The Centre for Continuing Professional Development (CCPD) was established to promote professional growth and provide opportunities for in-service employees across multiple disciplines to acquire new skills and capabilities thus allowing them to stay relevant in the current knowledge-based global context. CCPD offers a range of non-credit-bearing short courses and continuing professional development to people who cannot commit to long-term study for a particular programme. The courses run from a minimum of 1 day to a maximum of 12 weeks and they are delivered through face-to-face and a blended learning mode of delivery.  The Centre offers customised short courses tailor-made for the client.  


Explore Our Short Courses

Explore Your Options - CCPD offers a range of short courses that can be requested, browse the below courses and send us a request.


Learn assessment skills and competencies to effectively determine appropriate assessment tools for candidates.

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Customer Care

In the world of commerce, we recognise that customer-service interaction does not just happen but is consciously contrived.

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Labour Relations

This course provides an overview of the various methods and concepts, which make up and affect labour relations.

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The ability to transform and adapt as leaders to meet the demand of an ever-changing business environment. 

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Leadership, Management & Governance for Health System Strengthening

The purpose of the course is to enable the health managers to..

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Learn moderation skills and competences to effectively determine appropriate moderation tools for candidates.

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Training of Trainers

The Training of Trainers short course is intended to close the educational training gap, by training experts...

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Project Management

The course is aimed at introducing one to the importance of time and setting of goals and objectives. 

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Office 365 Suite

This course is intended for people who would like to develop their skills in the use of computer systems and applications. 

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Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)

This course introduces the student to the Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)

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Strategic Planning

The aim of this course is to provide people in managerial and leadership positions in various organisations with essential skills.

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How to submit an Expression of Interest

    1. Submitting an EOIs, means you have set a placeholder indicating an interest in a short course.
    2. Before making an EOIs, please ensure that you have the right schedule of the short courses, that is, the correct date and location from the current Short Courses Training Calendar
    3. Please note that the courses shall only commence when the University has reached a minimum target number(s) of 15 learners per course.
    4. Once a threshold has been reached, applicants shall be contacted telephonically for registration and payment of fees in accordance with the University registration and payment procedures.
    5. If you wish to submit an EOI after the closing date, do not use the website but instead call Short  Courses 3646108 or email: Each application will be managed on a case-by-case basis.
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