2017 Annual Customer Survey

We value our customers and the feedback you provide helps us to ensure we are delivering the service you want. Every year we ask all our customers for their feedback via our customer survey, so please check your inbox and take 5 minutes share your thoughts.   An additional bonus this year is that you can win…

Promoting British Values

The following new qualifications are applicable to a wide range of job roles and will support organisations in meeting their statutory requirements under the Prevent Duty: SFJ Awards Level 2 Award in Promoting British Values SFJ Awards Level 3 Award in Promoting British Values The Level 2 Award is aimed at staff in frontline roles…

Funding Update

As a result of changes in the way the Skills Funding Agency will fund qualifications for adults in 2016/17, more SFJ Awards will be eligible for Adult Education Budget funding and Advanced Learner Loans. Information on the funding changes is available HERE The following qualifications are included on the Advanced Learner Loans Catalogue 2015 to 2017:…

Apprenticeship Levy

The government has updated its apprenticeship levy guidance, providing more details of how the model will operate. The guidance revealed the levy system, set for introduction in April 2017, would not be fully operational until 2020. To view the guidance click HERE Initially, from April 2017, employers that pay the levy will be able to…

Qualifications Event Success

On 21st January 2016 we hosted an event for Police Forces, Delivering Policing Qualifications in Times of Austerity.  The event was well attended with representation from most of the Police Forces in England and Wales plus private sector organisations and academic establishments. The theme of the day was delivering qualifications effectively in the current economic…

Coming Soon!

Always responsive to the needs of employers, SFJ Awards are currently developing a number of new qualifications, including those for: – Police Custody – Working in Confined Spaces – Introduction to Fire Investigation for FRS – British Values We’re also reviewing the Level 5 Diploma in Probation Practice.  This work is being carried out with National…

Introducing Our Newest Team Member!

  SFJ Awards are pleased to introduce our new Quality Assurance Manager, Pamela Hunt. Pam joins us with a wealth of experience including; Awarding Organisations, Regulatory Responsibility Compliance (specifically Ofqual and QAA), self-assessment/evaluation and quality improvement processes, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.Her specialities include;  education, teaching,learning and development, assessment (methodology and strategy), standards, Internal Quality Assurance, Standardisation and Inspection,…

Working with SFJ Awards

As we continue to grow our reputation for being the awarding Organisation of choice for the Justice Sector and our portfolio of specialist Qualifications and roll of Approved Centres we will need to increase our bank of Associates. If you are interested in working with SFJ Awards and have qualifications and/or experience in any of…

Assessment Just Got Easier!

Just Assess is an on-line platform that supports assessment centres and organisations to assess the knowledge and understanding via multiple choice tests.  Just Assess can be used as an effective tool to support the assessment of knowledge and understanding: – for qualifications and units – as part of a learning pathway – for appraisal purposes…