City and Guilds
IPS International is a City and Guilds centre delivering qualifications in Health and Social Care, Electrical Installation, 18th edition wiring regulations, Engineering Construction, Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships and Train the Trainer.
IPS is and approved training and assessment centre for EAL qualifications. EAL is the awarding body in the engineering and technology sector for National Vocational Qualifications. Watch the EAL video film clip to hear IPS and some of our customers discuss EAL qualifications.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
The IET have approved the IPS International engineering apprentice training scheme (approval number AP001123) as meeting the criteria for an approved route to professional recognition. The scheme enables engineering apprentices to become Apprentice Members and progress to achieve full membership attracting more young people.
NCFE is a national, educational awarding organisation that designs, develops, and certificates diverse, recognised qualifications and awards, including for distance learning courses.
IPS deliver many Cache qualifications that benefit a broad range of learner in the Health and Social Care sector.
Find out what an Apprenticeship can do for you or if you are an employer find out how Apprenticeships give you the chance to develop the skilled staff you need for your business.
IPS International is a full member of the Kent Association of Training Organisaions. KATO was established more than 25 years ago to promote and deliver education and training throughout Kent and Medway supporting training providers who deliver high quality training through work based learning.
The visit Medway site tells you about Rochester Castle, Rochester Cathedral, Upnor Castle, Chatham Historic Dockyard, The Royal Engineers Museum and the areas links with Charles Dickens. Visit this site for local hotels and Bed and Breakfast accomodation.
National Careers Service
National Careers Service
Visit the National Careers Service website to find some useful on-line tools to help your job search, the CV Designer, the Skills Health Check and the Action Plan and many other good careers advice features.
Education and Skills Funding Agency
is an agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Their job is to fund and regulate adult Further Education and skills training in England.
Investors in People
The Investors in People award is a recognition that an organisation looks to improve performance and realise objectives through the effective management and development of its people. IPS is proud to have been awarded the Investors in People Gold Award since 2012.
IPS first gained Matrix accreditation in 2008 and was re-accredited in August 2011 and November 2017.
As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to:
• ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
• communicating and promoting vacancies
• offering an interview to disabled people
• anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
• supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
• at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people
Cyber Essentials aims to help organisations implement basic levels of protection against cyber attack, demonstrating to their customers that they take cyber security seriously.
We are extremely pleased to announce we achieved a ‘Good’ overall rating at our recent Ofsted Inspection in November 2017.
Association of Accountancy Technicians
AAT is a professional membership body, that awards skills-based accountancy and finance qualifications.
ASSOCIATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND LEARNING PROVIDERS – AELP
The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is the leading membership association representing work-based learning providers from all over England and Wales involved in the delivery of funded learning programmes.
Armed Forces Covenant
IPS International Limited have pledged to uphold the Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant is a pledge that together we acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives. IPS will do this by focussing on helping members of the armed forces community have the same access to government and commercial services, including education and starting a new career as any other citizen.
Skills for Care
We are an endorsed provider of Skills for Care. The Skills for Care endorsement is the bespoke quality mark that is given to the best learning & development providers within the adult social care sector.
NHS SBS Approved Framework Supplier
IPS is an NHS SBS Approved Framework Supplier, which means we work with the NHS SBS on framework agreements designed to ensure ease of access and offer a compliant route to market for NHS and public sector organisations.
Our supplier application includes delivery of a variety of Apprenticeships in all three sectors, Business Skills, Care and Engineering.
MOD ELCAS approved centre for ex-service personnel
IPS International have been approved by ELCAS and are delighted to say we are a MOD ELCAS approved centre for ex-service personnel. The MOD’s Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. The scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment in each of a maximum of three separate financial years.