Project Description

IPS International/IPS Apprenticeships is a South-East specialist Apprenticeship training provider and a leading provider of training and consultancy operating across the UK. We have been delivering a wide range of training since 1997 from our training centres in Medway and Dover, and on site within our clients’ premises.

Our product range includes:

  • Engineering
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Welding
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Construction & Manufacturing
  • Health and Social Care
  • Adult Care Worker
  • Information Technology
  • Digital Marketing
  • Accounting Qualifications (AAT)
  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Recruitment
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Sales & Telesales
  • Leadership & Management Development
  • Consultancy

IPS Apprenticeships is the strand of our company that focuses on apprenticeship training and recruitment. IPS is also a registered Apprenticeship Training Agency and can employ Apprentices on your behalf.

For Employers, we try and make the process of recruiting an apprentice as easy as possible for both the employer and the applicant. We have an in-house recruitment department that can work with you, designing job adverts, selecting the best standard of applicant for you to interview.

“In our view, the quality of training from IPS and the support supplied by their delivery teams has been exceptional, and in our experience, without equal. WFC would recommend IPS to any employer.” – Brian Simpson Windows for Construction – Head of Customer Services.

Our trainers are professionally qualified and experienced in their subject areas, they are drawn from industry and commerce and are selected for their ability to successfully transfer a wide range of skills and knowledge. Our trainers will work around your job schedule and support you and your apprentice to ensure they achieve their qualifications benefiting your business with a workforce that has an enhanced skillset.

“I did struggle with some areas such as learning of several regulations within the care industry, but my trainers were always on hand for support and guidance. My Apprenticeship has helped with my confidence in myself, and when I must assist the residents, I can trust my judgement.” – Lauren Beck Level 2 Health and Social Care Apprenticeship.

IPS International embraces the principles of Equality, Diversity and Safeguarding. IPS achieved and has sustained an Investors in People Gold status since 2012 and in 2017 achieved an Ofsted grade Good.

IPS holds Matrix accreditation for giving Information Advice and Guidance.  We work in partnership with and provide advice on Apprenticeships to the following local organisations:

  • Medway Youth Trust and CXK – Support young people into work.
  • JCP –  Supporting those seeking work.
  • Medway Adult Education – Adult Skills training
  • Schools and Colleges – Higher education
  • Gillingham FC Pre-employment training
  • Kent & Medway Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Guild
  • Education Business Partnership Kent –  careers advice

Medway employers can apply for The Medway Council grant subject to eligibility. For more information Contact Catherine Lepage:

Visit  to see job vacancies we have on offer, to apply register on

For more information please call our Business Development Team today on 01634 298808 or visit our Social Media; like IPS on Facebook (IPS International) or follow us on Twitter (IPSint)