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IPS International Ltd.
Northbank House
Sir Thomas Longley Road
Medway City Estate
Rochester
Kent
ME2 4DU
Tel: 01634 298800


IPS International Ltd.
11a Lorne Road
Dover
Kent
CT16 2AA
Tel: 01304 228180

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IPS International Ltd is registered in England number 3368622, with its registered office at the Rochester address above.
LATEST NEWS: DEVELOP A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO TRAINING - read more.     * * *    DEVELOP THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED TO LEAD AND MANAGE TEAMS - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIP GRANT FOR EMPLOYERS 16 TO 24 FUNDING ELIGIBILITY HAS TIGHTER RESTRICTIONS FROM JANUARY 2015 - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIP - NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIPS ‘GET IN. GO FAR’ TV CAMPAIGN - read more.     * * *    THE LATEST WELDING AND CUTTING MACHINES ON SHOW AT IPS - read more.     * * *    THE 1000MPH BLOODHOUND SSC IS VISITING IPS - read more.     * * *    RAMSAY COWAN WRITES ABOUT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIPS FOR THE MARCH 2014 ISSUE OF MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING MAGAZINE - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICE EMPLOYERS CAN RATE IPS IN AN INDEPENDENT SURVEY - read more.     * * *    GIVE FEEDBACK AND RATE IPS - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2014 - I DID THIS CAMPAIGN - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2014 - EARN WHILE YOU LEARN - read more.     * * *    HRH THE DUKE OF YORK VISITS KENT TO SUPPORT KENT MESSENGER KICK START KENT CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE BUSINESSES TO TAKE ON AN APPRENTICE - read more.     * * *    IPS IS EXHIBITING AT THE PLANT AND ASSET MANAGEMENT SHOW ON 8TH TO 10TH APRIL 2014 - read more.     * * *    THE 2014 LEARNER SATISFACTION SURVEY IS NOW AVAILABLE - read more.     * * *    FOR SALE - MOBILE TRAINING VEHICLE - read more.     * * *    IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE DATES RELEASED FOR EARLY 2014 - read more.     * * *    WHAT IS IPS LIKE AS A TRAINING ORGANISATION? - read more.     * * *    THINK SOCIAL CARE APPRENTICESHIPS CAMPAIGN - BUILDING THE FUTURE SOCIAL CARE WORKFORCE - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIPS, EARN, LEARN, PROGRESS, SUCCEED - read more.     * * *    ENGINEER APPRENTICE PROGRESSION TO UNIVERSITY DEGREE SUCCESS - read more.     * * *    YOU DO NOT HAVE TO STAY ON AT SCHOOL UNTIL YOU ARE 18 - read more.     * * *    IPS IS EXHIBITING AT THE FIT SHOW 2013 ON 16TH TO 18TH APRIL - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIPS IN PRECISION GLASS BLOWING - read more.     * * *    THE IPS NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 PHOTOGRAPH COMPETITION RESULTS - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIPS WEEK 2013 - FRIDAY - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - THURSDAY KENT CHOICES 4U - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - WEDNESDAY - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - TUESDAY - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - MONDAY - read more.     * * *    TWO PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIPS STARTS AT OVER HALF MILLION - read more.     * * *    CITY & GUILDS 7300-01 INTRODUCTION TO TRAINER SKILLS - read more.     * * *    NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK - UPDATE 1 - read more.     * * *    PLACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE IN FEBRUARY. - read more.     * * *    HMYOI COOKHAM WOOD ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION ACHIEVEMENTS - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIP WEEK - 11TH TO 15TH MARCH 2013 - read more.     * * *    HALF OF UK ENGINEERING COMPANIES EXPECT TO RECRUIT APPRENTICES IN THE NEXT 4 TO 5 YEARS - read more.     * * *    IPS INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVES INVESTORS IN PEOPLE GOLD AWARD - read more.     * * *    GUIDANCE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE APPRENTICES AGED 16 TO 18 - read more.     * * *    IPS APPRENTICES FEATURE IN SOUTH EAST BUSINESS MAGAZINE - read more.     * * *    LAST EVER KINGSNORTH POWER STATION ENGINEERING APPRENTICES - read more.     * * *    FIRST FUNCTIONAL SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUCCESS - read more.     * * *    VISIT FROM LOCAL MAYOR HELPS INSPIRE YOUNG APPRENTICES - read more.     * * *    BAE SYSTEMS CRAFT APPRENTICES ACHIEVE IPC CERTIFICATION - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIP GRANT FOR EMPLOYERS - (AGE 16 TO 24 ) - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2012 - 6TH TO 10TH FEBRUARY - read more.     * * *    ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIP RECRUITMENT VACANCIES - read more.     * * *    OFSTED INSPECTION RESULTS - OCTOBER 2011 - read more.     * * *    MEDWAY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CASH BOOST FOR APPRENTICESHIPS - read more.     * * *    IPS TAKES PART IN THE ENGINEERING EDUCATION SCHEME (ENGLAND) FOR THE FIFTH YEAR - read more.     * * *    IPS IS RE-ACCREDITED FOR INFORMATION ADVICE AND GUIDANCE - read more.     * * *    IPS DELIVERS NEW LEVEL 1 QUALIFICATION FOR HMYOI COOKHAM WOOD - read more.     * * *    IPS WELCOMES MUCH NEEDED PUBLIC TRANSPORT LINKS TO THE MEDWAY CITY ESTATE - read more.     * * *    ANNUAL ENGINEERING APPRENTICE AWARDS EVENING - 28TH JULY 2011 - read more.     * * *    IPS INTERNATIONAL RE-LAUNCHES OPEN MICROSOFT COMPUTER COURSES. - read more.     * * *    THE MEDWAY 100 IN 100 APPRENTICESHIP CHALLENGE - read more.     * * *    SWALE 100 IN 100 APPRENTICESHIPS CHALLENGE - read more.     * * *    APPRENTICESHIPS - CANTERBURY 100 IN 100 CHALLENGE - read more.     * * *    ROCHESTER APPRENTICE SCOOPS TOP AWARD AT INAUGURAL UK APPRENTICESHIP AWARDS - read more.     * * *    

