The Lingfield Review
recommended the Government to scrap PTLLS as "unfit for purpose".
This is to be effective from 31st Dec 2013 and the public sector is to be returned to a free market for training qualifications - good news! It means a level playing field for TAP at last!
IT trainers - for further explanation
PTLLS holders can join the TAP community!
The PTLLS qualification was neither designed, nor intended for commercial trainers. It was designed specifically for teachers in colleges of Further Education.
Regrettably, from 2008 it was mistakenly promoted by the Lifelong Learning Sector Skills Council (LLUK) as appropriate for ALL trainers.
LLUK subsequently had its licence cancelled by the Government: it was the only one of 24 Sector Skills Councils not to be re-licensed. It was too focused on the FE sector and failed to adequately engage with employers.
Now, with PTLLS being discontinued, there will be no mandated training qualifications imposed on the public sector. This is very good news for everyone, including the learners!
It means that all public sector L&D managers
can now adopt the
The Training Foundation has consistently maintained that the PTLLS regime was misguided and was actually taking the quality of learning backwards not forwards.
We are pleased that this has now been formally and independently recognised.
Upgrade your PTLLS Certificate to a TAP Certificate
PTLLS holders can upgrade their qualification to the TAP Certificate in Training Delivery by attending a 3-day Fast-track course
Discounted fee; £1,080 +vat
To reserve a place, call:
024 7641 1288