Independent Award Centre (IAC) Policies and Resources

Fundamental Principles, Operational Principles and Code of Practice

One of the Key Governing Documents, it sets out the practices and behaviour of how the Foundation is run. 

Safe from harm

Sets out the practices and behaviour expected of all adults in the Award, especially when it comes to ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults associated with the Award. 

Safeguarding Policy

Sets out the practices and behaviour expected of all adults in the Award, especially when it comes to ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults associated with the Award.

Serious Incident Reporting Policy

The Foundation’s Serious Incident Reporting Policy sets out the procedure followed by the Foundation upon NAOs reporting alleged and serious incidents.

Foundation Data Protection Policy

The Global Data Protection Policy (GDPR) is based on the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) an EU legislation that aims to give the residents of the EU more control over their data. Under this regulation, organisations that handle data of EU residents will have to comply with data and privacy rules.

Growing the Award volunteer network

A policy detailing the procedures and requirements relating to Adults involved in the delivery of the Award by the Foundation and respective National Award Operator (NAO).

Brand Guidelines for Independent Award Centres

One of the Key Governing documents; the Brand Guidelines sets out the elements governing the Award brand and application of the logo and supporting visual image.

IAC Award Team – Role Descriptions

Document that sets out the terms of reference for differnt positions within the Award.

Independent Award Centre (IAC) Fee Schedule 2019/2020

The costs involved in running the Award for the 2019/2020 caldendar year.

Evaluation and Reporting Requirements for Independent Award Centre's

This sets out the IAC reporting requirements including annual statistics and research deliverables, as well as how the IAF and IACs use data.