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Apprenticeships - Employed and Good for Business - Start your career here  

IPS offers Apprenticeships in, Engineering, Manufacturing, Engineering Maintenance, Engineering Construction, Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, Health and Social Care, Business Administration, Customer Care, Management, Accounting, Signmaking and Glass Fenestration. Call our Apprenticeship Business Development Advisor on 01634 298808, email info@ips-international.com.  All IPS Apprentices are employed and in work throughout the Apprenticeship. Find out about real Apprenticeship vacancies or if you are an employer find out about how you can access the £1500 Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE 16 to 24).  Find out more about Apprenticeships...

 

Click here to go to the Apprenticeship Vacancies website

You don't have to stay on at school until you are 18  
You can leave school once you become 16 provided you have an Apprenticeship with an employer.  If you are 16 to 18 you must be either in, 
• full-time education, such as school, college or home education
• an apprenticeship from aged 16
• part-time education or training if you are employed, self-employed or volunteering full-time (which is 20 hours or more a week).  Read more on leaving school from IPS alternatively see the government advice on school leaving age.  Apply for an Apprenticeship vacancy.
 
  Apprentice vehicle mechanic Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship Training  
Find out about motor vehicle apprenticeships delivered by IPS.  There are apprenticeships in both light vehicle and heavy goods vehicle, maintaining and repairing all types of vehicles.  Garage employers may be eligible for a £1500 grant for each apprentice.  Call 01634 298800 or email using the contact us page or info@ips-international.com.
   17th Edition Wiring Regs City & Guilds 2382 - 17th Edition training and C & G 2395 - Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations training courses  

Become qualified in the 17th Edition wiring regulations and then do City & Guilds 2395 Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations .  Follow these links, 17th Edition Wiring regulations  or 2395 Inspection and Testing or PAT testing in Kent Call 01634 298800

 
 

Intro to Trainer Skills

Introduction to Trainer Skills 7300-01 City & Guilds  

Introduction to Trainer Skills is the ideal nationally recognised qualification for those who train others, (train the trainer) - Find out how to deliver training to others.   Click here for more details or call 01634 298800 or email  andyspringett@ips-international.com

