29a_4.pngTQUK and CIEH are delighted to announce that HIT Training, People1st and Psittacus Systems will be joining us at the Kingsway Hall Hotel, London on March 22nd.

The event, which is designed to provide an overarching view of the Hospitality and Catering sector and the Environmental Health sector moving forward, will provide training centres with a wealth of knowledge and information about the sectors from 2017 onwards. Including the new hospitality apprenticeship standards and what they mean for employers and providers alike.

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gov.jpgTraining Qualifications UK is an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation and in the process of applying to become an End Point Assessment Organisation.

The comments below are in response to the Draft Strategic Guidance to the Institute for Apprenticeships Government Consultation issued on 4 January 2017.

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startup-photos.jpgYou may have noticed that over the past year or so QCF qualifications are slowly and gradually being replaced by RQF qualifications. What does this mean?

First off, this means that awarding organisations have much more freedom to design their own qualifications, and to give them an appropriate title whether it is an Award, Certificate or Diploma.

New qualifications on the RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework) must be underpinned by a validity strategy that will show how they provide value for learners and employers.

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roosterr-05.jpgA little off topic, but we were intrigued after recent events in the office to find out a little more about Chinese zodiac animals, and what the relationship to Chinese New Year they have. And in true Richard Ayoade style, here’s what we found.

If you’re a follower of our social media channels you may have noticed that our Managing Director Andrew and Quality Manager Paul recently took a trip across to Asia to visit some of our international centres in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. They came back fully cultured.

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22751069447_437d0d89f8_b.jpgMuch like many other awarding organisations, TQUK is in the midst of developing qualifications which will replace the current Health and Social Care, Clinical Healthcare Support and Allied Health Profession diplomas.

The new qualifications, which will be available from January 2018, are currently being mapped to meet the requirements of Skills for Health and design specifications of Skills for Care.

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