Operating Guidelines for Local Training Initiatives

ETBs support community-based groups to undertake Local Training Initiatives (LTIs) to provide a range of learner-centred training and related services to assist individuals to enter or re-enter the labour market. LTIs address the identified training needs of groups and individuals experiencing exclusion and labour market disadvantage. These Operating Guidelines for Local Training Initiatives are a key component of the contractual commitments entered into by Second Providers when they sign an Agreement to Collaborate with an ETB. Second Providers must adhere to these Operating Guidelines in carrying out their roles in the setting up and running of LTIs. The guidelines will be subject to change as the programme evolves and new guidelines are introduced or amended. In addition to compliance with the Operating Guidelines, LTI Second Providers and Project Coordinators are also required to be fully conversant and compliant with the ETB Transition Quality Assurance System (TQAS), which reflects the current requirements of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012.
SOLAS (2013) ‘Operating Guidelines for Local Training Initiatives’. SOLAS.