We will be holding a number of events across the UK to introduce you to Highfield and provide further information on our family values, policies and benefits, as well as guidance and support on our registration process.
The events will also provide a platform for feedback to discover how we can continue to improve our services, products and/or qualifications, to become both your awarding organisation and product provider of choice.
The session will also include a food safety update delivered by an expert speaker, focusing on key topics and current issues within the industry.
Dates and locations are:
Food safety presentation delivered by Sarah Daniels
Food safety presentation delivered by Jude Hutchison
Food safety presentation delivered by Richard Sprenger
Food safety presentation delivered by Richard Sprenger
Food safety presentation delivered by Professor Chris Elliott
Food safety presentation delivered by Euan MacAuslan
Areas covered in each event will include:
- How to switchover from CIEH to Highfield, and our support for you during that process
- The range of qualifications we offer, and areas for development
- An introduction to the Highfield team and some of our subject matter experts
- Highfield future and the move over to the RQF
- How we provide ongoing support to centres
- Associated training materials from Highfield International
- A food safety update from a subject matter expert
- How can we improve our service, products and qualifications
- What you want from an awarding organisation
Each morning event (09:00am – 12:00pm) is FREE to attend and is open to not only CIEH customers, but also training providers who would like to find out more about delivering qualifications from Highfield. It goes without saying that we would welcome any of our current customers who would like to attend, it is always good to catch up, receive feedback and see how we can improve.
To book yourself and/or your colleagues on to this event, please visit here. Alternatively, you can secure your place by calling our Sales team on 0845 226 0350 or by emailing the Events team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Spaces will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Book now to avoid disappointment!
We hope that you can join us for what is sure to be an extremely informative event.
Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire Mr Andrew Coombe, The Queen’s personal representative, was on official duty this October as he marked a Doncaster-based business’s achievement of the Queen’s Award.
Directors from the Highfield Group were presented with a crystal bowl and commemorative certificate signed by the Queen and Prime Minister at an official presentation held at the organisation’s offices on 20 October 2016.
And guests, which included civic dignitaries, business leaders and VIPs, were treated to a performance by a choir from New College, Worcester, a school for blind and partially sighted children, on behalf of Highfield’s chosen charity, Visually Impaired Children Taking Action (VICTA).
The Highfield Group, one of the UK’s leading education organisations, was announced as the winner of the award as part of the national celebrations to celebrate HM The Queen’s 90th birthday on 21 April.
Queen’s Award winners are chosen by a panel that includes the Prime Minister and leading figures from government and industry, making it one of the most sought after accolades for British businesses.
Highfield, which has three offices across Doncaster and employs over 200 staff, is the UK and Middle East’s leading suppliers of compliance, apprenticeship and work-based learning qualifications, training materials and e-learning.
It is one of the UK’s largest exam boards, and is actively involved in the development of the UK workforce and productivity, as well as contributing to government plans for three million apprenticeships by 2020.
The organisation, which has its headquarters on Heavens Walk, works with some of the biggest names in international business to help develop their staff, including PepsiCo, Nestle, Marks & Spencer and Superdrug, and each year supports over 2 million learners across the globe to achieve their educational aspirations.
Jason Sprenger, Highfield Chief Executive, said, ‘This is a great achievement for Highfield, and I was honoured to welcome Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire and accept the certificate and crystal bowl on behalf of the business and everyone here who has worked so hard to achieve it’.
Representatives from Highfield received the award in person from Her Majesty at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 14 July 2016, with this further presentation held to celebrate the achievement alongside colleagues, customers and partners.
For more information on Highfield, go to www.highfieldqualifications.com.
For more on the Queen’s Award, go to www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise/overview
One of the most comprehensive e-learning systems for workers taking the Care Certificate has been launched by the group that developed the official workbook.
The software, from Highfield e-learning, is designed to support delivery of the knowledge elements of the Care Certificate. It can be fitted into existing workplace induction programmes and covers all 15 standards included in the Care Certificate, with a 30 minute course for each of the standards to test knowledge and understanding.
The e-learning is flexible so that each learner can complete the standards specific to their role, and is mapped to official health and social care qualifications so that prior learning can be recognised. It is also fully customisable so that it meets the needs of individual organisations, and trackable so that learner progress can be monitored and verified.
Highfield e-learning is part of the same group as Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (‘HABC’), which was commissioned by Health Education England, Skills for Care and Skills for Health to develop the official Care Certificate workbook to support its introduction across the health and social care sectors from 1 April 2015.
Chris Sprenger, Highfield E-Learning Managing Director, said, ‘Our e-learning has been put together by many of the key people involved in the development of the official Care Certificate workbook, and goes the extra mile in making delivery of the Care Certificate – which may seem a burden to some – an engaging and motivating experience for learners.
The feedback we have received from the health and social care sector is extremely positive, and we have already begun working with some of the leading training providers and employers to help make sure their learners and staff are compliant with the requirements of the Care Certificate’.
- 1-9 users – £35 plus VAT each
- 10-99 users – £30 plus VAT each
- 100+ users – £25 plus VAT each
We also plan to offer the modules from the Care Certificate as 15 individual courses. Each one will be priced at £2.50 per unit.
To order, call 0845 226 0350 or email email@example.com
For more information, go to www.highfieldelearning.com/products/care-certificate
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