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    Endorsed Learning Programmes (ELP)


Not all existing qualifications fit the needs of your organisation, which is why we are able to offer Endorsed Learning Programmes – our recognition of your own courses and training programmes. The endorsement helps your training stand out from the rest, and brings the prestige of OTHM to employers and learners alike in indigenous market as well as overseas. The availability of such Endorsed Learning Programmes (ELP) gives learners confidence that the programmes are developed around best practice and they are working towards globally recognised standards.

The ELP is not a regulated qualification, however your organisation owns the training programme and it remains unique to your organisation.

Annual quality assurance carried out by OTHM is also a feature of the programme and ensures it meets OTHM standards.

Benefits of Endorsed Learning Programmes (ELP)

OTHM endorsement of your programmes provides learners, employers and training providers assurance that your course meets nationally recognised standards and is directly related to functions that will improve workplace performance.

Endorsement Package

Our endorsement provides:

  • 3 years approval for your organisation to deliver Endorsed Learning Programmes
  • An OTHM certificate to confirm centre approval
  • Use of OTHM logo on promotional materials
  • Inclusion in our centre directory to promote your organisation
  • Issue certificate for learner achievements

Endorsement Process

The process for gaining OTHM endorsement of your learning programme is straightforward and we undertake to respond in timely manner to assist you in this process. The process is simple and outlined below:

  • You must be an OTHM Approved Centre
  • Complete Programme Related Forms (ELP) for each programme along with syllabus.
  • Transfer centre / ELP related fees to OTHM bank account

Programme Review:

  • OTHM conduct review of learning programme and support materials
  • OTHM provide detailed feedback to centre
  • Further review can be undertaken- subject to an additional charge

Programme Endorsed:

  • If the programme review is successful OTHM issues an official confirmation letter to confirm endorsement

Quality Assurance of ELP:

  • OTHM External Quality Assurer (EQA) undertakes checks prior to the first certificate claim

For more information visit Become an Approved Centre page. Alternatively, make a request at info@othm.org.uk.