Market Development

Staff training and development links

You may wish to use the following links to find further information about opportunities for the learning and development of your staff.

Hampshire County Council - PaCT

Hampshire County Council - PaCT is a workforce development partnership between Adult Services and the private and voluntary adult social care providers of Hampshire offering a training programme of social care related courses and providing useful resources for managers and in-house trainers.

www.gov.uk - find business training courses

www.gov.uk is an online resource for businesses. This page may help you to find training and qualifications for your type of business on the National Careers Service website.

www.gov.uk - search for business training and networking events

www.gov.uk is an online resource for businesses. This page links in to an Events Finder to search for business related training, workshops, networking events and seminars

businessballs.com - training and learning development

An unregulated and unaccredited site so use with caution, however contains lots of information about work related skills training and enabling learning and development for people as individuals.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

The CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) is the world’s largest Chartered HR development professional body. This link is to their home page where you will find links to HR topics, HR resources and HR news.

Hampshire Council for Voluntary Services (CVS) network - training and events

The Hampshire CVS network consists of CVS organisations across the County. This page provides details of training and events that are available to voluntary and community groups and organisations based in Hampshire.

Hampshire Learning

Hampshire Learning provide a wide range of learning and skills development opportunities for the people of Hampshire, working in partnership with schools, children's centres, community and voluntary organisations.

NCVO - Training Needs Analysis

Although primarily aimed at the 3rd sector, this link is to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations training needs analysis tool

Skills for care - Developing skills

Skills for Care ensures that England's adult social care workforce has the appropriately skilled people. These pages have resources and toolkits to ensure care workers access continued professional development. They also provide a Continued Professional Development (CPD) strategy framework to help employers make sure their employees can access training at different stage of their career. Finally they have developed National Occupational Standards which describe the skills, knowledge and values care workers should meet for a variety of settings at different levels.