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Become a Fully Accredited Centre In 5 Easy Steps, Simplifying the Process!

 

Free Centre Accreditation 

Centre registration is done remotely (non-visit) and is carried out free of charge providing the following criteria is met:

Option 1 – Centre has a current or previous (last 24 months) registration with an awarding body who are Ofqual recognised or equivalent. The awarding body report must have no major issues or sanctions, investigations or uncompleted business, if this is the case a visit will be required at the appropriate cost to the centre.

Option 2 – Centres can provide 3 (three) exemplary references from 3 customers they have carried out work for at least 6 (six) months, we will contact asking them to complete a more in-depth review of your centre. If the references or reviews are not to our highest standards then a visit will be required at the appropriate cost to the centre. If references or  follow up is not to our satisfaction, a visit will be required at the appropriate cost to the centre.

 

Free Qualification & Centre Staff Registration 

All  trainers, IQA ,assessors  and qualifications are registered for free with all our centres. We strongly advise all centres to make sure all staff details are correct , as incorrect information will delay the application.

 

Annual Centre Accreditation Renewal is Free 

All annual accreditation for your centre will be free providing you meet our requirements of being an active centre and fully complaint with our quality assurance, procedures and administration to protect the professional integrity of the qualifications and learner experience. Please see our centre agreement and polices for full details.

 

To become a centre, simply follow these 5 Easy steps:

 

Step 1 – complete the centre application form

 

Step 2 – Centre must complete the required polices, we have put together an exemplar document for polices to help you.

Policies and Procedures Required are:

  • Complaints Procedure
  • Appeals Procedure
  • Reasonable Adjustments
  • Malpractice Policy
  • Safeguarding Policy
  • Conflicts of Interests Policy
  • Health & Safety including risk assessments
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Internal Quality Assurance Policy
  • Centre Contingency Planning Policy

 

Step 3 – Centre staff to complete the staff application form and submit all relevant qualifications.

 

Step 4 – Read & understand our centre agreementt and complete & sign it.

Please read the following documents

Centre Operation Manual

Our Customer Charter 

Our Complaints Policy 

Our Appeals Policy 

 

Contact our customer services team if you have any questions.

 

Step 5 – email your application securely to approvals@ptdq.co.uk, if file is larger than 10 mb we recommend you using the following free secure upload up to 2 GB. www.wetransfere.com.

We aim to have all accreditation applications reviewed with in 28 working days.

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Centre Document Library (Accreditation’s)

Please use the following documents to complete your centre application or alternatively use the bold hyperlinks to open required documents.

Centre Application Form

Exemplar Document for Polices

Staff Application Form

Centre Agreement

Centre Operation Manual

Our Customer Charter 

Our Complaints Policy 

Our Appeals Policy 

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