Queen's Awards for Enterprise winner for innovation acquired by leading learning provider

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Written by Debbie Carter on 10 November 2016 in News

Provider of the training accreditation programme (TAP) has been acquired by QA

Award winning training provider The Training Foundation (TTF) had been bought by QA, who provide training, educational and consultancy services to a client base from both the public and private sector.

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TAP offers a range of skills based qualifications, short courses and workshops to meet the skills needs of subject matter experts. It also provides a Partner status to best practice standards and a three step programme to quality assure L&D in organisations.

Winning the Queen's Award for Enterprise in 2005 and 2016 for ‘innovation in the quality assurance of learning and development’ TTF has 1,400 organisations employing more than 28,000 TAP-certified L&D professionals in over 30 countries.

Nick Mitchell, director of the Training Foundation, comments: “TAP will complement and extend QA’s current service offering to provide an enhanced portfolio of training products to both TTF’s and QA’s clients. QA has a history of successful acquisitions, so we feel that we are in extremely capable hands.”

William Macpherson, CEO at QA states: “The acquisition of TTF provides an opportunity for QA to widen its offering of leadership and management products into the L&D community. TAP will enable QA to serve and support L&D departments in management, consultancy, facilitation, programme design, e-learning and technical learning delivery methods.”


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