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LAST MINUTE DEALS & EARLY BIRD OFFERS! We provide great value training courses and certifications in the areas of Project Management, IT, Business Analysis, Programming & more. We currently have more than 300 training offers available, so there’s never been a better time to upskill and enhance your CV. Standout […]

Become PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner qualified in just 4 days!

Normally the Focus on Training extensive range of PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner courses take five days to complete and become accredited, however following much demand, and the success of the courses in January, we have now secured a number of 4 day versions of the course (longer hours) over Easter […]

New Course – Introduction to Practical Skills for Test Analysts

We are regularly asked for courses providing hands-on experience for test analysts and with this in mind we are pleased to have secured a new course, Introduction to Practical Skills for Test Analysts. Based on industry best practice and experience of real-life examples of projects, this 4 day course expands […]

Cybersecurity threats spread to phones, watches and TVs

In early March we had news that that the CIA apparently hacked Samsung TVs (according to documents leaked by Wikileaks – Samsung TVs were said to have been hacked using a computer virus called the Weeping Angel which turned them into a ‘covert microphone’). In a new report the UK […]

More news on Cyber Security jobs

Following our news item last month (UK companies face a chronic shortage of specialist cyber security workers) the Tech Partnership has announced that the cyber workforce has grown by 160% in the 5 years to 2016 with 58,000 now working in cyber security (22,000 in 2011) commanding an average salary […]

Association for Project Management (APM) receives Royal Charter

From the APM website For nearly 800 years Royal Charters have been awarded to professional bodies, learned societies and world-class institutions that represent the values of trust, respect and reliability. In April 2017 the Association for Project Management (APM) joins this group of organisations by becoming the Chartered body for the […]

A Budget Bonus from Focus on Training

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Disappointed by the budget or maybe you are Self -Employed and upset by the 2% rise in National Insurance for the self-employed (not now happening following change of mind) and the reduction in tax-free dividend allowances for shareholders and directors of small private firms from £5,000 to £2,000? Whatever your […]

And the winner is…………

Unlike the Oscars, where apparently you can only have one winner, we are pleased to remind you of a way you can all be winners. Are you looking to get more bang for your training spend? Do you have budget you need to spend before the end of the financial […]

Time to renew your PRINCE2 Certification?

To ensure you keep your PRINCE2 Practitioner status and knowledge up-to-date, it is important to renew the qualification before the 5 year expiry date. The rules around re-registration are changing… As you may be aware, Axelos recently announced that PRINCE2 is undergoing an update which will be launched by mid-2017. […]

Time to get a job in Cyber Security?

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UK companies face a chronic shortage of specialist cyber security workers according to a survey released by ISC², a professional organisation for security professionals. The report concludes that there will be a worldwide 1.8m workforce gap in security professionals between now and 2022 with 66% of British companies facing a […]