Manual Metal Arc Welding

Welding training courses - MMA - MIG - TIG  
Want to learn how to weld and use different weld techniques in different positions?  Look at our Welding training courses training details for dates and costs. 
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DEVELOP A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO TRAINING - City & Guilds 7300-01 Introduction to Trainer Skills Qualification (2014)
Training others is a key management skill ... (more)

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DEVELOP THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED TO LEAD AND MANAGE TEAMS - The Management Programme in Team Leading has been designed for team leaders with a degree of authority for managing reso ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIP GRANT FOR EMPLOYERS 16 TO 24 FUNDING ELIGIBILITY HAS TIGHTER RESTRICTIONS FROM JANUARY 2015 - Apprenticeship Grant for Employers 16 to 24 Funding eligibility has tighter restrictions from January 2015. Prospective ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIP - NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE - From 1 October 2014 the Apprenticeship national minimum wage will increase from £2.68 to £2.73 an hour. All Apprentice e ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIPS ‘GET IN. GO FAR’ TV CAMPAIGN - The Government has launched a major advertising campaign featuring real apprentices from some of Britain’s brightest com ... (more)

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THE LATEST WELDING AND CUTTING MACHINES ON SHOW AT IPS - The latest Welding and Cutting machines on will be demonstrated at the IPS International training centre in Rochester. ... (more)

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THE 1000MPH BLOODHOUND SSC IS VISITING IPS - The 1000MPH land speed record attempt car Bloodhound SSC will visit the IPS training centre on Tuesday 13th May. The cu ... (more)

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RAMSAY COWAN WRITES ABOUT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIPS FOR THE MARCH 2014 ISSUE OF MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING MAGAZINE - Ramsay Cowan writes about maintenance engineering apprenticeships for the March 2014 issue of Maintenance & Engineering ... (more)

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APPRENTICE EMPLOYERS CAN RATE IPS IN AN INDEPENDENT SURVEY - Employers who have Apprentices taht receive training from IPS will soon be able to rate IPS as a training provider on li ... (more)

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GIVE FEEDBACK AND RATE IPS - Learner Feedback
We want to ensure that you get the best experience you expect from your training, so learner feedba ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2014 - I DID THIS CAMPAIGN - I did this - Celebrating Apprenticeships
We are now in Apprenticeship Week 2014 (3rd to 7th March) and have launched ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2014 - EARN WHILE YOU LEARN - National Apprentceship Week, 3rd to 7th March. Apprenticeships will be in the news every day this week and more people ... (more)

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HRH THE DUKE OF YORK VISITS KENT TO SUPPORT KENT MESSENGER KICK START KENT CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE BUSINESSES TO TAKE ON AN APPRENTICE - IPS is working in partnership with the Kent Messenger organisation under the banner Kick Start Kent supporting businesse ... (more)

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IPS IS EXHIBITING AT THE PLANT AND ASSET MANAGEMENT SHOW ON 8TH TO 10TH APRIL 2014 - If you are a plant, works or maintenance engineer then you should visit Plant & Asset Management 2014 (NEC Hall 3), Birm ... (more)

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THE 2014 LEARNER SATISFACTION SURVEY IS NOW AVAILABLE - If your training is funded by the Skills Funding Agency you are entitled as a learner to let us know how you think we ar ... (more)

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FOR SALE - MOBILE TRAINING VEHICLE - The IPS Mobile Training and Marketing Vehicle is now for sale. Converted in 2005 the MTU is equipped to deliver either ... (more)

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IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE DATES RELEASED FOR EARLY 2014 - The 4 day course is provided at the IPS International training centre in Rochester, Kent either as a block of four days ... (more)

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WHAT IS IPS LIKE AS A TRAINING ORGANISATION? - Learner and Employer satisfaction survey. Earlier this year IPS took part in the Skills Funding Agency survey called FE ... (more)

