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Skills development Update

Following current government advice, we will not be delivering any face to face learning events at present. We can adapt our skills development offer and we will be providing online learning activities as appropriate and in response to sector need.

For our accredited courses, given the current and dynamic changing situation with the Covid-19 pandemic, we appreciate that you may not be able to undertake any work on your assignments at the moment.

We would like to reassure you that we will take this into consideration and will reschedule assignment deadlines if needed. We will review the situation on a regular basis and keep in touch with our students. You can contact us with any queries on ipc_courses@brookes.ac.uk.


Training and developing your staff and sharing knowledge can lead to better outcomes and more consistent impact. IPC offers skills development options to suit your organisation. This ranges from short courses covering key aspects of health and social care provision to longer, tailormade development programmes for senior leaders as well as coaching. Choose from off-the shelf courses, or let us work with you to design a bespoke training opportunity to suit the precise needs of your organisation. 

Accredited courses

We deliver several four-day short courses covering key aspects of public care provision as well as longer, broader development programmes for managers. Our courses have the option of being accredited by Oxford Brookes University. See our events programme for forthcoming dates.

Leadership development programmes

Our leadership development programmes are tailored to your specific challenges and requirements and act as a catalyst for lasting powerful change. They are designed to enhance capability by developing skills and communication channels for senior leaders, managers and heads of service in local authorities, health, and care provider organisations for both adults' and children's services.


We provide developmental coaching for managers in public care.

Bespoke training

We can work with you to design a bespoke training programme to meet the precise needs of your organisation.

View the IPC training and qualifications policies.