Courses For Your Business

The Growth Company offers a wide range of courses for business. So whether you’re looking for professional development programmes, regulatory training or training on virtually aspect of business - we can help.

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Most of our courses are listed below in alphabetical order, use the search tool on the right-hand side to choose a specific subject area. If you can't find what you're looking for, call 0161 359 3405 to speak to one of our expert team. 

Level 4 Training Assessment Quality Assurance (TAQA)

The Level 4 TAQA qualifications in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes, is a practical based qualification and is intended for individuals whose job requires them to maintain the quality of assessments from within an organisation or assessment centre


Level 5 Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services

The Level 5 Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services is recognised as the professional management qualification for the health and social care sector.


Manual Handling Techniques

The aim of this Manual Handling Techniques Training Course is to ensure that all delegates, after theoretical and practical training and instruction, be able to undertake Manual Handling tasks safely, by use of correct Manual Handling Techniques.


Microsoft Excel Advanced

This course is for individuals who have the knowledge and experience to create complex spreadsheets and want to become familiar with more advanced tools & techniques as well as automating repetitive tasks


Microsoft Excel Intermediate

This course is suitable for individuals who are self taught and wish to formalise and expand their knowledge of Excel or for those who have completed the Excel Introduction course and wish to improve their skills


Microsoft Excel Introduction

For individuals who are comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows but with little or no experience using Microsoft Excel or any other spreadsheet program.


Practical Leadership

Essential Skills for Team Leaders


Professional Call Handling Techniques

In most instances the telephone is the first point of contact with your customers. You need to create a good long lasting impression within a few seconds


Professional Presentation Skills

This course is for individuals who present and engage in public speaking on a regular basis


Safer Food Handler Food Hygiene Certificate - Level 2

This course is suitable for participants who work in Pubs, Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes, Contract Catering, Fast Food, Hospitals, Care environments, Mobile Food Vans and Schools, or anywhere where food or drinks are prepared, cooked or served


Safer Food Supervisor Level 3 Certificate

Learners will develop an understanding of the key underpinning concepts and definitions used in the food & food safety industries, and be aware of the knowledge and skills required to be a supervisor in the food industry.


Seven Essential Negotiating Skills

Seven essential negotiating tactics that increase the profitability of your sales by an average 15% to 30%, often more, without ever risking a sale. A three-hour masterclass for salespeople, account managers, directors, professionals and business owners.


Team Events

Our team events bring people together to achieve better results


Time Management

How to achieve key tasks - and increase your efficiency


Train the Trainer

The course will give you an understanding of how people learn so that the people you train will not only enjoy your ‘course’ but go away with the knowledge they need


Transition from Colleague to Manager

The art of getting things done through your team


Using Communication to Influence Others

How to communicate with greater confidence & assertiveness


Working at Heights

To raise awareness of the Working at Height Regulations and the use of ladders, scaffolding and working on roofs.


Write to Sell More

How would you like to double your sales enquiries, orders or bookings from your sales emails, sales letters, brochures, website and exhibition stand, without spending a penny more?

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