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Up to date with the Levy?

Read our handy guide to make sure you know the ins and outs of the new Apprentice Levy…


Engineering Education Scheme

IPS have partnered with Dartford Grammar School to take part in EDT’s Engineering Education Scheme.


Advanced Learner Loans


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


Advanced Learner Loans

Find out more about Advanced Learner Loans and how you can fund your apprenticeship training if you
are over 19 years old…

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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…


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…


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?


of apprentice employers believe they lead to a more motivated workforce


of employers feel that apprentices help to reduce staff turnover


of consumers favour companies that employ apprentices


of apprentice employers say the programme has helped cut recruitment costs


Latest News

Learner Feedback – Rate IPS

The Learner Satisfaction Survey is now open for learners to share their opinions of the training they have received with us. We would greatly appreciate if you could complete this short survey, the results of which we can use to help improve our services and your...

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Engineering Education Scheme

IPS International have teamed with Dartford Grammar School for this year’s Engineering Education Scheme, run by EDT. The Engineering Education Scheme (EES) puts together students interested in STEM with local companies to work on tasks and challenges that put their...

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to IPS Apprenticeships‘ new website. This website will help learners and employers to find out all about our apprenticeships available across the south-east. This site will introduce you to our various departments and courses, helping you to find the...

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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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If you would like more information or would like to send us a message, our contact page lists all the various ways to get in contact with us.

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