Poultec has successfully obtained the following quality marks, which are subject to re-assessment on an annual basis:
Training Quality Standard (TQS)
Poultec Training was proud to achieve the Training Quality Standard mark in 2009. This quality mark recognises the level of employer engagement and satisfaction of employers that we work with. This mark demonstrates how Poultec works with its employers to ensure that training is not only fit for purpose but exceeds their expectations.
Investors in People
Poultec believes in developing their own staff, by ensuring that its teaching staff are always up-to-date with industry advancements and teaching practices. All teaching staff are members of the Institute For Learning, which set levels of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
The setting up and execution of a structured staff development plan has led to Poultec being awarded the Investors in People.
Matrix is the standard for provision of Information, Advice and Guidance. This standard measures the handling of enquires of prospective learns, through to the guidance given to learners approaching the end of the training programme. Poultec successfully obtained the Matrix standard in 2003 and re-accredited in 2006 and 2009.
In addition to the quality marks, Poultec are regularly audited by other organisations to ensure that the quality of its provision:
Skills Funding Agency (SFA)
Poultec Training are subject to regular audits from the Skills Funding Agency, a government organisation who provide funding for the delivery of Apprenticeships.
SFA auditors ensure that Poultec are delivering their contracted volumes and that activities are correctly recorded and monitored.
Ofsted’s mandate includes the quality of schools and also of adult learning throughout the UK. Ofsted inspectors are responsible for ensuring the quality of the delivery of training and focus on teaching/assessment practice, quality of resources/facilities and learner/employer satisfaction.
Framework for Excellence
Framework for Excellence is a scheme managed by the Skills Funding Agency, which monitors learner satisfaction. Annually learners are sent a questionnaire to provide feedback on their learning experience. The results of these questionnaires are collated and provide a score, which is used to compare training organisations across the country.
Apprentices get to grips with team leading tasks
At a recent session of Poultec’s East Anglian Poultry Apprenticeship Academy, Apprentices from local poultry companies including PD Hook Group, Banham Poultry, Bernard Matthews, FS Dann & Son and Crown Chicken took part in a series of challenging team building and communication challenges. The afternoon’s activities held at Poultec’s facilities at South Green Park included read more