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Fees for TLM Centres and Academies (UK) 01/09/2015 - 01/03/2016

Subscription Charges for initial qualifications category e.g. IT or Computing or Design Engineer Construct (based on school capacity)

  School Size* Annual Subscription Charge for initial Category
Band A up to 499 students £1900.00
Band B 500-749 students £2300.00
Band C 750-999 students £2900.00
Band D 1000-1249 students £3450.00
Band E 1250-1499 students £4000.00
Band F 1500-1749 students £4550.00
Band G 1750-1999 students £5100.00

* All school size information is taken from the Edubase Government Portal

Coursework moderation, training and other costs are included in the subscription as detailed below.

The Annual Centre subscription charge includes;

  • Free Assessor training

  • Unlimited Certification of students for agreed levels and category

  • Telephone support by a dedicated moderation team

  • Full use of the INGOT community web site with evidence management/progress tracking and portfolio systems linking seamlessly to qualifications.

  • NC and Pscale assessment for learning support as free optional value added.

  • Full use of on-line certificate authentication

  • Support for easy transition from current IT qualifications with minimal additional work

Quality Assurance and Exam Entry

The Centre subscription charge also includes one Moderation and Quality Assurance review visit per year to verify centre compliance and the maintenance of Centre accreditation. Exam entries are charged at an additional unit cost of £6 for online exams and £9 for paper based exams. Level 1 exams are on-line only and cost £3.

Additional Charges (updated Jan 2015)

Official Certificate paper must be purchased from TLM for the Ingots system at an additional cost of 50p per sheet. Additional training is available upon request with cost calculated on the level of training required.  Note that there are no "hidden costs" such as charges for re-issue or verification of certificates, candidate name or detail changes or registering candidates that then leave and do not take the the qualification.

Centre Only Charges

Centre registration is £950 per annum and includes initial centre risk assessment and Assessor training, telephone support, curriculum guidance and 1 mandatory moderation visit per annum.

Costs for units completed and agreed are based on anticipated learner numbers (example of Level 2 ITQ units for medium sized college/adult training at £12.00 per unit, plus exam entry fee of £6/£9 per learner), Please contact us for more information and a costing structure tailored to individual needs.

Additional Category Subscription Charges. These charges are for additional subject categories. e.g. If you do ITQ and Computing. It is also possible to subscribe to one line and then pay on a unit basis for another where there are not enough candidates to justify a second subscription. e.g. where only 20 students are taking a qualification in a large school. 

  School Size* Annual Subscription Charge for additional category
Band A up to 499 students £950.00
Band B 500-749 students £1350.00
Band C 750-999 students £1950.00
Band D 1000-1249 students £2500.00
Band E 1250-1499 students £3050.00
Band F 1500-1749 students £3600.00
Band G 1750-1999 students £4150.00

Verification of the authenticity of certificates

Certificates can be verified by going to the Verify Certificate link on the front page of the community site. Entering the certificate number will pull up the name of the owner. This service is free of charge.  Each certificate has a 3D bar code that can be scanned using a Smartphone. The Smartphone will automatically contact the INGOT website with the certificate details and provide it's details to verify it's authenticity.

The use of the INGOT community site and on-line courses is free of charge and more learning resources will be made available here as time goes on.

Business Management Qualifications

TLM are currently reviewing its policy for acceptance of Business Management Qualifications and all enquiries will be dealt with on a consultancy basis.

- Note that fees in other countries are decided on a number of factors including local costs. Contact us for further information

TLM School Centre requests between 01/03/2015 - 01/08/2015

Please contact TLM for current situation on approval for starting as a centre between these dates.

 

* All school size information is taken from the Edubase Government Portal