Qualification Withdrawals

Business Admin/ Customer Service and Management. In consultation with centres and following the development of replacement qualifications, we intend to withdraw the following qualifications with an end date for registrations of 31 December 2019: SFJ Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration 601/1256/6  SFJ Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Business and Administration…

Is it time to transform your workforce?

With the changing tides of policy, tightened budgets and customer demand, workforce planning can prove to be a continuous struggle. We can help, with over 15 years’ experience across the public sector, we can act as your workforce sector experts. To help with this, we’ve updated our membership packages to make them even more relevant…

Operational Firefighter End-Point Assessment UPDATE

As an organisation that works closely with and specialises in the justice and community safety sectors, we applied and were accepted to offer the Operational Firefighter End-Point Assessment (EPA) at the earliest opportunity, as a clear commitment of our support for Apprenticeships and the Operational Firefighter Apprenticeship Standard.  Approval of the Assessment Plan and an…

Launch of the Custody and Detention End-Point Assessment

In May 2018 the Custody and Detention Officer Apprenticeship Standard was approved for delivery by the Institute for Apprenticeships. As an approved Independent End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) for a number of Apprenticeship Standards, we’re pleased to announce the launch of the SFJ Awards  Custody and Detention End Point Assessment. Developed by a trailblazer group lead…

International Training

During May SFJ Awards had the opportunity to work with the Hong Kong Correctional Service to deliver a bespoke Train the trainer course for the International Award in the Safe Use of Force. The training comprised of a short-tailored core learning module offering a standardised approach whilst adhering to their organisational strategy, departmental policies and…