Become an Approved Training Provider

HCPA work with a number of training providers across Hertfordshire.

Use the buttons below to either renew or become a new Approved Training Provider with HCPA.

Approved Internal Training Provider

As an HCPA Approved Internal Training Provider, you can access funds for training your own staff; £30 for a full day and £15 for a half day.

Approved External Training Provider

Care Providers who are HCPA members can use Approved External Training Providers to deliver training for them and can claim £40 for a full day and £20 for a half day.

Observation Framework

What HCPA will look out for:
  • Planning – Lesson Plans or Scheme of Work
  • Lesson Objectives – objectives must be SMART, relevant and shared
  • Resources and Activities – learning resources existent, appropriate and meet learning styles
  • Differentiation and Stretch & Challenge – is it clearly detailed in the lesson plan or scheme of work?
  • Questioning – a range of questions to be used
  • Assessment and feedback –demonstrate an effective plan for assessment
  • Trainer knowledge – does the trainer have strong knowledge in the subject area
  • Equality and Diversity – does the session demonstrate equality, diversity and inclusivity at all times
  • Health & Safety and Safeguarding – venue risk assessment, safe environment, and lesson activities promote good health & safety at all times
  • Learning and Learner Confidence – learners are making strong progress towards objectives