Onsite training

Let CILIP bring our training to you.

We provide a wide range of courses on subjects fundamental to the library, information and knowledge management community and beyond. We also offer programmes on personal development, management and business skills.

We deliver our high-quality training in the convenience of your workplace - saving you both time and money. We can take our CILIP Onsite Training to wherever you are - in the UK or overseas. Just contact us to discuss your training requirements.

Standard and tailored programmes are available. Most programmes are designed for a full day, but some can be adapted for a half day - just ask if you prefer this option. 

Course subjects

  • Business skills

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on business skills, including budgeting, planning and other financial and business matters. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Cataloguing and classification

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on cataloguing and classification, including metadata, taxonomies and classification schemes. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Copyright and licensing

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on copyright and licensing, including copyright compliance, digital copyright, and negotiating licences. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Library and information management

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on all aspects of library and information management, including customer service, handling enquiries, abstracting, protecting privacy and managing collections. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Management and personal development

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on management and personal development, including project management, team building and supervisory skills. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Marketing skills

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on marketing skills, including marketing planning, branding, internal marketing and data analysis. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Research skills

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on research skills, including desk research, finding resources, internet search techniques and adding value. Programmes can also be tailored to meet your needs.

  • Teaching and learning skills

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on teaching and learning skills, including database training, teaching large groups, and delivering effective training sessions. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Web and internet skills

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on web and internet skills, including using Google, Twitter and social media tools as part of the service to customers. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.

  • Working with children and young people

    We offer a range of onsite programmes on working with children and young people, including reader development, early years library provision and working with teenagers. Programmes can also be tailored further to meet your needs.