It is interesting to reflect that over the last few years Inspire NLP has been working to ensure that our courses not only meet the needs of the learner, potential practitioner and practitioner (CPD).
A major step forward was the accreditation by AptEd of NLP at level 2, 3 and 5. When AptEd amalgamated with another OfQual regulated provider we started a second process of academic qualification.
In the mean time our courses received professional accreditation from NLPEA, IAH and IIHT.
This can be seen to create a bit of a dilemma for those wishing to start out on a path towards professional practice.
Which is best, an academic accreditation or a professional association accreditation.
In many of the more standard therapeutic modalities there is a clear set of training opportunities which provide both, but for NLP and similar therapies the choice is not so clear cut.
TODAY we received 'equivalent level accreditation' from an independent self regulated professional body of qualified Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists. In effect this body examines course content, materials and learning hours and issues an 'equivalent level' qualification' so indicating the academic level of the courses offered.
We can announce that we have received the following accreditations. for our courses
Level 3 CERTIFICATE in NLP
Level 5 DIPLOMA in NLP
Level 5 DIPLOMA in Hypnotherapy
Level 5 Diploma in Spiritual Coaching
This linked with courses offered through QA cic creates a powerful path way for those seeking professional training, CPD and personal development in these areas.
The Small Print ...
Course Accreditation by ACCPH
At the end of approved courses successful learners will receive a Diploma from ACCPH and one from Inspire NLP.
This means that the said courses have undergone a quality check to ensure that they and the courses/programmes offered, meet specific quality criteria as required by ACCPH. The learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at levels against descriptors published by OFQUAL, ODLQC and other organisations to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The completion of this course does not lead to an OFQUAL, ODLQC qualification.
The course itself has been created by Inspire NLP and partners to meet the specific requirements of their students and those of ACCPH.
ACCPHs’ accreditation involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by their inspectors to ensure the minimum quality is met at all times. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
In all another exciting development for Inspire NLP.
Dr Alan Jones PhD, FRSA