Professional Qualifications

If you want to work at the top of your profession you will usually need a Professional Qualification. 

Professional qualifications aim to develop knowledge and skills required for specific jobs in different fields and industries. They are normally promoted by professional bodies and are subject to European directives. 

Professional qualification courses can last from a few weeks to a couple of years, depending on the level of qualification and the time spent working on it - part time or full time. Also, a mix of studying and working in the field is often required when getting a professional qualification. Sometimes apprentices require a degree or an equivalent qualification, though it's not complusory for all the qualifications and many careers can be pursued with no previous academic experience. 

In the United Kingdom professional qualifications are generally awarded by professional bodies in line with their charters such as:

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Institute of Sales and Marketing Management (ISMM)
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)


Have a look at the professional qualification opportunities listed in this section in different industry sectors. Once you have tracked down your ideal position, it's just a case of going for it and applying.

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) provides around £1,000,000 in awards, prizes and scholarships every year to celebrate engineering excellence and inspire the next generation of…

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A SOLID FOUNDATION The Young Actors Theatre of Islington (YATI) offers a Professional Acting Foundation Course that will enable you to develop an essential performance vocabulary through training in…

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Brief overview of the role The Learning & Development Team are looking for an enthusiastic, hard working individual to join our team within a clerical role; the main purpose…

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Are you patient, caring and good with people? Are you keen to start a rewarding career in health and social care? We have an excellent apprenticeship opportunity within a well-established…

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Digital Marketing Qualifications UK Digital Marketing Qualifications at Osborne Training are developed in Association with Google.  Osborne Training offers Total Digital Marketing Course…

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Why CPD Courses? As an accountant, it is vital to gain CPD points to comply with Professional Accounting Bodies (such as ACCA, AAT, CIMA, ICAEW etc.) requirement and to retain your membership.CPD…

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AAT Level 3 Courses Overview AAT Level 3 qualification is an Advanced level of AAT qualification. AAT qualification will give successful students the skills and knowledge to work competently…

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AAT Level 4 Course Overview AAT Level 4 qualification is the highest level of AAT Accounting qualification. This AAT Level 4 course of AAT qualification  provides the skills necessary for a ‘Finance…

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SAP HANA Training Course Overview SAP HANA (High-Performance Analytic Appliance) module is an important module which is one of the most important components of the SAP Business suite. SAP HANA module…

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Sage courses overview ​Want to open the door to working in Finance and Accountancy Industry? Starting the Sage Line 50 Accounting / Bookkeeping Fast Track Training course with Job Placement will…

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SAP SD Training Overview SAP SD (Sales & Distribution) module is a logistics module part which is one of the most important components of the SAP Business suite. SAP SD module empowers…

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AAT Level 2 Course Overview This is the first level of the AAT qualification. AAT Level 2 is for people with limited or no accounts knowledge. The AAT Level 2 Certificate in accounting…

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