control. Understanding the influence of costing and pricing Improving cost estimates with activity-based costing The use of performance management and transfer pricing and Total Quality Management principles. F2- Financial Management Management accounting generally involves looking after multiple accounts simultaneously, and drawing insight from each other. The F2 model covers: Considering complex groups associates and joint ventures, and generating accurate reports based on each. Creating consolidated cash flow statements. Accounting for lease and share-based payments. International accounting standards that govern substance reports, deferred tax, earnings per share and more. Considering long-term finance and the cost of capital. Who is it intended for? This CIMA Management Level course is best suited to Finance professionals who want to improve their understanding of medium-term management accounting principles. It is also for professionals who want to earn a globally recognised management accounting qualification. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational qualifications before they can move on to the CIMA Management Level training. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Administration Manager. Source:PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Operational Level (E1) Enterprise Operations

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Advance your accountancy skills and expertise to the next level with this course in Enterprise Operations, which is part of the highly acclaimed CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The E1 Enterprise operations course covers one of the nine units that make up the prestigious CIMA Professional Chartered Management Account qualification. Gain insight into the social, political and economic context of business, including the emergence of major economies across the world, the importance of offshoring and outsourcing and the impact of international macroeconomic developments upon an organisation’s competitive environment. Understand the relationship between internal and external governance of an organisation. Understand the value of information and the reason for the increased dependence on information systems seen by organisations worldwide, as well as how these information systems are transforming as technology advances. Learn how to overcome problems that can be faced while implementing information systems, and how to manage information system activities with respect to the wider organisation, including the related costs, benefits, security issues and system changeover methods. Learn about the different methods of quality measurement and how to implement a quality programme. Explore the concept of marketing, defining the term and the variation in marketing environment, as well as the various theories of consumer behaviour. Understand the relationship between market research, segmentation, positioning and targeting and learn how to apply various tools within each section of the mix. Explain the role of branding and brand equity within an organisation’s marketing strategy. Learn more about the role of Human Resources within an organisation, its functions and how the department can contribute positively towards a business’ success Who is it intended for? Anyone who wishes to improve their management accounting skills. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites to take this course but in order to take the examination, students will need to hold the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting or equivalent. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Chartered accountant, Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Operational Level (F1) Financial Operations

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Unlock your accounting potential and continue on your journey towards achieving the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting certificate with this F1 module in Financial Operations. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The F1 Financial Operations course covers one of the nine units that make up the prestigious CIMA Professional Chartered Management Account qualification. It will introduce you to many essential financial principles within business accounting. Understand the different types of tax that can be applied to an incorporated business, including direct tax on a company’s trading profits and indirect taxes collected by the company and learn about the administration of them. Identify situations in which foreign tax obligations (reporting and liability) could arise and methods for relieving foreign tax and gain further insight into employee taxation. Understand the need for record keeping and the importance of adhering to tax return and payment deadlines. Learn how to prepare corporate income tax calculations and feel confident in the execution of them. Understand why regulating accounting and financial reporting are needed; learn the role of the external auditor, the core elements of an audit report and why accurate and in-depth financial reporting equates to best practice. Understand the CIMA Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants with relation to information reporting, assurance and taxation activities of an accountant, so that you can apply the knowledge in your future job position. Learn how to prepare full financial statements for a single company and consolidated statements for a group. Learn about international standards and accounting rules and how to apply them to a range of matters that you will be faced with over the course of your career Who is it intended for? For anyone who wishes to boost their Financial Operations knowledge, expertise and confidence. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites to the course be we recommend students to hold the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting or equivalent. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Finance Manager you can expect to earn a salary around £37K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Administration Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Operational Level (P1) Performance Operations

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Move one step closer to achieving the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification by signing up for this training course which will fully prepare you for the Operational Level (P1) Performance Operations exam. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The P1 Enterprise operations course covers one of the nine units that make up the prestigious CIMA Professional Chartered Management Account qualification. It will introduce you to some of the Fundamental aspects of Business Accounting. Learn how to apply costing methods, within costing systems, including the reconciliation of budgeted and actual profit margins. Understand the concepts of planning and operational variances, as well as the various standards and variances within service industries, public services and professions. Get to grips with the concept of benchmarking, and learn how to prepare reports using a range of internal and external benchmarks with the ability to interpret the results. Explain both the MRP and ERP systems. Learn about how internalised costs such as emissions, tax and waste disposal can affect the environment. Understand the need for forecasts, plans and budgets within an organisation, and how to resolve issues when conflicts within them arise. Apply a variety of forecasting techniques to calculate product/service volumes, as well as projected revenues and costs. Learn how to prepare a budget based on forecasts, projections and managerial targets. Understand and explain the processes that are involved in making long-term decisions, and learn how to calculate cash flows to ensure the long-term decisions are the right ones. Consider both financial and non-financial aspects during the decision making process, and prepare supporting documents to emphasise the key points. Learn how to evaluate project proposals based on investment appraisal techniques. Learn how to analyse the impact of uncertainty upon the decision making process, including cash flow, learning curves and discounting techniques. Explore the management of short-term finance; learn how to analyse cash-flow forecasts, and identify the potential for short-term funding and investment opportunities. Who is it intended for? For anyone who wishes to improve their management accounting skills. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. In order to take the examination you will need to hold the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting or equivalent. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Chartered accountant, Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Operational Level Package (E1, P1, F1)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get on the path to working towards earning one of the most prestigious business finance qualifications with the CIMA Operational Level course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The CIMA Operational Level course is divided into three sections: E1 – Organisational Management Focusing on the organisational structure, introducing finance functions and business ethics by which finance workers are bound. Information systems used to assist with management accounting. Operation management, quality control, marketing and human resources. P1 – Management Accounting Analysing business costs using approved mathematical functions to create workable budgets. Defining costs using absorption, marginal and activity factors and performing variance analysis. An introduction to the concept of decision theory and linear programming. F1 –Financial Reporting and Taxation Preparing financial statements for a single Company Producing a group accounts consolidated statement of financial position Defining and reporting assets. Understanding taxation standards Managing cash, assets and inventories for the greatest financial benefit. Who is it intended for? The course is best suited to finance professionals who are looking to improve their understanding of management accounting, or who are looking to get a recognised qualification on their CV. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites to take this course but in order to take the examinations, students will need to hold the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting or equivalent. What marks this course apart? As a qualified accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £28K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Chartered accountant, Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Strategic Level (E3) Enterprise Strategy

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Steer your accountancy career towards the prestigious CIMA Professional Management Accounting qualification by taking the E3 Enterprise Strategy module. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The CIMA Professional – Strategic Level (E3) qualification is one of three modules that make up the strategic level of the certificate. The aim of the E3 course is to advance your knowledge and skills so that you can design and implement strategies, which can improve the performance of an enterprise. Learn how external factors, including stakeholders, society, suppliers and customers, can affect an organisation’s strategy. Understand the impact of information systems on an organisation, including IT and the Internet. Get to grips with the main elements of the change process, so that you can help to advise an organisation on how to manage resistance to change and what can trigger the changes in the first place. Learn how to advise on, recommend and implement a change programme and learn the role of management within the change process. Understand and evaluate the process of strategy development, including strategy formulation, the various strategic options, the different organisational structures and the role of directors within the process. Evaluate the various tools and techniques, qualitative and quantitative, which are used within strategy development processes, including trend analysis, system modeling and the Delphi method. Gain insight into the appropriate control methods and be able to recommend them according to the strategy being implemented. Learn how to recommend solutions to problems faced within performance management situations and be able to evaluate alternative models of performance management, such as the balanced scorecard. Boost your advisory skills and learn how to competently recommend changes to information systems when an organisation’s strategy would benefit from the change. Who is it intended for? This course is a valuable resource for anyone studying towards the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification, or any business professional looking to gain skills in enterprise strategy. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational and Management Level qualifications before they can achieve CIMA Professional status. What marks this course apart? As a qualified finance manager you can expect to earn a salary around £37K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Strategic Level (F3) Financial Strategy

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The CIMA F3 Financial Strategy course focuses on providing you with the building blocks that you need to learn how to prepare, implement and manage a financial strategy of an organisation. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The syllabus is broken down into three units; formulation of financial strategy, financing decisions and investment decisions and project control. Get to grips with potential strategic financial objectives of an organisation and learn about the external and internal factors that can impact financial strategy. Learn the three key decisions of financial management – investment, financing and dividend – and learn more about the relationship between the three. Learn about current and emerging issues in financial and external reporting, including new accounting standards and environmental factors. Learn how to evaluate the financing requirements of an organisation and how to implement objectives and strategies that could lead to their attainment, including both short-term and long-term targets. Learn about the available alternative methods of achieving the financing requirements, including stakeholders, investments, long-term debt and methods of issuing securities and the effect that these financing decisions can have on the final balance sheet structure. Delve into the operation of stock exchanges, including the efficient market hypothesis and how share prices are calculated. Understand the role of the treasury function and the advantages/disadvantages of establishing a treasury department within an organisation. Learn how to evaluate investment choices, including the costs, benefits and risks of particular projects and their financial and strategic implications. Look at merger, acquisition and divestment as potential opportunities, as well as exit strategies and the reasons behind them. Gain insight into the various potential investment projects, how to implement them and how to control them, including their post-completion audits. Who is it intended for? This course is a valuable resource for anyone studying towards the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational and Management Level qualifications before they can achieve CIMA Professional status. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management Accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Strategic Level (P3) Performance Strategy

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Boost your knowledge and expertise with the strategic level course, as part of the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification and take another step towards overall completion of this highly respected award. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course covers both financial and non-financial risk management as well as strategy. Learn how to evaluate and implement ideas to help control these risks and ensure organisation success. Learn about the social, political and economic context of business, including what control systems can be implemented to ensure effective management of an organisation and how to solve issues, which can arise due to weakness, associated with these systems. Learn about the various types of risk that can affect an organisation, including financial, commodity price and business risks – such as fraud, contractual inadequacy or loss of reputation – and how to quantify an organisation’s risk exposures and report on them. Evaluate the various risk management strategies that can be executed and understand the purpose of internal control systems to not only identify potential risks, but also its role in managing them. Understand what makes good corporate governance when related to internal controls and learn to evaluate the ethical issues that can become a risk to an organisation. Learn about audit process and the various tools that can be applied during; understand the principles of the audit and review process and learn how to solve problems during the practice. Delve even further into the subjects of corporate governance and the ethical issues that can be faced by an organisation. Analyse the financial risks that an organisation can be faced with and their possible sources. Look at the various alternative risk management tools, their accounting implications and the effects of the range of methods that you will cover. Look at the risks and benefits of using information systems, including the use of the Internet and Intranet within an organisation, outsourcing and changes in supplier. Who is it intended for? This course is a valuable resource for anyone studying towards the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational and Management Level qualifications before they can achieve CIMA Professional status. What marks this course apart? As a qualified Management Accountant you can expect to earn a salary around £32K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIMA Professional - Strategic Level Package (E3, P3, F3)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Develop the skills required to make informed business strategy decisions by completing the CIMA Strategic Level course. The course will take you through several disciplines and techniques that will help develop the skills required to make long-term strategic decisions. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? By completing this course you will master the advanced principles of management accounting and equip yourself with the know how to make long-term strategic financial decisions. E3 – Strategic Management Students will learn how to formulate and implement long-term strategy, creating the vision for long-term, sustainable success. This involves: Defining the corporate mission, objectives and stakeholders, and performing a Position Audit and Corporate Appraisal. Including Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics into the business strategy. Implementing Change Management processes, and using Strategic Performance Measurement to assess success. P3 – Risk Management Students will learn how to identify and mitigate risks that place the long-term strategy in jeopardy, using proven techniques, processes and internal control systems to inform cash flow and capital investment decisions: Implementing management control systems to better utilise human resources, and to provide a framework against which to review. Auditing internal processes and computer systems. Managing financial risk including foreign exchange rate fluctuations and interest rate changes. F3 – Financial Strategy Finally delegates will look at aligning financial strategy with wider business goals, and developing the competencies required to value investment opportunities including the valuation of corporate entities for mergers, acquisitions and divestments: Planning, forecasting and hedge accounting to better manage corporate finances. Calculating the cost of capital and capital structures, and the capital asset pricing model (CAPM). Performing an accurate business valuation. Carrying out corporate reorganisation as part of a merger or consolidation. Properly discounting foreign cash flows. Who is it intended for? This course will benefit senior finance professionals who want to improve their understanding of long-term management accounting principles. It would also benefit experienced finance professionals who want to earn a globally recognised management accounting qualification and help define their business strategy. Requirements Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational and Management Level qualifications before they can achieve CIMA Professional status. What marks this course apart? As a qualified finance manager you can expect to earn a salary around £37K with further prospects leading to Financial Controller, Finance Director, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CISA (ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor) - Trainng Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Demonstrate excellence in IT systems auditing by completing the industry-leading ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? In this training programme, you will learn the theories and practical skills necessary with this course designed to meet the rigorous requirements of ISACA. The information systems audit process and how it is applied in a real-world environment. The importance of applying information technology governance principles to maintain levels of security and availability. Defining and managing the information systems and infrastructure lifecycle to better plan for upgrade and replacements. Codifying IT service delivery and support mechanisms and levels to ensure that systems and users remain fully productive and issues are properly prioritised. Identifying critical information assets and designing systems to protect each from loss, theft or unauthorised access. Building a business continuity and disaster recovery strategy that will help keep the organisation running in the event of a major system failure. Who is it intended for? This course is for you if you are an IT professional responsible for audit, control and security of corporate computer and networking resources or if you are a member of an IT security team member. In both cases it can give an industry-recognised qualification to prove their competence. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. There is a requirement of five years IT auditing, control or security work experience to certify. What marks this course apart? Upon completion of this course and subsequent achievement of the qualification, you will be able to function in roles such as IT auditor, IT security architect and IT audit manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cisco CCNA & CCNP Routing & Switching Package (with Live Labs)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Study the Associate and Professional levels of the leading Cisco qualifications and be able to demonstrate your understanding of the techniques used with this all-inclusive package that includes Live Labs. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The CCNA & CCNP bundle gives students access to all materials they need to prepare for the Cisco CCNA & CCNP exams. Candidates will also gain access to the Live Labs. This dedicated hardware resource allows students to practice each scenario shown to them in the course materials with live Cisco routers and switches. You will also be able to free-roam in the Live Labs to further your own knowledge and model real-world scenarios for troubleshooting without risking the system. CCNA Implement Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM) to improve IP addressing efficiency. Understand the importance of IPv6, how to implement it within a corporate network and the use of Open Shortest Path First (OPSF) routing. Implement VLANs and Trunks to route and segment traffic for improved network performance. Build a scalable network using NAT and PAT to meet the need of a growing business. Configure network switches and routers for SNMP, Syslog, Netflow, OSPF and EIGRP. Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Use Spanning Tree protocol and Etherchannel to add further network functionality. Apply Layer 3 redundancy protocols to improve network resilience. Cisco IP Routing and Switching Implement VLANs to segment network traffic and improve bandwidth management. Use Layer 2 and Layer 3 security extensions to protect corporate systems. Configure hardware to support advanced networking services like VoIP and video on a corporate network. Design and build high availability network infrastructure using a set of requirements. Troubleshooting and maintaining Cisco infrastructure Maintaining and monitoring performance using IOS tools. Troubleshooting complex, multi-protocol networks. Correcting issues identified as part of the troubleshooting process. Who is it intended for? Anyone looking to study up to the Professional standard set by Cisco in their set of world-renowned qualifications. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take the course. If you would like to sit the CCNP exams, you must have passed the CCNA exams first. What marks this course apart? People who have the CCNP Qualification are able to function in roles such as networking engineer, network consultant and IT security specialist. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cisco CCNA Collaboration Courseware

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Upgrade your CV and boost employability in the IT industry by studying this course which will give you an understanding of the convergence of voice, video, data and mobile applications in a corporate environment. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will help students to advance their collaboration and video skills in line with the convergence of voice, video, data and mobile applications. Cisco unified communications solutions Characteristics of Cisco unified communications solutions Cisco Unified communications manager administrator interfaces Cisco UCM end-user interfaces and call flows and call legs Component impact on call flows in unified communications manager Cisco UCM and Cisco UCM express end-users Cisco UCM and Cisco UCM express endpoint implementation options Understanding telephony features Telephony feature implementation and mobility options Unity connection and end-user and mailbox requirements Unity connection and end user and mailbox requirements Unity connection end user implementation and IM and presence service Supporting end users and understanding Cisco UCM reports Cisco UCM call detail records and reporting and monitoring tools Cisco business video solutions and video collaboration Installation and configuration of Cisco IP phones and Cisco jabber Troubleshooting Cisco IP phone, Cisco jabber and endpoint issues Describing Cisco TelePresence and endpoints Configuring Cisco TelePresence TC Troubleshooting Cisco TelePresence endpoints Configuring and monitoring Cisco conferencing and DMPs Who is it intended for? This course is for network engineers and IT professionals who are looking to develop their collaboration and video skills. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites to take this course but we recommend a good understanding of Cisco networking technologies. What marks this course apart? Once a student has taken this course they will be able to function in roles such as network engineer, network video engineer and collaboration engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching Courseware (with Live Labs)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Seek employment opportunities in the always expanding IT networking industry by completing this Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching course that comes with Live Labs included. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Develop industry-leading skills and work towards certification with this Cisco CCNA training package. The new and updated ICND1 v2 and ICND2 v2 course provides students with network infrastructure knowhow forming the first steps towards earning CCNA certification. The live labs are a dedicated PC hardware resource allowing candidates to test their knowledge while progressing through the course. Ensuring they have an ability to translate course theory into practical skills which can be applied to real world situations. The course starts with the CCENT/ICND1, students will learn: Operation of data networks, recognize the purpose and functions of various network devices such as routers, switches, bridges hubs. How to describe the purpose and operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP/IP models The importance of IPv4/IPv6 in IP Addressing and how to implement them. How to implement Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM) How to improve network performance using VLANs and Trunks. The use of Open Shortest Path First (OPSF) routing. How to properly understand network protocol application and management. How to configure and verify network device security features. How to troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations. The course then breaks into the second module, ICND2: Administration and licensing of Cisco hardware devices and management tools. Troubleshooting IPv4/IPv6 network connectivity. Configuration of clients for SNMP, Syslog, Netflow, OSPF and EIGRP according to specific business needs. LAN Switching Technologies – the use of Spanning Tree protocol and Etherchannel. The application of Layer 3 redundancy protocols to improve network resilience. Who is it intended for? The Cisco CCNA qualification is for anyone who is looking to pursue a career in IT networking or support. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Cisco CCNA certified networking professional can function in roles such as network administrator, support engineer and network engineer. These roles can earn an average of £30,000 a year. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cisco CCNA Security Courseware

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Boost your knowledge of network security to increase chances of success in the IT security field using Cisco’s industry-leading concepts and technologies with this Cisco CCNA Security course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course teaches the fundamentals of IP technology implementations, before showing delegates how to boost security. The course also includes 12 months access to Live Labs where students will be able to practice every technique covered throughout the course. This dedicated hardware resource grants access to Cisco routers and switches that can be used to replicate and resolve real-world scenarios without the need to purchase and maintain labs of your own. Using the Cisco Router SDM security audit feature to identify unauthorised network resource usage. Locking down router security to prevent hackers from gaining access to key network resources. The Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting philosophy – key to implement security solutions that work. Using Access Control Lists to mitigate threats and minimise attack surfaces. Implementing stateful firewalls using Cisco IOS to identify and block low-level hacking attempts. Securing inter-site VPNs and data transfer using SDM on Cisco routers. Who is it intended for? This course bundle is for network managers, administrators and engineers responsible for implementing network security for small to medium businesses. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to sit the course. In order to sit the CCNA Security exams, students must pass the CCNA exams. What marks this course apart? Candidates will be able to function in roles such as senior network engineer, security analyst and network security engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cisco CCNA Wireless Courseware

