5 benefits of accredited training
Getting your internal and external training accredited can provide employers, companies and learners with a range of benefits that can add to the value and quality of your training programmes.
A stamp of approval
Having your training accredited by a nationally recognised Awarding Organisation is a stamp of approval which can enhance the value of your in-house training. It gives you recognition for the quality and robustness of your training programmes, and offering accredited training shows your learners that you really support their learning and development.
Increase staff retention
Developing and accrediting your internally developed training can help improve staff retention and reduce churn, as you invest and encourage staff to advance their own personal development on the job. Mutual loyalty and support between a company or employer and their employee is more likely to develop if that employer demonstrates a want and a willingness to provide opportunities for further skills and learning development for their employees.
Improve staff skills
Internally developed training can be a great way for an employer to target those skill areas that may be lacking or in need of enhancement. Accredited internal training can be utilised to shore up specific soft skills or technical skills that your staff require for their role, or can be utilised as an improvement tool for staff to improve general company-wide soft skills. Employers then have a pool of talented, skilful staff armed with the relevant tools and knowledge to go above and beyond in their job role.
Bespoke to suit you
Many off-the-shelf training programmes are broad in nature, and may contain aspects of learning that are not relevant or appropriate. By developing your own training, you’re able to tailor all aspects of the training to suit the needs of the environment and your employees. Assessment methods, delivery methods, learning outcomes and variations in learning styles are all components of training that you can tailor and adapt in order to make your training right for you and your employees.
Acknowledgement of achievement
Most of the time internal training is just that; you attend a workshop or a training day, leave with further knowledge, but nothing tangible to acknowledge the learning you have undertaken. Accreditation of internal training provides the option of developing and providing learners with a certificate of completion or a certificate of achievement to demonstrate the skills and knowledge that they have gained.
NCFE Accreditation Services can give your bespoke in-house training and qualifications something extra, with official recognition from one of the UK’s biggest awarding organisations.
To find out more about accreditation services from NCFE, please visit our website.
Latest News from
Adapting to the new normal - supporting apprentices through COVID-1922/07/2020 11:15:00
COVID-19 has had a substantial impact on education in recent months.
Team Leader apprentice successfully completes end-point assessment with EPA Plus15/07/2020 14:33:00
Tony Rossiter has successfully completed end-point assessment for the Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor apprenticeship standard.
Bold action from the Chancellor – but more is needed14/07/2020 09:15:00
Michael Lemin, Senior Policy Specialist at NCFE, unpacks the detail of the Chancellor’s economic statement, including the positive commitments made to youth employability and the questions that are, as yet, unanswered for the wider skills sector.
Revolutionary Forces discussion paper – top takeaways13/07/2020 09:20:00
In our recent discussion paper published in partnership with Campaign for Learning, a host of experts from across the FE, labour market economics, employment and mental health sectors explored the revolutionary forces facing the UK economy and what the Government needs to include in its post-16 white paper to ensure that as a sector, we’re prepared for the road ahead.
Adapting delivery methods following COVID-19 – what does the future hold?09/07/2020 09:15:00
Hear from Learning Curve Group as they take a look at the impact that COVID-19 has had on education and what this means for the future of the sector.
The FE sector needs the revolutionary post-16 white paper that has been promised now more than ever07/07/2020 15:43:00
A paper published yesterday by NCFE and our friends at Campaign for Learning is urging the Government to ensure that the plans outlined in the forthcoming post-16 white paper are sufficiently flexible to meet the immense changes facing the UK economy.
Adapting to the new normal - supporting learners01/07/2020 12:43:00
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a great deal of disruption to learning, the impact of which will be felt long into the next academic year and possibly beyond.
Adapting to the new normal - supporting staff01/07/2020 09:15:00
COVID-19 has had a substantial impact on education in recent months. While we may not understand the true extent of these changes on the future of the sector, it’s critical that we start forward planning, so you and your colleagues feel prepared and supported for what’s to come.
Vocational qualifications improve your learners’ employability skills29/06/2020 09:15:00
Ensuring young people leave their formal education ready for the workplace is a difficult task but one which providers have been challenged to deliver on as part of their careers education and commitment to employability skills.