In this section you will find further information on the Standard that is specific to local authorities. Below you will find benefits, FAQs and guidance.
Benefits of the Standard for local authorities
There are many benefits associated with both applying for and achieving Certification against the Standard. The specific benefits will depend on whether you are a department providing training to local authority employees and applying for Certification against the Training Quality Standard for Employers, or a department providing training to external organisations and applying for Certification against the Training Quality Standard.
Below you will find additional benefits to local authorities, but please refer to the following pages to find the benefits for all providers:
What are the additional benefits to local authorities?
Application for the Standard will help your local authority by:
Certification will help your local authority by:
- Training Quality Standard for Employers, whereby employees become more aware of the training function’s services, and your corporate customer recognises the impact that the training function is having on the wider local authority.
- Training Quality Standard, whereby employers become more aware that you can supply them with high impact training and development solutions.
- The Training Quality Standard will help you to compete with other training providers. In fact, training providers who achieve the Training Quality Standard will be listed as recommended training providers in The Employer’s Guide to Training, which is a database that helps employers find suitable training providers
- The Training Quality Standard for Employers will demonstrate your commitment to providing responsive training that meets the needs of customers and the wider local authority – this can help in recruitment and retention of staff.
Please follow the above link to see a set of questions that are frequently asked by local authorities.
Please follow the above link to see hints and tips for local authorities.