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Add further understanding of the Cisco networking environment to your CV with this Cisco CCNA Wireless course that will give you the skills to configure, implement and support Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will provide students with the fundamental knowledge needed to prepare them for their CCNA Wireless exam. Candidates will learn how to design, install, configure, monitor and troubleshoot Cisco WLANs in a corporate network. WLAN Fundamentals Basics of spreading spectrum technology Wireless regulatory bodies, standards and policies WLAN RF principles Networking technologies used in wireless Wireless topologies Install, configure and manage a Cisco WLAN Implement WLAN Security with authentication and encryption methods Conduct WLAN maintenance and Troubleshooting Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who has studied the CCNA course and is looking to get a more in-depth knowledge of WLANs in a Cisco network. We recommend that students have 24 months’ work experience in a networking role. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but we do recommend students have a basic knowledge of IT networking and 24 months work experience in a networking role. What marks this course apart? Taking this course then completing and passing the CCNA Wireless examination will qualify students to work in roles such as network engineer, wireless engineer and network specialist. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching Courseware (with Live Labs)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Aim to further your knowledge of the Cisco networking environment by studying this Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing & Switching Course with Live Labs. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Master the networking concepts needed to manage a small or medium sized corporate network. This package also includes access to Live Labs where you can develop your practical IT skills in a working environment you can feel confident in, without the need to invest in your own hardware. The integrated lab guides will also walk you through a variety of topics, however you can also free-roam to gain a more independent understanding. Cisco: ROUTE How to plan routing services for a corporate network. Implementing an EIGRP-based solution to provide improved network convergence, IPv6 transition support and more efficient internal routing. When and how to deploy IPv4 redistribution and path control. How to connect an enterprise network to an ISP network for remote access of internal resources. Cisco: SWITCH Implementing VLANs to segment network traffic and improve bandwidth management. The proper use of Layer 2 and Layer 3 security extensions. Configuring hardware to support advanced networking services like VoIP and video. Proper design of a high availability network infrastructure. Cisco: TROUBLESHOOT AND MAINTAIN Maintaining and monitoring performance using IOS tools. Troubleshooting complex, multi-protocol networks. Correcting issues identified as part of the troubleshooting process. Who is it intended for? IT and network professionals who have taken the CCNA course and are looking to gain a deeper knowledge of the skills needed to properly implement and maintain a corporate infrastructure. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to start the course but we do recommend it be taken by intermediate level Cisco and IT professionals. In order to take the CCNP exams you must have passed your CCNA exams. What marks this course apart? IT and networking professionals who have the CCNP qualification usually earn an average salary of £55,000 and function in roles such as network security engineer, solutions architect and network architect. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CISSP® (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) - Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master information systems security and get on your way to earning a globally recognised qualification which is seen as a benchmark in the industry with this Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The CISSP course will provide you with the knowledge to manage, operate, develop and plan an effective network security infrastructure in an enterprise environment. The principles of access control and how they can be strengthened and applied to keep unauthorised users out of a system. Telecommunications and network systems that need to be hardened to prevent data loss or theft. The role that information governance and risk management play in raising security standards and how they need to be applied to corporate information systems. The importance of secure software architecture and design to help ensure that in-house systems protect data and resources. Using cryptography to protect data in transit and prevent unauthorised access of files without the correct encryption keys. Using security architecture and design principles to limit data access and potential angles of attack. Monitoring, auditing and improving operations security to keep systems secure at the point of access. Designing and implementing business continuity and disaster recovery plans to help re-establish operations as quickly as possible following a serious outage. Legal obligations of data security and obligations that must be fulfilled in the event of a criminal investigation. Physical and environmental security considerations Who is it intended for? This course is for IT professionals who need to improve their practical skills and attain a professional qualification or those who would like to specialise in IT security. Requirements Students must have at least five years of recent full-time professional work experience in at least 2 of the 8 domains of CISSP: Security and Risk Management Asset Security Security Engineering Communications and Network Security Identity and Access Management Security Assessment and Testing Security Operations Software Development Security What marks this course apart? When students have taken the CISSP course they are then able to sit the examination through the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)². Once you have completed this exam you will be able to function in roles such as security architect, security analyst and security systems engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Citrix CXA-206: XenApp 7.0 - Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the fundamentals of Citrix application virtualisation with this Citrix CXA-206:XenApp 7.0 course that will allow you to become fully competent and prepare for the Citrix examination. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Citrix XenApp 7.0 course will show you the power and flexibility of application streaming and how to master the Citrix tools and techniques while fully preparing you for the associated Citrix qualification exam. What application virtualisation is and its importance to the modern business. How to install and configure XenApp Server for the first time. How to plan a high availability deployment to meet the 24x7x365 demands of the modern business. How to script common XenApp functions to simplify administration and reduce manual workloads. How to use VMware vSphere in an application virtualisation scenario. Virtualising apps, servers and software using the Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor. Exam preparation and course review Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is working or preparing to work with Citrix virtualisation or looking to switch industries into virtualisation. What marks this course apart? You will be fully prepared for the relevant Citrix exam and the knowledge acquired in the course will allow you to function in roles such as infrastructure support analyst, infrastructure administrator and 3rd line support engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Citrix CXS-203: XenServer 6.2 - Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Begin your journey to total Citrix mastery with this Citrix CXS-203: XenServer 6.2 course that will teach you the fundamentals of managing a virtual server built on Citrix technologies. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? You will cover the full lifecycle of XenServer systems and be prepared to pass the industry-recognised XenServer qualification. The fundamental principles behind virtual computing and the use of hypervisors to install and manage servers. An introduction to the Linux Operating System (OS), including installation in a virtual server environment and the tools required to manage the OS in a networked scenario. Configuring virtualised storage and networking to maximise availability and share data with authorised users. Using Powershell to configure virtual servers and networking services from the Linux command line environment. Building subnets to better manage network resources. Understanding the components and features common to XenServer systems and how they are configured for real-world deployment. Troubleshooting and problem solving processes and techniques to keep XenServer systems operating in peak condition. Exam preparation and course review Who is it intended for? This course is designed for engineers and IT managers who are looking to familiarise themselves with the Citrix approach to server virtualisation using XenServer technologies. What marks this course apart? You will be fully prepared for the relevant Citrix exam and the knowledge acquired in the course will allow you to function in roles such as an infrastructure engineer, desktop and network support technician and senior systems engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Citrix Training Package - (with Desktop, Server & App)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Discover how to design, build and manage a Citrix remote desktop environment with this three-course Citrix Training Package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? You will be familiarised with the most common Citrix technologies before being taken through advanced techniques involved in efficiently managing Citrix servers. Citrix XenApp 7 Troubleshooting the Citrix environment and resolving errors. Enabling and securing web access to published applications and content delivery only the tools users need to be productive. Deploying printers for use by remote desktop users. Managing performance and load to ensure a consistent user experience and to reduce resource bottlenecks. Configuring XenApp policies and sessions to protect applications and data from unauthorised access. The process of installing and licensing XenApp. Understanding the Citrix Architecture and how it is best deployed in an enterprise environment. Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Administration What virtualisation is and how it can be used within a corporate context. The concepts behind desktop virtualisation. How to plan and design a robust XenDesktop infrastructure that can grow and flex with changing business requirements. The importance of data and network redundancy to ensure consistently smooth operation for a good user experience. How to automate common XenDesktop tasks using the Powershell scripting language. Implementing and managing virtual servers and desktops using the HyperV hypervisor. The build, test and deploy approach to XenDesktop roll-outs and the tasks that need to be completed at each stage. Installing and administering Internet Formation Service to deploy virtual desktops over the web. Citrux XenServer 6.2 Administration The fundamental principles behind virtual computing and the use of hypervisors to install and manage servers. An introduction to the Linux Operating System (OS), including installation in a virtual server environment and the tools required to manage the OS in a networked scenario. Configuring virtualised storage and networking to maximise availability and share data with authorised users. Using Powershell to configure virtual servers and networking services from the Linux command line environment. Building subnets to better manage network resources. Understanding the components and features common to XenServer systems and how they are configured for real-world deployment. Troubleshooting and problem solving processes and techniques to keep XenServer systems operating in peak condition. Who is it intended for? This package is designed for administrators and engineers as a cost-effective training solution to sharpen skills and gain a full understanding of the Citrix hosted desktop environment. What marks this course apart? Students who complete this package will have all the necessary knowledge required to complete the relevant examinations. They will also be able to function in roles such as desktop and network support technician, senior systems engineer and infrastructure architect. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 - Training Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the power and flexibility of virtual desktop computing with this Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 administrator course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? From basic concepts through to advanced troubleshooting, this course covers everything required for you to become a fully competent XenDesktop administrator and pass the relevant examination. What virtualisation is and how it can be used within a corporate context. The concepts behind desktop virtualisation. How to plan and design a robust XenDesktop infrastructure that can grow and flex with changing business requirements. The importance of data and network redundancy to ensure consistently smooth operation for a good user experience. How to automate common XenDesktop tasks using the Powershell scripting language. Implementing and managing virtual servers and desktops using the HyperV hypervisor. The build, test and deploy approach to XenDesktop roll-outs and the tasks that need to be completed at each stage. Installing and administering Internet Formation Service to deploy virtual desktops over the web. Exam preparation and course review. Who is it intended for? This course is for any current or would-be IT professional who are looking to work with virtual computing and need a greater understand of the technology behind Citrix virtual desktops. What marks this course apart? You will be fully prepared for the relevant Citrix exam and the knowledge acquired in the course will allow you to function in roles such as IT infrastructure engineer, infrastructure architect and Citrix engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Advanced HTML 5.0 and CSS3 Training (1D0-620)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain a deep and advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript technologies with this Advanced HTML5.0 and CSS course from Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Students will get to grips with the skills needed to create web pages that easily adapt to display on smartphones, tablets, gaming devices and smart TVs. Advanced uses of the canvas element Implementing JavaScript to create interactive pages Validate HTML5 code Identify ways to determine browser compatibility for a page or device Implement HTML5 forms Use CSS3 to shape content on the page Design for mobile devices Implement HTML5 APIs Identify program flow issues in relation to JavaScript-based applications Design pages for a cloud-based storefront Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone with a basic understanding of the fundamentals of the Web Development Trifecta (HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript) who is looking to delve deeper into the most popular web dev technologies in the world right now. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites to take this course but we recommend students to have basic knowledge of HTML coding. What marks this course apart? This course is a natural step from Site Development Associate and students who pass the relevant exam, 1D0-620, will be able to function in roles such as web designer, mobile applications developer and web developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Advanced HTML 5.0 and CSS3 Training with Exam (1D0-620)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified in the specialist technologies needed to become a senior web developer with this CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 course and exam package from Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Students will get to grips with the skills needed to create web pages that easily adapt to display on smartphones, tablets, gaming devices and smart TVs. The CIW HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist exam (1D0-620) lasts for 75 minutes and contains 55 questions testing candidates’ knowledge of the study content. Advanced uses of the canvas element Implementing JavaScript to create interactive pages Validate HTML5 code Identify ways to determine browser compatibility for a page or device Implement HTML5 forms Use CSS3 to shape content on the page Design for mobile devices Implement HTML5 APIs Identify program flow issues in relation to JavaScript-based applications Design pages for a cloud-based storefront Who is it intended for? This course and exam is for anyone who has taken the Site Development Associate course and is looking to take the next step in their web development journey, alternatively if you have basic knowledge of the development trifecta it’s equally suited. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites to take this course but we recommend students to have a basic knowledge of the development technologies included. What marks this course apart? Students who pass this course and exam will have the knowledge and certification to prove they are capable of functioning in roles such as web designer, mobile applications developer and senior web developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Database Design Specialist Training (1D0-541)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get an in-depth understanding of product-focused databases and how they help business operations run smoothly with this CIW Database Design Specialist course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Learn the ins and outs of planning and designing database solutions for a corporate environment using different products with this Database Design Specialist course. Introduction to Databases Logical Database Design Relational Database Physical Database Design Database Planning Structured Query Language (SQL) Overview of Database Design Methodology Relational Algebra Normalisation Transactions and Database Security Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to upskill to be given more responsibility in their current IT job role or anyone who is looking to get into a career in database design and optimisation. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course, however it is recommended that students have a basic knowledge of the purpose and function of a database. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course they will be fully prepared to sit the 1D0-541 examination. They will be able to function in roles such as database developer, database administrator and application developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Database Design Specialist Training with Exam (1D0-541)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Prove your understanding of product-focused database solutions with this CIW Database Design Specialist course and exam package that will give you the certification you need. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This qualification will give students the necessary knowledge to plan and design product-focused database solutions for businesses and the certification to prove those skills to potential employers. The exam has a time limit of 90 minutes and there are a total of 50 questions. Candidates need to achieve a minimum score of 75% to pass. Introduction to Databases Logical Database Design Relational Database Physical Database Design Database Planning Structured Query Language (SQL) Overview of Database Design Methodology Relational Algebra Normalisation Transactions and Database Security Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone who is looking to upskill in their current workplace or looking to switch careers into database design and optimisation. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course, however it is recommended that students have a basic knowledge of the purpose and function of a database and basic computer literacy. What marks this course apart? Candidates who pass this course will be able to function in roles such as database developer, database administrator and application developer. This course also goes hand-in-hand with other CIW training programmes as well as further database qualifications. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW E-Commerce Specialist Training (1D0-525)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of e-commerce strategies with this CIW E-Commerce Specialist course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Students will learn methods for conducting business online and managing technical issues associated with creating an e-commerce website. E-commerce foundations Law and the internet Web marketing goals Online product promotion Site usability Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-services Business-to-business frameworks E-commerce site creation packages – outsourcing E-commerce site creation software Site development software implementation E-commerce site development using commerce server Creating an online catalogue Inventory control and order processing Payment gateways E-service implementation and support Transaction and website security E-learning solutions Site management and performance testing. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to master e-commerce and site design strategies. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course however, we recommend that candidates already have an understanding of the foundations of web technologies. What marks this course apart? This course is a natural step from the CIW Web Foundations course and goes hand-in-hand with other CIW qualifications. Once students have completed this course they can sit the 1D0-525 exam and function in roles such as web design specialist, marketing executive as well as any other roles in a web marketing team. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW E-Commerce Specialist Training with Exam (1D0-525)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Demonstrate your proficiency in e-commerce practices and site design and have the industry-recognised certification to prove it with this CIW E-Commerce Specialist course with exam. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Students will learn methods for conducting business online and managing technical issues associated with creating an e-commerce website. The CIW E-Commerce Specialist exam (1D0-525) lasts for 75 minutes and contains 72 questions testing candidates’ knowledge of the course content. Candidates need to achieve a pass mark of 68% minimum to pass. E-commerce foundations Law and the internet Web marketing goals Online product promotion Site usability Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and e-services Business-to-business frameworks E-commerce site creation packages – outsourcing E-commerce site creation software Site development software implementation E-commerce site development using commerce server Creating an online catalogue Inventory control and order processing Payment gateways E-service implementation and support Transaction and website security E-learning solutions Site management and performance testing. Who is it intended for? This course is for students who already have an understanding of the foundations of web technologies and wish to master c-commerce strategies. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but we recommend students to have a good knowledge of the foundations of web technologies before attempting. What marks this course apart? This course is a natural step from the CIW Site Development Associate course and goes hand-in-hand with other CIW qualifications. Once students have completed this course they will be able to function in roles such as web design specialist, marketing executive as well as any other roles in a web marketing team. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Internet Business Associate Training (1D0-61A)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain the knowledge to enable you to excel in today’s fast-moving business environment with this CIW Internet Business Associate course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Learners will receive a thorough understanding of the basic concepts behind how the internet can be implemented positively for business justification. Learn the fundamental aspects of the internet and how it is used in the business environment. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), how databases relate to search engines and ways to conduct basic and advanced web searches. Effective ways or researching and communicating on the internet. Wikis, folksonomies, webcasting, blogging and podcasting. Cloud computing, mobile devices, Domain Name System (DNS) and internet protocols. Privacy, internet security and the steps you can take to keep your computer system and personal information secure. Social media and analytics. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to learn the fundamental concepts and gain proficiency in utilising the internet for business use. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed this course and taken the 1D0-61A exam that accompanies it, you will be able to function in roles in web marketing teams. This course is also perfect for anyone looking to delve deeper into the CIW range of qualifications. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Internet Business Associate Training with Exam (1D0-61A)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain the skills needed to work effectively in today’s business environment and have the certificate to prove it with this Internet Business Associate from CIW, the world’s most popular vendor-neutral Web technology education programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The CIW Internet Business Associate exam (1D0-61A) lasts for 30 minutes and contains 30 questions, testing candidates’ knowledge of the content in the study modules. In order to pass, students must achieve a score of 66.66%. Internet connection methods, internet protocols, the Domain Name System (DNS) and cloud computing. The basic functions of web browsers, the components of web addresses, the use and control of cookies and browser use in the business world. Browser plug-ins and add-ons and the use of browsers to download and manage files. Databases as they relate to web search engines and ways to conduct basic and advanced web searches. Configuration and use of e-mail clients, guidelines for effective communication over the internet using modern web technologies and social networking tools. Internet research and collaboration tools, software development tools and the patent and licensing practice that accompany software applications. Issues and risks associated with the internet and the security measures that can keep your system and your personal information secure. Fundamental elements of project and program management and the importance of acquiring these skills for all IT job roles. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to gain the knowledge and certification necessary to prove efficiency in the virtual business environment. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Candidates who pass the examination for this course can function in roles in marketing teams, web and graphic design teams and as internet consultants. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW JavaScript Specialist Training (1D0-635)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn the essential skills needed to become an in-demand JavaScript developer with this sought-after training programme from Certified Internet Webmaster Professional (CIW). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will equip students with the vital skills necessary to use the JavaScript language to design client-side, platform-independent solutions. An introduction to scripting, typical JavaScript characteristics and client-side vs server-side applications. How to communicate with users, work with variables and data in JavaScript and produce interactive applications. How to control program flow and cover the decisional program flow. Popular JavaScript language objects and how to validate interactive flows. Build up a working knowledge of security issues such as dealing with malicious and accidental coding, creating secure code for cookies, script blocking and cross-site scripting (XSS). Explore what it takes to create animated imager and other customer objects needed to build dynamic web applications. How to amend X/HTML on the fly. Any copyright issues in relation to JavaScript technology. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to build up knowledge in and fully understand the world’s most popular programming language, JavaScript. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course they will be eligible to sit the 1D0-635 examination. They will be able to function in roles such as web programmer, programming analyst, and front-end developer. The course also goes hand-in-hand with other CIW learning programmes. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW JavaScript Specialist Training with Exam (1D0-635)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and show potential employers that you have the necessary skills in the most in-demand programming language with this CIW JavaScript Specialist course and exam package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will equip students with the vital skills necessary to use the JavaScript language to design client-side, platform-independent solutions. The exam consists of a 90 minute time limit in which students have to answer 55 questions. A minimum pass mark of 75% must be achieved to gain certification. An introduction to scripting, typical JavaScript characteristics and client-side vs server-side applications. How to communicate with users, work with variables and data in JavaScript and produce interactive applications. How to control program flow and cover the decisional program flow. Popular JavaScript language objects and how to validate interactive flows. Build up a working knowledge of security issues such as dealing with malicious and accidental coding, creating secure code for cookies, script blocking and cross-site scripting (XSS). Explore what it takes to create animated images and other custom objects needed to build dynamic web applications. How to amend X/HTML on the fly. Any copyright issues in relation to JavaScript technology. Who is it intended for? This course is for people with little to no knowledge of programming who want to get into the industry, or for programming professionals who are looking to provide certified proof that they are capable of carrying out advanced tasks. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Students who pass this course will be able to function in roles such as web programmer, programming analyst and front-end developer. The course goes hand-in-hand with other CIW learning programmes and can also be combined with other programming languages such as C++, PHP and Python to add more skills to your CV. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Network Technology Associate Training (1D0-61C)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master basic networking, internet and security protocols which are crucial to every modern business with this CIW Network Technology Associate course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Networking and internet security continue to grow in importance and this course gives students the ability to understand the key concepts of these exponentially crucial elements of business. Essential networking technologies and skills, including TCP/IP, stable network creation, wireless networking and network troubleshooting. Various network components and protocols that enable users to share data quickly and easily. Various types of transmission media and the ways that network architecture and topologies provide for efficient and secure communication. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model and its relationship to packet creation, plus the OSI model vs. the internet architecture model. Functions and features of internetworking server types and the benefits of implementing a Content Management System (CMS). Basic hardware and operating system maintenance procedures Mobile computing devices and the importance of RFC documents. Routing, IP addressing, IP address classes and subnet masks. Essential network security concepts, internet-based challenges facing today’s users and methods you can use to secure network and network transmissions, including authentication, encryption and firewalls. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to master the fundamentals of computer networking, whether that be to upskill professionally or personally. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have taken this course, you will be eligible to sit the CIW – Network Technology Associate exam (1D0-61C). Students who pass this course can usually function in roles such as network support, support specialist and network technician. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Network Technology Associate Training with Exam (1D0-61C)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified in the basic networking, internet and security protocols which are so vital to anyone who is looking to advance in the IT industry with this qualification from Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Networking and internet security continue to grow in importance and this course gives students the ability to understand the key concepts of these exponentially crucial elements of business. The CIW Network Technology Associate exam (1D0-61C) lasts for 30 minutes and contains 30 questions testing candidates’ knowledge of the content in the modules. To pass the exam, learners will need to achieve a score of 63.33%. Essential networking technologies and skills, including TCP/IP, stable network creation, wireless networking and network troubleshooting. Various network components and protocols that enable users to share data quickly and easily. Various types of transmission media and the ways that network architecture and topologies provide for efficient and secure communication. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model and its relationship to packet creation, plus the OSI model vs. the internet architecture model. Functions and features of internetworking server types and the benefits of implementing a Content Management System (CMS). Basic hardware and operating system maintenance procedures Mobile computing devices and the importance of RFC documents. Routing, IP addressing, IP address classes and subnet masks. Essential network security concepts, internet-based challenges facing today’s users and methods you can use to secure network and network transmissions, including authentication, encryption and firewalls. Who is it intended for? Anyone who wants to gain a mastery of the core concepts of computer networking and security whilst also having the qualification to prove the knowledge obtained. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have taken this course they will be able to function in roles such as network support, support specialist and network technician. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Perl Specialist Training (1D0-437)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn how to fully utilise the features of the Perl programming language in web application development with this course from CIW. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will help programmers of all levels get to grips with every function that the Perl programming language has to offer. Perl language essentials including syntax, regular expressions and data types. Server scripting, focusing on Perl language. Perl code development including access and manipulating input and output files. Implement websites including database connectivity and debugging techniques. Improve and maintain hypertext-based websites. Understand how to debug Perl Object-Oriented Perl Database connectivity and Perl Who is it intended for? This course is suitable for anyone, from beginners looking to learn about Perl programming language to IT programmers who are looking to enhance their skillset by learning new web scripting techniques. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but we recommend candidates to have a basic knowledge of programming. What marks this course apart? Once students have taken and completed this course they will be eligible to sit the 1D0-437 exam. This course will allow them to function in role such as web developer, software developer and server developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Perl Specialist Training with Exam (1D0-437)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Take your knowledge of Perl programming language up to a level of mastery with this CIW Perl Specialist course and prove your abilities working with the web app development tool with the official certification. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will run students through the functions of Perl which is one of the original program languages and fully prepare them for their 1D0-437 exam. The examination has a time limit of 75 minutes, in which candidates have 50 questions to answer. In order to pass you must achieve a minimum pass mark of 75%. Introduction to Perl The uses of the Perl interpreter and understand how to operate the interpreter. Understand the concepts of statements, loops and Boolean expressions. Learn how to manipulate strings using regular expressions and store program data using arrays. Manipulate data with keys and use hashes to organise the data. Use subroutines to organise code to make it more logical and easier to debug. Implement object-orientated programming techniques using Perl. Debugging Perl. Basics of database programming Who is it intended for? This course is ideal for web developers, programmers and application developers who wish to build a knowledge of the Perl language. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but we recommend candidates to have a basic knowledge of programming. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed the course and passed the exam they will be able to function in roles such as web developer, software developer and server developer. They can also take other programming courses which would go hand-in-hand with the Perl language. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Site Development Associate Training (1D0-61B)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn essential web page development skills and prepare to be a productive member of a web development team with this CIW Site Development Associate course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Students will cover the full spectrum of web development and be able to demonstrate their newly found skillset. Website development using HTML and Extensible HTML (XHTML) Manual code writing, Graphical User Interface (GUI), authoring tools and XHTML code validation. Web page development using images, hyperlinks, tables, forms and frames. Common Gateway Interface (CGI) and connecting webpages to databases. Internet marketing and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for formatting and web page content and fundamental web design concepts. Development of websites as managed projects. Introductory e-commerce solutions and the relationship of website development to business goals. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to get fundamental knowledge in web development for a hobby or for career progression. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you take this course you will have the knowledge to function in roles such as web designer, web developer and web marketer. It will also lead to further qualification so you can bulk up your CV. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Site Development Associate Training with Exam (1D0-61B)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and prove you have the knowledge to develop websites for your employers with this CIW Site Development Associate Training and Exam Package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? In addition to developing websites using HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the learner will use JavaScript Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to extend the functionality of webpages. This package is ideal for anyone looking to kick off a career in web design or marketing. The CIW Site Development Associate examination, 1D0-61B, lasts for 30 minutes and contains 30 questions. To pass the exam, candidates must achieve a minimum score of 63.33%. Website development using HTML and Extensible Markup Language (XML). Manual code writing, Graphical User Interface (GUI) authoring tools and XHTML code validation. Web page development using images, hyperlinks, tables, forms and frames. Common Gateway Interface (CGI) and connecting webpages to databases. Internet marketing and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for formatting and web page content and fundamental web design concepts. Development of websites as managed projects. Introductory e-commerce solutions and the relationship of website development to business goals. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to get an industry-recognised certification in web development and improve their prospects of getting a job in the ever-growing programming industry. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you complete the examination, this qualification will go hand-in-hand with other CIW qualifications and web development courses. You will also be able to function in roles in any web development or web design team. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Web Design Specialist Training (1D0-520)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn the fundamental web design skills that are necessary for promoting or marketing a business idea with this CIW Web Design Specialist course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course from CIW will teach students the basics of web authoring by exploring the essentials of web design. Website development essentials – everything from the website development process and the standards customers expect, to legal and ethical issues surrounding web development. Understanding the importance of key web design elements: usability, navigation and accessibility. Basic, but modern, web technologies of today – Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible HTML (XHTML) and extended technologies, image files, site development applications and site publishing and maintenance. Advanced web technologies – multimedia, plug-in technology tools, web databases and client-side and server-side technologies. Navigation and use of web design production tools like Microsoft Expressions Web, Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash. Master design and development technologies including Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript, Java applets and Dynamic HTML. Gain a thorough understanding of current issues relating to web design including website accessibility, compatibility of design tools and functionality of current web browsers. Who is it intended for? This course is ideal for beginners to web design as it is specifically equipped for those with little to no background in the industry. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed this course you will be able to take the relevant exam, 1D0-520. This course also prepares students for other CIW courses that go hand-in-hand in progression such as Site Development Associate. Students who pass this course can function in roles such as web developer, web designer and web content specialist. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Web Design Specialist Training with Exam (1D0-520)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get CIW certification in Web Design with this CIW Web Design Specialist course and exam package and show any business that you’re the missing element in their web development team. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course from CIW will teach students the basics of web authoring by exploring the essentials of web design. The exam has a time limit of 75 minutes and 70 questions that must be answered. The pass mark for the course is 70%. Website development essentials – everything from the website development process and the standards customers expect, to legal and ethical issues surrounding web development. Understanding the importance of key web design elements: usability, navigation and accessibility. Basic, but modern, web technologies of today – Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible HTML (XHTML) and extended technologies, image files, site development applications and site publishing and maintenance. Advanced web technologies – multimedia, plug-in technology tools, web databases and client-side and server-side technologies. Navigation and use of web design production tools like Microsoft Expressions Web, Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash. Master design and development technologies including Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript, Java applets and Dynamic HTML. Gain a thorough understanding of current issues relating to web design including website accessibility, compatibility of design tools and functionality of current web browsers. Who is it intended for? This qualification is designed for individuals with little to no prior experience, but it is also for web designers who just want industry-recognised proof of their skills. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Upon completing this qualification, students can function in roles such as web developer, web designer and web content specialist. It also goes hand-in-hand with further CIW qualifications that you may want to use to upskill and boost your employment prospects. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Web Foundations Associate - Exam (1D0-610)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Provide any potential employers with permanent evidence of your skillset and knowledge with this CIW Foundations Associate Examination. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The CIW Web Foundations Associate exam 1D0-610 lasts for 90 minutes and contains 90 questions across the three course areas – Internet Business Associate, Site Development Associate and Network Technology Associate. In order to pass the exam, candidates need to achieve a score of 63.33%. CIW Internet Business Associate Identify Job roles in the IT industry. Infrastructure required to access the internet. Basic principles of Domain Name System (DNS). Web browser functions and features. Security issues related to internet clients. Principles of Personal Information Management (PIM). Ethical and legal issues faced by IT professionals. Define Important internet communication protocols and their roles in delivering internet services. Additional networking and internet services. Essential social networking and web 2.0 concepts. Demonstrate Ways to communicate effectively using the internet. CIW Site Development Associate Identify Design and colours principles for webpages. Essential website navigation issues. Steps in the website planning and development process. Management, testing and legal issues in developing a website. Benefits and drawbacks of running your own web server using a service provider. Common strategies for managing an end-user’s experience. Define XML and identifying its features and appropriate use. Essential aspects of CSS. E-Commerce and related technologies. Concepts necessary to develop a secure, useful interface. Demonstrate The knowledge required to build a web page. Knowledge of languages commonly used to provide database connectivity to websites. Network Technology Associate Identify The role of networking hardware and how to configure it for operation. The relationship between IP addresses and domain names. The functions and components of servers commonly used on the internet. Common internet security and availability issues. Common performance issues affecting internet clients. Demonstrate Knowledge of basic data communications components. Technical knowledge of the internet. An understanding of virtualisation. Explain Concepts involving personal privacy protection on the internet. Who is it intended for? This exam is aimed at anyone who has completed the CIW Foundations Associate course and wants to gain certification. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites to sit the exam, but we do recommend students take the CIW Foundations Associate course before attempting. What marks this course apart? Students who take this course and pass the 1D0-610 examination will be able to go into roles such as web designer, web developer and front end developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Web Foundations Associate Training with Exam (1D0-610)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified as a Foundation Associate of the world’s most popular vendor-neutral Web technology education program – CIW. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This package is a combination of three individual courses on different aspects of the internet. It enables learner to gain a unique understanding of internet business, data networking and website design and get fully certified after completing and passing the examination. CIW Internet Business Associate Learn the fundamental aspects of the internet and how it is used in the business environment. Search Engine Optimisation Effective ways of researching and communicating on the internet. Wikis, folksonomies, webcasting, blogging and podcasting Cloud computing and mobile devices. Privacy and the internet. Social media and analytics CIW Site Development Associate Writing code manually using HTML5, CSS & JavaScript Working with Images Hyperlinks, web forms, tables and techniques Site design for mobile and GUI HTML editors Adding audio, image and video Optimising web pages for search engines CIW Network Technology Associate Networking fundamentals Wireless and mobile devices TCP/IP, SaaS and BYOD Networking analytics Convergence Technologies Virtualization Network security and computer forensics Who is it intended for? This training and examination package is for anyone who is looking to be fully certified in internet business, data networking and website design, whether they are already in the industry or not. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Students who take this course and pass the 1D0-610 examination will be able to go into roles such as web designer, web developer and front end developer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Web Security Associate Training (1D0-571)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Explore essential security principles that every IT security professional should know with this CIW Security Associate course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The framework of this course will take students through crucial knowledge that is needed to counter-act any damage and successfully restore computer systems to ensure they can withstand hacker activity that may occur in the future. How hacker threat occur and learn about which security threats exist. Discover the high standard of security that is needed for modern businesses to continuously protect valuable company data against unauthorised activity. Learn how to implement access control lists so you can identify who should and shouldn’t be accessing particular networks. Uncover the most up-to-date firewall technology and study how to improve operating systems to remove the chance of unwanted hacker activity. Essential information on authentication procedures, encryption standards and actions that help to ensure proper user authentication. How to create integrated security policies, along with the most common security principles for both personal and business use. Master what it takes to respond to and report hacker activity, engage in pro-active detection and always remain on step ahead when it comes to protecting your company’s needs. Who is it intended for? This course is for IT security professionals who want to study towards an industry-recognised certification, it is also for people who want to switch industries and go into IT security. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course, they are eligible to sit the 1D0-571 examination. They will be able to function in roles such as systems administrator, network server administrator and firewall administrator. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CIW Web Security Associate Training with Exam (1D0-571)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn the importance of network security, how to do it and get certified with an industry-recognised qualification from CIW with this CIW Security Associate course with the official exam. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The framework of this course will take students through crucial knowledge that is needed to counter-act any damage and successfully restore computer systems to ensure they can withstand hacker activity that may occur in the future. The examination is the 1D0-571 exam and consists of 62 questions that must be answered in a 90 minute time limit. In order to pass the course, candidates must achieve a minimum pass mark of 76%. Understand how hacker threats occur and learn about which security threats exist. Discover the high standard of security that is needed for modern businesses to continuously protect valuable company data against unauthorised activity. Learn how to implement access control lists so you can identify who should and shouldn’t be accessing particular networks. Uncover the most up-to-date firewall technology and study how to improve operating systems to remove the chance of unwanted hacker activity. Essential information on authentication procedures, encryption standards and actions that help to ensure proper user authentication. How to create integrated security policies, along with the most common security principles for both personal and business use. Master what it takes to respond to and report hacker activity, engage in pro-active detection and always remain on step ahead when it comes to protecting your company’s needs. Who is it intended for? This course is designed for anyone who works within the network security field or anyone who is looking to go into the industry with a certification to back up their knowledge and give themselves a career boost. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed and passed the course and examination respectively, they will be able to function in roles such as systems administrator, network server administrator and firewall administrator. This course can also go hand-in-hand with other network and computing security courses to provide a well-rounded subject knowledge. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cloud Computing Training Package (with CCSK, EXIN and CompTIA Cloud)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain a comprehensive understanding of Cloud computing concepts and technologies with this Cloud Computing Training package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This package has three courses in it that will guarantee you a full understanding of the technologies behind planning and implementing a Cloud solution in any business environment. CompTIA Cloud Essentials Understanding Cloud computing technologies and services from a business perspective. Calculating the business benefits of Cloud computing. The different types of Cloud service including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. Planning the steps to successful adoptions and implementation of Cloud services. The impact of the Cloud on IT service management and the changes that will need to be made to existing administration frameworks. The potential risks and consequences of Cloud adoption. Cloud Computing Security Knowledge Basic understanding of Cloud architecture models. Implementing governance and managing enterprise data risk. The importance of compliance and auditing, particularly with regards to legal and electronic discovery. Managing the information lifecycle and increasing value through portability and interoperability. Improving datacentre operations to improve incident response times, application security levels and to plan for business continuity/disaster recovery scenarios. Tightening security using encryption and identity controls to manage data access. The benefits of virtualisation and Security as a Service when working with Cloud systems. Exin Cloud Computing The principles and types of Cloud computing including public, private and hybrid and IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. How to use the Cloud to improve business operations and mobility. Managing security and compliance issues to reduce risk of data loss or theft. How to implement Cloud computing using Exin solutions. Evaluating Cloud computing strategies based on factors like cost, advantages and SLAs. Who is it intended for? This course is for IT professionals who need a thorough understanding of Cloud technologies and how to plan for their integration. What marks this course apart? This course will prepare students for roles such as cloud architect, cloud engineer and network support engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Completing Accounting & Bookkeeping Fast Track (with 20 Sage Courses, Quickbooks, Excel, Accounting & Bookkeeping)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Develop your accounting, bookkeeping and office skills with this bumper package of 20 Sage courses along with courses in QuickBooks, Excel, Accounting and Bookkeeping. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This package will help you to understand the core concepts of Sage and other pieces of essential accounting software by starting from the beginning. It doesn’t throw you straight in at the deep end, but rather eases you gently in with a variety of Sage courses that will take you through the basic set ups to the more complex security configurations and reporting systems. This course is a well-rounded package that can help you to build your knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping, whether you’re wishing to progress in your current job role, are on the lookout for a better opportunity or even if you’re considering setting up your own business venture. Help your small business flourish with the power of QuickBooks. Learn how to keep track of invoices and receipts, and keep track of paperwork so that when future audits arise, you won’t have to worry about hastily crunching the numbers. Learn how to analyse your business’ financial position, and keep track of your company information throughout the daily operation of it. Learn how to monitor stock levels, while keeping an eye on top-selling merchandise, as well as analysing customer stats and demographics so that you can target your customers with POS. Focus your time and motivation on ensuring your customers are happy, by allowing the QuickBooks Point of Sale software to track inventory, sales and customer information so that you don’t have to waste valuable time doing it manually. This software will also integrate with QuickBooks easily, so you don’t have to worry about double entry accounting. Become a master at Sage – essential accounting software – with 20 courses from basic to advanced level, including Sage 50. Broaden your bookkeeping skills, from configuration of accounts and invoicing, to setting up stock systems and managing profits and losses. Master the Excel software and learn how to utilise all of its useful features, including spreadsheets, charts, reports and macros. Learn how to manipulate formulas so that you can complete your own calculations to help streamline the spreadsheets that you create. Who is it intended for? This complete toolkit will help you to expand your accountancy skills and is ideal if you are looking to set up your own small business or get ahead of the competition in the jobs market. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? As an accountant you can expect to earn around £28k, with paths that can lead to potential Financial Controller, Chartered Accountant, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CompTIA A+ Technician 2015 (220-901, 220-902) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Actively seek opportunities in the IT industry with the knowledge contained in the industry-leading CompTIA certifications and make a start with this CompTIA A+ course with Live Labs. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Master fundamentals of PC hardware, networking, operating systems, troubleshooting and security with this training materials and live labs package. The live labs are an essential learning resource for students as it allows them to test their knowledge and skills in practice exercises and environments without the need to invest in a costly test lab of their own. The course covers the full syllabus for CompTIA A+ 220-901 & 220-902: Introduction to PCs and IT certification Internal hardware components and how to expand hardware capabilities Storage fundamentals Use of peripheral devices and mobile devices Managing mobile devices Hardware and network troubleshooting Applying core concepts and protocols of networking such as IPv4, IPv6, DHCP and subnet mask to set up and support wired and wireless networks. Potential network connectivity issues and how to overcome them Introduction to operating systems Installing, configuring and managing traditional operating systems including Android, iOS, Windows and Linux. Supporting and securing access to data by using authentication, access control and encryption for an organisation. Utilizing the basics of virtualization, cloud computing, desktop imaging and deployment to support IT infrastructures. Troubleshooting and operational procedures Who is it intended for? CompTIA A+ is a vendor-neutral qualification and is seen as essential training for IT engineers, technicians and support analysts. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take the course. In order to be CompTIA A+ certified you must pass both exams. What marks this course apart? CompTIA A+ certified IT professionals can function in roles such as IT support technician, IT engineer and support analyst. The CompTIA A+ is also the entry-level course for the rest of the CompTIA Qualifications, meaning that upon completion you’ll be able to move onto the professional level depending on which speciality you wish to branch into. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-001)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

