Have your say with the Learner Survey

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Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA)

We can employ the Apprentice on your behalf. Find out more.

Reforms unveiled to boost Apprenticeships

Find out updates on the Apprenticeship Levy…

Apprenticeships are great for Careers

Do you want to take your first steps to the career path you desire?

Apprenticeships could benefit your business

Want to improve the quality of the service you deliver? How?

Advanced Learner Loans

Find out how Advanced Learner Loans can help fund your apprenticeship training if you are 19 and above…

'Good' Year for IPS: Ofsted 2017

IPS International are extremely pleased to announce…

Have your say with the Learner Survey

Share your views and opinions on your training…

Reforms unveiled to boost Apprenticeships

Find out updates on the Apprenticeship Levy…

Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA)

We can employ the Apprentice on your behalf. Find out more…

Apprenticeships are great for Careers

Do you want to take your first steps to the career path you desire…

Apprenticeships could benefit your business

Want to improve the quality of the service you deliver? How?

Advanced Learner Loans

Find out how Advanced Learner Loans can help fund your apprenticeship training if you are 19 and above…

'Good' Year for IPS Ofsted 2017

IPS International are extremely pleased to announce…

Engineering

Our qualifications cover engineering maintenance, manufacturing, electronics and more, delivered by experienced professionals from the industry…

Health and Social Care

Supporting learners at intermediate, advanced and higher levels who work in a range of care environments including hospitals and care homes…

Construction

Qualifications for those looking to gain skills in maintenance operations or a range of fenestration-based specialisms…

Business Skills

Our Business Skills qualifications prepare learners for a range of office-based roles, specialising in Customer Service, IT, Business Administration and much more…

Manufacturing

IPS offers training for manufacturing roles in Performing Manufacturing Operations, Warehousing and Signmaking, as well as logistical and operational qualifications…

Motor Vehicle

Training in the repair and maintenance of both heavy and light vehicles, tyre fitting and plant machinery maintenance …

Why hire an apprentice?

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of apprentice employers believe they lead to a more motivated workforce

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of employers feel that apprentices help to reduce staff turnover

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of consumers say they favour companies that employ apprentices

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of apprentice employers say the programme has helped cut recruitment costs

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Case Studies

Laura Caryl – Children and Young Peoples Workforce Apprentice (Subcontractor: Milestones)

Laura Caryl – Children and Young Peoples Workforce Apprentice (Subcontractor: Milestones)

Billie Sequeira – Engineering Apprentice

Billie Sequeira – Engineering Apprentice

Sally Wingham – Clocktower Childcare (Subcontractor: Milestones)

Sally Wingham – Clocktower Childcare (Subcontractor: Milestones)

Tayla Williams – Early Years Educator Apprentice (Subcontractor: Milestones)

Tayla Williams – Early Years Educator Apprentice (Subcontractor: Milestones)

Sara Winter – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Sara Winter – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Nicole Fitzpatrick – Business Administration Apprentice

Nicole Fitzpatrick – Business Administration Apprentice

Lewis Rigden – Business Administration Apprentice

Lewis Rigden – Business Administration Apprentice

Ian Rhodes – Gemini Lighting Solutions Ltd

Ian Rhodes – Gemini Lighting Solutions Ltd

Kevin Fewster – South Eastern Railway

Kevin Fewster – South Eastern Railway

Corban Jennings – IT Apprentice

Corban Jennings – IT Apprentice

Miguel Santana – FCC Environment

Miguel Santana – FCC Environment

Tommy Ripley – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Tommy Ripley – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Simon Cattell – Mid-Kent Electrical Engineering

Simon Cattell – Mid-Kent Electrical Engineering

Joshua Austin – Engineering

Joshua Austin – Engineering

Alex Singer – Engineering Apprentice

Alex Singer – Engineering Apprentice

Will Pettengell – Warehousing Apprentice

Will Pettengell – Warehousing Apprentice

Luke Dean – Limitless Welding

Luke Dean – Limitless Welding

Aaron Dewhurst – The Glass Wipe Board Company

Aaron Dewhurst – The Glass Wipe Board Company

Lindsey Herbert – Blossoms Care Services Ltd

Lindsey Herbert – Blossoms Care Services Ltd

Sarah Kuzbyt – Engineering Apprentice

Sarah Kuzbyt – Engineering Apprentice

Lauren Beck – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Lauren Beck – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Chelsea Malcolm – Engineering Apprentice

Chelsea Malcolm – Engineering Apprentice

Ray Creasey – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Ray Creasey – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Amy Le-Mmon – IT Apprentice

Amy Le-Mmon – IT Apprentice

Zak Holmes – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Zak Holmes – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Megan Voisey – Business Administration Apprentice

Megan Voisey – Business Administration Apprentice

Nathan Gardner – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Nathan Gardner – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Alfie Edwards – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Alfie Edwards – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Robert Carroll – Mitie

Robert Carroll – Mitie

Jake Armstrong – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Jake Armstrong – Motor Vehicle Apprentice

Scott Noye – Engineering Apprentice

Scott Noye – Engineering Apprentice

Ben Kasowe – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Ben Kasowe – Health and Social Care Apprentice

Catherine Thomasson – Avante Care and Support

Catherine Thomasson – Avante Care and Support

Luke – IT Apprentice

Luke – IT Apprentice

Paget – Health and Social Care Learner

Paget – Health and Social Care Learner

Elena – Engineering Apprentice

Elena – Engineering Apprentice

Thalia Scott Brown – IT Apprentice

Thalia Scott Brown – IT Apprentice

Alix Taylor – Business Admin and Recruitment Apprentice

Alix Taylor – Business Admin and Recruitment Apprentice

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Latest News

No age limits for Apprenticeships

Did you know Apprenticeships are not just a training option for young people to land their first job? They are a cost-effective training option for all ages and a great way to start a new career regardless of age or circumstance. Apprenticeships help to improve the...

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Package of reforms unveiled to boost Apprenticeships

1st October 2018 the Government announced a package of reforms to ensure the Apprenticeship Levy provides people with the skills they need to succeed. The changes are aimed at providing more flexibility for businesses to take full advantage of the benefits of...

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Our Background

Formed initially as a division of an international steelmaking group in 1986, IPS expanded rapidly and became a limited company in 1997.  In 2000 we became independent through a management buyout. IPS achieved an Investors in People Gold status in October 2012.

Our Business
IPS International offer high quality apprenticeship training for companies across the south-east of England, helping them to build a competitive workforce for the future. We deliver training solutions in Engineering, Business Skills, Health and Social Care, Construction and Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships, supporting individuals to enhance their career prospects.
What we Do
We offer an apprentice recruitment service that begins with us working with you to develop your vacancy description, actively promoting the role and assessing applications to help you find a suitable apprenticeship candidate. Our bespoke consultancy for employers helps to establish their organisational training needs and supports the development of a training strategy to strengthen the skills base within their workforce.

Our Trainers
Professionally qualified and experienced in their subject areas, our staff are drawn from industry and commerce and are selected for their ability to successfully transfer a wide range of skills and knowledge.

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