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Sanderson and James join IQ Quality Advisory Group

Ian Sanderson, Director of Standards and Certification at the National Security Inspectorate has joined Alan Mackrill (Managing Director of IMI Awards), Chris James (Director of Research and Development at Asset Skills SSC) and Steven Porter (Business Development Manager at Harrow College) as a member of the Industry Qualifications Quality Advisory Group.

Ian Sanderson, Director of Standards and Certification at the National Security Inspectorate has joined Alan Mackrill (Managing Director of IMI Awards), Chris James (Director of Research and Development at Asset Skills SSC) and Steven Porter (Business Development Manager at Harrow College) as a member of the Industry Qualifications Quality Advisory Group.

The IQ Quality Advisory Group plays a critical role in the governance of the awarding organisation, reporting independently and directly to the Board of IQ Ltd, and is charged with ensuring good practice and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Andy Wilson, Head of Quality and Compliance at IQ, and chair of the Quality Advisory Group said “We are delighted to have been able to attract such high calibre people with a very relevant understanding of qualification and quality issues to the IQ Quality Advisory Group. As busy and influential people, I am particularly grateful to them for giving their time and expertise to this very important aspect of IQ. The involvement of both Ian Sanderson and Chris James in particular will provide a rare and tremendous insight on quality issues within the security and facilities sectors. When combined with the expertise of Alan and Steven, the integrity and quality of our approach further strengthens IQ’s credentials as a premium awarding brand.”

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Industry Qualifications (IQ) provides a new approach to the operation of an awarding organisation, and is approved by the qualifications regulator Ofqual. IQ is a mutual awarding organisation, working across a range of economic sectors. It is owned its’ members, values partnership and enjoys a world class reputation for the integrity of its assessment, governance and relationship with stakeholders.

Asset Skills is the Sector Skills Council for facilities management, housing, property, planning, cleaning and parking. www.assetskills.org

Harrow College is a college of further education with over 2000 full time and 6000 part time learners. It is an associate college of the University of Westminster and Middlesex University and a partner in the Harrow Sixth Form Collegiate. www.harrow.ac.uk

IMI Awards is the UK retail motor industry’s first choice for automotive qualifications and accreditations. IMI partners with more than 500 training providers to offer over 150 nationally-recognised qualifications and accreditations.  www.imiawards.org.uk

National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is a leading approvals and certification body that inspects companies providing home security, business security and fire safety services. www.nsi.org.uk


Dec 20, 2011 11:21 AM
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