With the need for IT professionals who specialise in cloud computing growing, there are more and more opportunities becoming available. Be able to proactively seek these opportunities by completing this CompTIA Cloud+ course which will show your expertise in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Learn everything you need to have a good understanding of the key concepts behind cloud computing and how they can be implemented into an organisation’s IT infrastructure. Introduction to models, service and delivery models, terms and characteristics and objects storage concepts. Install, configure and manage VM and devices. Backups, virtual disks, virtual switches and virtual resource migration. Discover the benefits of virtualisation in a cloud environment before comparing and contrasting virtual environments. Infrastructure, different access protocols, storage configuration, file system types, executing storage provisioning and network sharing. Implementing appropriate network configurations and the importance of network optimisation. Troubleshooting basic network configurations and troubleshoot commands. Common network protocols and common hardware resources Resource management and establishing baselines and thresholds How to appropriately allocate physical host resources and virtual guest resources and how to use appropriate tools for remote access. Master security, including storage security concepts and methods, different encryption technologies and identifying access control methods. Systems management, how to diagnose, remediate and optimise and common performance concepts and testing techniques. Study business continuity in cloud and solutions to meet availability requirements. Who is it intended for? We recommend IT professionals with at least 24-36 months of work experience in IT networking/data centre administration to take this course. It provides solid foundational skills for the cloud infrastructure. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course, but we do recommend 24-36 months of work experience in IT networking or data centre administration. What marks this course apart? Once you have passed the CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-001 exam you will be qualified to work in roles such as cloud support engineer, cloud network architect and cloud software engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CompTIA Cloud Essentials (CLO-001)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Seek opportunities in the exciting and expanding IT industry in one of the most specialised areas. Ensure that you have the relevant knowledge of cloud computing and its key concepts with this CompTIA Cloud Essentials course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will teach students the essential knowledge needed to understand cloud computing and its basic concepts. Characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective Business value of cloud computing Technical perspective/cloud types Steps to successful adoption Impact and changes on IT service management Risks and consequences Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to gain the fundamental and practical knowledge of cloud computing, whether that be IT professionals or non-IT staff. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course they can go on to study further cloud-based qualifications or look to tie it in with other courses to provide a broader IT knowledge base. Students will be able to function in roles such as cloud engineer, cloud systems engineer and cloud support engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U51)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Seek opportunities in the IT industry by gaining the vital knowledge encompassed in this CompTIA IT Fundamentals course which covers the foundational computing concepts from hardware to IT security. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? From a basic introduction to common computer components through to advanced techniques in maintaining security and performance of a desktop PC, students will have a good understanding of common PC issues and how to resolve them. The basic principles and use of operating systems like Microsoft Windows. Managing software and file types. Understanding computer peripherals and common ports and connectors used by modern PC hardware. Identifying and protecting against basic security threats and surfing the web safely. Building and configuring a basic network and sharing data with other network users. The basic use of a computer workstation, operating system and software. Simple troubleshooting techniques and safety techniques. Who is it intended for? The course is ideal for Junior IT technicians who need to develop their knowledge of computer basics or anyone who would like to improve their knowledge to move into the IT industry and study towards industry-approved qualifications. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have taken the IT fundamentals course you will be able to go onto further IT study – such as A+, Network+ or Security+ depending on your desired role in the industry. That would prepare you for most roles in IT such as system administrator, network engineer and support technician. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CompTIA Mobility+ (MB0-001)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Stay ahead of the competition in the job market by gaining the knowledge in the latest mobility trends and the ability to work with an extensive variety of existing and emerging mobile technologies. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Learn all the knowledge you need to pass the CompTIA Mobility+ (MB0-001) examination with this expertly designed course. Learn about over-the-air technologies with section devoted to WIMAX, radio frequency, RF power fun, antennas, governing bodies and regulations. All you need to know about network infrastructure including network foundations, OSI model review, wireless terms and technology, wireless media and communication, unified wireless architecture and SSIDs and VLANs. Mobile device management, profiles and policies, enterprise mail and messaging, wireless site surveys and wireless device management. Master the crucial area of security including mobile device security, network security, security protocols, EAP overview, encryption overview, common security troubleshooting and potential risks Wireless troubleshooting Who is it intended for? This course is for any IT professional who is looking to specialise in the mobile environment in a world where the knowhow is much in-demand. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course but we do recommend at least 18 months of work experience in administration of mobile devices in enterprise. What marks this course apart? Over 70% of all companies have already made an investment to build mobility solutions. You could get into this rapidly rising part of the ever-growing IT and telecommunications industries. Source: Indeed What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CompTIA Network+ 2015 (N10-006) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Possess the key skills to move forward in your career in the IT industry by learning how to design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks with this CompTIA Network+ course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course provides you with all the knowledge you’ll need to pass the latest version of the CompTIA Network+ exam – N10-006. Live Labs are included and are seen as an essential learning resource for students as it allows them to test their knowledge and skills in practice exercises and environments without the need to invest in a costly test lab of their own. Introduction to networking Networking Standards – OSI/RM and IEEE Network Standards Physical network cable types and the situation in which they would be deployed. Understanding of TCP/IP – IPv4, IPv6, subnets and IP addressing Network Devices Building Wide Area Networks (WANs) and the correct topology to use for specific networking context. Introduction to Remote Networking, authenticating remote connections and understanding Virtual Private Networks. Planning network security, how to identify threats and vulnerabilities and how to protect the network from those threats. Maintaining business continuity and virtualization and cloud computing to help build a scalable high performance network. Monitoring and troubleshooting networks. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to gain fundamental knowledge of IT networking and is invaluable for anyone looking to get started in the industry. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed the Network+ course and become qualified by passing the examinations, you will be able to function in network support or administration roles. You can also go on to study further IT qualifications that suit your career development needs. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CompTIA Security+ 2014 (SY0-401) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Enter the IT security industry with the knowledge of the globally-recognised CompTIA best practice concepts in this course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Learn the fundamentals of computer security with the vendor-neutral CompTIA Security+ course and live labs package where you will have 19 comprehensive modules to guide you through everything you’ll need to know to pass your exams. The live labs are an essential learning resource for students as it allows them to test their knowledge and skills in practice exercises and environments without the need to invest in a costly test lab of their own. Network Terminology. Learn all you need to know about wireless. Introduction to security terminology. Identifying and satisfying compliance needs and policies for data security. Physical Security. Gain insight into disaster recovery, risk analysis, business continuity and business impact analysis. Introduction to Computer Forensics. Different types of attacks and system security threats and how they can be blocked. The use of encryption to protect data, even if it is intercepted by a third party. Cryptography Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to enter the world of IT security or any IT professional who is looking to upskill. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This qualification will provide you with all the knowledge you need to go into roles such as security architect, security administrator or security engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cyber Security & Ethical Hacker Expert - Training Package (with CISA, CISSP, CISM, CHFI & CEH)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the skills needed to reach the highest levels of IT security professionalism and stand out from the crowd with this all-inclusive five course Cyber Security & Ethical Hacker Expert package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course includes all the materials needed to study towards obtaining the most recognised certifications in the industry: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Using enumeration to catalogue system resources and potential routes to breach. Automated tools for breaching security including Trojans, backdoors, viruses, worms and Denial of Service (DOS) attacks. The role of social engineering to steal confidential information directly from employees. Using sniffers and session hijacking to mask illegal access to system resources. Web-based attacks that can take online systems down. How wireless network security can be breached. How hackers avoid protective measures like IDS, firewalls and honeypots. Using cryptography and steganography to protect data. How to use the Metasploit toolkit to assess network protection measures and apply fixes where appropriate. Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) How to carry out an investigation according to industry best practice principles and legal guidelines. Searching and seizing resources as required for the investigation. How to handle digital evidence to maintain legal standards. What the first responder needs to do as soon as a breach is identified to prevent loss of evidence or failing to meet legal evidence requirements. Acquiring and duplicating data Using Access Data’s Forensic Toolkit (FTK), EnCase and special steps to review data whilst leaving all evidence intact. Understanding steganography and how such techniques can be used to mask data theft. Password recovery techniques and how to circumvent basic technologies employed to hide criminal activity. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Information security management How to develop an information security strategy. Risk assessment methodologies How to implement an info risk assessment process Conversation of strategies into implementation plans Integrating enterprise business objectives and info security policies Security stakeholder education process Components of incident response Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Internal control classifications IT strategy Information systems maintenance practices Media disposal process How to evaluate service level management practices Network security devices and network components Business continuity and disaster recovery regulations Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Accounts and identity management Technical penetration testing Layers of protection Connectivity interfaces and applications Digital signature overview How to apply integrity controls Types of encryption Software OS and design Data backup and control Policy and program management Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone who is looking to gain extensive, expert knowledge in IT security. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. In order to obtain certification for CISSP students must have at least five years of recent full-time professional work experience in at least 2 of the 8 CISSP domains. What marks this course apart? With this package the IT security world is truly your oyster. You can function in roles such as lead auditing manager, IT security architect and IT security consultant. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Cyber Security Expert - Training Package (with CISA, CISSP & CISM)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the advanced techniques required to protect network resources from external threat with this Cyber Security Expert bundle. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This comprehensive package is made up of three of the world’s foremost IT security courses and will give you the knowledge needed to build and manage effective security solutions. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Information systems audit process and how it is applied in a real-world environment. The importance of applying information technology governance principles to maintain levels of security and availability. Defining and managing the information systems and infrastructure lifecycle to better plan for upgrades and replacements. Codifying IT service delivery and support mechanisms and levels to ensure systems and users remain fully productive. Identifying critical information assets and designing systems to protect from loss, theft or unauthorised access. Building a business continuity and disaster recovery strategy that will help keep the organisation running in the event of a major system failure Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) The principles of access control and how they can be strengthened and applied to keep unauthorised users out of a system. Telecommunications and network systems that need to be hardened to prevent data loss or theft. The role that information governance and risk management play in raising security standards and how they need to be applied to corporate information systems. The importance of secure software architecture and design to help ensure that in-house systems protect data and resources. Using cryptography to protect data in transit and prevent unauthorised access of files without the correct encryption keys. Using security architecture and design principles to limit data access and potential angles of attack. Monitoring, auditing and improving operations security to keep systems secure at the point of access. Designing and implementing business continuity and disaster recovery plans to help re-establish operations as quickly as possible following a serious outage. Legal obligations of data security and obligations that must be fulfilled in the event of a criminal investigation. Physical and environmental security considerations Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Establishing and maintaining an information security governance frameworks and processes required to support it. How to manage information risks to an acceptable level. Build, implement and operate an information security program that aligns with the wider information security strategy. Planning the correct response to information security incidents. Who is it intended for? This bundle is ideal for IT professionals who are responsible for audit, control and security of corporate computer and networking resources. It is also suitable for individuals who need to achieve an industry-recognised qualification. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for the CISA or CISM courses but CISSP requires students to have at least five years of recent full-time professional work experience in at least 2 of the 8 domains of CISSP. What marks this course apart? Once students have taken this package they will be eligible to sit the respective examinations. When the course has been completed they will have the relevant knowledge to function in roles such as security architect, lead auditing manager and security systems engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Diploma in Business and Commercial Acumen - Level 4, 5 & 6

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Ensure you have both the theoretical knowledge and business experience with this advanced course that will delve deeper into the learning objectives relevant to making decisions in the business world. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is the only training programme delivered online that gives learners both the skills and experience using a unique concept of simulation based learning to teach the theory, giving real life examples using simulation and role play to also build practical skills through our very own Experiential Learning Environment. To introduce students to the 54:70 Success Matrix™ and the main skills for success. To understand the importance of business acumen and how to quantify and develop it to be successful. To understand what makes a business and a business person successful. To understand how to analyse a business and make good decisions. To understand the link between commerciality and successful corporate leaders & decision makers. To reflect on key strengths as well as areas for improvement and plan for further development. To develop proficiency in applying the methodology in the workplace to assess any businesses (external or internal) and identify opportunities. Throughout the course you will work on developing fundamental skills and experience in line with the 54:70 Success Matrix™: Self-awareness Problem solving Enterprising Team player Business Astuteness Decision Judgement Communication Technology appreciation Self-management Who is it intended for? This course is for you if you are interested in taking your level of business-savvy to the next level. If you’re a school leaver, aspiring tycoon or current business manager or owner, this course will give you massive benefits you will be able to input into key business decisions. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed this course you will receive the skills to make key business decisions to an industry standard, therefore your career prospects, in terms of both job roles and earning potential, will significantly rise. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Ethical Hacker Expert - Training Package (with CHFI & CEH)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the science of forensic investigations and combine that mastery with the knowledge of tricks cybercriminals use to access corporate systems and how they can be stopped with this Cyber Security Forensic Investigator and Ethical Hacker Package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The package is split into two courses. The first of these courses is built around the Certified Ethical Hacker certification: Understanding ethics involved in white hat hacking. How cybercriminals test network protection measures and how these reconnaissance activities can be spotted and blocked. How to identify potential vulnerabilities. Enumeration Trojans, backdoors, viruses, worms and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. The role of social engineering to steal confidential information directly from employees. Sniffers and session hijacking Web-based attacks Wireless network security How hackers avoid protective measures like IDS, firewalls and honeypots. Network forensic techniques Cryptography and steganography How to use the metasploit toolkit to assess network protection measures. The second stage of this package is the Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator course and takes students through: How to carry out an investigation according to industry best practice principles and legal guidelines. Searching and seizing resources required for the investigation. Handling Digital Evidence First Responder Procedures How to fit a forensic lab for investigations. Hard Disks and File Systems Windows Forensics Data Acquisition and Duplication Recovering Deleted Files and Partitions Using Access Data FTK and Special Steps EnCase Stenography Passwords Log Correlation Network Forensics Wireless Attacks Web Attacks Email Crimes Mobile Resource Investigation Investigation Reports Expert Witness Who is it intended for? This course is best suited to anyone who is looking to gain the necessary knowledge to make a career change in IT security. Or, it is equally able to satisfy the demands of anyone who is looking to better understand hacking techniques so that can protect their, or their clients, resources. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this course they will be ready to sit their CHFI EC0 312-49 & 312-50 exams. You will have the knowledge to function in roles such as ethical hacker, cyber security, penetration tester and information security analyst. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Higher Level SEN Teaching Assistant CPD Certified & CACHE Endorsed Level 2, 3 & 4 Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain the certification and knowledge necessary to work as a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant with this Higher Level SEN Teaching Assistant CPD Certified and CACHE Endorsed course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is worth 25 CPD hours and contains 22 CACHE endorsed short qualifications meaning it is an all-inclusive learning solution for anyone looking to get into the education sector, no matter the level of experience. Level 2 Teaching Assistant: Learn how to provide the best support to the teacher, pupils and school so you can function in your role on a day-to-day basis. Understand the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS): Learn how to ensure children achieve their maximum potential according to standards set for the learning, development and card of children up to the age of 5. Recognising and Supporting Children with SEN: Key legislation governing practice, different types of SEN and how you can understand, support and provide for children with SEN. Asperger Syndrome: Learn the key aspects and impact of Asperger’s. Nutrition in the Early Years: Get a refined outlook on children’s health, right down to the importance of giving them a healthy start through a nutritious diet. Health and Safety in the Workplace: How to provide a safe environment for children to be educated and play in. Introduction to Safeguarding: Enabling an environment where children are protected from harm or danger with appropriate measures. KEEP, The Key Elements of Effective Practice: You will undoubtedly aspire to be the best at what you do and understanding governmental concepts such as KEEP will help you to achieve your goals. Cultural Awareness: Ensure a positive and fair attitude towards people of different cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. Inclusion: How to proactively seek opportunities in helping children to achieve their full potential, irrespective of background, race, gender, learning difficulty, disability or current circumstance. Child Development: Encourage a child through positive mental development techniques. Managing Behaviour: Be able to positively affect a child through managing their behaviour. Partnership with Parents: Learn how to forge and maintain a good relationship with the parents of the children you educate. An Enabling Learning Environment: Learn how to create a space that enables every child to fulfil their potential. Observing Children: Observations will be a compulsory part of your job role. Learn how you can help develop a child’s skills even further. Effective Supervision in the Early Years: Ensure that you can focus on your personal and professional development to give the most effective practice supervision. Managing Safeguarding: Hone your skills in a managerial or supervisory position with various management styles and roles and responsibilities you will face. Managing People: Be able to identify the major responsibilities of a manager, what the role is within any environment and help team members to thrive through professional development. First Time Leadership: If you are leading for the first time we give you this section to learn key skills and help provide effective leadership in an early years setting. Continuous Professional Development: Students will focus on their own development but also that of their team members, ensuring a positive learning and successful force. Building a Team: Build and develop your team to get the task at hand complete. Understanding Leadership and Management: Understand the difference between the two and different managerial and leadership styles. Health and Safety in Early Years: Identify and manage potential hazards but also promote independence and encourage children to manage risks themselves. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to get into the educational sector as a teaching assistant and would like to specialise in working with SEN, or any current professionals who would like to work with SEN or need a qualification to back up their knowledge. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? With this course you will be able to function in roles such as Higher Level Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant and Learning Support Assistant. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Higher Level Teaching Assistant - CPD Certified & CACHE Endorsed Level 2, 3 & 4 Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get your foot on the educational ladder with this Higher Level Teaching Assistant learning programme that’s CPD Certified & CACHE Endorsed. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course provides you with CPD certification and 14 CACHE endorsed short qualifications, this will help you to sharpen your skillset and succeed in the early years educational industry. Level 2 CPD Certified Teaching Assistant: Learn how to provide the best support to the teacher, pupils and school so you can function in your role on a day-to-day basis. Understanding the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS): Learn how to ensure the best environment for children to achieve their maximum potential according to standards set for the learning, development and card of children up to the age of 5. Nutrition in the Early Years: Gain insight into nutrition in the early years and the importance of giving children a good, healthy start through nutritious foods. Health and Safety in the Workplace: How to provide a safe environment for children to be educated and play in. Introduction to Safeguarding: Enabling an environment where children are protected from harm or danger with appropriate measures. Cultural Awareness: Ensure a positive and fair attitude towards people of different cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. Inclusion: Learn how to proactively seek opportunities in helping children to achieve their full potential, irrespective of background, race, gender, learning difficulty, disability or current circumstance. Child Development: Encourage a child through positive mental development techniques. Managing Behaviour: Be able to positively affect a child through managing their behaviour. An Enabling Learning Environment: Learn how to create a space that enables every child to fulfil their potential. Observing Children: Observations will be a compulsory part of your job role. Learn how you can help develop a child’s skills even further. Partnership with Parents: Learn how to forge and maintain a good relationship with your employers. Effective Supervision in the Early Years: Ensure that you can focus on your personal and professional development to give the most effective practice supervision. Managing Safeguarding: Hone your skills in a managerial or supervisory position with various management styles and roles and responsibilities you will face. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to start a career in early years education, or anyone who is looking to back their knowledge with a recognised certification. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? With this course you will be able to function in roles such as Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant and Learning Support Assistant. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Accredited Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with this course with a licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Fully accredited by the IASSC, this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will give students the necessary knowledge and techniques they need to lead a process improvement team. You will be able to deploy resources and apply the correct methodologies to perform useful statistical experiments to help identify new efficiencies and savings. The Define phase during which projects are outlined, elements of waste are identified and the management decisions required to move forward. The Measure phase which is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each improvement without affecting existing systems. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase monitors each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits. The results will then be able to demand what actions should be taken. Who is it intended for? Master the process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with this course with a licensed affiliate. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt goes hand-in-hand with many other project and quality management courses. The Black Belt can lead you into roles such as lead analyst, business process manager and senior project manager. These roles can command salaries of up to £72,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Accredited Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Study the intermediate level of the industry-standard Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology and enhance your knowledge with a licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will give students the fundamental knowledge needed to use the principles of Lean Six Sigma to run processes more efficiently and improve the quality of the output by identifying and removing causes of defects. The Define phase during which projects are selected and wasteful elements are identified and action items are defined. The Measure phase is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase then helps to monitor each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits, then how to action on the results. Who is it intended for? The Green Belt is for anyone who is a member of a process or quality team and looking to take on more responsibility as part of their career or personal development. The qualification also allows students to train others who are less qualified. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt goes hand-in-hand with other project management qualifications. You will also be able to study the Black Belt at some stage in the future, if your career or personal development goals demand it. The Green Belt leads to job roles such as continuous improvement manager, process improvement manager and quality assurance manager; they have salaries averaging £45,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Accredited Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn the fundamental knowledge behind the world’s foremost quality and process management methodology with a licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Lean Six Sigma is a modern managerial concept and is the combination of two separate methodologies; Lean and Six Sigma. Lean is a methodology designed to improve business by preserving quality and value, but with less work and Six Sigma is a system designed to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of errors using statistical methods. The Define phase defines how projects are chosen, elements of waste are then identified and action items are defined. The Measure phase is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Control phase then helps to monitor each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits, then how to action on the results. Who is it intended for? The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is for anyone who wants to understand basic Lean Six Sigma concepts and function as an important member of any project, process or quality management team. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an ideal place to start if you want to whet your appetite in process improvement strategies, you can then use this foundation to go onto further studying goals to suit your career development. Usually certified Yellow Belts will have job roles such as business process analyst and process improvement co-ordinator, averaging a salary of £29,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training & Certificate

