Mentor Media Training becomes CPD provider

Mentor proud to announce CPD accreditation on all courses

Mentor Media Training is delighted to announce that it has been awarded CPD Accreditation Centre status.

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It means that all our courses will now carry points for Continuing Professional Development – a major boost in supporting our clients’ and delegates’ annual cycles of self-improvement.

The accreditation, from The CPD Standards Office, makes Mentor the only UK media training provider to offer CPD points across an entire suite of courses from media awareness to advanced media training, presentation skills, crisis and social media training/simulation.

For full details, contact the office or see our website;

Your team members can receive 5 or 10 points for half and full day courses, one-to-one coaching, online open courses and wider group seminar events.

Communications professionals undertaking their CPD year with either the CIPR or PRCA will be able to attend our events and ‘custom’ log these training activities.

Examples of courses which will benefit from CPD points;

-          Intermediate and advanced Media Training courses 

-          Presentation skills courses for public speaking, conferences, pitching 

-          Crisis media training, workshops and business continuity exercising 

-          Social media simulation training, via our in-house platform, ‘Splutter’

 -          Online open courses – media awareness seminar 

-          Writing skills courses




Article Author: Dave Mason

Dave is Mentor Media Training's Managing Director. He is a CIPR Accredited Practitioner and regularly trains for the PR industry institute. His extensive career in broadcasting spans 30 years across radio and television. He has coached executives from major public and private sector organisations, as well as the UK Armed Forces/NATO, around the world for the past decade. Dave is respected for his inspiring training, which is supportive and concentrates on fast learning development. A founding presenter and shareholder of Somerset’s Orchard FM, he went on to work extensively in commercial radio around the UK, as well as BBC News, where he was a Correspondent at BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio 1 Newsbeat. Dave has been a TV presenter, reporter and producer at ITN, GMTV, (ITV Breakfast), ITV News Westcountry and HTV West. He was one of GMTV’s senior producers for a decade, covering major international, domestic, political and entertainment stories. His roles have included senior news producing and planning, undercover investigations, war reporting and features production. He still broadcasts as a crisis communications pundit on LBC, BBC Radio and is a visiting lecturer at the Universities of Bath Spa, Gloucestershire and the Cardiff School of Journalism. He is the author of 'Handling the Media In Good Times & Bad'.