Centre and Qualification Approval

We look forward to working with you on your learning journey.  This sort of partnership is what we love to do and work at – thank you! 

Centre Approval is required to offer Prospect Awards Accreditation.  Following Centre Approval learning centres will need to seek approval to offer either Prospect Regulated Qualifications, Development Awards or Endorsed Programmes.

Centre Approval

Community Development, Learning and Governance

Focussed on delivering solutions that work for you, we offer flexible accreditation designed to support your learning journey.

We have highlighted the key areas of Centre Approval and if you are ready to go!  then please click on the button below and it will take you the beginning of the centre approval application process.  For more information click on the download button.  

Scope and Purpose

Details on what you plan to offer and what  qualification or accreditation it is

Human Resources

Details on your team don’t worry – if it’s only you, we work with small organisations

Delivery

You tell us about your assessment and quality assurance processes

Authorisation

Somebody in charge confirms that you are happy to proceed with centre approval

Policy & Procedures

Here we chat how we can help with your learning policies if you need our support and advice

Physical Resources

Details on the resources you have or plan to access to offer the qualification

Declaration

We both commit to working openly and with the interest of the learner at heart

Prospect Decision

We review and approve or feedback with an action plan and support plan

Centre Approval Guide

Regulated Centre approvals are conducted via PLAZA.  To begin the process contact us at Prospect Awards and reach out and let us know you are interested in working with us on your Learning Journey

Qualification Approval

During your centre approval and at any stage following you can apply for Qualification Approval, Development Award Approval or Endorsed Programme Approval.  

Application Scope and Purpose

Some details on which accreditation you require and what your plans are

This section asks you to tell us about why you plan to offer the qualification, tell us about the likely numbers of students and if you intend to offer the qualification  in partnership with others and if you plan to offer it overseas.

Staff and Physical Resources

This section asks you to tell us about the people you have or plan to have in place to offer the qualifcations

Here we ask for information on teachers and trainers, on assessors and internal verifiers.  We also ask for information on the resources you have or have access to or plan to access to teach and assess the qualification

Qualification Delivery

In this section, you tell us how you plan to deliver the qualification and details about your communication and systems to ensure the integrity  of the qualification

We ask for some details on the teaching programme and we ask for example assessments or that you confirm you will use the assessments that Prospect Awards provides.  


Prospect review and feedback

We review your application and either approve, approve with conditions or feedback with a detailed action and support plan to help you achieve your goals for qualification and accreditation approval.  Once approved you are then able to register learners, teach and assess the course, and internally verify.  We will externally verify your programme on the first cohort and at least once a year from then on.

Qualification, Development Award & Endorsed Programme Approval Guide

All approvals are conducted via PLAZA for Qualification, Development Award, and Endorsed Programme Approval. To begin the process contact us at Prospect Awards and reach out and let us know you are interested in working with us on your Learning Journey

FAQ

What information do I have to provide for regulated qualification approval?

You need to complete the online approval form.  You can pick up more information on our training and event page.

Do you offer any training and support?

We do!.  We have some information available on this site, in particular, check out our training and support page.  We are also bringing forward on-line video-based training for Tutors, Quality Assurance and Centre Administration amongst others.  Check out our training and support page and also check out our guidebooks in PLAZA

What information do I have to provide for Development Awards?

You need to complete the online approval form, and you need to have in place a set of learning outcomes and assessment criteria.  For more information on check out our training and support page and the guide book available in PLAZA

Can I still access your qualifications and accreditation if I'm not an approved centre?

No – sorry!  You need to be an Approved Centre, but if you don’t think that suits you, then check out our FAQ on Prospect Awards Learning – a support service that will manage your learning and development for you and your team.  There is a fee for this service.

How do I access and use PLAZA?

PLAZA our cloud-based Centre Management system is accessible Here.  When you first become a centre, your Centre Administrator is sent a link to activate your account.  To access PLAZA you need to contact your centre administrator who will issue you with a password.

What information do I have to provide for Endorsed Programmes?

You need to complete the online approval form, and you need to have in place a training programme that we can review prior to endorsement.    For more information on check out our training and support page and the guide book available in PLAZA.

What is Prospect Awards Learning or PAL?

PAL is our managed learning and development service.  If you don’t want to be an approved centre but still want to offer Prospect Awards qualifications and accreditation, then we can provide that service for you via PAL.  This is a fee-based service where we, design, manage and deliver the training and assessment for you via one of our team or associates.  Check out our PAL page for more information

Free Training

Centre & PLAZA Administration; Assessor Training; Tutor Training; Internal Quality Assurance Training- details available soon – all on line and available via our Yourtube Channel also

Other Services

As a Learning Design and Development Agency, focused on Community, Learning and Governance, we have a range of other services to help your learning journey.

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