Trademark was established by a committed group of activists from the community and voluntary, public and trade union sectors and is an official partner of the ICTU delivering training, research and evaluation on a range of related themes including equality and good relations, human rights and peace and reconciliation. We are a registered charity (XR 58000).
Trademark offers a range of accreditation for all courses and modules on equlaity, human rights and peace and reconciliation themes. The course are variously accredited through: • Open College Network at Levels 1 through to 4. • QUB School of Education (CATS points) Certificate in Liberal Arts • Trademark also offer a range of Institute of Leadership Management (ILM) development and endorsed awards encompassing equality, human rights and peace and reconciliation themes. Non accredited training programmes are also available.
Trademark also offer a range of research and evaluation services that includes qualitative and quantitative methods including desk research, interviews, focus groups, online and postal surveys. Specialist skills include: working with hard to reach groups, measuring the before/ after impact of training and development programmes; and designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
Previous public sector clients include the Office of the Police Ombudsman, Equality Commission, NICCY, as well as numerous local authorties. Clients in the trade union sector inlcude NIC-ICTU, UNITE and NIPSA.
In the voluntary and community sector we have worked with large and small organisations including Disability Action, the Orchardville Society, NIUSE, the Simon Community, Co-operation Ireland, fpa, Interaction Belfast, LINC, REACT Armagh, as well as various women's groups and locally based community groups.