TQUK has been nominated for Awarding Organisation of the Year

  • TQUK has been nominated for Awarding Organisation of the year at the 2017 FAB awards, along with four nominees, including Ascentis
  • Kelly Venter, TQUK’s Business Development Officer, has been nominated for Individual of the Year for her exceptional performance

The FAB Awards recognise the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employees to education and skills in the UK over the past year.

This marks the third straight year that TQUK has been nominated for FAB Awards. In 2015, our Managing Director, Andrew Walker, was nominated for Individual Contribution of the Year In 2016, our Business Administration team was nominated for Team Contribution of the Year, whilst our Quality Manager, Paul Morrison, beat out the competition to win the category of Individual Contribution of the Year.

The FAB 2017 Awards dinner is being held at the end of the first day of the FAB Conference, on 19 October at the Marriott Hotel in Leicester.

Andrew Walker, Managing Director of TQUK, said of the nominations:

Everyone at TQUK Towers is elated and ecstatic to hear this wonderful news. Being nominated for two FAB Awards is a great recognition of the work we’ve done over the last year. We feel incredibly proud and very grateful to have been nominated for our individual excellence and collective brilliance.

Kelly Venter, Business Development Officer and FAB 2017 Award nominee, said of the nomination:

I love working for TQUK. The last year has been a rollercoaster of ups and downs, and being nominated for a FAB award feels like the highest of the highs. I’m very honoured to be nominated for the award and would like to thank the Federation for choosing me and my co-workers for nominating me.

About Training Qualifications UK: Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) is an Ofqual-recognised awarding body and apprenticeship assessment organisation dedicated to doing awarding and assessment differently by delivering nimble, streamlined services with less paperwork in an industry dominated by large, slow-moving bureaucracies. We have developed 300+ qualifications in sectors as varied as health and social care, first aid, safety and compliance, computing and IT, and hair and beauty, as well as apprenticeship frameworks and functional skills programmes. Our quality team has won awards for their meticulous implementation of standards and our qualification development team is the vanguard pushing into unknown frontiers and creating qualifications in in-demand areas, the entire organisation’s working as one to provide opportunities for individuals to attain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. As of 2017, TQUK was approved by ESFA to become an Apprentice Assessment Organisation, and will be assessing the quality of apprentices all over the UK. Our performance and reputation has also led us to establish a presence around the world, and TQUK, as of 2017, has provided courses of learning to 100,000+ learners through 400+ centres in 81 countries, including the USA, UK, India, Greece, Cyprus, Russia, Spain, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

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