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and master process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training course and examination. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Who is it intended for? Fully accredited by the IASSC, this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will give students the necessary knowledge and techniques they need to lead a process improvement team. You will be able to deploy resources and apply the correct methodologies to perform useful statistical experiments to help identify new efficiencies and savings. The Define phase during which projects are outlined, elements of waste are identified and the management decisions required to move forward. The Measure phase which is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each improvement without affecting existing systems. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase monitors each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits. The results will then be able to demand what actions should be taken. Requirements Get certified and master process improvement framework Lean Six Sigma with the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training course and examination. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt goes hand-in-hand with many other project and quality management courses. The Black Belt can lead you into roles such as lead analyst, business process manager and senior project manager. These roles can command salaries of up to £72,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training & Certificate

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Enhance your knowledge of process improvement and prepare for a senior position in a project team by achieving the intermediate level of the Lean Six Sigma methodology with an officially licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will give students the fundamental knowledge needed to use the principles of Lean Six Sigma to run processes more efficiently and improve the quality of the output by identifying and removing causes of defects. The Define phase during which projects are selected and wasteful elements are identified and action items are defined. The Measure phase is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase then helps to monitor each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits, then how to action on the results. Who is it intended for? Enhance your knowledge of process improvement and prepare for a senior position in a project team by achieving the intermediate level of the Lean Six Sigma methodology with an officially licensed affiliate. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the course. In order to sit the examination we strongly recommend that the course be taken as the training is essential. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt goes hand-in-hand with other project management qualifications. You will also be able to study the Black Belt at some stage in the future, if your career or personal development goals demand it. The Green Belt leads to job roles such as continuous improvement manager, process improvement manager and quality assurance manager; they have salaries averaging £45,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IASSC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training & Certificate

Online Part time 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Become certified in the world’s most recognised quality and process management methodology with an official licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Lean Six Sigma is a modern managerial concept and is the combination of two separate methodologies; Lean and Six Sigma. Lean is a methodology designed to improve business by preserving quality and value but with less work and Six Sigma is a system designed to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of errors using statistical methods. The Define phase defines how projects are chosen, elements of waste are then identified and action items are defined. The Measure phase is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Control phase then helps to monitor each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits, then how to action on the results. Who is it intended for? The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is for anyone who wants to understand basic Lean Six Sigma concepts and function as an important member of any project, process or quality management team. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the course. In order to sit the examination we strongly recommend that the course be taken as the training is essential. What marks this course apart? The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an ideal place to start if you want to whet your appetite in process improvement strategies, you can then use this foundation to go onto further studying goals to suit your career development. Usually certified Yellow Belts will have job roles such as business process analyst and process improvement co-ordinator, averaging a salary of £29,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (B1, B2, B3) (Affiliate Level)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Discover the fundamental principles of both single and double entry bookkeeping, along with its application in both manual and a computerised system with ICB level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (B1, B2, B3). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course consists of 3 online assessments, which focus on practical bookkeeping skills as well as theoretical knowledge. Learn the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping and gain an understanding of how to apply these skills when working with a manual or computerised bookkeeping system. Learn how to set up a computerised bookkeeping system with any organisation. How to correctly enter financial transactions. How to produce accurate and up to date reports. How to apply posting from books of prime entry, transfer postings from source documents to ledger accounts and how to produce an initial trial balance. Who is it intended for? This course is vital for anyone who is at the start of their bookkeeping journey, or for small business owners looking to take control of their own books. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course. However, we recommend that you possess a basic understanding of numeracy. What marks this course apart? Candidates who successfully complete the 3 assessments gain the Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping (B1, B2, B3), are able to seek the position of Assistant Bookkeeper and are able to join the ICB at an Affiliate level. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (Course) (B1, B2, B3)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Discover the fundamental principles of both single and double entry bookkeeping, along with its application in both manual and a computerised system with ICB level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (B1, B2, B3) course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping course is built around three assessments and provides you with all the knowledge needed to understand basic bookkeeping theory. Learn the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping and gain an understanding of how to apply these skills when working with a manual or computerised bookkeeping system. Learn how to set up a computerised bookkeeping system with any organisation. How to correctly enter financial transactions. How to produce accurate and up to date reports. How to apply posting from books of prime entry, transfer postings from source documents to ledger accounts and how to produce an initial trial balance. Who is it intended for? This course is vital for anyone who is at the start of their bookkeeping and accounting journey, or for small business owners looking to take control of their own books. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course. However, we recommend that you possess a basic understanding of numeracy. What marks this course apart? Candidates who complete this training will be fully prepared to sit the B1, B2, and B3 ICB Level 2 assessments and provide you with the knowledge required to start in an assistant bookkeeper role. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping & Accounts (Course) (BA4, BA5, BA6, BA7)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Understand bookkeeping at a higher level and begin your journey into basic accounting with this ICB Associate - Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts Course (BA4, BA5, BA6, BA7). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is developed to enhance and advance basic bookkeeping principles, moving students from an ICB Affiliate level of knowledge up to an Associate. The course covers: The importance of adhering to a set of ethical principles How and when it is appropriate to take action in the event of unethical behaviour in the workplace. The definition, and correct application, of specific terms including business entity, going historical cost, consistency and prudence and accruals. The legal requirements and obligations involved in the process of forming a partnership How to understand and competently demonstrate different ways of processing VAT for both EU and non-EU transactions To understand the different types of VAT management systems including the VAT Margin Scheme. How to confidently prepare final accounts for most non-incorporated businesses. Who is it intended for? This course is an ideal next-level training option for anyone who has completed the ICB Affiliate Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (or equivalent qualification) and wishes to expand on their knowledge for even greater career opportunities. Requirements Before enrolling on this course, candidates should have previously achieved the ICB Affiliate - Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping or an equivalent qualification with an accredited awarding governing body. What marks this course apart? Upon successful completion, students are fully prepared for the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts exam and once qualified, to work unsupervised in the role of employed or self-employed bookkeeper. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping & Accounts (Course with Exam) (BA4, BA5, BA6, BA7) (Associate Level)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Understand bookkeeping at a higher level and begin your journey into basic accounting with this ICB Associate - Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts Course and Exam (BA4, BA5, BA6, BA7). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is developed to enhance and advance basic bookkeeping principles, moving students from an ICB Affiliate level of knowledge up to an Associate. The course covers: The importance of adhering to a set of ethical principles How and when it is appropriate to take action in the event of unethical behaviour in the workplace. The definition, and correct application, of specific terms including business entity, going historical cost, consistency and prudence and accruals. The legal requirements and obligations involved in the process of forming a partnership How to understand and competently demonstrate different ways of processing VAT for both EU and non-EU transactions To understand the different types of VAT management systems including the VAT Margin Scheme. How to confidently prepare final accounts for most non-incorporated businesses. Who is it intended for? This course is an ideal next-level training option for anyone who has completed the ICB Affiliate Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (or equivalent qualification) and wishes to expand on their knowledge for even greater career opportunities. Requirements Before enrolling on this course, candidates should have previously achieved the ICB Affiliate - Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping or an equivalent qualification with an accredited awarding governing body. What marks this course apart? Upon successful completion, students receive the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts and are subsequently qualified to work unsupervised in the role of employed or self-employed bookkeeper. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ICB Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping & Accounts (Course) (ABA8, ABA9)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Show potential employers that you have the necessary skills in one of the most in-demand industries with the ICB Member Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping and Accounts course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is developed to enhance and advance intermediate bookkeeping and basic accounting principles, moving students from an ICB Associate level of knowledge up to Member level. Explore and understand advanced areas of bookkeeping and accounts including: Producing a set of accounts for a limited or incorporated body using information from an incomplete set of records Preparing and interpreting internal management accounts for incorporated businesses/companies/organisations Preparing final accounts for a limited company for internal management purposes Producing draft year-end accounts for limited companies and limited liability partnerships Adjusting the capital share of partners should there be any modifications to the partnership profit sharing ratio Interpreting financial statements by calculating and explaining ratios for profitability and liquidity Students who go on to take and pass the associated exams achieve the full qualification are automatically eligible to upgrade to 'Member of ICB' and receive the following award - the designatory letters 'MICB'. Who is it intended for? This course is for people who have already completed the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts or equivalent and now wish to expand on their knowledge to reach the next stage in their career. Requirements Before enrolling on this course, you would have previously achieved the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping or an equivalent qualification with an accredited awarding governing body. What marks this course apart? Successful completion of both associated assessments qualifies candidates to work as a bookkeeper for limited companies in either an employed or self-employed capacity. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ICB Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping & Accounts (Course with Exam) (ABA8, ABA9) (Member Level)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and show potential employers that you have the necessary skills in one of the most in-demand industries with the ICB Member Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping and Accounts Course with Exams (ABA8, ABA9). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is developed to enhance and advance intermediate bookkeeping and basic accounting principles, moving students from an ICB Associate level of knowledge up to Member level. Explore and understand advanced areas of bookkeeping and accounts including: Producing a set of accounts for a limited or incorporated body using information from an incomplete set of records Preparing and interpreting internal management accounts for incorporated businesses/companies/organisations Preparing final accounts for a limited company for internal management purposes Producing draft year-end accounts for limited companies and limited liability partnerships Adjusting the capital share of partners should there be any modifications to the partnership profit sharing ratio Interpreting financial statements by calculating and explaining ratios for profitability and liquidity Students who successfully achieve the full qualification are automatically eligible to upgrade to 'Member of ICB' and receive the following award - the designatory letters 'MICB'. Who is it intended for? This course is for people who have already completed the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts or equivalent and now wish to expand on their knowledge to reach the next stage in their career. Requirements Before enrolling on this course, you would have previously achieved the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping or an equivalent qualification with an accredited awarding governing body. What marks this course apart? Successful completion of both online assessments qualifies candidates to work as a bookkeeper in either an employed or self-employed capacity. Fully qualified bookkeepers can earn around £30,000pa Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain an understanding of the essential concepts behind Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) with this introductory course into this method of influencing the brain’s behaviour. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course is delivered by David Key, who is one of two Master NLP Practitioners in Europe. He will run you through how to influence the brain’s behaviour through the use of language and other types of communication. Introduction to NLP Presuppositions of NLP (Empowering beliefs which could move you to action and get you unstuck) Conscious and Unconscious Mind (understand why your unconscious mind is where it’s happening and how to tap into your creative genius) NLP has been proven to help individuals and organisations in the following areas: Treating phobias, depression and OCD. Stress management Self-belief Assertiveness and confidence Empathy, ethical and moral considerations Effectiveness and productivity Better communication Customer service and sales Interviewing and appraisals Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to train their brain using the most positive and useful aspects of modern psychology, making it helpful in virtually every area of personal and inter-personal relations. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? With this introduction to NLP you will be able to study further into the world of Neurolinguistics with intermediate and advanced training programmes. NLP is also something you can input into any job and any aspect of your life. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Expert Level - Managing across the Lifecycle (MALC) Training

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle is a higher level of qualification within the ITIL® certification scheme. The certification aids students in being able to demonstrate knowledge of the ITIL® scheme in its entirety. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL Managing Across the Lifecycle course will help you to develop the skills you need to oversee the complete ITIL service lifecycle and deliver the projected benefits and improvements. Building a communications framework that keeps stakeholders engaged and informed throughout the ITIL lifecycle. Building robust processes to manage cases and issues across the entire service delivery framework. Using the framework to manage issues as they pass through each stage of the lifecycle. Arranging organisational structures to deliver high quality IT services and applying rules to ensure frameworks are adhered to. Putting the framework into operation and using measurement and assessment to implement a continuous improvement program that delivers a consistent, repeatable ROI. Who is it intended for? Anyone who has completed the ITIL® Intermediate Track, amassed the 17 credits of their choice and is interested in furthering their career within the IT service management field to achieve a well-rounded, superior knowledge of skills in ITIL®. Requirements In order to take the Managing Across the Lifecycle exam, you must have achieved 17 units from the Foundation stage and Intermediate stage courses that best suit your professional and personal development goals. What marks this course apart? Once the Managing Across the Lifecycle exam has been passed, you will be able to oversee the ITIL® lifecycle in its entirety. Roles that usually demand this include business change manager, IT director or service delivery manager. Upon completion of the ITIL® Expert you can go on to apply for the title of ITIL® Master. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Expert Level - Managing across the Lifecycle (MALC) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle is a higher level of qualification within the ITIL® certification scheme. The certification aids students in being able to demonstrate knowledge of the ITIL® scheme in its entirety. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL® Managing Across the Lifecycle course will help you to develop the skills you need to oversee the complete ITIL® service lifecycle and deliver the projected benefits and improvements. Building a communications framework that keeps stakeholders engaged and informed throughout the ITIL® lifecycle. Building robust processes to manage cases and issues across the entire service delivery framework. Using the framework to manage issues as they pass through each stage of the lifecycle. Arranging organisational structures to deliver high quality IT services and applying rules to ensure frameworks are adhered to. Putting the framework into operation and using measurement and assessment to implement a continuous improvement program that delivers a consistent, repeatable ROI. Who is it intended for? Anyone who has completed the ITIL® Intermediate Track, amassed the 17 credits of their choice and is interested in furthering their career within the IT service management field to achieve a well-rounded, superior knowledge of skills in ITIL®. Requirements In order to take the Managing Across the Lifecycle exam, you must have achieved 17 units from the Foundation stage and Intermediate stage courses that best suit your professional and personal development goals. What marks this course apart? Once the Managing Across the Lifecycle exam has been passed, you will be able to oversee the ITIL® lifecycle in its entirety. Roles that usually demand this include business change manager, IT director or service delivery manager. Upon completion of the ITIL® Expert you can go on to apply for the title of ITIL® Master. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Foundation Level - Training

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Begin the process of building a structured IT service offering using the world-renowned ITIL® service management methodology to provide the framework. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course is an overview of the ITIL® framework and how to apply it. The student will have a good understanding of the principles of ITIL® and how they can be applied to improve and formalise their own IT service operations. The service management lifecycle and the key stages used to manage service requests. Defining a service strategy that meets the needs of all users of the IT service. Implementing a service that supports the strategy. Building intermediate delivery services that maintain standards during the transition period. The operations required to maintain customers expected levels of service and satisfaction. Building a continual service improvement plan that keeps raising standards and customer satisfaction levels. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to gain training or consolidate existing skills in IT service management. Ideal for anyone in first-line support or in a technical support role. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to go on the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? The ITIL® Foundation course provides a good base for anyone who is looking to go into first-line support or IT service management. The Foundation course can also be used to go onto further study through the Service Lifecycle or Service Capability routes, which lead to the Managing Across the Lifecycle course, which upon completion, gives the student the title of ITIL® Expert. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Foundation Level - Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become ITIL® Certified with an official licensed affiliate. The ITIL® framework guides businesses to design and deliver IT solutions which will benefit both themselves and their customer. It is seen as the number one solution framework and approach to service management in the world. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL® Foundation course provides students with comprehensive first-level training guaranteeing them a good understand of ITIL® principles and how they can be applied to improve and formalise IT service operations. The service management lifecycle and the key stages used to manage service requests Defining a service strategy that meets the needs of all users of the IT service Implementing a service that supports the strategy Building intermediate delivery services that maintain standards during the transition period The operations required to maintain customers expected levels of service and transition Building a continual service improvement plan that keeps raising standards and customer satisfaction levels. Who is it intended for? The ITIL® Foundation course is ideal for project managers, service managers or anyone who is in or is looking to get into first-line support or an IT engineering role. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to sit the ITIL® Foundation but the Foundation is a minimum requirement before moving on to either of the intermediate tracks. What marks this course apart? Once the Foundation Certification has been achieved then you will be able to function as a service manager or a member of a first-line support team averaging a salary of £23,000. After taking the Foundation course you can also venture further into the ITIL® framework through the Intermediate modules. The course counts as two credits towards the 17 needed to progress to Managing Across the Lifecycle. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Continual Service Improvement (CSI) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and improve company IT service operations with the ITIL® Intermediate Continual Service Improvement course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL® Intermediate Continual Service Improvement certification demonstrates expertise in ITIL® service improvement modules and the processes, function and activities involved in CSI. Helping any student to understand the importance of a continuous service improvement program and how to implement one. Placing continual service improvement in context to other ITIL® lifecycle elements. The principles and processes behind ITIL® CSI and how they must be applied to service delivery programs. How to implement the organisational and operational changes required for a continual service improvement program. Technology considerations when designing and implementing CSI plans. Identifying challenges and risk factors that could affect CSI plans and recommendations. Who is it intended for? Anyone who has passed the ITIL® Foundation and is looking to embark on a journey that will take them deeper into the ITIL® framework. It is an Intermediate level course for CIO’s, IT Service Managers and other senior IT managers. Requirements In order to take the CSI exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the CSI exam has been passed you will be able to function as a support manager or service transition manager. The course counts as three of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Operational Support & Analysis (OSA) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Improve operational support and analysis by applying the principles taught in the ITIL® Intermediate Operational Support & Analysis (OSA) course and get certified with this training and examination package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL® Operational Support and Analysis course will help students to master the principles included to better analyse and implement operations to meet the business needs of their service users, without negatively affecting other business matters. Planning and executing a cycle of actions to handle system and organisation events. Using pre-planned responses to service incidents with a view to minimising negative effects and delivering satisfactory outcomes. An access management process that protects internal data security. How to meet the demands of service users without compromising other operations and delivering outcomes according to agreed service levels. Service desk management tools and techniques used to record incidents, requests and events and to agree suitable service level agreements. The functions and roles required to build a robust operational support and analysis service and to support each of the previously defined processes. The use of technology to help improve and underpin OSA frameworks and processes. Who is it intended for? The course is for anyone who has the ITIL® Foundation Qualification and wants to further their understanding of the ITIL® framework. The course is ideal for IT professionals who are responsible for configuration management, operations and availability. Roles that would typically fall under this category would be configuration managers, IT operations managers or availability managers. Requirements In order to take the Operational Support and Analysis exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the Operational Support and Analysis exam has been passed you will be able to work reliably in roles including database administrator, network support, configuration manager and availability manager. The course counts as four of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Planning, Protection & Optimisation (PPO) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Specialise on the practical application of PPO practices and get certified with this complete ITIL® Planning, Protection and Optimization training and exam package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL® PPO course takes students through the practical application of PPO practices in order to enable capacity, availability, IT service continuity, information security and demand management while demonstrating how to implement them into a modern IT service. How to plan and provide sufficient capacity to support the changing needs of a business. How to specify and implement high availability systems to maintain service quality at all times. Using IT service continuity principles to maintain quality of service as systems and frameworks transition. How to build frameworks and systems that help support demand management. Building a PPO team and assigning roles and responsibilities. Using technology to support PPO goals and services. Who is it intended for? The course suits students who are IT professionals, have their ITIL® Foundation Qualification and work in areas such as IT operations, network support, network control and operation, security manager and security administrator. Requirements In order to take the Planning, Protection and Optimization exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the Planning, Protection and Optimization exam has been passed you will be able to function in roles such as security manager, network support or change manager. The course counts as four of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Release, Control & Validation (RCV) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn to successfully plan, test and implement new services that meet organisational needs and get certified with this ITIL® Intermediate – Release, Control and Validation training and exam package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will take students through the principles involved in controlling systems and software release, protect IT service offerings as a whole more effectively and validate the outcomes of these types of projects. Using transition planning and support to develop simplify the process of moving to new processes and systems. Using change management techniques and technology to record system/service changes to gauge effectiveness and provide a rollback reference if required. Release and deployment management techniques to assist with incremental system updates. Change evaluation guidelines to help assess the impact (positive or negative) of new system changes. Service Asset and Configuration Management (SACM), providing a centralised repository for capture of system changes. Request fulfilment – delivery the changes demanded by service users and other factors. Service validation and testing routines to verify that frameworks and policies are working as expected. Knowledge management techniques and technology to ensure that valuable lessons are captured and shared with other key stakeholders. Who is it intended for? The course is for people who are looking to take the next step in their ITIL® Service Capability route having already passed their ITIL® Foundation Exam. The course is designed for IT managers in the release, operations or security fields but can also be utilised by security and database administrators. Requirements In order to take the Release, Control and Validation exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the Release, Control and Validation exam has been passed you will be able to function in roles such as security manager, security administrator and release manager. The course counts as four of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Capability Modules OSA, PPO, RCV, SOA Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Prepare yourself to take on the Managing Across the Lifecycle in the best way with this Service Capability track. This training and exam package includes Operational Support and Analysis; Planning, Protection and Optimization; Release, Control and Validation and Service Offerings and Agreements. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Planning, Protection & Optimisation How to plan and provide sufficient capacity to support the changing needs of a business. How to specify and implement high availability systems to maintain service quality at all times. Using IT service continuity principles to maintain quality of service as systems and frameworks transition. How to build frameworks and systems that help support demand management. Service Offerings and Agreements Capturing user needs and defining services to match. Tracking and publicising services on offer to users and stakeholders. Negotiating and defining service level agreements and assigning roles and responsibilities to ensure they are maintained. Monitoring service usage and assigning resources as and when required to maintain SLAs. Integrating third parties into service provision and defining processes that maintain SLAs and service quality. Defining the business value of formalised IT operations and using insights gained for better budgeting. Collecting service user feedback and resolving complaints to raise satisfaction levels. Defining the human resources required to deliver services and assigning roles and duties to maintain standards. Specifying and implementing technologies required to assist with service provision. Release, Control & Validation Using transition planning and support to develop simplify the process of moving to new processes and systems. Using change management techniques and technology to record system/service changes to gauge effectiveness and provide a rollback reference if required. Release and deploy management techniques to assist with incremental system updates. Change evaluation guidelines that help assess the impact of new system changes. Service Asset & Configuration Management (SACM), providing a centralised repository for capture of system changes. Delivering the changes demanded by service users and other factors. Service validation and testing routines to verify that frameworks and policies are working as expected. Knowledge management techniques and technology to ensure that valuable lessons are captured and shared with other key stakeholders. Operational Support & Analysis Planning and executing a cycle of actions to handle system and organisation events. Using pre-planned responses to service incidents with a view to minimising negative effects and delivering satisfactory outcomes. An access management process that protects internal data security. How to meet the demands of service users without compromising other operations and delivering outcomes according to agreed service levels. Service desk management tools and techniques used to record incidents, requests and events and to agree suitable service level agreements. The functions and roles required to build a robust operational support and analysis service and to support each of the previously defined processes. The use of technology to help improve and underpin OSA frameworks and processes. Who is it intended for? Anyone who holds the ITIL® Foundation Certification and needs to get an understanding or set of qualification that show their full understanding of the Service Capability track on their way to getting the MALC. The Service Capability program is usually undertaken by IT professionals, business managers and business process owners involved in demand management, service level management and financial management roles on a day-to-day basis. Requirements In order to sit the examinations in this package, students must have completed their ITIL® Foundation Examination and passed it. What marks this course apart? Upon completion of this package, students will have a complete understanding of the ITIL® Service Capability modules. Once the examinations for each course have been passed the student will be able to take the Managing Across the Lifecycle course. They will also be able to function in a plethora of service management, IT and analyst roles earning an average salary of £45,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Design (SD) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified in ITIL® Service Design and be able to provide definitive proof of ability in service design and delivery. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Focusing on the service delivery components of the ITIL® framework, the ITIL® SD course will introduce students to the concepts behind service delivery and give them the skills and knowledge they need to build and deploy IT service that fulfil genuine business needs. The ITIL® interpretation of service design and how those services fit into the rest of the ITIL® library. The best practice principles behind designing a service that supports other elements of the ITIL® framework and meets business needs. The processes that need to be included with any new service design including SLA’s, event triggers and the challenges and risks that need to be addressed before deployment. Using technology to assist with IT service design and delivery. Roles, responsibilities and human resources required to properly manage a service delivery process. Implementing a new service delivery process and how to assess a performance and ROI. Who is it intended for? The course is for IT operations managers, service desk managers, consultants and professionals who are involved in service delivery. Upon completion they will be able to raise the quality and efficiency of their offering. Requirements In order to take the SD exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once you have passed the SD exam you will be able to function in roles such as a Service Design Manager, Service Owner, Technical Analyst and Enterprise Architect. The course counts as three of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Lifecycle Modules SS, SD, ST, SO, CSI Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Fully prepare for taking on the Managing Across the Lifecycle course with this ITIL® Intermediate Level Service Lifecycle track. This bumper training and exam package includes Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation and Continual Service Improvement. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Service Lifecycle provides a broad management focus of ITIL® practice areas, modules included are: Service Strategy Service Design Service Transition Service Operation Continual Service Improvement Service Strategy ITIL® approach to viewing service management as a process within a larger system Principles behind good service design Processes that need to be built in to support and manage the service strategy Using IT frameworks to help improve governance and the impact of strategy on other business processes. Building the team and assigning roles and responsibilities necessary to implement the strategy. Using technology to underpin strategy through the use of increased automation and escalation. Designing, implementing and transitioning to a new service strategy Identifying and resolving issues that could prevent successful deployment of the new strategy. Service Design ITIL® interpretation of service design and how those services fit into the rest of the ITIL® library. The best practice principles behind designing a service that supports other elements of the ITIL® framework. The processes that need to be included with any new service design including SLAs, event triggers and the challenges and risks that need to be addressed before deployment. Using technology to assist with IT service design and delivery. Roles, responsibilities and human resources required to properly manage a service delivery process. Implementing a new service delivery process and how to assess performance and ROI. Service Transition The principles behind service transition – e.g. optimisation and inputs and outputs that need to be considered during the design phase The processes that underpin the service transition project and the skills and techniques needed to properly assess and manage the transition. How to manage the human element of any IT service transition project, including stakeholder expectations and communications. Assessing organisational impact and changes throughout the service transition project. The technical implications of service transition with special consideration of the move from on-site to Cloud services. Considering the success factors and risks associated with service transition and how best to meet each. Service Operation The factors that explain why systems and services are delivered in the way that they are and the value they provide to the business. The way by which IT services are organised and delivered, such as event management and using incident management to restore services quickly. Monitoring and control of IT operations to deliver the required services and to deliver corrective action when required. Management of the technology infrastructure in such a way that IT becomes an asset for service delivery. Implementing a service desk and supporting structures to capture incidents and institute the remedial actions required. Identifying challenges and critical success factors and creating plans that ensure they are all addressed according to ITIL® standards. Continual Service Improvement Placing continual service improvement in context to the other ITIL® lifecycle elements. The principles and processes behind ITIL® CSI and how they must be applied to service delivery programs. How to implement the organisational and operational changes required for a continual service improvement program. Technology considerations when designing and implementing CSI plans. Identifying challenges and risk factors that could affect CSI plans and recommendations. Who is it intended for? Anyone who holds the ITIL® Foundation Certification and needs a sure-fire route to success in fully understanding the complete ITIL® lifecycle. The Service Lifecycle track is usually one undertaken by management or a team leader whose role requires management of different areas or work across different teams needed to deliver quality service management practices. Requirements In order to sit the examinations in this package, students must have completed their ITIL® Foundation Examination and passed it. What marks this course apart? Upon completion of this package, students will have a complete understanding of the ITIL® Service Lifecycle. Once the examinations for each course have been passed the student will be able to take the Managing Across the Lifecycle course. They will also be able to function in a plethora of service management, IT and analyst roles earning an average salary of £45,000. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Offerings & Agreements (SOA) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Focus on the service offerings and agreements element of the ITIL® framework and get certified with this training and examination package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL® SOA course will introduce students to the concepts behind service offerings and service level agreements, before moving on to more detailed analysis of the procedures and actions. Capturing user needs and defining services to match. Tracking and publicising services on offer to users and stakeholders. Negotiating and defining Service Level Agreements and assigning roles and responsibilities to ensure they are maintained. Monitoring service usage and assigning resources as and when required to maintain SLAs. Integrating third parties into service provision and defining processes that maintain SLAs and service quality. Defining the business value of formalised IT operations and using insights gained for better budgeting. Collecting service user feedback and resolving complaints to raise satisfaction levels. Defining the human resources required to deliver services and assigning roles and duties to maintain standards. Specifying and implementing the technologies required to assist with service provision. Who is it intended for? The course will be of interest to IT operations managers, service desk managers and IT professionals who already hold the ITIL® Foundation Qualification. The course will help IT professionals to build and deploy service offerings and agreements that meet the needs of their service users without affecting other business goals. Requirements In order to take the Service Offerings and Agreement exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the Service Offerings and Agreements exam has been passed you will be able to function as an IT Finance Manager, Business Continuity Manager or Service Portfolio Manager. The course counts as four of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Operation (SO) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain the highly sought-after ITIL® Service Operation Qualification with this training and exam package. Get an in-depth understanding of how to apply the principles to your operations, raising in standards and consistency throughout the process. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The ITIL® Intermediate Service Operation certification demonstrates a full working knowledge of ITIL® Service Operation principles and processes, along with how they fit into the wider ITIL® framework to fulfil business needs. The factors that explain why systems and services are delivered in the way that they are and the value they provide to the business. The way by which IT services are organised and delivered, such as event management and using incident management to restore services quickly. Monitoring and control of IT operations to deliver the required services and to deliver corrective action when required. Management of the technology infrastructure in such a way that IT becomes an asset for service delivery. Implementing a service desk and supporting structures to capture incidents and institute the remedial actions required. Identifying challenges and critical success factors and creating plans that ensure they are all addressed according to ITIL® standards. Who is it intended for? The course is for IT operations managers, service desk managers or anyone who has ITIL® Foundation and is looking to enhance their understanding of the ITIL® framework at the Intermediate level. Requirements In order to take the Service Operation exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the Service Operation exam has been passed you will be able to function as an operations manager, service delivery manager and a facilities manager. The course counts as three of the necessary 17 credits to move onto Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Strategy (SS) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified in ITIL® Service Strategy and be able to determine a workable, efficient, client-pleasing IT service strategy. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course will help IT professionals improve their knowledge of ITIL® Service Strategy and help them to understand the role of service strategy in the context of the ITIL® framework before diving into the specifics of strategy design and implementation. The principles behind good service design The processes the need to be built in to support and manage the service strategy Using IT frameworks to help improve governance and the impact of strategy on other business processes Building the team and assigning roles and responsibilities necessary to implement strategy Identifying and resolving issues that could prevent successful deployment of the new strategy Who is it intended for? The course is for anyone who has passed the ITIL® Foundation course and is a Service Manager, Chief Operation Officer, IT Operations Manager or Chief Information Officer who is responsible for defining and implementing a service strategy as part of wider IT and business goals, or anyone who is looking to understand how their service strategy is defined and managed. Requirements In order to take the Service Strategy exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the SS exam has been passed you will be able to undertake roles such as IT operations manager, IT strategy or business strategy consultant. The course counts as three of the necessary 17 credits required to move onto the Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

