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In the evolving world of IT, training is an essential part of continuing professional development and keeping skills up to date.

This section focuses on the latest developments, trends and thinking in the field of training and learning.


BCS qualifications

BCS offers qualifications in all areas of IT, from professional IT qualifications for career progression, to qualifications that provide IT skills for all.

User Qualifications - aimed at beginners, those with a little knowledge and those looking to improve and develop their existing skills.

BCS Professional Certification - learn new skills in specific business and IT areas which measure competence, ability and performance.

Higher Education Qualifications - examined to the academic level of a UK University honours degree and acknowledges practical experience and academic ability.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

CPD diagramCPD benefits both you as an individual in helping you to achieve your career aspirations, and to the IT industry as a whole.

BCS have a positive interest in supporting you, and so we are an enabler for your CPD by providing tools, opportunities and guidance.

IT Training magazine

IT Training coverIT Training magazine was produced by BCS from 2007 to 2011. It provided an excellent source of IT training news, views and information.

View the magazine archive

Training specialist group

Specialist groups are a valuable benefit of BCS membership as they keep you up-to-date on the current developments in IT. The L&D group organise a number of events each year to provide networking opportunities.

Learning and Development Specialist Group

BCS books

Project Management for IT-Related Projects (Second Edition)BCS publishes a wide range of books covering all areas of IT, supporting the professional, academic and practical needs of the IT community.

View our books