London Academy of Professional Training (LAPT) is an External Quality Assurance (EQA), Skill Assessment and Certification Body from London UK, incorporated as LAPT-EQA Certifications Ltd. It has over 15 years of experience.
LAPT accredit training organizations for their-
1. Quality of training,
2. Quality of assessments and
3. Quality of infrastructure.
It has a global network of Accredited partner centers.
Vision and Aim of LAPT-EQA Certifications
Our main objective is to build trust of students and employers on the learning outcome of a training programme. By our external quality assurance compliances both student and employers can trust the quality of a training programme.
What is an EQA Body
External Quality Assurance Body or EQA Body is a third party that benchmark and regulates quality of training of an accredited training partner. It is an external examiner for the assessments of training organisations. It acts as a quality assurance link between employers’ students and training providers.
EQA body develops and works on a framework to support quality assurance in VET. It helps training providers and other organization to- Document > Develop > Monitor and improve the quality of vocational education and training. It is based on a quality assurance cycle of four stages-
Stage 1- Planning of a training programme
Stage 2- Implementation of training
Stage 3- Evaluation of learning outcome
Stage 4- Review of the training programme
Each stage supported by quality criteria. This quality assurance framework can be adopted to meet the needs of local employers of that region.
How does the EQA Body framework benefit Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers, learners and employers
The framework places a greater emphases on meeting expectation of learners and the need to improve the quality of VET in order to increase employability matching the demand for training with supply and giving better access to lifelong learning and finally it supports the mutual recognition of qualification among employers. This help VET providers to enrich the training provision, make training programme more attractive and enhance their reputation. Reliable quality assurance of VET, supported by quality framework is the key to achieving these goals