There are many external organisations and companies who can deliver relevant training. Some of this training will be free but other providers may charge. If you have identified an external provider who can meet your training needs, then come and talk to one of the Staff Development Unit team to discuss possible funding options. We may be able to arrange for the facilitator to deliver a workshop here in Newcastle.
Here are some sources of external training:
Other places to look for training are the appropriate professional bodies, research council/funder and learned societies relevant to your research discipline.