On this page you will find loads of useful resources that will help you engage with both the VISIBLE Standards and the preVISIBLE Review. You will also find advice, guidance and sign-posting to help you meet the standards.
Three short visual presentations where organisations talk about the process of working through and completing VISIBLE.
Directory of Quality Standards
'Quality on the Voluntary Sectory' - a new directory of Quality Standards to help commissioners - has been formulated by members of the Accreditation Providers' Forum, a group consisting of voluntary and community organisations that have a focus on accrediting quality in the third sector.
Greeson Hall Community Association VISIBLE Accreditation Testimony
Review the process of attaining VISIBLE Accreditation.
VISIBLE Communities Publicity Brochure
A complete full colour guide to the VISIBLE tools.
preVISIBLE Review Process Sheet
A step-by-step guide to working through preVISIBLE.
preVISIBLE Review Questionnaire Text
A pdf of the preVISIBLE online tool.
Instructions for re-reviewing your PreVISIBLE.
VISIBLE Standards Getting Started Process Sheet
An outline of the steps required to get you started.
VISIBLE Standards Online Workbook Process Sheet
Step-by-step instructions to registering online.
Guidance on meeting VISIBLE Independent Standard, Indicator 4
VISIBLE Standards Assessment and Accreditation Process Sheet
Complete outline of the assessment and accreditation process.
VISIBLE Standards Assessment Document List
A list of standard documents you will be required to provide at the outset of the accreditation process along with your indicator sheets.
VISIBLE Standards Assessment Day Procedure
A guide to how the inspection day works, who will need to be present, and what you need to have prepared.
Policy and Procedure on Maintaining Intregrity of VISIBLE Standards
Circumstances that would result in the withdrawal of VISIBLE accreditation.
VISIBLE Standards Frequently Asked Questions
Questions that you may have about the VISIBLE Communities™ Standard.
Your Activities and Your Local Context
A Chart for your group to fill in which helps you relate your charitable objectives and activities to the goals of your local authority and your local strategic partnership.
Comparative Mapping Between The VISIBLE Standards & PQASSO
Mapping of individual indicators and standards in VISIBLE to quality areas and levels of PQASSO.
Licensed Agents Agreement
Licence agreement for organisations formally undertaking to support the implementation of the VISIBLE Communities™ programme within an area.
Schedule of conditions and agreements for an organisation acting as a local supporter to other organisations that are using the VISIBLE Communities™ Standards.
VISIBLE Communities™ Presentation
An overview of the VISIBLE Communities programme and its benefits.