Trust is essential when buying goods and services from anywhere or anyone. We all now demand reliable public services, trouble free purchases and action when something goes wrong. But how is confidence built, how can we all be assured of the highest level of service and product out there in this highly commercialised and competitive market place?
As we are all aware with the onset of the internet, most types of goods and services are now widely available from all corners of the planet. Click Click Click and it is at your door, or the quote is in, the query is answered, or the contract is signed!
As educated consumers we are ever more discerning about our choice of provider, be it coaching, tea, chocolate, bricks, phones, business or personal training, kitchens, therapies, holidays or education etc.
In these days of austerity, price is often a crucial factor when making our choices. Nonetheless the astute customer is always seeking assurances of the claims of quality made by providers about products, trainings, and services to ensure they are bona fide and of a high standard.
One way of ensuring a high level of service from a provider is to look for the AIUK Mark on their website, Training or Teaching Accreditation & ISO Certification. The Accreditation International UK (AIUK) Mark signifies to consumers, purchasers and suppliers that an organisation has had their management systems and training or teaching programs impartially checked by an independent 3rd party in line with a defined set of criteria. This demonstrates a pledge to consistent delivery of goods, training and services. This also indicates efficient record keeping with a commitment to continual improvement with a strong obligation to client focused provision. AIUK is a Quality Mark for conforming Certification Bodies and Training Programs.
The AIUK simple online accreditation checker allows anyone, at any time to clarify the authenticity of any Training, Teaching or Certification Body, offering the end user peace of mind and clarity when choosing a preferred provider.