TAP Qualifications

...are relevant to everyone involved in L&D:

Testimonials

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

A huge thank you to John for delivering a fantastic training session and aiding myself and others every step of the way.

St George's NHS

17th March 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Amazing! Totally worth my time and effort, thank you

St George's NHS Trust

17th March 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Excellent and exceeded my expectations. The two days were brilliantly conducted and information provided effectively. The success of the course being so effective is on the delivery methodology used by the trainer. Dawn was encouraging, helpful, thoughtful and ran the sessions brilliantly.

Barclays Bank

14th March 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Excellent - this was a very worthwhile challenging course. Thank you

Barclays

14th March 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Enjoyable and provided a great framework to use time and time again. Thank you for your support and encouragement. Dawn was very helpful and showed great knowledge and enthusiasm.

Barclays

14th March 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Thank you for this training, it honestly was the most active I've been and I'm happy to bring so much back to work from it.

Barclays

24th February 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Brilliant. Well structured on the same model that was taught to us! Really useful tools given and good course for expanding our ideas about training.

Wolseley

31st January 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Informative, engaging and incredibly relevant, helping me build and follow a structure. Paul is experienced, structured and had a great delivery style with humour. Many thanks to Paul for his guidance.

Wren Kitchens

20th January 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Brilliant! Very interactive, made you feel at ease. Fantastic, really good course and overall experience. Thank you!

Wren Kitchens

20th January 2017

Foundation Certificate In Training Delivery

Brilliant! All very organised and well run. Felt at ease throughout and able to approach Paul with any questions, no matter how stupid. A big thank you for all your hep and support.

Wren Kitchens

20th January 2017

 

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October 2015

The British Institute for Learning & Development aligns membership to TAP Qualifications

 

The British Institute for Learning & Development (the BILD), the Awarding Body for all TAP Certificates and Diplomas, has announced that from 1st Oct 2015 all applicants for professional grades of BILD membership will be required to hold a TAP Qualification.

Explains BILD Chair David Apparicio:

"The BILD has long been driven by the aspiration to see a career in L&D recognised as a genuine ‘Profession'.  Today, the critical capability demanded of every organisation is the capacity to learn and change faster than the competition, to become a genuine ‘learning organisation'. This makes the professionalising of learning a more urgent imperative than ever before.'

‘The BILD believes that, as with all other recognised professions, L&D practitioners should be required to meet a common standard of professional practice, evidenced by appropriate Certification.  Until recent years, this has not been possible to achieve, given the wide range of subjective certification schemes available.  Membership of the BILD, therefore, as with other L&D Institutes, was open to applicants holding a disparate range of qualifications. This of course meant that the BILD post-nominal letters could not guarantee consistent and reliable professional practice'.

‘With the advent of the Training Accreditation Programme in 1998 the seeds were planted for the genuine professionalising of an L&D career.  For the first time, objective assessable models (recognised by a Queen's Award for Innovation) underpinned all L&D roles, enabling consistent standards of professional practice.'

‘The Board of the BILD has observed first-hand the widespread, employer-led adoption of TAP in recent years, with some 1,400 organisations across all strands of the private and public sectors now employing more than 25,000 Certified L&D professionals. 

We have concluded that this groundswell of commitment to best-practice standards now enables the Institute to progress its key objective of professionalising a career in L&D.  By requiring all applicants for BILD membership from 1st Oct 2015 to hold a TAP Certificate or Diploma, the BILD post-nominal letters will become a guarantee of best-practice."

 

 

The Training Foundation's CEO
Nick Mitchell
 welcomed the news;

"This forward-thinking announcement demonstrates the BILD's passionate commitment to truly making Learning & Development a genuine profession.

The whole 30-strong TAP team at The Training Foundation shares that passion. These are indeed exciting times for the whole training community and I encourage all to join the BILD and help us achieve our common objective."