Work Based Learning
Each qualification is made up of units and credits which you choose in relation to your job role and you can achieve it over a period of one year.
Apprenticeships are available for 16-24 year olds wishing to follow a career in Logistics, Care, Business Administration and/or Customer Service. Employed young people can gain a qualification whilst at work supported by Government funding.
A14 Training Services can offer NVQs in the following areas:
Driving Goods Vehicles (Level 2)* - For drivers who wish to show that they can operate their vehicle safely and work within legislation. Your assessor observes you driving by being with you in the cab and helps you produce evidence for your portfolio by working with your employer.
Warehousing & Storage – for warehouse operatives (Level 2)* - Your assessor visits you regularly and you create a portfolio of work that involves logs, documents and statements, which can be recorded or written, in conjunction with your employer.
Health and Social Care - (Level 2 and Level 3 pathways)* - anyone working within a Care Home who wishes to gain a qualification in Care - this is one route for you. You complete various assignments and get assessed in the workplace by regular visits from your assessor.
Management (level 3)* - Candidates who are starting in a management role and wish to create a portfolio of evidence to show competence.
Team Leader (Level 2)* - for the supervisor of a team who needs to show development into the managerial role. Portfolio based qualification supported by regularly assessor visits.
Business Administration (Level 2 and Level 3) * - For the general administration worker whether first starting in the office or returning to work to show competence in the role.
Customer Service (Level 2 and Level 3)* – candidates who are working in a customer linking role whether it be in an office, retail outlet or over the telephone – customers are being dealt with daily – this qualification shows competence in delivering reliable and quality customer service.
Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (CAVA) - known previously as A1 Assessor Award This qualification is for mentors who wish to support their apprentices or colleagues following an NVQ or internal standards. To achieve this qualification, you build your portfolio by helping your candidates. Support and guidance is given by your assessor to achieve your assessor award whilst carrying out observations with your candidates. There is one unit covering the knowledge and this is achieved by writing an assignment against the standards.
If your company follows detailed procedures which are checked and assessed for quality - this is a qualification which gives you a recognised certificate to add to the Quality System.
Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices - known (previously as V1 Verifier Award)
For those who are part of the internal quality assurance processes and who lead a team of internal quality assurance staff. Support and guidance is given to experienced assessors who wish to achieve their Internal Verifier award where candidates are in a quality role within an NVQ Centre.
*These qualifications might be available under funded programmes for candidates aged 16-18 under the apprenticeship scheme – phone for further information - 01379 854486