OTC:  Certificate in Training and Development – 12 weeks, QQI, Level 6 Special Purpose Award, €699 (or €375 per module) – Starts February 21st, 2024

OTC: Certificate in Training and Development – 12 weeks, QQI, Level 6 Special Purpose Award, €699 (or €375 per module) – Starts February 21st, 2024

The Certificate in Training and Development twelve week programme provides participants with the tools to identify training needs and design, plan, deliver and evaluate quality and engaging training. The course is aimed at qualified practitioners who wish to pursue a career as a trainer. The course is aimed at individuals already involved in designing and delivering […]

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How Managers Improve Team Performance through Leadership Learning

How Managers Improve Team Performance through Leadership Learning

Open Training College tutor Joe McDonald explores How Managers Improve Team Performance through Leadership Learning As a manager, or aspiring manager, what can you do you each and every day to improve team performance? Well, remember that truly effective leaders always have absolute clarity in terms of their own role and objectives.  This in turn […]

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Five Questions to Improve your Leadership Skills

Five Questions to Improve your Leadership Skills

The Open Training College has a proven track record when it comes to the delivery of high-quality accredited management courses.  Modules such as Key Management Skills: Teamwork, Leadership & Communications equip students with practical skills as well as the necessary theoretical knowledge.  Unit 2 of this module enables the student to be an effective and […]

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Managing In Challenging Times

Managing In Challenging Times

In this guest feature article, Open Training College Management Courses Director Brendan Collins gives us an insight into Managing In Challenging Times. Writing as far back as 1959, in his publication, Landmarks of Tomorrow, the great management consultant, educator and author, Peter Drucker, stated: “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence. It […]

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Working through Change: A Leadership Focus

Working through Change: A Leadership Focus

In this guest blog post, Open Training College Associate Tutor Joe McDonald explores the importance of change. Change is inevitable and there is no escaping it.  However, that’s no bad thing! Take a moment to consider just how much change has taken place within your own family, your local community, those towns and cities that […]

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Five Questions to Improve your Leadership Skills

Five Questions to Improve your Leadership Skills

In this guest blog post, Open Training College Associate Tutor Joe McDonald explores Five Questions to Improve your Leadership Skills. The Open Training College has a proven track record when it comes to the delivery of high-quality accredited management courses.  Modules such as Key Management Skills: Teamwork, Leadership & Communications equip students with practical skills […]

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How Will I Fit a Social Care Degree into My Busy Life?

How Will I Fit a Social Care Degree into My Busy Life?

Open Training College answer the question “How will I fit a Social Care degree into my busy life?” This is a question that we get asked all the time, and rightly so, because it helps the potential students to get their heads around the level of commitment required when studying a third level degree course. […]

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Open Training College (OTC): Discounted Prices for CPD courses in support of the sector – Apply today!

Open Training College (OTC): Discounted Prices for CPD courses in support of the sector – Apply today!

The Open Training College (OTC) is offering huge savings on two popular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses. As we all approach the ‘next normal’ of working together in the sector, the OTC has discounted some popular CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses in order to support colleagues. The OTC believes that upskilling staff and managers is […]

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