Training & Leadership Development

Empowering, engaging, and advancing your leaders, managers, and employees for now and the future.

Training & Development Solutions

Our award-winning programmes offer engaging and innovative learning solutions to boost confidence, inspire capability and build capacity at all levels.

Our training is different.

Our approach is practical, yet underpinned by the principles of accelerated learning, emotional awareness, and psychology, to maximise knowledge retention and skills transfer.  In our experience, together these elements are the key to unlocking leadership potential and boosting organisational effectiveness.

Designed by our team of experts, we adopt a partnership approach to ensure our learning solutions deliver on your business needs.

We offer a range of delivery and facilitation options:

  • In person facilitation
  • Virtual facilitation
  • eLearning
  • Blended learning


Please  get in touch  for more specific information based on your requirements.

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Leadership & Management Development

We understand how much influence leaders and managers have over, how work is done, when it is done, how people feel, and overall engagement.

We work with you to design and curate tailored and interactive content, that delivers engaging, empowering, and impactful learning that delivers results.

Example courses include:

  • Evolving Leadership
  • Building Emotional Awareness
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Conflict Management
  • Change Management
  • Team Development
  • Time Management
  • And much more …

We also design bespoke courses centred on meeting your specific challenges and business needs so  get in touch  to discuss further.

First Line Manager Foundation Training - HR and Soft Skills

We offer first line manager foundation training to help equip mangers with the necessary knowledge, skills, and confidence to navigate key HR people processes.

Example courses include:

  • Managing Disciplinary Processes
  • Managing Grievance Processes
  • Absence Management
  • Performance Management
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • GDPR

Employee Training

We can help build the knowledge and skills of your employees to help unlock organisational effectiveness.  Courses can be designed to incorporate your specific business needs.

Example courses include:

  • Effective time management
  • Managing workplace projects
  • Effective communication
  • Employee wellbeing
  • Managing change

Outplacement / Career Transitions Training

We can provide support to those organisations wishing to offer outplacement / career transition support.

We offer group workshops or 1-1 coaching to enable effective job search and transition to a new career.

Our eLearning course is also available which offers practical support to navigate this period of transition, and which is complimented by a full resource toolkit.
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Action Learning Sets

Action learning sets are practical learning forums that help reinforce self-directed learning and are focused on problem solving.

We help set up and facilitate action learning sets so  get in touch  to learn more.

Coaching & Mentoring

Our impactful coaching adopts a collaborative, person centred and outcome focused approach.

Each facilitated session is carefully structured to meet individual goals and business needs.

Our coaching sessions are enriched by utilising a range of personality psychometrics and diagnostic tools to aid self-reflection.

APS consultants are accredited in the administration, interpretation, and feedback of a range of tools.

Diagnostics & Personality Profiling

Our consultants are accredited in the administration, interpretation and feedback of a range of tools.

Following completion of the assessment tool, individuals receive confidential, personal feedback to enable development planning from one of our experienced consultants. Any follow-on coaching support can be agreed as required.

We have included below a sample of some of the psychometric tools available. However, each diagnostic is specifically chosen based on business needs and specific objectives.

Thomas International Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (TeiQue)
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Thomas International Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (TeiQue)

TEIQue is a powerful diagnostic that helps individuals to develop a greater understanding of their own emotions and how they deal with, manage and respond to the emotions of others in the workplace.

Following completion of the online assessment a detailed report is provided which gives individuals a greater insight into their:

  • Emotional strengths, limitations, and behavioural tendencies in the workplace
  • Reactions when under pressure
  • Relationships with others
  • Self-motivation and adaptability
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Everything DiSC®

Everything DiSC® suite of assessments strengthens an individual’s own self-awareness, inspires appreciation of others, and fosters effective collaboration in the workplace.

Ranging from facilitated group workshops to individual feedback sessions, we can help individuals to gain a greater insight into their own preferences, learn more about how they relate to others, and receive actionable strategies to help them improve their interactions and ultimately, their performance.

Everything DiSC® has multiple applications within the workplace, including:

  • Leadership / management development
  • Employee development
  • Working with customers
  • Team building
  • Conflict management.

Each solution is tailored to meet your organisation’s unique needs.

Wave® Personality Questionnaires

Wave Occupational Personality

The Wave Styles questionnaires explores an individual’s motives, preferences, needs and talents across a number of work areas.

It can help to inform key business areas such as:

  • Recruitment and the hiring of talent
  • Team development – helping businesses identifying potential within their teams, and thus help develop performance and overall organisational effectiveness
  • Leadership development – helping business to identify and develop leaders.
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AQRs Mental Toughness – MTQ48 and MTQ Plus

The MTQ assessment is a diagnostic and coaching tool that explores key elements of Mental Toughness. This is made up of the following traits – Control, Commitment, Challenge, and Confidence.

The MTQ assessments enable individuals and organisations to:

  • Identify an individual’s strengths and areas for focus.
  • Identify sources of stress, pressure and challenge, and consider techniques to develop mental toughness in relation to them.
  • Create a developmental action plan to help build mental toughness, with the aim of enhancing wellbeing and overall organisational performance.

ILM Accredited Training

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We are an Accredited ILM Centre

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Accredited Training helps to develop valuable skills and knowledge to enhance leadership and management performance.

Qualifications are catered for all levels of management based on business need and budget.

ILM Accredited Training requires attendance at several modules and, following the successful completion of workplace assignments, participants will achieve a recognised qualification.

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