ABOUT

IVS Training & Assessment LTD was created  in 2004 by Mike White and Stephen Maguire. From there IVS has quickly become a successful and forward looking service provider aiming to help both individuals and companies with all their Training & Assessment requirements.

We provide a wide range of training  and assessing services relating to a variety of activities and industries. Our qualifications carry nationally recognised accreditations and we also provide bespoke courses tailored to your particular requirements. 

All the staff at IVS are CRB checked, registered assessors/IV with The GQA and attend regular  CPD training events to ensure that their  skills are monitored and updated in accordance with legislation. In addition to the above all IVS staff are registered members of the IFL and the Entire centre has been Matrix Accredited.

Matrix Standard Explained: The matrix Standard is the unique quality framework for the effective delivery of information,
advice and/or guidance on learning and work. It promotes the delivery of high quality information, advice and/or guidance by ensuring organisations review, evaluate and develop their service; encourage the take up of professionally recognised qualifications and the continuous professional development of their staff.

Our company strives to be fully compliant with the following government legislation:

  • Education Act 2002

  • Children's Act 2004

  • Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018

  • Keeping Children Safe I Education 2018 Section A+B (part 1)

  • Children Act 1989 Section 17: (Child In Need)

  • Children Act 1989 Section 47: (Child Protection)

TEAM

Steve Maguire

Steve has been in the industry since 1994 gaining valuable experience. In addition to the day to day running of the business he is also a qualified V1 Internal Verifier and A1 NVQ Assessor for all routes within the glazing industry.

Director

Mike White

Mike has been in the industry since 1969 picking up a wealth of valuable knowledge and experience along the way. In addition to the day to day running of the business he is also a qualified V1 Internal Verifier and A1 NVQ Assessor for all routes within the glazing industry.

Director

Nick O'brein

Nick has been in the industry since 1991 gaining experience in a variety of roles. He is a fully qualified A1 Assessor and V1 Verifier within all routes of the industry.

Commercial Director

Ty Priestman

Centre’s IT advisor, and Training and Assessment specialist in automotive glazing. Ty is a qualified A1 NVQ and Apprenticeship assessor and V1 Internal Verifier and has been in the Motor industry since 1990. 

Automotive Glazing Specialist

Ian White

Ian is the Office Manager and is responsible for the day to day support of our Assessors and candidates. Ian also deals with all enrolments and completions of our candidates and all administration duties in the office.

Office Manager

Sally Silcock

Sally is responsible for the centre's database, Awarding Body Registrations, and all filing procedures.

Administration

Terry Johnson

Fully experienced within the building and construction industry. Qualified A1 NVQ and Apprenticeship assessor and V1 Internal Verifier and has been in the industry since 2000. 

Assessor

Garry Allcock

Gary is an qualified A1 NVQ and apprenticeship Assessor and has been working for some of the countrys biggest names in the glass and glazing sector since 2005. 

Assessor

Lee Hatt

Lee is a A1 Qualified Assessor. He has been in the consrtuction trade since 1998 in a variety of roles and responsibility levels.

Assessor

John Schofield

With 34 years construction experience, John is a new member of the team. He adds to the range of qualification be can offer to our candidates.

Construction Assessor

Jamie Brand

Jamie is a fully qualified assessor.. His trade experience is extensive, with fifteen years hands on experience in the building trade.

Jamie was actually a candidate who decided to join us as he completed his level three N.V.Q. Qualification in Occupational Works Supervisor.

Trainee Assessor

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Company Registration Number 07357218