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THINK SOCIAL CARE APPRENTICESHIPS CAMPAIGN - BUILDING THE FUTURE SOCIAL CARE WORKFORCE - Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16 who want to learn and become a skilled and confident care wor ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIPS, EARN, LEARN, PROGRESS, SUCCEED - "You get paid to learn". The simple logic in doing an Apprenticeship says Richard Bonnell, ex IPS Apprentice ... (more)

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ENGINEER APPRENTICE PROGRESSION TO UNIVERSITY DEGREE SUCCESS - Congratulations to some ex IPS trained Apprentices who have progressed on to Higher Education and Degrees. Not only do ... (more)

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YOU DO NOT HAVE TO STAY ON AT SCHOOL UNTIL YOU ARE 18 - Are you considering an Apprenticeship?
You can leave school at 16 if you are in an Apprenticeship. Three questions.. ... (more)

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IPS IS EXHIBITING AT THE FIT SHOW 2013 ON 16TH TO 18TH APRIL - IPS is exhibiting at the FIT Show 2013. The Fabricator and Installer Trade is that glass and glazing industry exhibitio ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIPS IN PRECISION GLASS BLOWING - IPS were approached by Poulten Selfe & Lee, manufacturers of automatic viscometers under the RHEOTEK brand to provide ad ... (more)

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THE IPS NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 PHOTOGRAPH COMPETITION RESULTS - Congratulations to Ryan Taylor who wins the first prize in the IPS National Apprenticeship Week photograph competition. ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIPS WEEK 2013 - FRIDAY - The last day of National Apprenticeship Week and its also Red Nose day. The charity group at IPS have declared a casual ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - THURSDAY KENT CHOICES 4U - The Duke of York visited Kent Choices 4U but what else happened?
At the IPS stand we saw lots of young people enquiri ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - WEDNESDAY - Day 3 of National Apprenticeship Week and day one of Kent Choices 4U. A busy day at the Kent showground at Detling with ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - TUESDAY - The snow and freezing temperatures caused travel disruption in most of Kent but National Apprenticeship Week continues. ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - MONDAY - Lots of activity promoting National Apprenticeship Week today. Articles in most newspapers, radio phone in discussions a ... (more)

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TWO PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITIONS FOR NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2013 - National Apprenticeship Week 2013 - two chances to win
National Apprenticeship Week 2013 is happening from the 11th t ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIPS STARTS AT OVER HALF MILLION - IPS International welcomes the growth in Apprenticeships over the last few years announced by the government department ... (more)

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CITY & GUILDS 7300-01 INTRODUCTION TO TRAINER SKILLS - Next 2 day City & Guilds 7300-01 Introduction to Trainer Skills course starts on Tuesday 12th March 2013. ... (more)

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NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK - UPDATE 1 - During National Apprenticeship Week from 11th to 14th March, IPS will be taking part in the Kent Choices 4U Live exhibit ... (more)

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PLACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE IOSH MANAGING SAFELY COURSE IN FEBRUARY. - This course is being run over 4 weeks on consecutive Friday’s.
Call now to book your place.
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HMYOI COOKHAM WOOD ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION ACHIEVEMENTS - IPS International has been working in collaboration with Her Majesty’s Young Offender Institute (HMYOI) Cookham Wood in ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIP WEEK - 11TH TO 15TH MARCH 2013 - National Apprenticeship Week, now in its sixth year, is designed to celebrate Apprenticeships and the positive impact th ... (more)

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HALF OF UK ENGINEERING COMPANIES EXPECT TO RECRUIT APPRENTICES IN THE NEXT 4 TO 5 YEARS - The IET Skills survey 2012 indicates the difficulties that companies face recruiting new and skilled talent into enginee ... (more)

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IPS INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVES INVESTORS IN PEOPLE GOLD AWARD - IPS International is delighted to announce that we have been awarded Investors in People (Gold Standard). This is a wor ... (more)

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GUIDANCE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE APPRENTICES AGED 16 TO 18 - The Skills Funding Agency rules from August 2012 to July 2013 mean that 16 to 18 year old Apprentices are fully funded a ... (more)

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IPS APPRENTICES FEATURE IN SOUTH EAST BUSINESS MAGAZINE - The IPS International training centre in Rochester featured as a full page spread in the August issue of South East Busi ... (more)

