Support & Services

Entry Visa: United Kingdom

Some participants from outside UK and the EEA do require immigration entry permits. Delegates from any country classified as Visa National by UK government must obtain their entry Visas before commencing their trips to UK. Delegates are advised to check with the British High commission/ Embassy in their country of residence for local Visa processing time and any special requirement. The Centre will upon receipt of registration documents and payment provide each delegate with a formal invitation letter and course joining instructions.

Entry Visa: Rwanda

A Visa is needed by all visitors traveling into Rwanda excluding nationals of South Africa, the United States of America, Uganda, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Kingdom, Mauritius, Germany, Burundi, Sweden, Tanzania, Hong Kong as well as Kenya. Whoever is interested in traveling into Rwanda, you should have a valid passport or any other internationally acceptable travel documents.

Entry Visa: Ghana and Nigeria

Nationals of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and other countries with specific bilateral agreements are exempted from visa short stay. Please consult nearest Ghana or Nigeria embassy for information and guidance.

Entry Visa: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Cholders of international passports of most western countries do not require visas to entre Dubai for a stay not longer than 90 days. However, for those who may require visa to entre Dubai, UAE operates a relatively simple visa application system. The hotel you intend to stay or airline may sponsor your visa. Please ensure that you have obtained a visa before attempting to travel to Dubai.

Entry Visa: United States of America

Course delegates whose country does not participate in USA’s visa waiver programme will require a non-immigrant visa to be admitted in to the United States of America. A non-immigrant visa is used by tourists, business people, students, or specialty workers who wish to stay for a particular period of time in the United States to accomplish specific purposes. Please consult the nearest USA embassy for further information /guidance and ensure that you have obtained a visa before travelling to USA.

Travel & Weather United Kingdom (UK)

Public transportation in cities such as London and Manchester is fairly reliable. In London, buses carry route numbers signifying path and final destinations while Underground trains and Surface trains display their destinations in front. There are always transport officials around to help with information. You may find it useful to pick a free travel information leaflet from any train station or at the airport. If you must use a taxi, please ensure that a registered cab or black taxi is patronized for safety reasons. The weather cycle comprises winter, spring, summer (occasionally there are short heat waves in summer) and autumn. The climate range from very cold (sometimes snowing), to raining and warm weather. Specific relevant weather advice will be included in your course acceptance documents.

Travel & Weather Dubai(UAE)

Public transport in Dubai is mostly dominated by taxis though buses and light trains operate in the city. Taxis are well regulated and generally safe to use, fares are regulated by meters. Dubai is generally hot and sunny year round but most in doors are air-conditioned. Occasional rain may be expected at any time in Dubai with January – March of each year having increased likelihood of rain.


Experience has shown that some delegates are able to take care of accommodation matters; However, the Centre is able to provide advisory service and may be able to arrange discounts forgroup participants who are interested in joint accommodation arrangement. The Centre also enjoys good relationship with reputable providers of shared private accommodation / holiday homes which gives absolute privacy and allows self-cooking. (Please contact our offices for details). Lists and rates of quality and affordable hotels both in London and Manchester are updated on this website regularly.


Most Hotels provide complimentary breakfast. Delegates on course will be provided with tea breaks, light refreshment and lunch during the training hours. Non-Pork eating delegates or vegetarians should always ask when placing orders for food.


Delegates are generally advised to procure a health insurance policy to cater for emergencies. Those on any prescribed medication must come with enough dosages to last their period of stay.Delegates are generally advised to procure a health insurance policy to cater for emergencies. Those on any prescribed medication must come with enough dosages to last their period of stay.


Delegates will not be allowed to smoke at training venues. From 1st July 2007 smoking in public places and or closed work environment had been outlawed. However some hotels and training venues do provide designated smoking booths/areas.

Attendance Requirement

Delegates are required to attend all training sessions and participate actively in class to qualify for award of course certificate. Delegates must record a minimum 90% attendance at all taught programmes. None or poor attendance may be reported to employers.


Dress Code

Delegates are expected to be smartly dressed. Casual dress may be advised for specific outdoor aspect of your training.


ZPT provides computers for delegates’ use. Delegates are advised not to bring laptop or computer into the United Kingdom for their own health and security reasons