ITIL® Intermediate Level - Service Transition (ST) Training & Exam Package

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver a smooth transition between IT service delivery models and have the certification to prove it with this ITIL® Intermediate Service Transition package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course focuses on the service transition elements of the ITIL® framework. It will introduce students to the concepts behind designing service offerings, how to transition between the old and new models and how the service transition element fits into the wider ITIL® framework. Principles behind service transition, such as optimisation and inputs and outputs that need to be considered during the design phase. Processes that underpin the service transition project and the skills and techniques needed to properly asses and manage the transition. How to manage the human element of any IT service transition project, including stakeholder expectations and communications. Assessing organisational impact and changes throughout the service transition project. The technical implications of service transition with special consideration of the move from on-site to Cloud services. Considering the success factors and risks associated with service transition and how best to meet each. Who is it intended for? The course is for Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Operation Officers, IT Operations and Service Managers and Change Control Managers who are tasked to implement a new service delivery model for their organisation or provide hands-on resources for the new framework. Requirements In order to take the Service Transition exam, you must have passed the ITIL® Foundation Examination. There are no pre-requisites to take the course but we recommend you have a good knowledge of service management and have taken the ITIL® Foundation course. What marks this course apart? Once the ST exam has been passed you will be able to undertake roles such as change manager, project support, service manager and IT operations managers. The course counts as three of the necessary 17 credits required to move onto the Managing Across the Lifecycle course which leads to the title of “ITIL® Expert”. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

IT Project Manager Certification (PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner, Mentor+, ITIL Foundation & Exams)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain expertise in both the PRINCE2® and ITIL® frameworks and become fully certified with an official licensed affiliate with this two course package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Be able to lead a team of testers, developer, analysts and engineers professionally and effectively with these world-renowned frameworks and achieve full certification. PRINCE2® Our PRINCE2® course comes including the full syllabus from Axelos, as well as both official examinations for you to achieve Practitioner status: Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches ITIL® Foundation Our ITIL® Foundation course provides you with the full training syllabus concerning the ITIL® framework and how to apply it. The official examination is also included for full certification: The service management lifecycle and the key stages used to manage service requests. Defining a service strategy that meets the needs of all users of the IT service. Implementing a service that supports the strategy. Building intermediate delivery services that maintain standards during the transition period. The operations required to maintain customers expected levels of service and satisfaction. Building a continual service improvement plan that keeps raising standards and customer satisfaction levels. Who is it intended for? This package is perfect for anyone who is looking to gain industry-recognised qualifications as an attempt to either break into, or work your way up in the project management industry. Requirements There are no prerequisites for this package. What marks this course apart? As the name of this package suggests you will be able to become a project manager that specialises in IT, however due to the flexibility of both methodologies you will not be limited to IT and can apply them into any industry. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Foundation & Practitioner Package

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get fully prepared to sit your Managing Successful Programmes Foundation and Practitioner exams with this comprehensive course package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The package will take you through the course so you have an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to programme management. MSP® Introduction and Overview MSP® Framework and Concepts Vision Blueprint Design and Delivery Defining a Programme Planning and Control Benefits Realisation Management Organisation and the Programme Office The Business Case Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Managing the Tranches Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits Quality Management Risk Management and Issue Resolution Closing a Programme Practical Work Exam Approaches and Preparation Who is it intended for? The course is designed to help professionals of all experience levels to gain mastery in programme management. Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced manager, this course can help you to gain the accredited qualification you need. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the MSP® course. You need to pass the Foundation Exam to take the Practitioner Exam. What marks this course apart? With the MSP® qualification you will be able to function in roles including program manager, senior project manager and program project manager. These jobs average a salary of £75,000 a year. MSP® also goes hand-in-hand with project management qualifications to deliver a well-rounded solution for project/programme needs as well as greater employment opportunities for the candidate. Source:PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Training with Exams

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified as a Practitioner in Managing Successful Programmes with this training and exam package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The package will take you through the course so you have an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to programme management. MSP® Introduction and Overview MSP® Framework and Concepts Vision Blueprint Design and Delivery Defining a Programme Planning and Control Benefits Realisation Management Organisation and the Programme Office The Business Case Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Managing the Tranches Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits Quality Management Risk Management and Issue Resolution Closing a Programme Practical Work Exam Approaches and Preparation Who is it intended for? The course is designed to help professionals of all experience levels to gain mastery in programme management. Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced programme manager, this course will help you to gain the accredited qualification you need. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the MSP® course. You need to pass the Foundation Exam to take the Practitioner Exam. What marks this course apart? Upon completion of the MSP® qualification you will be able to function efficiently and effectively in roles including program manager, senior project manager and program project manager. These jobs average a salary of £75,000 a year. MSP® also goes hand-in-hand with project management qualifications as well as greater employment opportunities for the candidate. Source:PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Training with Foundation Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become a more effective member of a programme team and understand how your role fits with this MSP® Foundation and Practitioner training course with Foundation Exam. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The package will take you through the course so you have an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to programme management. MSP® Introduction and Overview MSP® Framework and Concepts Vision Blueprint Design and Delivery Defining a Programme Planning and Control Benefits Realisation Management Organisation and the Programme Office The Business Case Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Managing the Tranches Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits Quality Management Risk Management and Issue Resolution Closing a Programme Practical Work Exam Approaches and Preparation Who is it intended for? This course is aimed at anyone who wants to achieve Foundation level in MSP®, usually this is experienced project managers, new programme managers or management staff who are looking to change to a programme role. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the MSP® course. You need to pass the Foundation Exam to take the Practitioner Exam. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed the Foundation stage exam, you will be eligible to sit the Practitioner exam should your career goals demand it. MSP® also goes hand-in-hand with project management certifications such as PRINCE2® and Agile. Managers with the MSP® Foundation certification can function in roles such as senior project manager, program project manager and portfolio manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) Training with Practitioner Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Complete your journey as a fully certified MSP® Practitioner with this MSP® course and Practitioner exam package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The package will take you through the course so you have an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to programme management. MSP® Introduction and Overview MSP® Framework and Concepts Vision Blueprint Design and Delivery Defining a Programme Planning and Control Benefits Realisation Management Organisation and the Programme Office The Business Case Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Managing the Tranches Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits Quality Management Risk Management and Issue Resolution Closing a Programme Practical Work Exam Approaches and Preparation Who is it intended for? This course is ideally suited to senior project managers and programme managers who already hold MSP® Foundation certification and are looking to get fully certified as a Practitioner. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the course but in order to sit the examination you need to have completed and passed your MSP® Foundation exam. What marks this course apart? The MSP® certification goes hand-in-hand with project management certifications and these will provide you with a well-rounded skillset. Professionals with the MSP® Practitioner certification can function in roles such as programme manager, change management and senior project manager. Source:PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Mentor+ Expert Tutoring, Mentoring and Support Programme

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get exclusive mentor support to accompany your PRINCE2® course with our Expert Tutoring, Mentoring and Support Programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Your mentor will provide you with support in multiple different formats. Email support – Need a specific question answering? The email support gives you access to your very own expert tutor. Templates – A complete set of PRINCE2® project management template documents. Each of the templates include contextual text to guide you. Implementing PRINCE2® – A full presentation on best practice approaches to implement and tailor PRINCE2® in your working environment. Free Courses – Introduction courses will be provided at no additional cost in PRINCE2® Agile, AgilePM and ITIL Service Management. Exam Preparation – Support to help with the essential learning and preparation for exams. Webinars – Frequent webinars dedicated to each of the PRINCE2® processes and themes. Discounts – Discounts on further Project Management courses including MSP Programme Management, ITIL, Agile, Scrum, Six Sigma and more. Industry Information – Regular updates on hot topics, ideas on your very own projects as well as hints and tips for guaranteed success. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is on or was previously on our PRINCE2® course and is looking for additional support and information in industry trends, insights and information. Requirements In order to access our Mentor+ programme you must either be on our PRINCE2® course or have been on the PRINCE2® course at some stage. What marks this course apart? Project managers who have this support and guidance available to them will stand-out in their organisation. Once the PRINCE2® Qualification is earned you will able to go into any project management role and earn up to £54,000. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft Cloud Computing - Certification Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Fully understand Microsoft Virtualisation technologies with this cost-effective Microsoft Cloud Computer Certification Package course bundle. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The three bundled courses included in this package helps students gain the skills they need to build their own private Cloud solution and be ready to sit the related Microsoft exams. The first course, Administering and Deploying System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager, will teach students: How to plan and deploy a single primary site administered by System Centre 2012. Planning and configuring the administrative roles for engineers. How to describe replication and data types and to monitor the replication of data as it passes down the hierarchy. Completing routine maintenance and site monitoring tasks that keep systems running in peak condition. How to migrate objects from Configuration Manager 2007 to Configuration Manager 2012. Using Configuration Manager 2012 to discover and organise resources. Managing inventory and software packaging, deployment and metering using the supplied tools. Implementing System Centre 2012 Endpoint Protection. Managing the mobile workforce. Configuring Wake On LAN, power management and Remote Control to assist with general technical support. The second course will help learners to understand the concept of a private cloud with Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Centre 2012: Configuring and optimising Cloud deployments for specific business units and uses. Deploying services and applications that are to be used in the Cloud. How to implement SLAs, dashboards and widgets. Protect any resources stored in the private cloud by using Data Protection Manager. Automating self-service provisioning to simplify management of Cloud resources. Building a problem management system to provide a framework for support, automating incident creation, remediation and change requests. How to operate and extend service management. Configure application performance monitoring to assist with resource allocation. Students will then be taught how to build and manage a virtualised server environment in VMware vSphere 5: Installing, configuring and updating VMware ESXi. Deploying, managing and migrating virtual machines to meet business computing requirements. Using vCenter Server to manage resources and scalability. Configuring networking and storage resources. Using Image Builder to create an ESXi image and to template virtual machines to speed deployment. Improving system security by restricting user access to the VMware virtual infrastructure. Using profile-driven storage and Storage DRS to scale storage. Who is it intended for? This course is suitable for anyone who is tasked with building or maintaining a virtualised computing environment, or anyone who is looking to learn the skills required to change into a career of Cloud computing. What marks this course apart? This course will prepare students for all the relevant examinations, they will also be able to go onto further Cloud and IT study should their development goals demand it. Once you have passed this course you will have the skills to function in roles such as technical architect, cloud services operations manager and technical solution architect. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSA - SQL Server (70-461, 70-462, 70-463) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain a full understanding of the SQL Server environment and be able to implement that knowledge into a business context, aiding you in your search for employment opportunities. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course package covers everything from the core fundamentals of querying tables through to building an enterprise-class data warehouse. As with all of our technical IT packages, we provide 12 months unlimited access to our dedicated Live Labs. This live equipment allows students to input their knowledge and put it to the test by recreating course scenarios and roaming around the live environment without putting their system at risk. It’s a very cost-effective and risk-free way to ensure an understanding of the key Microsoft concepts. This course is made up of three modules: Microsoft 70-461: Querying SQL Server 2012 The Transact-SQL (T-SQL) language and how to build efficient queries, stored procedures and views that return key information quickly. How to combine datasets, rank results and extend tables programmatically. Optimise T-SQL statements for the most efficient operation. Extend reporting and data transfer capabilities using XML. Microsoft 70-462: Administering SQL Server 2012 Databases Appreciate the correct way to install and use add-on components, instances and services. Build systems for high availability environments using AlwaysOn, mirroring and replication to keep data online at all times. How to protect information from loss using database backup, restore and disaster recovery (DR) techniques. Securing database contents by configuring permissions, alerts, logins, roles and more. Practical troubleshooting, maintenance and optimisation techniques Microsoft 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server 2012 Advanced data management concepts like data cleansing techniques and Extract Transform Load (ETL) package development and scheduling will keep information accurate, improve data management, transfer and synchronisation for enterprise-class system design. How to automate and simplify database management by using SSIS to manage package execution, task execution and scripts. How best to maintain server health by using auditing, logging and event handling to assess and troubleshoot potential problems. Who is it intended for? This course is perfect for administrators, system engineers and developers who are looking to earn an industry-recognised qualification. It is also suitable for any IT professional who is looking to upgrade their skillset with an understanding of key server management fundamentals. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? IT professionals who have the MCSA SQL Server 2012 qualification can function in roles such as database administrator, database analyst and SQL developer. These roles average a salary of £30,000 a year. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSA - Windows 7 (70-680, 70-685, 70-686) with Live Labs

