A central hub of information for learning disability leadership courses
Overview: The NHS Leadership Academy's aim is to secure improvements in patient care through better leadership and greater staff engagement. To achieve this they offer a range of tools, models, programmes and expertise.
Local Delivery Partners also to develop leaders at a regional level.
Who can apply: Anyone working within NHS or NHS commissioned health care services.
Cost: The cost of programmes is subsidised by the NHS Leadership Academy and the relevant NHS organisation.
Royal College of Nursing
Overview: The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has a range of blended leadership and management development courses suitable for registered nurses and health care professionals from bands 6 to 9 (or equivalent). Designed for aspiring leaders the programmes of vary in length, from two-day to 10 months, and focus on clinical and political leadership. Both cultivate leadership skills and will shape participants as a future leaders.
Who can apply: Registered nurses and health care professionals.
Cost: Variety of prices with discounts available for members of the RCN.
For further information visit www.rcn.org.uk/workingwithus/leadership-programmes or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skills for Care
Overview: Skills for Care is the home of the National Skills Academy offering a range of leadership and management development programmes, tools and resources. The programmes are suitable for leaders and managers at all levels, to feel supported in their roles.
Who can apply: Any employer or individual working within health or social care.
Cost: Variety of prices.
Skills for Health
Overview: As the sector skills council for the health sector, Skills for Health provide a variety of services including leadership and management training accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).
Who can apply: Any employer or individual looking to access ILM accredited training in leadership, management or mentoring.
Cost: Courses from £450 to £1,150 per person.
Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading (2 days)
Level 3 Certificate in Leadership & Management (3 days)
Level 5 Certificate in Leadership & Management (4 days)
Level 5 Certificate and Diploma in Coaching & Mentoring (4 days)
For more information visit the Skills for Health leadership page.
Overview: Skills for Health also operate a training market place for the health sector where you can find a variety of leadership, management and coaching courses available from accredited providers.
Who can apply: Any employer, practice manager or individual looking to find training courses including eLearning.
Cost: Free for users to search. A variety of prices for the courses listed.
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