April 17, 2023
Adult Education Training Acronyms: Your Ultimate Guide
If you’re diving into the world of adult education and training, then chances are you’ve already come across some of these confusing adult education training acronyms. In fact, the whole education sector is rife with acronyms, initials and odd little three-letter addendums. You’re certainly not alone if you think these are confusing, inconsistent and generally […]
December 21, 2022
Online Learning vs Traditional Learning
Online training has come a long way in recent years, indeed the uptake for online training, or e-learning, worldwide is shortly due to pass those of traditional face-to-face courses. So when looking at online learning vs traditional learning, how do they compare? To consider whether any training is truly worthwhile, we have to consider three […]
May 6, 2022
Carlton Training Receives Outstanding City & Guilds Report
External Quality Assurance by City & Guilds At Carlton Training we run City & Guilds courses. City & Guilds is an awarding body that conducts sampling and inspections of training institutes like us, a process known as external quality assurance (EQA). This is to ensure that the courses we run come up to standard. It […]
November 30, 2020
What does Occupational Competence mean?
Being Occupationally Competent and having Occupational Competence are phrases you’ll come across if you’re looking to become an assessor or instructor for more or less any official qualification. Awarding Organisations usually require you to have this if you’re going to teach or assess other people, but it’s often hard to know what this means. Put […]
November 24, 2015
What is the difference between the Awarding Bodies?
Does the Awarding Body you use for your qualification matter? What is the difference between the awarding bodies and what should you look out for?
March 25, 2014
How does City and Guilds monitor training providers?
City and Guilds is an Awarding Organisation, which means that it has recognition from the government office Ofqual to issue qualifications and certificates to people, set exams and have an influence on the requirements for new qualifications.