We’re proud to be a Licensed Awarding Body authorised by the Quality in Careers Consortium to assess and accredit schools, colleges and work-based learning organisations for the national Quality in Careers Standard.
Why choose us as your Licensed Awarding Body?
Our organisation, care deeply about enabling education providers and young people to develop and succeed
Our supportive, personal approach includes a half-day introductory session delivered face-to-face, and a dedicated Assessor who will carry out your assessments
As far as possible, we’ll advise you on how your existing approaches, activities and resources can be used to meet requirements of the Standard
The cost of our service is transparent, highly-competitive and paid in three stages – £450 on registration with us, £500 when you are ready for the first assessment and £500 when you’re ready for final assessment
You’ll gain recognition for your work along the way as you’ll receive a certificate for your initial commitment to achieving the Standard and further certificates for making good progress and finally achieving it
We’re described by schools and colleges as ‘trusted advisors', 'thinking partners’ and ‘innovative’
We’re also able to provide any additional, good value support you may need in order to achieve the Standard as we’re Matrix-accredited for provision of CEIAG services and also approved to deliver work-related qualifications by the NCFE and CACHE awarding bodies
Our range of additional support services includes our Let’s Do Business digital programme that enables young people to engage with employers from a wide range of sectors any day and time including weekends.
We’re all highly-qualified CEIAG practitioners with recent ‘hands-on’ experience in schools - primary and secondary, including SEND schools – colleges and alternative learning providers, including hospital schools. For example, we have a Level 7 qualified practitioner who has led CEIAG activities in secondary schools for over 15 years. One of our team members was Careers Leader and Careers Adviser in secondary school where she developed the Careers provision significantly in order to achieve the Standard. CEO and Founder of Career Seekers Direct Ltd, Eva Harrison, is an experienced Quality in Careers Standard assessor, CEIAG specialist and a Registered Career Development Profession.
If you wish to find out more about the Standard before contacting us, the best source of information is the official national website: http://www.qualityincareers.org.uk/
Find out how to work with us to achieve the Standard.
Our 'Achieving the Standard With Us' document is also available to download. Please click here.
We look forward to hearing from you and enabling you to achieve the Quality in Careers Standard.