Online Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Start your search for new opportunities in the IT industry by gaining the knowledge of one of the world’s most recognisable names. This course will give you an in-depth understanding of the Windows 7 operating system and allow you to configure, manage, support and maintain the system upon completion, preparing you for the official exams. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will fully prepare students for the three respective module exams that make the MCSA Windows 7 qualification. It will help you demonstrate the knowledge and skills in working with Windows 7 and validate your ability to support end users, while maintaining system and mobile devices. Live Labs are included in this package and are seen as an essential learning resource for students as it allows them to test their knowledge and skills in practice exercises and environments without the need to invest in a costly test lab of their own. Microsoft 70-680: Configuring Windows 7 Installing, Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7 Deploying Windows 7 Configuring Hardware and Applications Configuring Network Connectivity Configuring Access to Resources Configuring Mobile Computing Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7 Systems Microsoft 70-685: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician Windows 7 Recovery Environment Using Group Policy Hardware Device and Driver Issues Network Connectivity Issues Remote Connectivity Issues Logon and Resource Access Issues Security Issues Operating System and Application Issues Performance Related Issues Microsoft 70-686: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator Planning and Managing a Client Lifecycle Strategy Designing a Standard Image Designing Client Configurations Designing a Windows 7 Client Deployment Designing Applications Packages for Deployment Identifying and Resolving Deployment and Client Configuration Issues Who is it intended for? The course is for anyone who is looking to gain industry-recognized certification and prove their ability with Windows 7 as a desktop operating system. This could be any IT professional who is looking to upskill, or someone who needs the qualification for a job role. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? This course can lead to further Microsoft qualifications depending on your personal/professional preference. People who achieve the MCSA: Windows 7 qualification usually function in roles such as computer support specialist, desktop support and service engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSA - Windows 10 & 8 (70-687, 70-688, 70-697) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Opportunities in the IT industry will be coming thick and fast in the near future with the anticipated growth. Make sure that you are prepared by learning the skills to configure, manage and maintain Windows 8 and Windows 10 in an enterprise-class environment. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The MCSA Windows 8 & 10 package consists of three courses that have three relevant exams. This course will give you the skills needed to configure, manage and maintain both desktop systems in a real-world environment. This package includes Live Labs which will help candidates to practice their skills with 12 months access to dedicated live equipment. These labs allow students to put their knowledge to the test and recreate scenarios encountered during the course. Microsoft 70-687: Configuring Windows 8 Installing and configuring Windows 8, including image creation and deployment. Configuring hardware and software for proper compatibility and operation. Sharing resources and files using the Windows 8 native network tools, including DirectAccess. Monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues. Performing backups, system restore operations and disaster recovery scenarios. Implementing Windows 8 Mobility to support a flexible workforce. Microsoft 70-688: Supporting Windows 8 Plan and implement local and remote management methods to simplify their administrative burden. Design Windows 8 recovery solutions to keep a corporate desktop estate running in the event of an outage or disaster. Use Windows Intune to manage Windows 8 clients and configure Cloud services. Manage, deploy and configure desktop apps using the Windows Store and other network resources. Harden desktop security by creating and managing user profiles to control access to files, printers, system preferences and other resources. Improve desktop data security using encryption and endpoint security settings. Manage internal network resource access through user authentication and permissions. Install and configure Windows 8 in a corporate network environment using advanced, centralised deployment techniques. Microsoft 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices Manage Identity Plan Desktop and Device Deployment Plan and Implement a Microsoft Intune Device Management Solution Configure Networking Configure storage Manage Data Access and Protection Manage Remote Access Manage Apps Updates and Recovery Who is it intended for? This course is perfect for any IT professionals or support specialists who are looking to gain a complete understanding of the Windows 8 and Windows 10 systems, whether it be just to upskill or preparing for implementation in a workplace. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once certification has been achieved, IT professionals will be able to function in roles such as support specialist, IT manager or service delivery. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSA - Windows Server 2008 (70-640, 70-642, 70-646) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Seek IT industry employment through differentiating yourself from the rest of the crowd by proving your ability to manage a Windows Server 2008 in a real-world business environment. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will provide you with all the information and knowledge that you need to prepare for the three MCSA Windows Server 2008 examinations. More than simply providing access to course materials, we also give students 12 months unlimited access to our Live Labs which will help them to practice and develop their practical skills with dedicated live equipment. Microsoft 70-640: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) for Active Directory Configure Zone Transfers and Replication Configuring the Active Directory Infrastructure Configuring Active Directory Roles and Services Creating and Maintaining Active Directory Objects Maintaining the Active Directory Environment Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services Microsoft 70-642: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuring Addressing and Services Configuring Names Resolution Configuring Network Access Configuring File and Print Services Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure Microsoft 70-646: Windows Server 2008 – Server Administrator Planning for Server Deployment Planning for Server Management Monitoring and Maintaining Servers Planning Application and Data Provisioning Planning for Business Continuity and High Availability Who is it intended for? Anyone who is working for a large organisation using Windows Server 2008 and needs to gain an understanding of the server solution, or anyone who’s looking to upskill with a globally-recognised certification. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? The MCSA Windows Server 2008 course can be linked with further Microsoft certification if students ever want to delve deeper into the world of Microsoft qualifications. Students who are certified in Windows Server 2008 can function in roles such as server administrator and server engineer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSA - Windows Server 2012 (70-410, 70-411, 70-412) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Have the most recognisable name in the IT industry on your CV and use it to your advantage by gaining a full understanding of the Windows Server 2012 environment and how to deploy it in a real-world environment. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This MCSA Server 2012 course is built around three exams and provides you with all the knowledge needed to properly manage, maintain and troubleshoot servers as you would in any enterprise-class datacentre. More than simply providing access to course materials, we also give students 12 months unlimited access to our Live Labs which will help them to practice and develop their practical skills with dedicated live equipment. Microsoft 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 – Learn the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Windows Server 2012: Installing and configuring Server 2012 including basic hardware and permissions configuration. Configuring key OS services including file sharing, print serving and networking roles. Creating Active Directory Users and computers and the Group Policy Objects (GPOs) required to manage a corporate network. Using built-in security tools to restrict access to data, applications and other key network resources. Microsoft 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 – Learn how to keep the server running in peak condition: Simplifying server and patch deployment using images. Improving data security and access using Distributed File Systems (DFS), File Server Resource Manager (FSRM), file and disk encryption. Monitoring and auditing servers to identify and resolve potential problems. Networking concepts including VPNs, Network Policy Server (NPS), policies and Network Access Protection (NAP). Managing the wider network efficiently with Domain Controllers, service authentication, Active Directory, account policies and GPOs. Microsoft 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services – Learn how to maintain an enterprise-class operating environment: How and why to configure Network Load Balancing (NLB) and failover clustering for maximum resource availability. Installing and managing Windows Server 2012 in a Virtual Machine (VM) environment. Managing storage and backups, server recovery and disaster recovery scenarios. Advanced network management using DHCP, DNS, IPAM and Active Directory domains, forest trusts and sites. Securing enterprise network resources using Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) and Active Directory Rights Management Services (ADRMS). Who is it intended for? The MCSA Server 2012 course is ideally suited to IT professionals who are looking to improve their Windows Server management skills, or looking to gain an industry-recognised certification. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? After completing the MCSA Server 2012 course, you can go onto completing an MCSE that fits into your career development plans. IT workers who have the MCSA Server 2012 qualification usually function in roles such as server manager, server analyst and systems administrator. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSD - Sharepoint Developer 2013 (70-480, 70-486, 70-488, 70-489)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Prove your programming skillset to potential employers, and be be ready to tackle the 70-486 exam to demonstrate your ability to build enterprise web applications. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The package starts so you have a solid understand of web programming before going in-depth to developing and configuring Microsoft SharePoint in an enterprise-class environment. The course will prepare you for the four relevant Microsoft examinations. Microsoft MCSD: 70-480 – Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Overview of HTML and CSS Creating and Styling HTML5 Pages Introduction to JavaScript Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input Communicating with a Remote Data Source Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3 Creating Objects and Methods using JavaScript Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs Adding Offline Support to Web Applications Implementing an Adaptive User Interface Creating Advanced Graphics Animating the User Interface Creating a Web Worker Process Microsoft MCSD: 70-486 – Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications Explore ASP.NET MVC 4 Designing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications, Models, Controllers and Views Testing and Debugging ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Structuring ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Applying Styles to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Building Responsive Pages in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Using JavaScript and jQuery for Responsive MVC 4 Web Applications Controlling Access to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Building a Resilient ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Application Using Windows Azure Web Services in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Implementing Web APIs in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Handling Requests in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Deploying ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications Microsoft MCSD: 70-488 – Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions Design and manage features and solutions. Develop code for custom server-side components. Manage and customise authentication and authorisation. Create custom sites and lists and manage the site lifecycle. Explain the capabilities and design choices for SharePoint apps. Use the client-side object model and the REST API. Develop provider-hosted and auto-hosted SharePoint apps. Distribute and deploy SharePoint apps. Create custom workflows to automate business processes. Use fields and content types to manage taxonomy. Customise the appearance and behaviour of user interface elements. Customise navigation and site branding. Microsoft MCSD: 70-489 – Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions Creating Robust and Efficient Apps for SharePoint Developing Managed Metadata Solutions Interacting with the Search Service Customising the Search Experience Implementing Enterprise Content Management Developing a Publishing Site for Web Content Structuring and Publishing Website for All Users Developing Optimised Internet Sites Working with Business Connectivity Services Creating Advanced Business Data Connectivity Models Working with Business Data in Client Applications Managing and Access User Profile Data Monitoring and Troubleshooting Custom SharePoint Solutions Who is it intended for? This course package is for IT professionals who are looking to gain the skills they need to be a web programmer or SharePoint Developer. Whether that be to upskill for a change of job or just for personal development in your current role. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have taken the respective exams and passed your MCSD you will be able to function in roles such as software engineer, senior software developer and .NET software programmer. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSE - Business Intelligence (70-466, 70-467) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Create new opportunities in the IT industry using SQL Server 2012 as a foundation for building Business Intelligence (BI) and reporting solutions that deliver more data across an organisation. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Students will learn how to design, build and deploy SQL Server BI solutions that deliver more data to more people across the organisation. This MCSE SQL Server Business Intelligence course also grants the student access to the Live Labs. This valuable learning resource allows candidates to design and test their own BI applications and reports using live equipment, they can also recreate scenarios in the course to ensure full retention of the concepts being taught. The course starts with the three modules that make up the MCSA SQL Server 2012 course: Microsoft 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft 70-462: Administering SQL Server 2012 Databases Microsoft 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server 2012 The course then continues with the two modules that make up the MCSE SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence. The first of those modules, Microsoft 70-466: Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012, will take students through: How to work with large datasets across multiple platforms as is common in most modern BI applications and reports. Building Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) cubes and supporting structures such as pivot tables, PowerPivot solutions and Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) to deliver information quickly and efficiently to analysts. Choosing between the Unified Dimensional Model (UDM) and Business Intelligence Semantic models according to specific business data and reporting needs. Developing complex SQL queries to mine multiple datasets and building reports using Crescent. Microsoft 70-467: Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Designing BI solutions that meet current and future performance and scalability needs. Using Excel Services and SharePoint Reporting integration to allow for improved data analysis and integration with other line of business applications. Designing, deploying and managing SSIS package to extend BI application functionality and expose more data for reporting and modelling. Who is it intended for? This course is suitable for IT professionals who want to reap the benefits of having the ability to deploy BI solutions in an enterprise-class environment. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? Professionals with the Business Intelligence qualification usually function in roles such as BI analyst, BI architect or BI developer. These roles usually offer an average salary of £40,000. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSE - Data Platform (70-464, 70-465) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Search for opportunities in the IT industry using the knowledge gained in this MCSE Data Platform course. Upon completion you will be able to build and administer SQL Server and data solutions in an enterprise environment. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? In this course, candidates will fully understand the concepts behind Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and how to build and query complex database solutions in a real world environment. Students will also get 12 months access to our dedicated Live Labs where they will be able to recreate course scenarios and design new database solutions without building a costly lab of their own. Microsoft 70-641: Querying SQL Server 2012 Microsoft 70-462: Administering SQL Server 2012 Databases Microsoft 70-643: Implementing a Data Warehouse with SQL Server 2012 After completing the three MCSA SQL Server 2012 modules, students will then shift focus to the elements that make the MCSE SQL 2012 Data Platform with two additional modules. The first of those, Microsoft 70-464: Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases, will take students through: Mastering data using Master Data Services. Ensuring data accuracy using Data Quality Services. Managing, configuring and deploying SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages to automate and extend BI functionality. Performing data manipulation, transformation and integration operations. Troubleshooting data integration and quality issues. Creating and altering tables, constraints, data types, indexes and scalar functions. Designing and building advanced solutions that deliver the concurrency, integrity and reliability demanded by enterprise-class database provisions and off-loading processing requirements from custom applications. Optimising data and data access routines to improve efficiency and resource load in preparation for use with BI applications. Using performance and system information to implement a continual maintenance and improvement program. The final module, Microsoft 70-465: Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2012, will focus on: Using data compression techniques to maximise storage and bandwidth usage. Building database models with lock granularity and search strategies tailored to business needs. Designing and constructing full-lifecycle database environment that consider expansion, upgrade and migration needs from the outset. Applying automation to streamline management and data processing, reducing administrator workloads. Who is it intended for? The MCSE Data Platform course is for IT professionals who want to learn the skills needed to design and implement database solutions for an organisation. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? IT professionals who complete the Data Platform MCSE usually go into roles such as database analyst or database designer. These roles average a salary of £32,000. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSE - Exchange Server 2013 (70-341, 70-342) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Seek employment in the IT industry by validating your skillset in building and maintaining an organisation’s messaging solution with this set of techniques from the world’s biggest IT brand. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Throughout your course duration we will also provide access to dedicated Live Labs that students can use to practice and develop their practical skills. These labs will allow you to put your knowledge to the test and recreate scenarios you come up against during your studies. The first three modules of the course consist of the MCSA Server 2012. Here students will learn the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Windows Server 2012, how to keep a Windows Server 2012 machine running in peak condition and the advanced services required to maintain an enterprise-class IT environment: Microsoft 70-410: Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012 Microsoft 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 Microsoft 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services The course then shifts focus to Microsoft Exchange 2013 and the fundamentals of the messaging platform with the Microsoft 70-341: Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013. Students will learn: How to deploy and manage Exchange Server 2013 and use the tools provided to monitor, maintain and troubleshoot a server instance. An introduction to the Exchange Server roles and how they are best deployed and managed. How to plan, deploy and secure a high-availability Exchange Server by mastering permissions, antivirus, antispam, backup and data recovery provisions. Implementing and securing remote email access using the Outlook Web App and third-party mobile messaging apps. Centralising and managing recipient objects, address policies and address lists to improve internal and external communications. The final module will take students through the advanced features of Exchange Server 2013 in the Microsoft 70-342: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 module: Building a Unified Messaging (UM) solution that improves business-wide communications and availability. Boosting security and compliance provisions to meet operational and legal requirements. Building an email archiving solution to manage an ever-increasing volume of messages. Planning Hybrid scenarios including migration and federation of messaging and data. Who is it intended for? This course is for IT administrators who need to learn messaging-specific skills to satisfy the requirement of a job role, or IT professionals who are looking to upskill. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? Professionals with the MCSE Server 2012 & 2013 Messaging qualification can function in roles such as 3rd line engineer, infrastructure support, Windows Server administrator and IT manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSE - Private Cloud (70-246, 70-247)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master IT service delivery optimisation for prospective corporate clients using the world-renowned Microsoft private cloud computing technologies. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Microsoft is the world’s most recognisable brand names in the IT industry, even one of the most recognisable brand names in general. With this certification, exclusively from Microsoft, you will build your Microsoft Private Cloud solution to optimize IT service delivery and gain the automation and flexibility every IT infrastructure needs in today’s world. Microsoft 70-246: Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud Introduction to the Cloud Model Configuring a Private Cloud Environment Deploying Cloud Services Monitoring Cloud Based Applications Configuring Application Performance Monitoring Operating and Extending Service Management in the Private Cloud Automating Incident Creation, Remediation and Change Requests Problem Management in the Private Cloud High Availability, Protecting and Recovery in the Cloud Optimising your Cloud Infrastructure Configuring SLAs, Dashboards and Widgets Microsoft 70-247: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud Planning for the Cloud Configuring and Deploying the Private Cloud Extending and Maintaining Cloud Infrastructure Configuration Application Delivery Creating the Private Cloud Building Blocks Deploying and Configuring Access to a Private Cloud Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure Extending and Customising Monitoring of the Cloud Infrastructure Implementing Service Management for the Cloud Configuring High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Protection for a Cloud Automating and Standardising a Cloud Configuring a Self-Service, Multi-Tenant Cloud with Windows Azure Who is it intended for? This course is for any IT professional who is looking to upskill in Cloud technologies and work towards an industry-recognised qualification in one of the fastest-growing necessities in the business world. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but we do recommend a strong understanding of the Microsoft operating environment. What marks this course apart? Earning an MCSE – Private Cloud certification will allow you to function in roles such as server administrator, systems programmer and network manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSE - Server Infrastructure 2012 (70-413, 70-414) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Seek opportunities to work in server management by taking this course and gaining a complete understanding of Windows Server 2012 and learning how to run a data centre efficiently. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Students can expect a full working knowledge of the Windows Server 2012 platform, then the advanced topics will enable students to design and build a robust, secure server infrastructure. The course includes 12 months unlimited access to Live Labs. This dedicated learning resource allows students to recreate course scenarios and practice techniques to extend both their technical knowledge and experience. The course has five modules in this all-inclusive training package. Once completed, students will fully understand the concepts behind Microsoft Windows Server 2012: Microsoft 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012, students will learn: How to install and configure Server 2012 including basic hardware and permissions configuration. How to configure key OS services including file sharing, print serving and networking roles. Create Active Directory users and computers and the Group Policy Objects (GPOs) required to manage a corporate network. Use built-in security tools to restrict access to data, applications and other key network resources. Microsoft 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012: Simplifying server and patch deployment using images. Improving data security and access using Distributed File Systems (DFS), File Server Resource Manager (FRSM), file and disk encryption. Monitoring and auditing servers to identify and resolve potential problems. Networking concepts including VPNs, Network Policy Server (NPS) and policies, Network Access Protection (NAP). Managing the wider network efficiently with Domain Controllers, service authentication, Active Directory, account policies and GPOs. Microsoft 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services: How sand why to configure Network Load Balancing (NLB) and failover clustering for maximum resource availability. Installing and managing Windows Server 2012 in a Virtual Machine (VM) environment. Managing storage and backups, server recovery and disaster recovery scenarios. Advanced network management using DHCP, DNS, IPAM and Active Directory domains, forests trusts and sites. Microsoft 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure Carrying out server upgrades and migrations and building the infrastructure required for rapid deployment of future server resources. Building a secure corporate network using Active Directory services and Group Policy Objects to restrict network access, share files and manage storage. Design and maintain the network infrastructure required to support an enterprise-class network including domain infrastructure, name resolution, IP configuration and address management. Microsoft 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure The planning, build, deployment and management of virtual machines using System Centre 2012 in a specially designed enterprise datacentre. Using Information Rights Management (IRM), Identity Federation and Public Key Infrastructure to create additional layers of security for corporate network resources. Designing a high-availability infrastructure and accompanying business continuity strategy to reduce downtime in the event of a local disaster. Who is it intended for? The MCSE Server Infrastructure course is perfectly suited to IT professionals who need to sharpen their server and data centre management skills while working towards an industry recognised certification. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? IT professionals with the MCSE Server Infrastructure 2012 qualification can function in roles such as support specialist, server engineer and infrastructure analyst. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCSE - Sharepoint 2013 (70-331, 70-332)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Configure secure environments for personalised business document and information management to increase process efficiency with this Microsoft MCSE SharePoint 2013 course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Learn the skills needed to install, configure and manage SharePoint Server 2013 and develop a greater understanding of the technologies which provide the technical framework for the SharePoint. Students will also get unlimited access to the Live Labs throughout their course access. This dedicated live equipment will provide them with the platform to put their skills and knowledge to the test by recreating course scenarios, it will also allow them to free-roam and gain knowledge for themselves in a risk-free environment. The course starts with the three MCSA Windows Server 2012 modules: Microsoft 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Microsoft 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 Microsoft 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services Course focus will then shift to the SharePoint 2012 specialised modules that make the MCSE: Microsoft 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 How to install, configure, manage and maintain a SharePoint Server 2013 instance. Using profiles and permissions to secure data stored in SharePoint 2013. Configuring enterprise search and managing taxonomy to ensure users can find and access the information they need quickly and easily. Building web applications and site collections. Designing an information architecture to build a corporate intranet that scales according to business needs and priorities. Microsoft 70-332: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 How to upgrade and migrate SharePoint Server installations. How to configure and manage apps and solutions within the SharePoint Server 2013 environment. Building a scalable SharePoint Server environment that will meet the growth and search demands of an enterprise-class organisation. Configure interoperability with other services and applications including Business Intelligence (BI), social computing productivity and collaboration platforms to create additional value from the SharePoint platform. Improving SharePoint resilience for high-availability deployments and to cope with Disaster Recovery scenarios. Who is it intended for? This course is perfect for system administrators and engineers who need to get to grips with modern data storage and indexing technologies, or any IT professionals who are looking to upskill with an industry-recognised qualification. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this course. What marks this course apart? Professionals who get certified in SharePoint can function in roles such as system administrator or engineer. They can also be more specialised and go into SharePoint administrator and SharePoint developer roles. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Microsoft MCTS - System Centre 2012 (70-243) with Live Labs

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Seek opportunities in the IT industry in specialist management roles by taking this Microsoft System Centre 2012 course and gain the skill validation for configuring and managing physical and virtual IT environments across data centres. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course is split into two modules (10747D and 10748C) and will give you all the knowledge you need to pass the Microsoft 70-243 examination. Taking you through day-to-day management tasks for System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, you will also learn how to migrate from System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager to System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Live Labs are included in this package and are seen as an essential learning resource for students as it allows them to test their knowledge and skills in practice exercises and environments without the need to invest in a costly test lab of their own. Microsoft 70-243 TS: Administering and Deploying System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager: 10748C Describe the System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Infrastructure. Plan and Deploy a Stand-Alone primary Site. Plan and Configure Role-Based Administration. Plan and Deploy a Multiple Site Hierarchy. Replicate and Manage Content in Configuration Manager. Plan Resource Discovery and Client Deployment. Configure Internet and Cloud-based Client Management. Maintain and Monitor System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Migrate to System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager 10747D Overview of System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Discovering and Organising Resources. Managing the Configuration Manager Client Agent. Managing Inventory and Software Metering. Querying and Reporting Data Managing Software Distribution and Deployment by Using Packages and Programs Creating and Deploying Applications Deploying Additional Application Types Deploying and Managing Software Updates Implementing Endpoint Protection by Using System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Managing Compliance Settings and Profiles Mobile Device Management Using System Centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Configuring Wake On LAN, Power Management and Remote Control Who is it intended for? This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for configuring and managing endpoints in one or more System Centre 2012 Configuration Manager sites and have one to three years experience in medium to large enterprise organisations. Requirements There are no official pre-requisites for this course but Microsoft recommend Windows Server, security and networking experience in an enterprise environment. What marks this course apart? The MCTS – System Centre 2012 qualification ties in with any other Microsoft qualification you might be interested in taking. Once you have completed this course, you will be able to function in roles such as Windows Server administrator, enterprise desktop administrator and exchange administrator. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

NEBOSH International General Certificate

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Prepare to take the official examination to become recognised globally as a health and safety professional in international practices with this International General Certificate from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Start by gaining a good grounding in the management of international health and safety (IGC1) – foundations and health and safety management systems Progress to learning about the control of international workplace hazards (GC2) – workplace hazards, transport hazards and risk control, musculoskeletal hazards and risk control, work equipment hazards, electrical safety, fire safety, chemical and biological health hazards and physical and psychological hazards. Complete your skillset by covering international health and safety practical application (GC3). Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to take their health and safety know-how to an international level. Requirements There are no official prerequisites for this course but we recommend you have a basic understanding of NLP concepts. What marks this course apart? People who hold the NEBOSH International General Certificate can combine it with health and safety qualifications in different areas (such as oil and gas, fire etc.). People with this certificate usually function in roles such as Health and Safety Officer, Health and Safety Manager and Health and Safety Co-ordinator. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Attain the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety to confidently work in an industry that is known to need the best health and safety guidelines. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Cover environmental management in the oil and gas industry. All you need to know regarding hydrocarbon process safety. Fire protection and emergency response essentials. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is currently in, or going in to, the oil and gas industry and need a world recognised set of health and safety principles to maintain best practice on a day-to-day basis. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? People who hold the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety can work either onshore or offshore, they can usually function in roles such as HSE Manager, Officer or Supervisor. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

NEBOSH National General Certificate

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Be able to create a safe working environment with the guidelines set by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) with this National General Certificate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Study the course content to gain a comprehensive new skillset, as well as the skills to pass the examination. Comprehensively cover the management of health and safety (NGC1) Learn everything you need to know about controlling workplace hazards (GC2) Health and Safety Practical Application (GC3) Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who needs an industry recognised health and safety certification. Requirements There are no official prerequisites for this course but we recommend you have a basic understanding of NLP techniques. What marks this course apart? People who hold the NEBOSH National General Certificate usually function in roles such as Health & Safety Manager, Health and Safety Officer and Health and Safety Administrator. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) - Level 3 Diploma

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Develop your expertise of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) to a higher level with this NLP Level 3 Diploma. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will run you through more advanced techniques used in NLP, a concept which has been found to be helpful in virtually every aspect of life, from quitting an unwanted habit to becoming more persuasive. Discover how to eradicate a phobia or fear. Find out how to improve your understanding of body language and learn the myths that have a negative effect. How your thinking can cause you challenges and how you can change your thinking. Learning GOAL achievement strategies used by successful people and how these models could be the difference to you and the people you care about. Recognise and use powerful language patterns to empower yourself and others. Become more persuasive and influential. Manage stress. Boost your confidence. Five pillars of success. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to gain an advanced level of knowledge in the practice of NLP. Requirements There are no official prerequisites for this course but we recommend you have a basic understanding of NLP concepts. What marks this course apart? With this Level 3 Intermediate NLP course you will be able to study further into the world of neurolinguistics with our advanced training programmes. NLP is also something you can input into any job and any aspect of your life. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) - Level 4 Practitioner

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn powerful, advanced behavioural modification techniques for rapid and effective results with this Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) – Level 4 Practitioner course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is delivered by one of two Master NLP Practitioners in Europe, David Key, and it will help you to come up with solutions in your life to a wide range of complex problems and situations. Introduction to NLP Presuppositions of NLP Conscious and Unconscious Mind Sensory Acuity & Rapport Representational Systems & Eye Accessing Cues SMART Goal Setting NLP Present Goal Setting Temporal Interpolation Practicing Interpolation Copying and Pasting Keyframes Creating a Loop & Changing the Animation Speed Advanced Anchoring Emotional Freedom with Anchoring Intro to Neurolinguistics & Chunking Who is it intended for? Anyone looking to understand the advanced techniques used in NLP to help facilitate a change in behaviour in any walk of life, whether it be work, personal or for friends and family. Requirements There are no official prerequisites for this course but we recommend you have a basic understanding of NLP techniques. What marks this course apart? With this NLP Level 4 Practitioner course you will be able to give people the help they’re looking for and hone your skills in a practical way to accumulate experience. NLP is also something you can input into any job and any aspect of your life. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Official Adobe Dreamweaver (ACA) Complete Training & Certification Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become a Certified Associate of Adobe in their popular web development tool, Adobe Dreamweaver. Utilise the letters ACA after your name with this Official Adobe Dreamweaver (ACA) Complete Training & Certification Programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course and certification package will provide students with a training solution that will combine all the knowledge needed to pass the Adobe Dreamweaver examination and the examination itself, all in one place. Setting Project Requirements Planning Site Design and Page Layout Understanding the Adobe Dreamweaver Interface Adding Content by Using Dreamweaver Organising Content by Using Dreamweaver Evaluating and Maintaining a Site by Using Dreamweaver Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to add a recognised certification in Adobe Dreamweaver to their CV and prove their efficiency using the development tool. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once students have completed this qualification they will be able to function in roles such as web developer, front end developer and graphic designer. Other Adobe qualifications will also go hand-in-hand with this package depending on career development objectives. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Official Adobe Flash (ACA) Complete Training & Certification Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get the sought-after Adobe Certified Associate status in the world’s foremost multimedia production software with this Official Adobe Flash (ACA) Complete Training & Certification Programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This package will fully prepare you for and provide you with the Adobe Flash ACA examination so you can demonstrate your proficiency using the Adobe digital communications tools. Setting project requirements Identifying interactive media design elements The Adobe Flash Professional Interface Building interactive elements with Flash Professional Who is it intended for? This course and examination package is for anyone who is looking to send a clear signal to potential employers that they’re a skilled professional in using the Flash software. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Candidates who pass the Adobe Flash ACA examination can use this qualification to go onto further study in the Adobe product set, depending on which other bits of software are study goals. Usually you’d be able to function in roles such as digital designer, web designer and graphic designer upon passing this qualification. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Official Adobe Photoshop (ACA) Complete Training & Certification Programme

