Welcome to CPD at UQ. Here you will find a list of CPD Providers across The University of Queensland, delivering short courses for a diverse range of professional groups. Follow any of the links below to find out about courses available for enrolment. A list of topics covered by UQ's CPD Providers is also available.
The Developing Healthcare Leaders (DHL) program is a collection of online continuing professional development (CPD) courses designed to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to be an effective leader in healthcare. Courses are available all year through the Faculty of Health Sciences, and counts towards postgraduate study at The University of Queensland.
UQ Business School Executive Education is a leading provider of industry-relevant, research-based business education. In 2011, The Financial Times rated it as one of the world's top 50 business schools for executive education. It offers open programs (short intensive courses) in the four key areas of leadership, strategy and corporate governance, innovation and sustainability and operational excellence. UQ Business School can also provide tailored or customised inhouse programs to meet specific organisational or business needs. Programs can be delivered in its state-of-the-art facility in the heart of the Brisbane CBD or at any other Australian or overseas venue.
ICTE-UQ offers a range of continuing education and professional development services for individuals and groups throughout the year. Programs include set-date and customised professional development workshops and RTO certificate and diploma qualifications for corporate, government, community and industry clients and professional year programs for industry. ICTE-UQ also has significant experience in the design and delivery of customised technical, academic, vocational and study abroad programs for all client groups. Programs are highly practical and are designed to provide participants with skills and insights that can be directly applied to their own work environment or academic learning experiences. In addition, ICTE-UQ is able to provide all program management and logistics support such as airport transfers, accommodation and cultural and social activities programs for other short term training programs offered by UQ divisions.
Queensland’s leading language services provider. Language courses for everyone. Everyone is welcome to enrol. Whether you work for a global company, want to work or travel overseas, maintain your language skills or continue your life-long learning journey, IML gives you that opportunity in 28 languages in a practical and supportive learning environment for adults.
IWES, operated by the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, is the largest and most successful continuing education program for professionals responsible for industry environmental performance in Australia. Courses are taught by leading industry practitioners and designed to keep busy professionals abreast of the latest trends, technologies and practices.
The 'Mediation' professional development workshop is available twice each university semester. It has been developed to provide a strong grounding in problem solving mediation, to build the practical skills needed to be a facilitative mediator and develop essential skills in negotiation, mediation and communication.
Workshops are designed to meet the needs of people with no prior experience in conflict resolution, as well as experienced practitioners seeking advanced sills and specialisation. The workshop is designed to assist participants to gain the skills required to become an accredited mediator.
The school of Pharmacy offers a 5 day program for Pharmacists who are wishing to re-enter the industry or refresh their knowledge & skills. The Pharmacy Re-entry Program is offered at the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) twice yearly, in February & July.
The School of Biomedical Sciences offers a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for medical, surgical and allied health professionals who require detailed and clinically-relevant knowledge of human anatomy. Experienced instructors conduct hands-on clinical courses utilising human material, anatomical models and online educational resources within the Anatomy Facility, a contemporary clinical setting that includes the largest dissection laboratory in Queensland. Our CPD courses are conducted throughout the year and information on specific course dates is available on our website.
The University of Queensland, School of Dentistry invites you to participate in one of the most prestigious Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs in Australia. We aim to provide a collection of dental courses that are clinically relevant, value for money and easily accessible year-round. It is our goal to deliver high level, accredited continuing training to equip all members of the dental team with the knowledge and skills to be a successful leader in the dental profession.
The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics offers a comprehensive program of courses for educators and potential educators, placing emphasis on the skills, behaviours and attributes identified in the Australian School Curriculum. Short courses are offered on a range of topics of relevance to teachers seeking to upgrade their skills in the teaching of History, Philosophy (primary and secondary schools), Religion, and Classics and Ancient History.
The School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE) offers a range of workshops for high school teachers across the year. Workshops are designed to enhance and incorporate analytical and problem solving skills through the Science and Math curriculum, and tips and ideas for student projects. Workshop topics include Programming, interaction design and micro controllers, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.
The HIV & HCV Educations Projects, School of Medicine offers an evidence-based public health education Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program specialising in the domains of HIV, sexual health, and viral hepatitis for Queensland medical, nursing and allied health professionals.
SMI Knowledge Transfer (SMI KT), a business unit of JKTech, is a unique professional development provider, offering continuing professional development and training programs designed to support the mining and resources industry. SMIKT has access to leading research and industry expertise from the six centres of the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at The University of Queensland and nationally and internationally recognized industry and government professionals as well as researchers and consultants from its partner institutions within Australia and around the world.
SMI KT delivers a range of professional development activities, training courses and workshops in a variety of locations, including mine-sites, capital cities or regional venues within Australia and internationally. Courses are suitable for Company executives, Industry professionals, Corporate managers, Site managers, Site based specialists, Operators/Technicians and Regulators within the Minerals industry.
Update your skills and stay informed on current legal issues with an intensive course from Queensland’s most prestigious law school. Designed specifically for practicing lawyers and business professionals, our interactive, seminar-style law courses cover the wide spectrum of topical and emerging legal themes which shape Australian and international business today.
The Centre for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (CEPA) has been established to provide a focal point for research, consultancy and training in efficiency and productivity analysis in Australia and the Asia/Pacific Region.
The principal aims and objectives of the Centre are to undertake theoretical and applied research, develop useful end-user-driven short courses and workshops and to develop computer software for use by private and public sector organisations.
The Centre undertakes a range of projects relating to the measurement of productivity and efficiency in various private and public sector enterprises. The main aim of the Centre is to offer state-of-the-art technical advice on matters relating to the measurement of efficiency and productivity.
UQtrainIT courses are IT Industry Professional Courses available to IT professionals, including UQ staff and students. Courses meet the needs of those currently working in the IT industry and people looking to become IT professionals.
UQtrainIT courses are face to face with qualified instructors. Courses are hands on with a focus on lab work. Courses run across an extended timeframe (e.g. 8 hours contact/week over 5 weeks for a Microsoft server course, or 8 hours/week over 20 weeks for a Cisco CCNA course). Many courses are structured to ensure students are ready sit an IT Professional Certification exam by course end.