What are the benefits of becoming a Corporate Partner?
Being part of and having access to a community of Further Education and Skills providers, covering the breadth of the sector.
Recognition of your organisation’s investment in the professional development of its teaching and training staff, managers and leaders, through SET membership and the support and resources we offer individual members.
Professional recognition of your teachers/trainers, managers and leaders through professional membership and associated post-nominals.
Opportunity to generate positive publicity and enhance your organisation’s profile.
Chance to support employee morale and motivation through the professional development we offer.
Savings on some ETF courses and QTLS/ATS registrations (minimum number of enrolments apply), plus savings on the annual SET Conference.
Support in understanding the ETF’s Professional Standards and how these can be embedded into everyday practice. As a Corporate Partner, our Regional Relationship Managers will work with you/your team to create a bespoke development plan based on data derived from any Professional Standards self-assessments that your staff completes.
What is the eligibility criteria?
An organisation wishing to become an ETF/SET Corporate Partner must be engaged in training for learners over the age of 14 and:
must be committed to improving theprofessionalism of its staff through regular professional development
have a desire to support and champion professionalism within the Further Education and Skills sector.
will commit to a minimum of 10 SET memberships and at least 30% of teaching staff.
will utilise the SET memberships for the benefit of staff directly employed by the organisation.
Is there a minimum number of memberships needed for an organisation to become a Corporate Partner?
Yes, the organisation needs to commit to a minimum of 10 memberships and at least 30% of its teaching/training staff (whichever is the greater).
What does it cost to become a SET Corporate Partner?
The fee is based on the number of memberships, however, it also includes launch events and professional standards workshops.
Additional bespoke support can also be offered and would be subject to additional costs as agreed.
If you would like a quotation to become a SET Corporate Partner, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and a teams meeting will be set up with your Regional Relationship Manager to discuss requirements, eligibility and benefits.
How long is the partnership term?
The term will normally run from the point the organisation joins until the 31st of March and then annually thereafter.
How do you support the partnership?
Your Regional Relationship Manager will offer you an annual launch event, to introduce SET to your team. The event will explain the value of SET membership, how to join and how to access the benefits and support we offer.
We will run a workshop to explain the ETF’s Professional Standards and how these can be embedded into everyday practice. As a Corporate Partner, our Regional Relationship Managers will then work with you/your team to create a bespoke development plan, based on data derived from any Professional Standards self-assessments that your staff complete.
We will provide dedicated ongoing support to help your staff get the most out of their SET membership, through our Help Line (0800 093 9111 / email@example.com) and our Regional Managers.
Corporate Partners receive a certificate, and we also list your organisation on the SET website, plus we give you access to a SET Corporate Partner logo (and guidance for usage).
We will provide you with promotional collateral such as posters and fliers to promote the partnership. Collateral will include a unique code to enable your staff to join SET online with minimal fuss. Every quarter we will send you a report on engagement which details current membership utilisation, key statistics regarding information, and key information coming up in the next quarter.
Every term you will receive a newsletter which is specifically for our Corporate Partners, which highlights key topics and trends.
Does a Corporate Partner receive dedicated support?
Yes, based on the organisation’s main business address, Corporate Partners have a dedicated Regional Relationship Manager. Our Regional Relationship Managers are committed to supporting the continual transformation of the Further Education and Skills sector,working with SET Corporate Partners to support the professional development of their staff, supporting the organisation’sdevelopment priorities and training objectives.
What are the obligations of a SET Corporate Partner?
We ask for a dedicated named contact and to be updated if the contact changes.
We ask our Corporate Partners to agree to an annual launch event, on a day and time that suits both parties (and channel – e.g. face to face or online).
We ask our Corporate Partners to fully engage with the partnership agreeing to promote SET membership to their teachers, trainers, managers and leaders, to fully utilise the allocation of memberships purchased.