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become a Certified Associate of Adobe and demonstrate your efficiency with the industry-leading image editing software with this Official Adobe Photoshop (ACA) Complete Training & Certification Programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will give students all the knowledge they need to pass the Adobe Photoshop ACA examination. Once passed, students will be able to add the letter ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) to their name. Setting project requirements. Identifying design elements when preparing images. Understand Adobe Photoshop – mastering layers, masks and producing and reusing images. Manipulating images using Adobe Photoshop. Publishing digital images using Adobe Photoshop Mock examinations and examination prep Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to add a recognised certification in Adobe Photoshop to their CV and prove their efficiency using the software. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Candidates who pass the Adobe Photoshop ACA examination can use this qualification to go onto further study in the Adobe product set, depending on which other bits of software are study goals. Usually you’d be able to function in roles such as digital designer, web designer and graphic designer upon passing this qualification. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Official ICB Level 2 & ICB Level 3 - Bookkeeping & Accounts "Associate Level" Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get Associate status with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) with this Level 2 & 3 package in Bookkeeping & Accounts. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This package has been developed to enhance your understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles up to an intermediate level. Learn the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping and gain an understanding of how to apply these skills when working with a manual or computerised bookkeeping system. Learn how to set up a computerised bookkeeping system with any organisation How to correctly enter financial transactions. How to produce accurate and up to date reports. How to apply posting from books of prime entry, transfer posting from source documents to ledger accounts and how to produce an initial trial balance. The importance of adhering to a set of ethical principles. How and when it is appropriate to take action in the event of unethical behaviour in the workplace. The definition and correct application of specific terms including business entity, going historical cost, consistent and prudence and accrual. The legal requirements and obligations involved in the process of forming a partnership. How to understand and competently demonstrate different ways of processing VAT for both EU and non-EU transactions. To understand the different types of VAT management systems including the VAT Margin Scheme. How to confidently prepare final accounts for most non-incorporated businesses. Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone who is looking to become globally recognised in the bookkeeping and accounts industry, no matter what level of experience. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Upon successful completion, students receive the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts and are subsequently qualified to work unsupervised in the role of employed or self-employed bookkeeper. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Official ICB Level 2, 3 & 4 with Official Sage Payroll (Level 1 & 2), MS Excel 2013 and Sage 50 2014 - Professional Accounts "Member Level" Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become certified in multiple disciplines of bookkeeping and accounts with this comprehensive package offering ICB Levels 2, 3 & 4 Member status, Sage Payroll certification and Microsoft Excel and Sage 2014 knowledge. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Learn the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping and gain an understanding of how to apply these skills when working with a manual or computerised bookkeeping system. Learn how to set up a computerised bookkeeping system with any organisation How to correctly enter financial transactions. How to produce accurate and up to date reports. How to apply posting from books of prime entry, transfer posting from source documents to ledger accounts and how to produce an initial trial balance. The importance of adhering to a set of ethical principles. How and when it is appropriate to take action in the event of unethical behaviour in the workplace. The definition and correct application of specific terms including business entity, going historical cost, consistent and prudence and accrual. The legal requirements and obligations involved in the process of forming a partnership. How to understand and competently demonstrate different ways of processing VAT for both EU and non-EU transactions. To understand the different types of VAT management systems including the VAT Margin Scheme. How to confidently prepare final accounts for most non-incorporated businesses. Producing a set of accounts for a limited or incorporated body using information from a set of incomplete records. Preparing and interpreting internal management accounts for incorporated businesses/companies/organisations. Preparing final accounts for a limited company for internal management purposes. Producing draft year-end accounts for limited companies and limited liability partnerships. Adjusting the capital share of partners should there be any modifications to the partnership profit sharing ratio. Interpreting financial statement by calculating and explaining ratios for profitability and liquidity. Become proficient in Sage computerised payroll levels 1 and 2. Master all the functions of popular computerised accountancy software Sage 2014. Become a proficient user of Microsoft Excel. Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone who is looking to master several disciplines and techniques in the bookkeeping and accounting industries. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this package. What marks this course apart? With this package you can become a certified bookkeeper or accountant, fully qualified bookkeepers and accountants can earn an average of £30,000 per year. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Official ICB Level 2, ICB Level 3 & ICB Level 4 - Advanced Bookkeeping & Accounts "Member Level" Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get Member status with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) with this Level 2, 3 & 4 Advanced Bookkeeping and Accounts Package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This package has been developed to build your understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles up to an advanced level. Learn the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping and gain an understanding of how to apply these skills when working with a manual or computerised bookkeeping system. Learn how to set up a computerised bookkeeping system with any organisation How to correctly enter financial transactions. How to produce accurate and up to date reports. How to apply posting from books of prime entry, transfer posting from source documents to ledger accounts and how to produce an initial trial balance. The importance of adhering to a set of ethical principles. How and when it is appropriate to take action in the event of unethical behaviour in the workplace. The definition and correct application of specific terms including business entity, going historical cost, consistent and prudence and accrual. The legal requirements and obligations involved in the process of forming a partnership. How to understand and competently demonstrate different ways of processing VAT for both EU and non-EU transactions. To understand the different types of VAT management systems including the VAT Margin Scheme. How to confidently prepare final accounts for most non-incorporated businesses. Producing a set of accounts for a limited or incorporated body using information from a set of incomplete records. Preparing and interpreting internal management accounts for incorporated businesses/companies/organisations. Preparing final accounts for a limited company for internal management purposes. Producing draft year-end accounts for limited companies and limited liability partnerships. Adjusting the capital share of partners should there be any modifications to the partnership profit sharing ratio. Interpreting financial statement by calculating and explaining ratios for profitability and liquidity. Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone who is looking to enter the accounting or bookkeeping industry, or anyone who is currently in those industries looking to upskill. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Successful completion of all online assessments qualifies candidates to work as a bookkeeper in either an employed or self-employed capacity. Fully qualified bookkeepers can earn around £30,000pa Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Official Sage 50 Computerised Payroll (Stage 1 & 2)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Take control of your business’ payroll by enrolling in the Official Sage 50 Payroll Certification. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This level 1 and 2 course package will lead to you becoming Sage Certified, ensuring the efficient, stress-free running of the payroll you control while also improving your career prospects. Use shortcuts, backup, rollback and restore data, set up legislation and company details, create employee records, set up pay elements, process your payroll run, use pension schemes, produce P32s, deal with starters and leavers, use the Government Gateway, deal with holiday pay and management information reports In level 2 you learn to; work with Automatic Enrolment, understand the importance of data security, deal with attachment of earnings orders, learn how to process and understand the difference between statutory and non-statutory payments and deductions, set up and process student loans, apply SSP, SMP, SAP and SPP to your payroll, understand the Payroll Tax Month End process and calculate the true cost of the payroll to an organisation including employer contributions and the statutory requirements. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is new to payroll or anyone who requires a certification to validate their knowledge. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? As an accountant you can expect to earn around £28k, with paths that can lead to potential Financial Controller, Chartered Accountant, and Finance Manager Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

PMI-RMP® Risk Management Professional

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Improve your knowledge of risk management processes with this popular risk management certification from the reputed Project Management Institute (PMI®). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course focuses on the risk management aspects of project management, providing students with a strong knowledge of risk management processes, strategies required to mitigate those risks and improve project outcomes. Getting started and introduction to PMI-RMP® Risk Management Framework Principles and Concepts Introduction to Project Risk Management Plan Risk Management Identify Risks Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis Plan Risk Responses Control Risks Tips and Tricks Final Words Who is it intended for? This course is for project management team members who are tasked with risk management activities or project professionals who need a better understanding of risk management principles and techniques. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the course. In order to sit the exam, PMI® request students to meet the following requirements: Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) 4,500 hours of project risk management experience 40 hours of project risk management education OR Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) 3,000 hours of project risk management experience 30 hour of project risk management education What marks this course apart? This highly sought-after qualification can lead to the holder earning on average £50,000 in roles such as risk management specialist, risk management manager and risk management analyst. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain essential skills with this globally recognized Agile Certification offered by PMI which formally recognizes your knowledge of Agile principles and your skill with Agile techniques. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Using Agile project management techniques, this course introduces students to the concepts behind formulating a project plan, building the resources required to see the project through to completion and executing the plan. The fundamentals of the Agile methodology and how that framework applies to any project. Using Agile planning, monitoring and adoption to build the framework for a project. Using Agile estimation techniques to define resources, budget and time for project stages. Building the communications channels required to keep stakeholders informed of progress and activity towards goals. Applying Agile quality control techniques to ensure the high standard of project deliverables. Mastering the skill of negotiation to assist with project progress. Applying risk management techniques to minimise problems and challenges encountered during the Agile project lifecycle. Building Agile metrics that help accurately measure project progress and value. Who is it intended for? The course is an essential one for IT project managers and software developers who want to improve their skills within Agile project management, boost their employment options or who want to improve the quality of their software production. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the course, in order to take the exam you need to meet the following criteria: 2,000 hours of general project experience working on team. If you currently hold PMP you will satisfy this requirement. 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with Agile methodologies. 21 contact hours of training in agile practices (PDU’s) What marks this course apart? Upon completion of this course you will be able to function comfortably in an Agile environment. You will be able to work in roles such as software development manager, product manager and project manager in software development. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Training

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Take your official PRINCE2® training with a licensed affiliate and get fully prepared for your official examinations. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This PRINCE2® course comes with 12 full interactive lessons covering every aspect of the official syllabus from Axelos. The course will fully prepare you for your official PRINCE2® examinations that will deliver a worldwide recognised certification to compliment the knowledge you have gained from this in-depth training. Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to take their official PRINCE2® examinations, or anyone who is looking to get an overview of the PRINCE2® methodology and course syllabus. Obtaining the PRINCE2® is highly recommended if you are considering project management as a career or already working in a project environment as being PRINCE2® certified is a pre-requisite for many project manager opportunities. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take this PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner package. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed your PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner exams you will be able to go straight into any project management role and earn a base salary of up to £54,000. The course also makes a good foundation for further study in project management or in your specific industry. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Training with Exams

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become certified as a PRINCE2® Practitioner with an official licensed affiliate. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The PRINCE2® Practitioner status is one that many organisations perceive to be a minimum requirement for anyone who is looking to lead a project or be involved in a project team at a senior level. Not only do the organisations benefit from projects that are controlled and managed to this standard, but the individuals who hold the qualification and understand PRINCE2® as a methodology can implement the theories and processes to have a more successful career. PRINCE2® Foundation The first stage of the PRINCE2® Qualification; the objective is to make sure the candidate has an assured knowledge of the theories and processes behind the PRINCE2® methodology. Students will learn the general principles, basic knowledge of the seven themes and processes as well as terms and phrases. PRINCE2® Practitioner The second stage of the PRINCE2® Qualification. By passing the second and final stage of the PRINCE2® Qualification, the candidate will be able to understand the reasons behind PRINCE2® and implement them in any project environment. Students will learn how to implement the principles, themes and processes learnt in the Foundation stage in to any project environment in any industry, as well as comprehensive knowledge of the PRINCE2® methodology. Who is it intended for? With the PRINCE2® Foundation, students will be able to become a member of a project team, project support or a product manager. Anyone with the Practitioner status will be able to utilize the title “PRINCE2® Practitioner” after their name and take on roles such as project manager, team manager and project analyst. Requirements The course has no pre-requisites but in order to sit the Practitioner exam students must have passed their Foundation exam. What marks this course apart? With this complete package you will be able to go straight into any project management role and earn up to £54,000. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Training with Exams and Mentor+

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified as a PRINCE2® Practitioner and get expert support for the duration of your course with the Mentor+ programme. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The PRINCE2® Practitioner status is one that many organisations perceive to be a minimum requirement for anyone who is looking to lead a project or be involved in a project team at a senior level. Not only do the organisations benefit from projects that are controlled and managed to this standard, but the individuals who hold the qualification and understand PRINCE2® as a methodology can implement the theories and processes to have a more successful career. Get access to your own personal PRINCE2® expert who will provide mentoring, support, industry insight, trends and information. Students will also get access to further career development information with free intro courses in related methodologies such as PRINCE2® Agile, AgilePM and ITIL®. PRINCE2® Foundation The first stage of the PRINCE2® qualification; the objective is to make sure the candidate has an assured knowledge of the theories and processes behind the PRINCE2® methodology. Students will learn the general principles, basic knowledge of the seven themes and processes as well as terms and phrases. PRINCE2® Practitioner The second stage of the PRINCE2® Qualification. By passing the second and final stage of the PRINCE2® qualification, the candidate will be able to understand the reasons behind PRINCE2® and implement them in any project environment. Students will learn how to implement the principles, themes and processes learnt in the Foundation stage in to any project environment in any industry, as well as comprehensive knowledge of the PRINCE2® methodology. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to get certified as a PRINCE2® Practitioner. It’s also for anyone who is looking to keep up with the industry trends while having support and guidance relating to any career development on work-place situation. Requirements The course has no prerequisites but in order to sit the Practitioner exam students must have passed their Foundation exam. What marks this course apart? With this complete package you will be able to go straight into any project management role and earn up to £54,000. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

PRINCE2® Training with Foundation Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Take the first step in gaining your PRINCE2® certification by completing the Foundation stage with this PRINCE2® course and official Foundation exam. PRINCE2® is internationally accepted as the leading “best practice” process based project management approach in both the public and private sectors. The goal of PRINCE2® is to make the running and management of projects more effective and it is seen as the standard-bearer in many industries, not only in the UK where PRINCE2® was developed, but globally. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? PRINCE2® allows the project team to focus on key variables involved in any project (costs, timescales, quality, scope, risk and benefits) and allows the project manager to address the planning, delegation, monitoring and control of a project using a framework of specific processes and themes. Getting started and introduction to PRINCE2® PRINCE2® Principles PRINCE2® Processes PRINCE2® Themes PRINCE2® Exam Preparation and Techniques Who is it intended for? The PRINCE2® Foundation is for anyone who is looking to get the best possible start in a career in project management. Whether you are at entry-level or if you are keen to pursue a more senior role the PRINCE2® Foundation should be seen as a key focal point in giving your career the perfect boost. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take the PRINCE2® Foundation Exam but we recommend you take the course until you have a confident understanding of the content. What marks this course apart? Once you have completed the PRINCE2® Foundation you will be able to function as a member of a project or management team. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

PRINCE2® Training with Practitioner Exam

Online Part time 6 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain your PRINCE2® Practitioner status by completing the Practitioner stage with this PRINCE2® course and official Practitioner Exam package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification is your next and final step towards becoming a certified PRINCE2® Practitioner. The Practitioner is vital in becoming a project manager as it allows you to apply everything you learned from the Foundation into any practical project environment, no matter the industry. Course Introduction Overview and Concepts Starting up a Project & Initiating a Project Controlling a Stage & Managing Product Delivery Directing a Process; how the DP process helps to support the seven principles, Managing a Stage Boundary & Closing a Project Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Approaches and Preparation Who is it intended for? Any member of a project team who would like to further their career and earning potential and already holds a Foundation certificate should take the PRINCE2® Practitioner as it is the coveted final step in becoming a project manager or senior member of a project team. Requirements In order to take the Practitioner Exam you must have taken and passed the Foundation Exam. What marks this course apart? The PRINCE2® Practitioner status can propel someone to an estimated salary of £54,000. The PRINCE2® Qualification can also act as a good base for any further study within the project/programme management industry. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Project Director Certification (PRINCE2 & MSP Foundation & Practitioner, Mentor+, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Exam)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Monitor your project management team with expertise and efficiency by gaining the three industry-recognised certifications that will demonstrate your leadership, strategic and organisational skills. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? PRINCE2® Our PRINCE2® course comes including the full syllabus from Axelos, as well as both official examinations for you to achieve Practitioner status: Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches MSP® The package will take you through the course so you have an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to programme management. MSP® Introduction and Overview MSP® Framework and Concepts Vision Blueprint Design and Delivery Defining a Programme Planning and Control Benefits Realisation Management Organisation and the Programme Office The Business Case Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Managing the Tranches Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits Quality Management Risk Management and Issue Resolution Closing a Programme Practical Work Exam Approaches and Preparation IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training & Exam Fully accredited by the IASSC, this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course will give students the necessary knowledge and techniques they need to lead a process improvement team. You will be able to deploy resources and apply the correct methodologies to perform useful statistical experiments to help identify new efficiencies and savings. The Define phase during which projects are outlined, elements of waste are identified and the management decisions required to move forward. The Measure phase which is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each improvement without affecting existing systems. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase monitors each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits. The results will then be able to demand what actions should be taken. Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone who is looking to become an expert in project, programme or operations management as these three qualifications will go hand-in-hand to provide your career with a boost. Requirements There are no prerequisites for this package. What marks this course apart? This package will allow you to function in roles such as project manager, operations manager and programme manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Project Leader Certification (PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner, Mentor+, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Exams)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Excel in the project and operations management industries with this package that contains two world-renowned certifications for you to take a step above the competition. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? PRINCE2® Our PRINCE2® course comes including the full syllabus from Axelos, as well as both official examinations for you to achieve Practitioner status: Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches IASSC Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training & Exam The course will give students the fundamental knowledge needed to use the principles of Lean Six Sigma to run processes more efficiently and improve the quality of the output by identifying and removing causes of defects. The Define phase during which projects are selected and wasteful elements are identified and action items are defined. The Measure phase is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase then helps to monitor each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits, then how to action on the results. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to become certified and apply these industry-recognised methodologies into their current, or prospective, workplace. Requirements There are no prerequisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This package will prepare you to function in roles such as project manager, process improvement manager and continuous improvement manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Project Management Institute (PMI) Course With PMP® & CAPM®(Accredited)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Continue on your journey through your project management career by obtaining this elite qualification exclusive to worldwide project management organisation PMI. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This comprehensive training package combines both PMP® and CAPM® syllabus’ allowing students to benefit from a full package with a well-rounded look at project management. Learn more about what CAPM® and PMP® are and the processes and knowledge areas that they encompass. Appreciate what is required for successful completion of the examinations by taking a look at the exam syllabus, identifying any pre-requisites that exist and understanding how you apply to sit the assessments. Gain comprehensive insight of the major project management knowledge areas, including the management of integration, scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholders. Learn how to initiate, plan, execute, control, monitor and close the various project management processes. Understand more about the professional and social responsibilities that a project manager will have to deal with, including ethical considerations, stakeholder collaboration, professional competence and individual integrity. Who is it intended for? This course is perfect for existing project managers who wish to develop their understanding and progress on towards senior management and consultation roles. Requirements There are no prerequisites to sit the course. The PMP® examination requires you to have previous project experience, as well as the PDU’s offered by the training itself. What marks this course apart? Once you have gained both CAPM® and PMP® qualifications you will be able to say that you have achieved project management excellence. PMP® status usually means not only an increase in employment opportunities but also in salary, professionals with PMP® status usually earn an average of £65,000 a year. Source:PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Project Management Professional (Accredited)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain invaluable knowledge and expertise that is the ideal preparation for the official PMP® examination. The course also counts as the 35 Professional Development Units (PDU’s) required to sit the examination. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Candidates will have a complete understanding of how to manage a project using the PMP principles, along with the basic principles of defining projects according to business goals and benefits. How to build plans and processes required to plan every stage, milestone and deliverable of the project lifecycle. How to build a project team capable of delivering according to stakeholder expectations and agreements. Identifying, quantifying and mitigating project risks to ensure positive project outcomes. Building quality assurance into the project lifecycle to ensure all deliverables meet pre-agreed standards and stakeholder expectations. Accurately estimating and budgeting for time, finances and human resources required for each project stage. Controlling project costs to ensure delivery on, or under, the agreed financial limits. Implementing procurement structures to ensure resources and materials are available when required. Who is it intended for? The course is useful to project managers and professionals who are looking to gain the elite qualification that will lead them to project management excellence. Requirements There are no prerequisites to take the PMP course. To take the PMP exam, PMI have outlined the following minimum criteria: Option 1 Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent. 7,500 hours leading and directing projects (five years of project management experience) 35 hours of project management education (PDU’s) OR Option 2 Four-year degree 4,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education (PDU’s) In both cases, this experience must have been accumulated within eight years prior to your application submission. What marks this course apart? The PMP qualification leads you to become a project manager, business developer or project co-ordinator of the highest calibre. Having a PMP qualification earns professionals on average £75,000. Source:PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Project Manager Director Pack

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Get certified and demonstrate a complete mastery of high-level project management techniques with this package which contains three of the world’s most desirable qualifications in this cost-effective bundle. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This bundle provides students with full training and examinations for the IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner and the full training for PMP to prepare them for anything that may come in their working environment. PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner The objective of the PRINCE2 Foundation is to make sure the student has an assured knowledge of the theories and processes behind the PRINCE2 methodology. Students will learn the general principles, basic knowledge of the seven themes and processes, as well as terms and phrases. The PRINCE2 Practitioner will teach the candidate how to implement the principles, themes and processes learnt in the Foundation stage in to any project environment in any industry, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the PRINCE2 methodology. IASSC Lean Six Sigma Black Belt The Define phase during which projects are outlined, elements of waste are identified and the management decisions required to move forward. The Measure phase which is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Analyse phase uses statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to model how processes may be improved and the potential value of each improvement without affecting existing systems. The Improve phase helps students to identify the changes that will deliver the greatest business benefits before putting those plans into action. The Control phase monitors each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits. The results will then be able to demand what actions should be taken. PMP How to build the plans and processes required to plan every stage, milestone and deliverable of the project lifecycle. How to build a project team capable of delivering according to stakeholder expectations and agreements. Identifying, quantifying and mitigating project risks Building quality assurance Accurately estimating and budgeting for time, finances and human resources required for each project stage. Controlling project costs Implementing procurement structures. Who is it intended for? The package is for current and would-be project managers and directors who are looking to master several project and processed-related frameworks and disciplines. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take any of the courses. In order to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam you must have passed the PRINCE2 Foundation Exam. In order to take the PMP Exam PMI have outlined the following minimum criteria: Option 1 Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent. 7,500 hours leading and directing projects (five years of project management experience) 35 hours of project management education (PDU’s) OR Option 2 Four-year degree 4,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education (PDU’s) In both cases, this experience must have been accumulated within eight years prior to your application submission. What marks this course apart? With this package, designed with only the highest calibre professionals in mind, you will be able to function as a project director and progress within your current workplace or market yourself with unwavering proof that you have the required knowledge to run a project to the best standards an organisation can expect. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Project Manager Expert Pack

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become an expert in project management with this three course training and certification bundle. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This package includes IASSC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training & Exam, PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner with the Foundation Exam and the PMP course to provide a comprehensive understand of project management techniques. IASSC Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt The Define phase during which projects are chosen, elements of waste are identified and wrapped up and action items are defined. The Measure phase which shows how to discover and measure systems and processes before applying Six Sigma statistics to each. The Control phase which is used to keep improvement projects on track through lean, defect, statistical process and Six Sigma controls. Various roles in a Six Sigma project and where the delegate fits into that framework. How to use common tools to perform basic improvements. PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner Mastering the 7 principles, themes and processes that make up the PRINCE2 framework. The Start Up process Initiating a Project Controlling a Stage Managing Product Delivery Directing a Project which underpins the seven PRINCE2 principles. Managing a Stage Boundary Closing a Project Organisation theme Business Case theme Risk theme Plans theme Quality theme Change theme Progress theme PMP How to build the plans and processes required to plan every stage, milestone and deliverable of the project lifecycle. How to build a project team capable of delivering according to stakeholder expectations and agreements. Identifying, quantifying and mitigating project risks Building quality assurance Accurately estimating and budgeting for time, finances and human resources required for each project stage. Controlling project costs Implementing procurement structures. Who is it intended for? This package is specifically designed for anyone in the project management industry or if you are an aspiring project manager. If you have an interest in becoming a project manager or are already in the industry but would like a cost-effective package that delivers three industry-recognised certificates then this package will cater to your needs. Requirements There are no pre-requisites to take any of the courses. In order to take the PMP Exam PMI have outlined the following minimum criteria: Option 1 Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent. 7,500 hours leading and directing projects (five years of project management experience) 35 hours of project management education (PDU’s) OR Option 2 Four-year degree 4,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education (PDU’s) In both cases, this experience must have been accumulated within eight years prior to your application submission. What marks this course apart? This specially designed package will set you on the road to being a project manager, project/process support or a senior member of a project/process team. You will be able to sit your PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam upon completion and passing of your Foundation Exam; also your IASSC Black or Green Belt upon completion and passing of your Yellow Belt Exam depending on how far you want your career development to span. Professionals with all three qualifications tend to average a salary of £45,000 a year. Source: www.payscale.com What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Project Member - Entry Level Certification (PRINCE2 Foundation & Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Exams Included)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Start your new adventure into project and process improvement with this package that will give you the first level of both the PRINCE2® and Lean Six Sigma methodologies, providing you with a firm foundation to boost your career. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? PRINCE2 Foundation® PRINCE2® allows the project team to focus on key variables involved in any project (costs, timescales, quality, scope, risk and benefits) and allows the project manager to address the planning, delegation, monitoring and control of a project using a framework of specific processes and themes. Getting started and introduction to PRINCE2® PRINCE2® Principles PRINCE2® Processes PRINCE2® Themes PRINCE2® Exam Preparation and Techniques IASSC Lean Six Sigma Lean Six Sigma is a modern managerial concept and is the combination of two separate methodologies; Lean and Six Sigma. Lean is a methodology designed to improve business by preserving quality and value but with less work and Six Sigma is a system designed to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of errors using statistical methods. The Define phase defines how projects are chosen, elements of waste are then identified and action items are defined. The Measure phase is used to catalogue and analyse existing processes to define an operational baseline that can be used to calculate potential capability of each. The Control phase then helps to monitor each change that is made and record any deviations from the predicted benefits, then how to action on the results. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to make a move into the project or process management/improvement industries. It is also perfect for anyone currently in the industry looking to recognised certification. Requirements There are no prerequisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This package will help you to function as a member of a project or process management team, it will also provide you with the opportunity for further growth as the higher levels of both qualifications require the Foundation & Yellow Belt to continue. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage "Specialist" Training (with Sage 50 Accounts v2009 & v2012

