Ixion | Workforce skills development, enterprise support & innovation
  • OFSTED: Good

    Inspection report states " with OUTSTANDING FEATURES"

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    Helping both unemployed & Ex-Offenders.

    Ixion delivers both the DWP Work Programme & NOMS (MoJ Justice contracts)

  • Distance Learning

    Ixion College is Ixion's online virtual campus (Access to HE courses and QCF courses)

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    Skills Training & Learning

    Adult classroom learning / Apprenticeships / 16-18 year old / Traineeships / 19+ years Loans based Skills training.

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    NEA (2) Start-Up entrepreneurs


    Helping England's unemployed create & sustain business growth (London & South East England)


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    Bid Consultancy: EU & UK innovation funding

    Ixion's consortia building & bid writing Consultancy for EU & UK innovation & research funding (e.g. Horizon 2020)

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Ixion's vision: “Transform people’s lives through Skills, Employment, Enterprise and Innovation, for growth”

Ixion's Group CEO (John Govett)

"I am delighted to announce that Ixion's sole shareholder for many years, Anglia Ruskin University, has sold its full stake in Ixion to the UK Charity, The Shaw Trust".  2nd June 2017

Ixion remains an independent not-for-profit group of companies with its own main board, Chairman and Non-Executive directors and is now part of the Shaw Trust group


DIVISIONAL teams in 

  • Skills

  • Justice

  • Enterprise / Start-Up's

  • Employability

  • Innovation & Research Consultancy