Polices & Procedures
Centre Recognition Policies: Guidance
The recognition process requires that your centre has the following policies and procedures in place to support the quality systems:
- Access to Fair Assessment
- Appeals Procedures for Candidates
- Complaints Procedure
- Disability Discrimination Policy
- Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy
- Health and Safety Policy
- Internal Verification Policy
- Malpractice Procedure
- Plagiarism Policy
- Policy on Checking for Criminal Records (if working with young people or vulnerable adults)
- Welsh Language Policy
- Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults policy (where appropriate)
- Recognition of Prior Learning procedure
- E assessment Policy (if appropriate)
- Distance learning Policy (if appropriate)
- Administrative procedures for registering learners, notifying achievement, holding learner information
- Staff induction and training procedures.
- Data Protection
This guidance has been produced to assist Centres to develop the required polices and procedures. The guidance sets the expectation of what the policy or procedure should contain. However it is the responsibility of the Centre to develop the policies and procedures that reflect their operating circumstance and extent of curriculum offer.
Model policies have not been produced as they cannot include every Centre’s operating circumstances.
Additional support can be provided to the development of the policies and procedures by Agored Cymru staff. It is the Centre’s responsibility to ensure that:
- Policies and procedures reflect the size and curriculum offer of the Centre
- Policies and procedures are communicated to all staff and supported by the Centre management structure
- A system is in place for regular review and evaluation of Centre policies and procedures
- There is compliance with the published policies and procedures.