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Implement the smooth running of your company’s finances by learning to master your Sage Software with our 2009 Sage 50 plus 2012 online course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Work through these highly interactive Sage training simulations that will make you an efficient Sage user in no time. Start at the beginning with Company Nominal where you’ll learn everything you need to know from setting up a new nominal record to nominal reports. In Company Financials get up to speed on audit, trial balance, profit and loss, balance, ratio, variance, prior year, VAT transfer wizard and verifying financial reports. Our Banking chapter guides you through setting up a new bank account, recording, reconciling, paying, and issuing receipts, transferring and statements and reports. The in-depth Customer Interface chapter takes you though all you need to know from setting up and editing customer records to chasing debt, dealing with invoices and refunds and much more. In our Supplier section, learn how to keep on top of everything supply-related including setting up and editing supplier records, managing payments, writing off refunds, updating and creating new purchase orders, placing and delivering orders, paying suppliers, new diary entries, batch purchasing and labels, letters and reports. In the Settings section we take you through configuration and all the default settings and preferences you can implement on your system to get it working at the optimal level for you. Our Filing chapter guides you through new files, opening files, deleting companies, backing up, maintenance, restoring, file import and how to send, log off and exit. Finally in Tools & Edit, complete your learning with our comprehensive guide to everything tool-related. Who is it intended for? This course is suitable for users with no experience or those with some Sage knowledge who want to re-cap their learning before moving on to the intermediate and advanced tasks as the course progresses. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? A bookkeeper can expect to earn around £21k with potential to progress further as assistant accountant, accountant or bookkeeper head. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage "Specialist" Training (with Sage 50 Accounts v2012 & v2014)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the Sage software with this Line 50, Sage 2012 and all-new Sage 2014 course package. Stay ahead of the competition in your accounting career by being competent in every aspect of Sage. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Work through our in-depth units of study as you progress through our engaging videos on your journey towards becoming a sought-after Sage expert. You’ll soon have all the latest knowledge at your fingertips to take control of your company’s accounting function. In Sage 2014 get the lowdown on how to use all the essential routines and elements of this programme. We’ll guide you through installation and setting up a company before you move on to all you need to know about customers, from set up to disputes to reports and much more. Our Suppliers section empowers you to take control of everything supply-related including balances, invoices and credits. The Company – Nominal Ledger, Foreign Trader video explains everything related to your nominal activity. Boost your knowledge bank with our Bank video. In File-Edit-View Welcome Screen find out how to back up, maintain and restore data on files and more. Financials teaches you to successfully implement the audit trail and much more. Find out all you need to know about Fixed Assets before moving on to Quotations. Invoicing won’t be a chore when you get every aspect of this crucial area mastered. Our Wizards, Settings, Tools, Web links, help; Import/Export and Corrections videos will optimise your day-to-day efficiency in Sage. Finally, get up to speed on all aspects of Products and Projects. In Sage 50 Plus Sage 2012 find out all you need to know about the features that have been added or enhanced since the software was first launched. Company Nominal will teach you the latest way to set up a nominal record, look at nominal records, and produce nominal reports and more. In Company Financials find out what’s new with audit, trial balance, ration, variance and more. Our Banking video updates you on setting up new accounts and all your other banking needs. The Customer Interface video covers all the latest ways to make this crucial aspect of your accounting run smoothly. Once you’ve got this covered, move on to the equally important Supplier section. Finish your training by getting the most out of the latest innovations with our Settings, Filing, tools & Edit video tutorials. Who is it intended for? This comprehensive training package is suitable for Sage newcomers as well as those with some experience who want to consolidate their Sage knowledge before moving on to the modules that will launch them as an intermediate and ultimately advanced Sage user. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? A bookkeeper can expect to earn around £21k with potential to progress further as assistant accountant, accountant or bookkeeper head. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage Accounts 2014 - CPD Certified Software Training Programme (Recognised by the IAB)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Take this Sage 2014 course, CPD Certified and recognised by the IAB (International Association of Book-keepers) and really equip yourself with efficiency in financial management. By becoming a Sage expert you can undoubtedly attain a highly bankable professional status and outdo your competitors in the field. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course, designed by professionals with extensive practical experience with Sage, will set you on the path to mastering this sophisticated software and moving forwards in your career. Start by finding your feet when it comes to navigation in Navigating Around Sage. Move on to getting to grips with Chart of Accounts and Setting Up Nominal Accounts. Access and master Opening Balances before moving on to the Customers module where you’ll learn everything you need to keep track of customers, from setting up customer records, to entering customer invoices to setting up customer defaults. The Supplier Notes module covers all you need to know about dealing with suppliers and the Product Notes module gets you up to speed with stock takes, stock transfer, returns, reports and more. Invigorate your invoicing skills with our in-depth Sales Invoices module. In the Bank module, take control of setting up a new account, allocating customer receipts, supplier payments and credit notes, recording bank receipts, making payments and transfers, petty cash and more. The Projects module shows you how to use the Wizard to take control of your projects. Once you complete the Sales Ordering Processing module, the next logical step is mastering purchase orders in Purchase Order Processing. Think global with our Foreign Currency module. Consolidate your banking skills with the Bank Reconciliation module. Get your accounting house in order with our Monthly Reports and Monthly Routines modules. In the VAT module learn about Intrastat and master running a VAT return and other VAT schemes. In Maintenance and Corrections, gain the expertise that will transform errors from major headaches to minor blips. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking for the opportunity to become a highly sought-after Sage user! Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? A bookkeeper can expect to earn around £21k with potential to progress further as assistant accountant, accountant or bookkeeper head. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage Accounts 2014 - CPD Certified Software Training Programme (Recognised by the ICB)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become accredited by the Institute of Chartered Bookkeepers (ICB) and CPD in your use of the Sage 2014 computerised accountancy software. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will allow you to master the Sage software to a level where you can gain certification from the ICB. Navigating the Sage software. Get to grips with Chart of Accounts and Setting Up Nominal Accounts. Access and master Opening Balances before moving on to the Customers module where you’ll learn everything needed to track customers. The Supplier Notes module covers everything about dealing with suppliers. The Product Notes modules get you up to speed with stock takes, stock transfer, returns, reports and more. The Sales Invoice module will boost your invoicing skills. Take control of setting up a new account, allocating customer receipts, supplier payment and credit notes and more in the Bank module. The Projects module show you how to use the Wizard to take control of your projects. Sales Order Processing and Purchase Order Processing Master Foreign Currency Bank Reconciliation module to consolidate your banking skills. Monthly Reports and Monthly Routines. Master Intrastat, run a VAT return and other VAT schemes in the VAT module. Gain the expertise that will help you to fix errors in the Maintenance and Corrections module. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to gain maximum proficiency in using the Sage software and anyone who needs a recognised certification. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? A bookkeeper can expect to earn around £21k with potential to progress further as assistant accountant, accountant or bookkeeper head. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Level 1

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

If you are looking to get ahead with computerised accounting, look no further than this easy to follow course; Sage IAB Computerised accounting for Business Level 1 with Sage 2016. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This Level IAB course offers a thorough syllabus for beginners. It will guide you through the fundamental elements of accountancy and help you grasp primary principles of double entry bookkeeping. Learn how these principles are integrated into the popular Sage Software. Perfect platform to start developing your accountancy skills. Learn more about the invaluable Sage software with the latest Sage 50 Accounts Professional (included with the course) Study the best ways to set up new companies, learn to protect and restore your data. Get efficient by utilising batch entry for customers, suppliers and purchases Understand how to set up Tax Codes Gain confidence to deal with all aspects of looking after bank accounts and transactions. Gain a wealth of retainable resources with interactive videos and tutorials, all available online. Who is it intended for? Anyone new to the accounting industry, or anyone who wishes to gain computerised accountancy skills to enhance professional development. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course. What marks this course apart? This dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you the lift above the competition and once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or AIAB at the end of it. This status comes with a salary in the region of £30,000 pa. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Level 1 & 2 - Associate Level

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Build strong bookkeeping and accounting foundations with this Sage and IAB certified Computerised Accounting for Business Levels 1 & 2 package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? By the end of this course you will have a thorough understanding of bookkeeping from a beginner up to an intermediate level. Work your way through the Computerised Accounting for Business Level 1 and Level 2 syllabuses and gain expertise and admired credentials from a reputable Ofqual registered organisation, IAB. Get to grips with the essential Sage 50 software and navigate your way around the basic functions using screenshots and easy to follow exercises. Develop an understanding of accounting basics, including creating customer and supplier records, batch entry credit notes and invoices, recording sales and purchases, bank reconciliation and petty cash transactions. Learn how to set up a new company including creating a chart of accounts to suit company requirements. Master the complexities of business accounting including journal entries for salaries and wages and stock valuation and control. Gain further insight into the more complex functions of the Sage 50 software, to optimise its performance, at the same time as boosting your own output. Learn how to utilise the journal function within Sage, as well as processing VAT returns, trial balances and departmental coding. Who is it intended for? This Level 1 and 2 package is aimed at potential candidates who are starting out on their bookkeeping and accounting journey and wish to gain a solid certification to add weight to their CV. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Once you have achieved Levels 1 & 2, develop yourself further by going on to study Level 3. This dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you the lift you need to get above the competition. Once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or AIAB at the end of it. This status comes with a salary in the region of £30,000 pa. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Level 1, 2 & 3 - Member Level

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Go from a bookkeeping novice to an expert and expand your career horizons with this fantastic IAB package. The IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Levels 1, 2 & 3 package will fully qualify you up to an IAB Member level. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? By the end of the course you will have a thorough understanding of bookkeeping from a beginner up to advanced level. Explore the basic elements of computerised accounting for business with the Level 1 module. Learn about the principles of double entry bookkeeping, as well as the fundamentals of accounting, including invoices, receipts and tax. Learn how to set up a new company including creating a chart of accounts to suit company requirements and creating customer and supplier account codes and records. Discover the more complex functions of the Sage 50 software (included), including practising the routine functions, as well as bank and VAT reconciliation and informative reporting using customer and supplier date. Delve into the more advanced features of the Sage 50 programme, which aren’t covered until you reach Level 3, including period end processes, controlling accounts for not-for-profit organisations/charities and the fixed asset register and deprecation. Who is it intended for? This complete package is aimed at potential candidates who are looking to complete an intensive bookkeeping course in order to start or further their career, or for individuals who need the certifications to quantify their current experience. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course. What marks this course apart? This Level 3 dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you a lift above the competition. Once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or MIAB at the end of it. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Level 2 - Associate Level

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Expand your accounting for business knowledge with this engaging Level 2 IAB course. The IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Level 2 is a leading course within the industry. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This Level 2 IAB course offers a thorough syllabus for you to broaden your knowledge base. With accreditation from IAB, gain trust from prospective employees and even fulfil your dream of becoming self-employed and confidently look after your own bookkeeping needs. Maximise your understanding and experience with Sage 50 Professional software. Learn to operate all functions and their uses, from invoicing and payments to bank and VAT reconciliation. Set up customer and supplier invoices and credit notes using batch entry and reap the benefits of ease of access and monitoring. Learn to utilise the data to create informative reports to help you with financial analysis. Demonstrate a clear understanding of VAT returns and how to process them via the Government Gateway. Receive dual certification from Sage and IAB and apply to become an associate member of the IAB upon completion of the course. Who is it intended for? This Level 2 course is aimed at potential candidates who already have a basic understanding of the Sage accounting package. Requirements We would recommend that you have a basic understanding of the Sage software course. What marks this course apart? Once you have achieved Levels 1 & 2, develop yourself further by going on to study Level 3. This dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you the lift you need to get above the competition. Once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or AIAB at the end of it. This status comes with a salary in the region of £30,000 pa. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Level 3 - Member Level

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Expand your career horizons and sign up for this fantastic IAB course, which will see your knowledge of accounting soar. The IAB Computerised Accounting for Business Level 3 course will help to finish off your IAB qualifications perfectly. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? By the end of the course you will have a thorough understanding of many complex topics, which you will be able to confidently apply to real-life scenarios as you progress through your career. Explore the principles of double entry bookkeeping from the basic concepts and policies to more complex issues including depreciation, accruals or bad debts. Gain an insight into the principles of preparing financial statements for a sole trader, including bookkeeping errors and the trial balance. Learn more about the principles of VAT to get a better understanding of what it is, how it’s applied and how to calculate and reclaim it. Discover the core concepts when dealing with bookkeeping for partnerships and not-for-profit organisations and charities. Maintain your client’s confidence by learning to deal with incomplete records and cash management accurately and to a high standard at all times. Who is it intended for? This Level 3 course is aimed at potential candidates who have completed Levels 1 & 2 or anyone who has accounting experience, which they would like to take to expand on in order to take their career to the next level. Requirements We would recommend that you have a basic understanding of the Sage software course or some experience in accounting. What marks this course apart? This Level 3 dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you a lift above the competition. Once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or AIAB at the end of it. This status comes with a salary in the region of £30,000 pa. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage IAB Level 2 with Sage Payroll (1 & 2), MS Excel 2013, Sage 50 2014 - Specialist "Associate Level" Competency Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become an Associate of the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) and get certified as a user of the Sage software with this SAGE IAB “Associate Level” Package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Gain a good level 2 understanding of Sage IAB Computerised Accounting for Business. Become proficient in Sage computerised payroll at levels 1 and 2. Master all you need to know about Sage by studying a course recognised by the IAB and certified by the CPD. Become confident in your use of Microsoft Excel. Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone, new or experienced, who is looking to upgrade their accounting and bookkeeping skillset. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for the course. What marks this course apart? Once you have achieved Levels 1 & 2, develop yourself further by going on to study Level 3. This dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you the lift you need to get above the competition. Once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding the letters AIAB to the end of it. This status comes with a salary in the region of £30,000 pa. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Sage Master Package 2015: Sage IAB, Sage Payroll 1 & 2, Sage 50, Excel & Book Keeping Basics

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Boost your career prospects and CV with this comprehensive package of accounting and bookkeeping courses, including essential Sage know-how. The Sage Master Package 2015 course bundle includes Sage IAB, Sage Payroll 1 & 2 and Sage 50, as well as Excel and bookkeeping basics. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The Sage Master Package 2015 course bundle includes Sage IAB, Sage Payroll 1 & 2 and Sage 50, as well as some Excel and bookkeeping basics. With hard work and dedication you can earn the Sage certificate of competency, the IAB Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accountancy for Business and the Stage 1 & 2 qualifications. This also provides eligibility to register as an Associate member of the IAB, which affords the letters AIAB after your name. Learn how RTI, or Real Time Information, plays a vital role in the 2015 HMRC PAYE operations. Get to grips with the legislation, and stay up to date with the latest requirements. Understand how to overcome more complex areas of payroll, including the tax month end processing, and feel confident with these elements within your future job roles. Learn how to start-up your payroll with Sage 50 Payroll, including processing a standard payroll runs, creating employee records and using timesheet entries. Learn how to make statutory payments, and how to link Sage 50 Payroll to other systems in use, via exporting and importing data. Understand the month end process, as well as period end and year end functions. Enrich your learning experience with practice data so that you can use real-time examples to hone your payroll skills. Introduce yourself to the fundamental concepts of basic accounting – a precursor, or stepping stone, if you wish to further your understanding of accounts. Gain further insight into the operations of a business, with the IAB Sage Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business module. Get to grips with the basics of Excel, including the creation of a spreadsheet and how to use macros to make your job easier. Look at the new features of Sage 2012, so that you can remain up-to-date and ready to go. Who is it intended for? Whether you’re diving into a new career manning the payroll for a company or you want to progress up the career ladder and improve your skills, this course bundle will take your career prospects to the next level. This broad Sage package could be the perfect tool to help you master a payroll administration team, or drive your career in accountancy. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? As an accountant you can expect to earn around £28k, with paths that can lead to potential Financial Controller, Chartered Accountant, and Finance Manager. Source: PayScale What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Salesforce - Training Course (Introduction & Intermediate Level)

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Become an efficient user of the most popular Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software in the world with this Salesforce training course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course is available to ensure that you have a comprehensive understanding of all the features and elements that lie within SalesForce. Introduction to SalesForce Intro to SalesForce Automation Working with the SalesForce System SalesForce Solution Salesforce Admin Migrating to SalesForce Course Conclusion Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who has day-to-day contact with the SalesForce software and would like to know all of its functions and features, or anyone who is a prospective user looking to get ahead of the game. What marks this course apart? If you complete this course you will be able to utilise the CRM software to its full capacity as a salesman, sales manager or SalesForce specialist. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Senior Project Manager Certification (PRINCE2 & MSP Foundation & Practitioner, Exams & Mentor+)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain two essentials, highly-respected certifications that can help you to secure senior project manager positions with this package that includes both the PRINCE2® qualification and Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®). [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The PRINCE2® Practitioner status is one that many organisations perceive to be a minimum requirement for anyone who is looking to lead a project or be involved in a project team at a senior level. Not only do the organisations benefit from projects that are controlled and managed to this standard, but the individuals who hold the qualification and understand PRINCE2® as a methodology can implement the theories and processes to have a more successful career. PRINCE2® PRINCE2® Foundation The first stage of the PRINCE2® Qualification; the objective is to make sure the candidate has an assured knowledge of the theories and processes behind the PRINCE2® methodology. Students will learn the general principles, basic knowledge of the seven themes and processes as well as terms and phrases. PRINCE2® Practitioner The second stage of the PRINCE2® Qualification. By passing the second and final stage of the PRINCE2® Qualification, the candidate will be able to understand the reasons behind PRINCE2® and implement them in any project environment. Students will learn how to implement the principles, themes and processes learnt in the Foundation stage in to any project environment in any industry, as well as comprehensive knowledge of the PRINCE2® methodology. Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) The package will take you through the course so you have an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to programme management. MSP® Introduction and Overview MSP® Framework and Concepts Vision Blueprint Design and Delivery Defining a Programme Planning and Control Benefits Realisation Management Organisation and the Programme Office The Business Case Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Managing the Tranches Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits Quality Management Risk Management and Issue Resolution Closing a Programme Practical Work Exam Approaches and Preparation Who is it intended for? This package is for anyone who is looking to become certified and achieve a more senior role in their current or future workplace. Requirements There are no prerequisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This package will provide you with the skills and qualification you need to function as a project manager, programme manager or senior project manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Software Project Director Certification (PRINCE2, MSP & AGILE - Foundation & Practitioner Training, Mentor+ and Exams)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain three internationally recognised qualifications in the project management industry and make sure you have all bases covered when it comes to your skillset and future job prospects. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? PRINCE2® This PRINCE2® course comes with 12 full interactive lessons covering every aspect of the official syllabus from Axelos. The course will fully prepare you for your official PRINCE2® examinations that will deliver a worldwide recognised certification to compliment the knowledge you have gained from this in-depth training. Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches Agile Project Management The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology: The concepts, benefits and risks. The philosophy, approach and principles. Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products. Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams. How to plan and run a facilitated workshop. Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure the correct development path is being followed. Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables. Create a timeboxed plan Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders. How to set up and manage an Agile project. The Practitioner stage will then take students through how to implement Agile into a practical project environment: Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments. Structuring and empowering project teams. Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order. Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management. Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables. Implementing quality control. Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning. Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) The package will take you through the course so you have an understanding of the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to programme management. MSP® Introduction and Overview MSP® Framework and Concepts Vision Blueprint Design and Delivery Defining a Programme Planning and Control Benefits Realisation Management Organisation and the Programme Office The Business Case Leadership and Stakeholder Engagement Managing the Tranches Delivering the Capability and Realising the Benefits Quality Management Risk Management and Issue Resolution Closing a Programme Practical Work Exam Approaches and Preparation Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to become an expert in the project management field. Requirements There are no prerequisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This course will provide you with the skills and certification to function in roles such as project manager, programme manager and software development manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Software Project Manager Certification (PRINCE2 AND AGILE - Foundation & Practitioner Training, Mentor+ and Exams)

Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Hone your PRINCE2® and Agile skills to demonstrate your understanding of these two industry-recognised methodologies while gaining official certification. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? PRINCE2® This PRINCE2® course comes with 12 full interactive lessons covering every aspect of the official syllabus from Axelos. The course will fully prepare you for your official PRINCE2® examinations that will deliver a worldwide recognised certification to compliment the knowledge you have gained from this in-depth training. Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches Agile Project Management The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology: The concepts, benefits and risks. The philosophy, approach and principles. Understanding the DSDM Atern lifecycle and products. Recruiting or assembling appropriate project teams. How to plan and run a facilitated workshop. Model and prototype aspects of the solution to ensure the correct development path is being followed. Elicit, analyse, prioritise and manage requirements for deliverables. Create a timeboxed plan Understanding the importance of negotiation and collaboration with key stakeholders. How to set up and manage an Agile project. The Practitioner stage will then take students through how to implement Agile into a practical project environment: Overseeing products and deliverables and properly assigning responsibility to management, business and technical departments. Structuring and empowering project teams. Using MoSCoW prioritisation to ensure deliverables are completed in the correct order. Advanced estimating, measurement and configuration considerations for successful Agile management. Defining functional and non-functional requirements for deliverables. Implementing quality control. Preparing for the future by considering maintainability and scalability during planning. Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to become an expert in the project management field. Requirements There are no prerequisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This course will provide you with the skills and certification to function in roles such as project manager, IT project manager and software development manager. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Teaching Assistant Essentials - CPD Certified & CACHE Endorsed Level 2 & 3 Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Have the confidence to walk into any classroom knowing you have the knowledge, skills and qualification to handle anything thrown your way with this Teaching Assistant Essentials package. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course counts for 25 CPD hours and also has six CACHE endorsed short qualifications included so you can be assured of both your professional development and certificated back up to show potential employers. Level 2 CPD Certified Teaching Assistant: Learn how to provide the best support to the teacher, pupils and school so you can function in your role on a day-to-day basis. Understanding the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS): Learn how to ensure the best environment for children to achieve their maximum potential according to standards set for the learning, development and card of children up to the age of 5. Nutrition in the Early Years: Gain insight into nutrition in the early years and the importance of giving children a good, healthy start through nutritious foods. Health and Safety in the Workplace: How to provide a safe environment for children to be educated and play in. Introduction to Safeguarding: Enabling an environment where children are protected from harm or danger with appropriate measures. Cultural Awareness: Ensure a positive and fair attitude towards people of different cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. Inclusion: Learn how to proactively seek opportunities in helping children to achieve their full potential, irrespective of background, race, gender, learning difficulty, disability or current circumstance. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to become a teaching assistant and needs recognised qualifications to get their foot on the ladder. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This course can be combined with other packages or courses that can enhance your knowledge of childcare. You will be able to work as a teaching assistant and depending on what direction you want to go in during your career, you can study to become a full-time teacher. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Teaching Assistant Professional - CPD Certified & CACHE Endorsed Level 2, 3 & 4 Package

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Ensure you have the right skills to start a career in supporting the development of young children with this Teaching Assistant Professional course that is CPD Certified and CACHE Endorsed. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? Children need to be looked after and educated by the people with the right blend of skills and personal qualities. This course will help you to succeed in a demanding, yet very rewarding industry. Level 2 CPD Certified Teaching Assistant: Learn how to provide the best support to the teacher, pupils and school so you can function in your role on a day-to-day basis. Understanding the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS): Learn how to ensure the best environment for children to achieve their maximum potential according to standards set for the learning, development and card of children up to the age of 5. Nutrition in the Early Years: Gain insight into nutrition in the early years and the importance of giving children a good, healthy start through nutritious foods. Health and Safety in the Workplace: How to provide a safe environment for children to be educated and play in. Introduction to Safeguarding: Enabling an environment where children are protected from harm or danger with appropriate measures. Cultural Awareness: Ensure a positive and fair attitude towards people of different cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. Inclusion: Learn how to proactively seek opportunities in helping children to achieve their full potential, irrespective of background, race, gender, learning difficulty, disability or current circumstance. Child Development: Encourage a child through positive mental development techniques. Managing Behaviour: Be able to positively affect a child through managing their behaviour. KEEP – The Key Elements of Effective Practice: You will undoubtedly aspire to be the best at what you do and understanding governmental concepts such as KEEP will help you to achieve your goals. An Enabling Learning Environment: Learn how to create a space that enables every child to fulfil their potential. Observing Children: Observations will be a compulsory part of your job role. Learn how you can help develop a child’s skills even further. Partnership with Parents: Learn how to forge and maintain a good relationship with your employers. Effective Supervision in the Early Years: Ensure that you can focus on your personal and professional development to give the most effective practice supervision. Managing Safeguarding: Hone your skills in a managerial or supervisory position with various management styles and roles and responsibilities you will face. Health and Safety in the Early Years: Identify and manage potential hazards but also promote independence and encourage children to manage risks themselves. First Time Leadership: If you are leading for the first time we give you this section to learn key skills and help provide effective leadership in an early years setting. Managing People: Be able to identify the major responsibilities of a manager, what the role is within any environment and help team members to thrive through professional development. Continuous Professional Development: Students will focus on their own development but also that of their team members, ensuring a positive learning and successful force. Building a Team: Build and develop your team to get the task at hand complete. Understanding Leadership and Management: Understand the difference between the two and different managerial and leadership styles. Who is it intended for? Anyone who is looking to start, or boost, a career in early education. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? This course will allow you to function in teaching assistant roles and the addition of the management and leadership modules will allow you to go higher, into roles such as supervisor and cover supervisor. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

VMware® vSphere® 5.5

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Gain invaluable knowledge of the industry’s most reliable virtualisation platform and get control of your business’ infrastructure utilising the VMware vSphere platform with this VMware vSphere 5.5 course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? With this course you will learn everything you need to know to develop your understanding of VMware vSphere 5.5 and work towards becoming a VMware Certified Professional (VCP). VM & VMware and the VMware company Working with ESX and ESXI Configuring Virtual Machines Vcenter Server The importance of VM storage and VM storage option Managing a virtual world Migrations, high availability and VM utilities Who is it intended for? This course is for IT system administrators and staff who are looking to create a virtual infrastructure into their workplace and want to understand every aspect of vSphere 5.5 to configure a scalable, structured virtual private cloud. What marks this course apart? This course will fully prepare you for the relevant VMware examination, the knowledge you gain will also allow you to function in roles such as infrastructure engineer, systems engineer and infrastructure technical architect. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

Website Design - Extreme Website Makeover Course

Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Master the fundamental concepts of website design and learn how to apply them to create professional websites with this Website Design: Extreme Website Makeover course. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? This course will help you get to grips with some industry-leading applications in the Adobe franchise. Look into how websites can be improved and learn techniques needed to carry out these improvements. How to create a company logo with Illustrator and use Photoshop to prepare a mock-up of a new website’s layout. How to make slices with the Fireworks selection tool and how to add more slices to a web page. How to optimise images with the optimise palette. How to create a Dreamweaver site including choosing background colours, modifying a template and editing layouts in Fireworks. How to add content to pages and how to link buttons. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and its uses, benefits and basic elements. Duplication, modification and movement styles and how to create and apply a new class style. How to set up rollover buttons and popup menus and how to create animated .gif files in Fireworks. Learn how to integrate CSS and DHTML layers and how to set up forms on the Stu. page. Creating web shot galleries and how to incorporate a gallery into a web page. Understand the basics about incorporating Flash and Flash video into a web page. Learn how to make Flash slideshows Learn how to create a Flash banner ad. Discover how to test a website to check for potential problems. Learn how to add metadata and keywords for SEO benefits. How to check source codes for error and fix them. How to create business cards and brochures with web page graphics and how to save them as PDF files for printing purposes. Who is it intended for? Any web designers who are looking to gain a full understanding of the process behind creating content-rich, polished and professional websites and carry out the processes practically. Or, anyone who wants to know how to conduct a website makeover. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? Upon completion of this course, students will be able to function in roles such as web development, graphic designer and web designer. They will also be able to go onto further study in programming, development or web design. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

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