Making sure your Apprenticeship can continue

Your safety comes first and in cases where you are meant to have a visit, these will now be taking place remotely…

Coronavirus update: Training Centres closed to Apprentices

The legislation closing schools from the 23rd March applied to our training centres…

Increase in National Apprenticeship Wage for 2020

 April 2020, the National Apprenticeship wage will rise from £3.90 to £4.15 per hour…

Apprenticeship career benefits

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

Apprenticeships business benefits

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

2019 is already golden for IPS

Retained Investors in People Gold status success…

IPS - Ofsted Good providers

IPS International are proud to say we are an Ofsted Good Provider…

Making sure your Apprenticeship can continue

Your safety comes first and in cases where you are meant to have a visit, these will now be taking place remotely…

Coronavirus Update: Training Centres closed to Apprentices

The legislation closing schools from the 23rd March applied to our training centres…

Increase in National Apprenticeship Wage for 2020

April 2020, the National Apprenticeship wage will rise from £3.90 to £4.15 per hour…

Apprenticeship career benefits

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

Apprenticeship business benefits

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

2019 is already golden for IPS

Retained Investors in People Gold status success…

IPS: Ofsted Good providers

IPS International are proud to say we are an Ofsted Good Provider…

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

David Warren Business Administrator Apprentice

David Warren Business Administrator Apprentice

Courtney Mundy – Care Apprentice

Courtney Mundy – Care Apprentice

Paige Wright – Health and Social Care Apprenticeship

Paige Wright – Health and Social Care Apprenticeship

Alice Payne – Business Administration Apprentice

Alice Payne – Business Administration Apprentice

Theodore Bradley – Engineering Apprentice

Theodore Bradley – Engineering Apprentice

Oliver Weatherburn Assistant Accountant Apprentice

Oliver Weatherburn Assistant Accountant Apprentice

Liam Hamer – Warehousing and Storage Apprentice

Liam Hamer – Warehousing and Storage Apprentice

Olivia Allen Recruitment Resourcer Apprentice

Olivia Allen Recruitment Resourcer Apprentice

Lynne Gill – Level 5 Leadership and Management Apprentice

Lynne Gill – Level 5 Leadership and Management Apprentice

Claire Cook – Business Administration Apprentice

Claire Cook – Business Administration Apprentice

Joseph Maxwell – Level 5 Health and Social Care Apprentice

Joseph Maxwell – Level 5 Health and Social Care Apprentice

Christopher Ray – Engineering Apprentice

Christopher Ray – Engineering Apprentice

Katy Mills – Recruitment Apprentice

Katy Mills – Recruitment Apprentice

Wayne Moorey – Heavy Vehicle Apprentice

Wayne Moorey – Heavy Vehicle Apprentice

Helen Weaver – Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

Helen Weaver – Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

Michal Kotlowski – IT Apprentice

Michal Kotlowski – IT Apprentice

Monique Ming – Health and Social Care Apprenticeship

Monique Ming – Health and Social Care Apprenticeship

Andy Jupp – Level 5 Health and Social Care Apprentice

Andy Jupp – Level 5 Health and Social Care Apprentice

Ashleigh Guy – Business Administration Apprentice

Ashleigh Guy – Business Administration Apprentice

Shane Errington – Welding Apprentice

Shane Errington – Welding Apprentice

Billie Sequeira – Engineering Apprentice

Billie Sequeira – Engineering Apprentice

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

Luke Dean – Limitless Welding

Luke Dean – Limitless Welding

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

‘Virtual’ Kent Medway Apprenticeship Graduation 2020

The Kent Medway Apprenticeship Graduation is back for October 2020 but in a different way! The ceremony is now going to be ‘virtual’ in the result of the likely extension of social distancing rules. The first celebration of Apprentices from across Kent and Medway took...

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Making sure IPS is Covid-Secure

IPS is making plans to be “Covid-Secure”, the new term to make sure workplaces are compliant with Social Distance guidelines. The pictures show the measures we are taking and what the classrooms will look like. Everyone will be 2 metres apart and classrooms/leisure...

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Disability and Employment Topic of the month at IPS

The Topic of the month at IPS International this May is Disability and Employment.   What is a disability? The definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010 is the following - if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a 'substantial' and...

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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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