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IQ Raises Quality Threshold

Nov 15, 2012 11:48 AM

Industry Qualifications (IQ) has announced that it is to include mystery shopping within its centre approval process.

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Tougher Rules on Apprenticeships

Feb 27, 2017 07:31 PM

Skills Minister announces plans to improve the quality and standards of Apprenticeships, including the introduction of a minimum 12-month rule.

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Association of British Investigators Joins IQ

Association of British Investigators Joins IQ

Apr 03, 2012 09:25 PM

The UK’s leading trade body for Investigators in the private sector, the Association of British Investigators has become the first industry association to become a member of Industry Qualifications (IQ).

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Working at Heights qualification pilot puts safety first

Feb 27, 2017 07:30 PM

Industry Qualifications, the first pan sector mutual awarding organisation in the UK, has approved Integer Training to offer an accredited qualification in Working at Heights; the IQ Level 2 Organisation Award in Working at Heights.

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New IQ qualification raises the customer service skills of Store Detectives and reduces loss

Feb 27, 2017 07:30 PM

Industry Qualifications, the first pan-sector mutual awarding organisation in the UK, has approved Goldmark Training to offer an accredited qualification for store detectives.

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IQ confirm agreement with EM Skills

Mar 19, 2012 08:41 PM

Industry Qualifications has today finalised an agreement with Maureen Emmett and EM Skills, to work together on the development and application of functional skills qualifications and support materials.

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Industry Qualifications is selected as awarding organisation by Qatar’s new International Centre for Sport Security

Feb 27, 2017 07:29 PM

Industry Qualifications, the first pan sector mutual awarding organisation in the UK, has announced today that it has been selected as an awarding organisation partner by the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), the not-for-profit sport security organisation based in Doha, Qatar.

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Top Marks for IQ

Mar 07, 2012 07:57 PM

IQ have scored maximum marks in the latest mystery shopping exercise of awarding organisations, conducted on behalf of government's qualification regulator Ofqual.

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SIA Door Supervisors Top Up Training

Feb 27, 2017 07:29 PM

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) have issued a news release regarding additional or ‘top-up’ training for Door Supervisors.

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SIA publishes proposals for future regulation

Feb 27, 2017 07:28 PM

In the recent SIA update published on the 31st of January 2012, the Security Industry Authority have published a factsheet outlining their proposals for future regulation of the private security industry.

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Home Office Announces Business Licensing by 2013

Feb 27, 2017 07:28 PM

Lynne Featherstone (a Home Office minister) announced that business licensing (of companies in operating in the security sector) will be in place by the end of 2013.

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First for ICC Security Team

First for ICC Security Team

Feb 29, 2012 11:50 PM

Eight members of the security team at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham are the first to be awarded with the NVQ in Providing Security Services at level 2 by Industry Qualifications. The awards were part of a wider training programme delivered by specialist trainer SAFE for the ICC, in conjunction with Stephenson College.

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IQ and CPL Training link up for food safety

Dec 21, 2011 01:28 PM

Industry Qualifications and CPL Training today announce the formation of a partnership to bring together a food safety qualification and learning support materials.

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IQ Welcomes Ofqual Enquiry

Dec 21, 2011 01:27 PM

IQ welcomes the review announced by Ofqual on the 28th of November into the health of the qualifications market.

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IQ to offer Functional Skills for employability

Dec 20, 2011 11:20 AM

Working with expert partners, IQ is in the process of developing Functional Skills qualifications in English, mathematics and ICT at level 1 and level 2 which reflect the needs of employers and their staff. Assessment will reflect the language and processes of the workplace to enhance employees’ skills and support your bottom line.

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IQ Board Strengthened by Breslin

Dec 20, 2011 11:18 AM

Dr Tony Breslin, formerly Chief Executive at the Citizenship Foundation and currently Chair of the charity Human Scale Education, Director at Breslin Public Policy Limited and Visiting Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London has joined the board of Industry Qualifications Ltd.

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Industry Qualifications welcomes new member, South Nottingham College

Feb 27, 2017 07:27 PM

At the Association of Colleges annual conference at the Birmingham International Conference Centre, Awarding Organisation Industry Qualifications (IQ), announced today that South Nottingham College has joined their expanding network of FE college members.

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SIA & Skills for Security Endorse IQ

Dec 20, 2011 11:22 AM

Industry Qualifications (IQ), a new Ofqual approved awarding organisation led by former SITO and SAFE Chief Executive Raymond Clarke, has been endorsed by the SIA and Skills for Security to offer licence linked security qualifications.

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Shield 1st Again

Dec 20, 2011 11:21 AM

The Shield Guarding Company has achieved yet another 1st by becoming the first security company to become a member of IQ, the new mutual awarding organisation operating in the sector.

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IQ Guarantees Results

Dec 20, 2011 11:19 AM

From the 1st October, IQ guarantees that it will release results from marked examination scripts within four working days of receipt and where this benchmark is not achieved, the associated candidate fee will be automatically waived. In addition, new applicant centres will be offered a centre approval visit within 15 working days of receipt of completed centre approval submissions, or no charge will be made.

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