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Acronyms and Abbreviations

Below are some of the most commonly used acronyms and abbreviations used on this website and within WMCETT.
 
ACL Adult and Community Learning
ALP Association of Learning Providers
APEL Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning
ATP Association of Training Providers
BIS Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
CBLD Community-Based Learning and Development
CETT Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training
CPD Continuing Professional Development
CTLLS Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (ITT)
DBIS Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
DTLLS Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (ITT)
ESOL English for Speakers of Other Languages
HEA Higher Education Academy
HEI Higher Education Institution
ITT Initial Teacher Training
LLL Life Long Learning
LSN Learning and Skills Network
LSIS Learning and Skills Information Service
OFSTED Office for Standards in Education
PCET Post-Compulsory Education and Training
PTLLS Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (ITT qualification)
QCA Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
SfL Skills for Life
VCS Voluntary and Community Sector
WBL Work Based Learning