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Message 1 of 5: Ed Trayner on 14/02/2012
Hi all

For those of you that follow other social media you will know (and for those that don't this will be new), there has been some dialogue regarding 'accreditation' of trainers that identifies and proves competence.

Many of you know that a highly skilled group of expert members of TrainerBase developed a 'Standard' between 2006 and 2008.

The Standard and the CLP accreditation have been on the back burner for a while but the recent discussions confirm to me and others that TrainerBase should look at ways of placing the accreditation in the market.

I have yet to bottom out how we might do this but my thinking is that CLP accreditation will become part of the package of member benefits.

There will of course be a limit to the amount of time I will be able to attribute to member accreditation and how 'sign up' will be managed has yet to be determined.

Over the past 12 or so months a few of us have been reviewing the Standard for any omissions or refinements. There have been just a few. For those of you that reviewed the Standard in the past; may I suggest that you download the latest version from www.trainerbase.info/standard

I will keep everyone updated on how I decided to proceed with this.

Peter
AKA Ed.

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Message 2 of 5: Michelle McArthur on 14/02/2012
Peter
Great news, I have to admit that the accreditation was a big reason for me being part of TB/ LPA.
If I can do anything at all to help, just let me know. I would love TB to get back to how it was in the "good old days!"When we had really interesting and helpful discussions and we really were one big community.

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Message 3 of 5: Ed Trayner on 14/02/2012
Michelle

Many thanks for the positive comments. Of course I will also be opening up renewals once I have amended the renewal documents to reflect the changes to the Standard.

Speak soon.

Peter
AKA Ed

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Message 4 of 5: Joy Wilson on 14/02/2012
My offer to look at the wording/branding/target market is still there must admit to having parked it because i have been working on ILM accreditations for a number of clients and its fairly detailed work - I still have some notes from our discussion

Joy

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Message 5 of 5: Charlotte Mannion on 15/02/2012
There is still a market for accreditation especially in the way we envisaged it. As trainers we need something better that the petals and kettles rubbish beloved of the public sector. I would welcome a fresh approach to providing accreditation.

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