Adults who assist qualified adult learning teachers, or who take a role as one-to-one tutors for literacy and numeracy learners. Often referred to as ‘volunteer tutors’, they are engaged following short training courses, followed by in-service training.
Confirmation by a competent body that learning outcomes (knowledge, skills and/or competences) acquired by an individual in a formal, non-formal or informal setting have been assessed against predefined criteria and are compliant with the requirements of a validation standard. Validation typically leads to certification.
A route for progression in learning, with learners choosing different learning modules, including foundation literacy courses, and higher-level academic and vocational courses.