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Adult Care

These qualifications are for anyone working in – or hoping to take up a role in – assessment and internal quality assurance. They were developed by LLUK to replace the Assessor and Verifier (A&V) units. They are designed for use in England, Wales and Northern Ireland – a different set of qualifications exists in Scotland.

The TAQA units and qualifications provide people who carry out assessment and internal quality assurance roles in their organisation with the opportunity to develop and improve their practice as well as achieving a professional qualification for their roles. They have been developed for those working in accredited learning, non-accredited learning, the NQF and the QCF.

The qualifications consist of a mix of units – some competence-based and some knowledge-based units. The knowledge-only units (which are titled ‘Understanding the principles and practices of…’) allow anyone who is interested in or needs to know about assessment and quality assurance – but is not a practitioner – to acquire knowledge and information about the roles.

Successful achievers will understand the principles of assessment and internal quality assurance and have the knowledge to develop and improve systems at their centre.

These qualifications are available to other organisations at full cost.

For the first 12 weeks of any Study Programme, you will take part in our Take The Leap element, which involves employability skills, community projects, real life work experience and an adventure week. This is part one of the full time 49 week programme.

Enrolment Dates

Entry/Level One – 28th August, 2nd January, 1st April

Level Two+ – Contact Us

How to Apply

You can register interest for this course online by clicking here, call 0300 003 7073 or email contact@springboard-ne.org

Qualifications needed

Entry Level – No previous qualifications are required for this programme, however, a pre-course interview will be required before a place is offered

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Health & Social Care

Working with adults is highly rewarding, but also demanding and a huge responsibility. These qualifications help you to achieve your career ambitions. We provide a range of courses starting with an introduction to Adult Care.

You will be placed in a an Adult Care setting to gain valuable hands on experience.

For the first 12 weeks of any Study Programme, you will be enrolled onto our 12 week Take The Leap course. A 12 week course to gain a recognised qualification to help you progress into your chosen career. Our 12 week course involves employability skills, community projects, real life work experience and an adventure week.

Enrolment Dates

Entry/Level One – 28th August, 2nd January, 1st April

Level Two+ – Contact Us

How to Apply

You can register interest for this course online by clicking here, call 0300 003 7073 or email contact@springboard-ne.org

Qualifications needed

Entry Level – No previous qualifications are required for this programme, however, a pre-course interview will be required before a place is offered.

Careers you could move into:

  • Health Care Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Auxiliary Assistant
  • Ambulance Staff
  • Community Support Worker
  • Social Worker

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