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LAST EVER KINGSNORTH POWER STATION ENGINEERING APPRENTICES - The last ever Kingsnorth Power Station Advanced Apprentices completed this week and were signed off for their NVQ 3’s th ... (more)

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FIRST FUNCTIONAL SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUCCESS - Its just under 150 days to go until Functional Skills become a mandatory part of all Apprenticeship Frameworks. Two yea ... (more)

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VISIT FROM LOCAL MAYOR HELPS INSPIRE YOUNG APPRENTICES - During his last week as Mayor of Dartford, Councillor Eddy Lampkin had an action packed schedule with one of the highlig ... (more)

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BAE SYSTEMS CRAFT APPRENTICES ACHIEVE IPC CERTIFICATION - Recently BAE Systems, Rochester put their 4 first year Craft apprentices though IPC-A-610 and J-Standard-001 training on ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIP GRANT FOR EMPLOYERS - (AGE 16 TO 24 ) - One of the most significant announcements of this years Apprenticeship week has to be AGE 16 to 24 (Apprenticeship Grant ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2012 - 6TH TO 10TH FEBRUARY - IPS International Ltd will be supporting Apprenticeship Week from the 6th to the 10th February delivering Open Day Infor ... (more)

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ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIP RECRUITMENT VACANCIES - IPS International trains Engineering Apprentices for major companies in Kent and deliver other training and NVQs through ... (more)

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OFSTED INSPECTION RESULTS - OCTOBER 2011 - IPS is pleased to announce the achievement of a grade 2 in our recent inspection by Ofsted. We have moved from a grade 3 ... (more)

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MEDWAY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CASH BOOST FOR APPRENTICESHIPS - Medway Council announced details in September of a £200,000 fund for apprenticeships to help businesses with less than 5 ... (more)

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IPS TAKES PART IN THE ENGINEERING EDUCATION SCHEME (ENGLAND) FOR THE FIFTH YEAR - IPS takes part in the Engineering Education Scheme (England) for the fifth year in succession working with Kent schools ... (more)

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IPS IS RE-ACCREDITED FOR INFORMATION ADVICE AND GUIDANCE - IPS International gains award and recognition for Information Advice and Guidance (IAG).
IPS International first gain ... (more)

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IPS DELIVERS NEW LEVEL 1 QUALIFICATION FOR HMYOI COOKHAM WOOD - In August HMYOI Cookham Wood in collaboration with IPS International opened a new training workshop in Motor Mechanics d ... (more)

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IPS WELCOMES MUCH NEEDED PUBLIC TRANSPORT LINKS TO THE MEDWAY CITY ESTATE - IPS welcomes a new bus service for Medway City Estate called Strood Riverside. Medway City Estate is now connected to ... (more)

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ANNUAL ENGINEERING APPRENTICE AWARDS EVENING - 28TH JULY 2011 - ANNUAL ENGINEERING AWARDS EVENING - 28th July 2011
The IPS International Awards evening was held at the St Georges Ce ... (more)

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IPS INTERNATIONAL RE-LAUNCHES OPEN MICROSOFT COMPUTER COURSES. - Open Microsoft Computer Courses ... (more)

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THE MEDWAY 100 IN 100 APPRENTICESHIP CHALLENGE - Medway Council in Kent and partners in the Apprenticeship Challenge are challenging businesses in Medway to generate 100 ... (more)

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SWALE 100 IN 100 APPRENTICESHIPS CHALLENGE - IPS International is pleased to support the Swale 100 Apprenticeships in 100 days challenge encouraging Swale employers ... (more)

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APPRENTICESHIPS - CANTERBURY 100 IN 100 CHALLENGE - IPS International will support the National Apprenticeships Service, Canterbury City Council and Kent Apprenticeships in ... (more)

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ROCHESTER APPRENTICE SCOOPS TOP AWARD AT INAUGURAL UK APPRENTICESHIP AWARDS - BAE Systems’ apprentice Dominic Hurrell has been named ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the Company’s inaugural UK Apprentice ... (more)

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