Training and Professional Development

Browse through our list of available training opportunities and click on the links to book your place or find out more information about each course. 



Communicate-ed, in partnership with their sister company Include-ed, offer a range of online courses covering the administration and interpretation of a range of specific tests within their ‘Small Byte CPD’ program. Courses include the following tests published or distributed by us. 

Small Byte CPD program

  • Adult Reading Test (ART-2)
  • Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing - Second Edition (CTOPP-2)
  • Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting (DASH)
  • Test of Word Reading Efficiency - Second Edition (TOWRE-2)
  • WIAT-III UK for Teachers (WIAT-IIIUK-T)
  • Wide Range Achievement Test, Fifth Edition (WRAT5TM)
  • Wide Range Intelligence Test (WRIT)

A number of courses are available concerning Examination Access Arrangements for General Qualifications during the following dates for:


A refresh/ update:

Plymouth* - Wednesday 11th September

Cardiff* - Thursday 12th September

Belfast* - Friday 13th September

Bristol - Monday 16th September

London - Wednesday 18th September & Thursday 19th September

York - Tuesday 24th September

Manchester - Wednesday 25th September

Birmingham - Thursday 26th September

Online From 26th August, to suit you

Live Webinar - Tuesday 3rd September 7pm


New delegates

Richmond, N Yorkshire - Friday 25th October 2019

Covent Garden, London - Thursday 7th November 2019

Victoria, London - Thursday 21st May 2020


Please see the course form for information and prices.

*Plymouth, Cardiff & Belfast courses are morning only, the presentation will be via prerecorded video with live online Q&A with Caroline Read.


Each course is approved by SASC for core CPD hours, and prices start at £25 for the first course, with reductions for multiple courses.

Please email for more information. 


PAPAA Training


The Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements (PAPAA) enables professionals to fully meet the requirements set by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) to assess candidates for Access Arrangements.

PAPAA Online: £1,295

You access all of the training through online video presentations. The online version of the PAPAA allows students to access learning in their own time at their own pace. For busy teachers it provides the flexibility that face to face training does not allow. Students are given online access to video lectures which can be replayed and reviewed.

PAPAA Intensive: £1,700

A combination of face to face training and online learning. Unit 1 is delivered in an intensive 3 day block. Unit 2 is delivered through our online video presentations. The option is ideally suited to those who enjoy both class delivery and distance learning.

> Learn more and register 


WAIS-IV: Interpretation

Date: 16th October 2019 

This training allows for an individual to gain a greater understanding of WAIS-IV general interpretation. This is a good course for those new to the WAIS-IV and its general interpretation, or those looking for a refresher/update.

Trainer: Dr. Carol A. Ireland

For more information and to book your place:


Tully Forensic Psychology 

CPD training courses, lead by a group of Forensic and Clinical Associate HCPC Registered Psychologists all with extensive clinical and training experience. 

Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV® (MCMI-IV) On Demand Training 


The primary aim of the MCMI-IV online training is to ensure that delegates feel confident when assessing clients using the MCMI-IV, and to develop awareness of how the MCMI-IV can be interpreted and reported. At the end of this training you will be able to:

  • Describe the background and theory applying to the MCMI-IV
  • Explain and apply administration procedures
  • Apply the process of scoring the tool via online scoring
  • Analyze MCMI-IV results to interpret the findings

> Learn more and register 

Bespoke, group training packages also available for teams that can be delivered at your place of work. 

> more on group training 




Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre

Helen Arkell offer a range of services and courses for education professionals, designed to increase their knowledge and understanding of individuals with dyslexia and how to support them. They offer Level 5 and Level 7 courses and CPD for specialist teachers and specialist assessors, enabling them to maintain their Practising Certificates. Helen Arkell also provide tailored inset sessions and a professional summer school.You can find a full list of their courses here:


Real Training 

Real Training is the leading provider of the BPS Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (Level A). Courses are available online, intensively face to face, by a licence (for example through Dyslexia Action) and bespoke for Local Authorities.

Please visit theReal Training Website for more information.




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