Completion of the SQP Accreditation process demonstrates that an organisation has quality processes and procedures in place. This increases the chance of gaining funding from providers and gives better confidence to anyone making enquiries about the group.
This accreditation can be used as a stepping stone moving forward to a higher level qualification such as -
ISO 9001 - For all organisations large or small and covers all sectors, including charities and the voluntary sector and will help you to be more structured and organised.
ISO 14001 - For all organisations large or small and covers all sectors, including charities and the voluntary sector. It will help you to be more environmentally friendly, show you how to measure your consumption and reduce waste.
Matrix - Unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.
Care Quality Commission - Makes sure hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high quality care, and encourages these services to make improvements.
PQASSO - Covers all aspects of an organisation, from governance to service delivery and monitoring outcomes. PQASSO’s flexibility means it can be used by all types of third sector organisations, including charities, social enterprises, community interest companies and community groups.
Clubmark - Universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports clubs. It is based on criteria which must be supported by specific evidence.