Welcome to Prospect Awards CIC

Learning for Everyone – Everywhere

”We came together to form Prospect Awards CIC, a not for Profit Social Enterprise, to work with people who are passionate like us about Community Development, Learning and Governance”

Gary Haire, Independent Chair of Board

Accredit Learning

“At Prospect Awards, we accredit learning, award our own qualifications and provide development solutions and services in Community Development, Learning, and Governance. It’s what we do, what we are good at, and what we enjoy.  We look forward to working with you.” 

Brendan Clarke.

Managing Director 


“Our four Directors, Anna, Brendan, Gary and Sarah have over 120 years communal Experience and Expertise in Community Development, Accrediting Learning, and Governance.  We put that experience together because we want to help make Learning for Everyone – Everywhere real”

Sarah McKenna.

Director for Operations

Community Development

“Our work at Prospect is underpinned by our commitment to the values of community development: – social justice and equality, anti-discrimination, community empowerment, collective action and working and learning together. We aim to put these values into practice working with you.”

Anna Clarke.

Director for Communities

Prospect Qualifications


Available in the UK, Ireland, and Internationally.   Designed and Developed with expertise and passion, using our expertise focused on your needs.  Drawing on the up-to-date standards and specifications so that our qualifications work for you.

Development Awards


Aimed at learning providers who require greater flexibility. Development Awards focus on meeting your requirements.  Development Awards place you in the driving seat, setting your own spec for the award that we Design and Develop for and with you to meet your learners needs

Endorsed Programme 


A flexible cost-effective Endorsement service, available only in Northern Ireland aimed at supporting local learning and training.  Prospect Endorsement focuses on the learning achieved through the training delivered. No terminal or summative assessment is required.


National standards

Prospect’s work focused on imaginative, creative and functional deployment and support of Community Development National Standards across the UK and Ireland. Providing a base for networking, discussion, and development.


ready to go

Designed using national standards, these are products created for use in a range of ‘communities’.   They focus on ; Standards Audit, Team Mapping, Strategic/Action Planning, Values & Organisations, and Community Engagement, Planning and Dialogue


development support 

Client Led Services, in Community Development, Learning and Governance; Training, Mentoring, Coaching, Action Learning, Board Support, CPD, Network Development and Management, CSR and Organisational Development

Governance Team Development

review – training – support

Prospect’s Governance review, training, and support focused on imaginative, creative and functional deployment of principle and value led Governance in Community and 3rd Sector Organisations drawing on National Standards in Community Development and Codes of Good Governance.


Centre for Community development                    

Client Led Services, in Community Development, Learning and Governance; Training, Mentoring, Coaching, Action Learning, Board Support, CPD, Network Development and Management, CSR and Organisational Development

Governance Support System

After the trainers have gone – what then?

Prospect provide two key types of technology-based resources to support all levels of organisation or group Governance and regulatory requirements. Creatio Governance, a comprehensive cloud-based system, and Prospect Dialogue a community support forum

Prospect Connect

helping Each other

Centre Administration

Centre Approval

To offer Prospect Accreditation, this is where you start – become an approved centre and access your own Centre and Quality Management System

qualification  and Course approval

A straightforward on-line process that is flexible, interactive and fluid.  ‘Plaza’ your Centre and Quality Management tool puts you in control of your learners

registration and certification      

Link to ‘Plaza’ your management tool for registering and claiming certificates for your student’s learning

Customer Support

Pricing, Value, and service

We pride ourselves on the Quality of our Products and Services and vitally Accessibility. All vital to achieving Learning for Everyone – Everywhere! Details of our Prices can be found Here


Vital to our work, on the site, you will find links to our Social Media, a Policy Blog, News Posts. We also have a download service in our Market Place and a Discussion Forum and an E-Publishing site soon!

centre policies     

Details of these and  other key documents will be found on our Downloads Page Here, or if they are confidential documents for Approved Centres, they will be found in PLAZA Here.


Our way of collaborating across the world to share our experiences to help make our vision a reality, Learning for Everyone – Everywhere.  Prospect Dialogue can be accessed Here.


E-Learning Centre

prospect e-learning

Access our Virtual Learning Environment.  As an approved centre you have access to Prospect own Learning Programme and if you wish we can assist you with proving support via e-Learning to your own learners

Click Here to Access our Virtual Learning Centre

 Prospect e-Portfolio

E-Portfolio is an online, flexible way to store, archive and share your own learning.  As an approved centre you can use Prospect E-Portfolio or we can help you set up your own flexible system

Coming Soon