Thank you for your interest in the consultation on the National Standards Review 2018.
You can download all consultation files in a Zip file or select from below.
Please start by reading the introductory letter to the consultation.
The draft standards are divided into six sections, each focusing on a different area of AA provision.
- Scheme development (strategic)
- Recruitment and selection
- Initial training
- Managing, supporting and developing AAs
- Service provision
- Effective practice
If you would like to know more about the sources referenced in the draft standards, please read the evidence review compiled by Dr Dehaghani of Cardiff University's School of Law.
The existing standards are mapped against the draft revised standards in the consultation documents above. However, standalone copies of the existing national standards are also available.