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Accreditation Committee

 
  1. Deal with initial training programme enquiries to the Institute with the Operations Manager:
  • Track the development of these enquiries
  • Maintain a webpage giving information regarding training and accreditation and ensure this is updated regularly
  • Promote Institute qualifications to potential training providers
  1. Scrutinise submissions for accreditation of training providers, training programmes and qualifications at all levels including endorsements and CPD, and stipulate changes and additions to proposed programmes where necessary
  2. Make recommendations for the accreditation of training providers and training programmes, for review and endorsement by Qualifications Board and thereafter for decision by the Board of Directors
  3. Make recommendations concerning the Institute’s Accreditation Criteria and Areas of Qualification at all levels, for review and endorsement by Qualifications Board and thereafter for decision by the Board of Directors
  4. Negotiate any APL for existing guides who may not be Institute-qualified tourist guides and make recommendations to Qualifications Board
  5. consider, as required by the Institute, any other training or professional development programmes not falling into the above categories but which may be submitted
  6. Maintain a flexible and pro-active approach and be aware of current developments in the design and delivery of training programmes
  7. Oversee training programme evaluation including the appointment of Institute Visitors
  8.  Make recommendations to Qualifications Board on the accreditation of individual tourist guide trainers
  9. Make recommendations to Qualifications Board on the appointment of Institute Visitors; examine their reports and recommend any actions that are appropriate