We were only the 17th organisation (including training providers/colleges etc.) of the last 323 Ofsted Full Inspections to achieve a Grade 1/overall ‘Outstanding’ outcome in 2017.
The inspection encompassed our: Classroom, Traineeship, Apprenticeship and 19+ Learner Loans skills provision for the whole year of 2016/17 for our ESFA contracts.
Overall average learner outcomes: 90% Success Rates across all Skills provision, over the full 2016/17 academic year
|Effectiveness of leadership and management||Outstanding|
|Quality of teaching, learning and assessment||Outstanding|
|Personal development, behaviour and welfare||Outstanding|
|Outcomes for learners||Outstanding|
|Adult Learning Programmes||Outstanding|
Delivering contracts for the government and a range of public sector partners means that we are continually seeking to monitor and improve our quality and compliance standards to ensure that we foster a culture of quality throughout the organisation and minimise the risk to our customers.
The C2E accreditation is part of the National Equality Standard (NES) framework. It certifies Ixion’s policies meet the high standards set by the NES. The C2E standard validates that procedures within the organisation are taking place to create an equal and diverse delivery platform and working environment.
The frame work focuses on: Equality Policies, Equality in Employment, Equality of Terms and Conditions, Equality in Recruitment, Equality Responsibilities, Equality in Service Delivery and External Equality Relationships.
Ixion uses the EFQM Business Excellence standard as its preferred continuous development tool and our strong and robust internal processes are regularly audited by our customers and are given full compliance in all areas on each occasion.
Ixion is also an ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) accredited provider.
Ixion is a ‘Matrix’ accredited company, a standard awarded to organisations that deliver information, advice and guidance on learning and work. Ixion is delighted to be the first brokerage company in England to achieve this.
Ixion uses the PRINCE2 project management framework as a contract management tool to integrate recognition of risk and risk assessment developing strategies to manage and mitigate through robust contingency planning.
Ixion are an accredited centre for business advice for Small and Medium Enterprises by the Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI) and has achieved the Investors in People standard.