ICEF Agent Training Course (IATC)
Total Student Care (TSC) has undertaken the IATC training offered by ICEF in partnership with Pier Online. The IATC course is practical, professional training course desined for education agent who provide counselling to students. The motto of the course is to support excellence and professional standards in international education.
The training has provided us with -
We have attained knolwdge and skills in the following areas –
The Context of International Education including –
People in International Education including –
Promoting International Education including –
British Council Foundation Certificate for Agents
The training has enabled us to effectively promote UK education and provide high quality information, resources and services to potential international students. The course also has developed our skills in finding the information we need and how to regularly update our knowledge. This has essentially facilitated to educate our customers so that they can make informed decision independently with better preparation for their higher study pursuance.
The certificate is a recognition of commitment to quality and professionalism and enables public listing on the British Council trained agents list.
We have gained expertise, from the training, in the following areas –
British Council Advanced Certificate for Agents
This training is part of British Council’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for education agents. The training recognises experienced professional agents who are committed to update their knowledge and adapt to the changing environment through regular progressions of knowledge, skills and competencies.
The advanced certificate give access to/recognition of ongoing professional development with the British Council. With an advanced agent status, this enables agents for continued listing on the British Council Trained Agent List and create opportunities for increased international recognition.
To gain the advanced certificate, we covered a mandatory 35 hours CPD with compulsory areas of –
The above areas have been covered through a number of Professional Development Activities and have been recorded in Professional development Log. In addition to this we have also covered 5 formal and 275 informal CPD hours required by the course, submitted portfolio with evidences for the following activities –
English UK: Partner Agency Briefing Course
The English UK Partner Agency Scheme is a mark of quality for study abroad agencies and educational consultants that are promoting the UK as an English language teaching destination. Total Student Care (TSC), has successfully completed the course and gained extensive knolwdge and skills in the following areas –
UK NARIC: International Student Recruitment Seminar: Best Practice and Education Fraud
This special, one-day seminar has been designed to help international student recruitment and admission staff to understand more about the new immigration environment and its impact on identifying, evaluating and sponsoring overseas students. We have covered the following topics –
UK NARIC Tier 4 Compliance Seminar
This was a great opportunity to learn from experts in the international student recruitment field. We gained insights into practical and strategic solutions to maximise international student recruitment and get the latest updates on Tier 4. We covered the following from the session –
Apollo Anti-Corruption (Global edition)
This online training course has taught us the key principle: we will not sacrifice our values or our goals for the ‘’quick win’’; we are focused on building long term success, stability, and excellence. Under this, we have developed understanding on –