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VTCT and Cengage Learning making the price right

VTCT and Cengage Learning have teamed up to provide VTCT approved centres with high quality blended learning resources at economic rates.

Centres offering VTCT qualifications can now order best-selling print and digital resources for Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy or Catering at an exclusive discounted price, helping you ensure your students have the resources they need to succeed, and helping your college meet the requirements of the FELTAG report.

As an expansion to their existing partnership, VTCT and Cengage Learning are exploring the delivery of innovative digital resources, to support education providers and help their budgets stretch further. The aim is to develop materials so that course concepts come to life with a variety of interactive teaching and learning resources which can be perfectly integrated in to the classroom to cover the guided learning hours for each unit.

Ashley Barnes, VTCT Director of Education and Standards said: “We are pleased to be able to assist our centres in accessing high quality teaching resources at reduced prices. Colleges and other training providers operate within tight budgets and anything VTCT can do to help teachers and learners gain access to good teaching material ensures achievement and standards are met.”

Andrew Robinson, Cengage Learning EMEA Director of Higher Education said: “We are delighted to be strengthening our existing partnership with VTCT, and believe their expanding qualifications and our content and solutions offer a powerful combination and an excellent opportunity for VTCT centres to deliver benefit and value to their instructors and learners”.

VTCT’s portfolio of qualifications has grown extensively over the last few years and it now offers a comprehensive suite of qualifications for the sectors it works within. VTCT prides itself on offering qualifications that meet the needs of the industry now and in the future; ensuring learners have the greatest chance of pursuing their desired career. VTCT is also happy to work collaboratively with centres to develop programmes tailored to meet individual market needs.

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About VTCT:

VTCT is a government approved awarding organisation offering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and other vocational-related qualifications (VRQs). VTCT has been in existence for over fifty years and has been at the forefront of developing the vocational system of qualifications in the United Kingdom.

VTCT is a specialist awarding body, our full qualification package covers; beauty, nail & spa therapy, hairdressing & barbering, complementary therapies, sports, active health and fitness, hospitality & catering, education, training & development, skills for work & life, business, retail & customer service, apprenticeships.

With a head office in Eastleigh, Hampshire, the company employs more than fifty staff and has a field force of over sixty external verifiers working on a contract basis.

VTCT will continue to strengthen its presence in the vocational qualifications market in the United Kingdom, where qualifications from VTCT are offered at over 700 colleges of further education and private training centres. Further expansion into overseas markets is one of VTCT’s next goals.

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About Cengage Learning:

Cengage Learning publish a wide range of learning solutions, both print and digital, for the vocational and professional markets across Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Catering and Hospitality, Automotive, Electrical Installation and Construction. In partnership with Habia, they are the market- leading publishers of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy books.

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