Quality Mark

What is the Quality Mark?

The People 1st Quality Mark recognises and celebrates training programmes that maximise individuals’ development opportunities and help raise standards across the sector. Both employers’ and training organisations’ programmes can receive the Quality Mark.

The Quality Mark for employers

What does it mean to have a Quality Mark?

  • Your staff and potential employees can be confident that their training and development has been assessed to meet a professional standard, helping to ensure you have a motivated and committed workforce that can be retained
  • Your course or programme will be recognised for providing a relevant and robust training option as part of an industry career pathway
  • Your company will sit alongside the best employers that offer new recruits the ultimate in training and development opportunities to enable them to learn and grow and make the most of their career progression
  • Your approach to training and development, which champions a professional standard of quality, will raise the overall professionalism and profile of the industry ensuring that together employers are doing everything they can to attract people into the industry and produce a highly skilled and dynamic labour force.

What are the benefits of Quality Marked training programmes?

  • Most importantly, the Quality Mark can be promoted both internally and externally to demonstrate that your business offers best in class training
  • People 1st will promote your Quality Marked course through their award winning web portal
  • Access to industry policy guidance and labour market information will support your business and help it keep up to date with the latest developments in training and education
  • Involvement in industry events and activities to link with education and other employers.

The Quality Mark for training providers

What are the benefits of Quality Marking training programmes?

Training organisations that have their training Quality Marked will:

  • Demonstrate to learners and employers that they are in line with national standards and are recognised to meet the skills needs of sector employers
  • Have their Quality Marked course promoted on our web portal

Getting a Quality Mark for your programme

To find out more about the criteria or to apply for your programme to receive a Quality Mark, please download the relevant form:

Quality Mark application form for employers

Quality Mark application form for training providers

For further information contact accreditation@people1st.co.uk