Some of our courses are accredited by Agored Cymru by meeting the requirements
of one or more 'Units' on the Qualification and Curriculum
Learners who choose to have their work accredited will have
their work assessed by the course facilitator. Successful learners
are then awarded 'Credits' to recognise their learning on the
The Units you study and the Credits you are awarded are
recognised by educational establishments and employers across the
UK so you can demonstrate what you have learnt and when.
Frequently Asked Questions
Information for learners
What is Accredited Training?
Accredited training meets agreed
learning outcomes and quality standards. Learning Disability
Wales's accredited courses meet the requirements of one or more
"Units" on the Qualification and Curriculum Framework.
What does accreditation mean
Your work on an accredited course
will be assessed by the tutor.
After the course Learning Disability
Wales will make a recommendation to Agored Cymru that successful
learners are awarded the correct "Credits" to recognise your
learning on the course.
The Units you study and the Credits
you are awarded are recognised by educational establishments and
employers across the UK so you can demonstrate what you learnt and
How will I be assessed?
Your learning will be assessed by
your course tutor and should not get in the way of your
During the course your tutor will
ask you to do an exercise or piece of work, take part in a
discussion or talk to your fellow learners. You will probably
be familiar with these activities from other training
courses. All these and similar activities will be used by
your tutor to assess your learning.
Who Accredits Learning Disability
Learning Disability Wales training
is accredited by Agored Cymru: a Qualification and Curriculum
Framework Wales awarding body.
All learners who want to get credits
for their learning are registered with Agroed Cymru by Learning
Agored Cymru check to make sure that
we look after you as learners, our training is of a good quality
and that your work is assessed in a fair way.
Successful learners are awarded
Credits by Agored Cymru.
If you feel that you have already
learnt about some of the content on an accredited course and would
like this to be taken into account when assessing you for the award
of credits please speak to the tutor.
If you can demonstrate your prior
learning this can be considered when assessing your work.
To make sure that we assess
everyone's work in a fair way we may sometimes make some changes to
the way we assess some people's work.
All learners have to meet the same
learning outcomes to the same standard but it may be that your
circumstances mean that we could change the way we do things to
give you a fair opportunity.
Please speak to your tutor if
you have any assessment issue you want to raise.
Appeals and Complaints
If you wish to appeal a decision
about the award of Credit for your learning or have a complaint
about how your accredited course is run or your work assessed
please contact the Training & Events Manager at Learning
Since your work is being assessed
you must make sure that any work you present for assessment is your
Learners found to be presenting
other's work as their own will not be awarded credits.
If you have any questions please contact Simon Rose, our Training
and events manager.