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CPD Essentials Self Development

Course Overview

This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking opportunities to help boost self-development, particularly in an academic setting. The self development training course covers topics in relation to revision, learning, critical thinking and developing long-term memory.

The essentials study self development course is targeted towards colleges, with the understanding that selected sections of content and assessment are undertaken in relevant areas to develop their skills for life and work.

Key Information

Course Length

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Access engaging online content focused on the personal development, behaviour and attitudes of learners
  • Use as a flipped learning model to ensure tutors spend more time on higher order, applied, contextualised learning to develop ‘depth’
  • Auto-assessed questions – no need for tutor marking
  • Auto-certification – personalise your students certificate
  • Huge cost savings on standard tutorial delivery
  • Track, monitor and evidence student work
  • Support learners develop a breadth of knowledge for their future career and life

Cost and Funding Information

Study this course

Essentials: Self Development is split into two learning areas with a range of different sections:

Unit 1: Revision

In this unit, explore how to set targets and organise study time, as well as how to revise effectively. Also look at the different styles of referencing, how to write an effective essay, and how to critically analyse literature.

Sections in this unit:

Section 1: Understanding the demands of study and setting targets for study

Section 2: Effective revision techniques and practices

Section 3: Referencing styles

Section 4: Effective essay writing

Unit 2: Learning

In this unit, explore different techniques for effective and meaningful learning, as well as developing an understanding of mindfulness. Learn critical thinking skills and look at activities to develop long-term memory.

Sections included in this unit:

Section 1: Techniques for effective learning

Section 2: Critical thinking

Section 3: Long-term memory development

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