1508, 2013

New courses approval

By |August 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ILM Associates have now received the NOCN accreditation and approval to deliver the following courses, these new qualifications will allow ILM Associates to expand its training portfolio.

  • NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)
  • NOCN Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events (QCF)

Please view our Training page for course overviews

1507, 2013

PTLLS course Levels 3 and 4

By |July 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ILM Associates are now accredited to deliver PTLLS Level 3 and 4

PTLLS is the qualification required for all teachers, trainers and assessors who work in the lifelong learning sector.

The PTLLS course covers the following key areas

  • planning a teaching session and a scheme of work
  • the role of the tutor
  • the training cycle
  • meeting individual learner needs
  • teaching and learning methods
  • assessment methods
  • evaluation strategies

This is a professional teaching qualification and the course requires your active participation and the completion of coursework assignments. Assignments are set by the NOCN and comprise an assignment for each of the four units completed. Three of these are theory based assignments the final one is practical. Candidates are also required to complete a reflective learning journal throughout the course.

All candidates deliver a 20-minute teaching session to the rest of the group and peer assess the other members of the group delivering their session. You will need to be able to express yourself effectively both orally and in writing.

You will need a qualification or experience in the subject area you intend to teach.

Finally PTLLS is part of both CTLLS and DTLLS and people completing this can count their PTLLS award towards those qualifications claiming recognized prior learning.

305, 2013

ILM Associates ltd joins Pearson VUE network

By |May 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Moreton House, High Street, Carrville, Durham, United Kingdom – 3rd May 2013 – ILM Associates Ltd has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programmes, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.

Pearson VUE believes testing and certification is at the heart of the learning experience, and ILM Associates Ltd will play its part by offering accessible and secure testing to candidates.

Pearson VUE’s advanced system administers exams on behalf of hundreds of businesses, boards and organisations around the globe through the world&rsdquo;s largest most secure test centre network. The system enables candidates to register and reschedule their tests online or through a Pearson VUE call centre.

“We’re very excited about our new partnership with Pearson VUE””, said Ian Robinson, Joint MD. ““The Pearson VUE Testing System is the most powerful available and gives us unparalleled control and flexibility over our ability to manage our business our way and the agreement means we can easily offer same-day testing, or bring testing to our customersrsquo; locations. We’re pleased to partner with a company whose industry status, technology and passion for excellence will allow us to provide even greater service for our customers.”

The list of certification tests available from test sponsors through the Pearson VUE system is continually growing. Test results are quickly transmitted back, ensuring the candidate’s certification status is promptly updated.

Ray Murray, Vice President – Business Development, Pearson VUE said,

“We are proud to welcome ILM Associates Ltd to the rapidly growing global network of Pearson VUE Authorised Test Centres. Together, we are providing even more candidates with the opportunity to obtain meaningful certifications and advance their careers.”

Pearson VUE delivery of exams has continued to increase rapidly in recent years, with the company delivering 10 million exams in 2011.

For more information:
Rebekah Wilson

About Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE Authorised Test Centres are privately owned, third-party testing facilities which provide on-site, on-demand testing for certification and professional licensure exams.

Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the worlds most comprehensive and secure network of test centres in more than 175 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international education company, whose businesses also include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.