Quality & Accreditations

 

Processes

ISO 9001:2015 Our endeavours to provide high standards of service to our clients has been highly regarded, leading to our group being awarded an ISO 9001:2015 accreditation. This accreditation is recognised industry wide as the gold standard of quality, reliability and high standards of service.

 

Information, Advice & Guidance

Matrix Accreditation recognises providers who are committed to delivering the highest standards of information, advice and guidance (IAG) services. Matrix accreditation has challenging set criteria which are assessed across core themes including Leadership and Management, Resources, Service Delivery and Continuous Quality Improvement. The assessment in 2013 identified that the key strength of Avidity Training is its leadership and people. Partially because of their extensive knowledge but also because of their passion, flexibility, personalised approach and the way they all take responsibility whilst working as a cohesive team’.

 

Government funding

The Education and Skills Funding Agency is a government body that administers and controls funding for education and skills in England. In order to access this funding strict compliance requirements have to be met. Avidity Training is able to access funding and deliver funded training programmes as a result of evidencing that we meet these strict rules.

Certain funding streams that Avidity has access to include funding from the European Social Fund.

We are currently on the national Register of Training Organisations and on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers. Gaining access onto such registers involves scrutiny in areas such as the quality of teaching, learning & assessment, compliance and financial health.

 

National Awarding Organisations

In order to be able to deliver nationally accredited qualifications strict Awarding Organisation and ofqual requirements regarding teaching, learning, assessment and internal quality assurance must be met and maintained. We are registered with Skillsfirst and Highfield Awarding Organisations.

Avidity have ‘direct claims status’ for all qualifications that we deliver. Our most recent external verification visit commended the high quality of teaching, learning and assessment that we deliver.

Avidity have worked closely with BCTG over recent years. BCTG are an external quality check and a close partner of ours.