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Torch Hub shines light on TAP
The Torch Hub, which includes over 120 British army and navy on-line learning centres, has integrated the TAP Learning Centre Support Skills course provided by The Training Foundation into its learning centre staff training programme.

1,000th NHS trainer achieves TAP qualification
When Chantal Brookes, a trainer from the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, was awarded a TAP Certificate in Training Delivery Skills on 25 April, she became the 1,000th person working for the English NHS to have achieved a qualification within the Trainer Assessment Programme since its launch in 1998.

Developing IT training skills in Trent Strategic Health Authority
In this case study Kate Marsden of Trent Strategic Health Authority highlights the role that the SHA is playing in funding the development of IT training skills.

TAP helps council improve learning facilitation skills
Leeds City Council’s IT Training Manager, Pat McConnell, explains how long term investments in improved learning facilitation skills have helped to fulfil two of the core values of Leeds City Council by valuing colleagues and putting customers first.

TAP into the news
Gill Honey, IT Training Manager at News International, outlines the ways in which structured training skills development has helped her department to deliver a greater return of investment in both Trainers and Training Facilities over the last six years.

Centrica training skills powered by TAP
In this case study from the Training Foundation, Richard Malam, Training Manager with Centrica Learning and Development explains his approach to the development and certification of training skills.

Training skills development at Tesco
Tesco Academy Director Nicola Steele explains why over 140 Tesco personnel have attended courses leading to TAP certification over the last 3 years and sets out some of the benefits that the initiative has generated.

Autoglass gives a clear view on TAP
Steve Sinclair-Day, Autoglass technical training manager, explains how the Trainer Assessment Programme (TAP) has helped to develop the training skills of technicians at the company’s National Skills Centre in Birmingham.

Training design skills keep English rugby refs on the ball
The Rugby Football Union reports that an increasing number of teams and players are entering the game in England at the community level. Halting a previous decline, the community game is now bouncing back with 86 new adult teams being formed and over 6,600 new adult players taking part.

It's TAP for CAPs
CAPS Solutions supplies an integrated range of land and property systems to the Local Authority marketplace. The company views effective training as vital to ensuring that its customers gain maximum benefit from their system implementation.

Clearer Thoughts on TAP
When Tricia Clewett and Donna Stewart founded their training company Clearer Thoughts at the start of 2001, they were confident to offer their services as innovative and professional trainers. Three years later, in the summer of 2004, they underwent an intense three-day experience that proved them capable of delivering even more than they had previously imagined.

BroadSkill delivers accessibility training with Eliesha Training
Freelance trainer supplier, BroadSkill, is providing trainers to Eliesha Training to develop skills in special IT support packages for people with a visual or other physical impairment at the Department for Work and Pensions.

Drama helps trainers at Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers has used drama-based training to help its Regional Trainers coach and support new Leaders, responsible for running the Weight Watchers Meetings.

First NHS Trust to achieve Institute of IT Training's Gold Accreditation

South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust has notched up a first by becoming the first NHS Trust to achieve Gold Standard Accreditation from the Institute of IT Training.

500th NHS trainer receives TAP Certificate

Gary Turnbull of Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Trust recently completed the three-day TAP Delivery Skills Refresher (DSR) programme operated by The Training Foundation, thereby becoming the 500th NHS trainer to be awarded a certificate within the Trainer Assessment Programme (TAP) since the turn of the millennium.

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