TAP - The Training Accreditation Programme

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TAP - The Training Accreditation Programme

The Training Accreditation Programme (TAP) has been focused on professionalising Learning & Development, at both function and individual practitioner levels, since 1998.

Much more than a 'train the trainer' programme, TAP was recognised by a Queen's Award for Enterprise Innovation in 2005. It is now an international standard, with some 1,400 organisations employing 27,000+ TAP-certified trainers in more than 30 Countries.

The Training Foundation is a leading provider of Learning and Development Qualifications.

Offering a number of certificated courses leading to a diploma, The Training Foundation has a unique position in the L&D industry of being able to offer everything for all L&D professionals. The BILD is the recognised awarding body for TAP qualifications.

  • Awarding Body for The Training Foundation

    On the 1st October 2013 The British Institute for Learning & Development became the awarding body for the Training Foundation's TAP Qualification. As part of this agreement we are offering new members that are TAP qualified to Join The BILD for a 25% discount - for the lifetime of your membership. If you hold a TAP Certificate you can qualify for our Associate level membership (ABILD) If you hold a TAP Diploma you can qualify for our Member level membership (MBILD) If you hold a TAP Master Diploma you may qualify for our Fellow level membership (FBILD) - Subject to full application. As part of our offer to TAP students and alumni we are also waiving our £40 joining fee. Download the application for below and send it toinfo@thebild.org Download attachments: TAP Application Form...

  • Enabling Quality Assured Learning and Development The Training Foundation providesTAP® (theTraining Accreditation Programme) which is a skills-based, modular approach to the development of L&D professionals; Subject Matter Expert trainers and L&DF Administrators, comprising over 23 certificates and 5 diplomas. TheTAP®Qualifications Framework is a unique and comprehensive suite of assessable certificates from training delivery, facilitation, design, eLearning, blended, L&D consultancy, L&D management skills to Learning Transfer. TAP® are also the architects of the3 Steps to Quality-Assured Learning & Development. The Training Foundation won aQueen’s Award for Innovation in 2016for ‘Innovation in the Quality-Assurance of Learning & Development’, having previously won aQueen’s Award in 2005for its objectively assessable learning methodologies. Today, The Training Foundation is the only training provider to have won this,...

  • The British Institute for Learning & Development announces an expanded recognition of TAP™ qualifications for professional membership

    The British Institute for Learning & Development (The BILD) announces an expanded, long-term agreement with The Training Foundation, operator of the Training Accreditation Programme (TAP™). TAP™ is The BILD's recommended Qualifications and Continuing Professional Development Programme for L&D professionals. Under an extended multi-year Agreement, The BILD is the external verification and awarding body for all TAP Certificates and Diplomas. Holding a TAP professional Certificate now qualifies applicants for Associate Membership of the Institute and holding one of the role-based TAP Diplomas qualifies applicants for full Membership. The parties will continue to pursue the key objective of raising the status of L&D practitioners to that of genuine professionals, by meeting the highest standards of practice enabled by TAP methodologies. David Apparicio is Chair of the Institute. He commented: "The BILD has been pleased to have been integrally involved with the TAP...