We can help you build essential personal skills for today and tomorrow

North West Employers has been supporting professional development at all levels for years. Along the way, we’ve identified the skills that are vital when working across the public sector. We’ve put together a full range of programmes to help leaders, managers and staff to learn them.
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Aspiring Directors’ Programme

Be job-ready for your first director-level role in the public sector.

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Digital Leadership

Learn a new approach to digital and people-centred transformation.

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Emerging Leaders’ Programme

Accelerated learning for middle managers with senior leader potential.

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Personal skills development resources

Commercial Skills

Help your organisation and people become commercially aware and financially secure, with skills that are increasingly important when working in the public sector.


Develop resilience to help yourself and your team to survive and thrive. Explore and build personal resilience in workshops for leaders, managers and the wider workforce.

Action Learning Training

Work with your peers in small action learning groups to explore and solve live issues. Action learning is a process designed for continuous development, which can help you achieve sustainable change.

Communication Skills

Learn the communication skills that can drive success at all levels, including presentation, negotiation, influencing and public speaking. Programmes are available to councillors and staff.

Written Skills

Writing skills are an essential part of working in the public sector. We offer training in minute-taking, report writing and email etiquette.

Career Support

Are you leaving your job, being made redundant, or simply at a transitional moment in your career? Our career support service can help you with your job search, interview and CV writing skills, and confidence building.

What are your personal skills needs?

We want to help you develop the skills you need to progress your career.

Talk to a member of our team today and learn more about what we can offer.

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