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Quality Standard for information advice and guidance services

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861 Accredited Organisations

(across 2706 sites and 5 countries)

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The matrix Standard is the unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals

New Getting Started Workshop dates released

These have been designed to give clients the information they need to understand what is involved when beginning their matrix journey.

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Current Client Feedback

Comments and feedback from the knowledgeable assessor were very valuable in planning future improvements for our service. (College)

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The matrix Standard and Sole Traders

As part of the support to organisations emqc Limited, the accreditation body for the matrix Standard, has been working with ICG to support a group of sole traders and a small social enterprise to work towards the Standard.

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Self Assessment Tool

The self-assessment tool will provide you with a simple overview of how you currently fare against the requirements of the matrix Standard. The responses that you give will enable you to see clearly where you may have areas that you need to focus on & develop in order to achieve the matrix Standard.

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Accredited Organisations

The matrix Standard is a challenging, outcome based Standard that is not only a benchmark of the quality of the services an organisation provides, but a key business improvement tool. Visit this section to learn more about the current organisations who have benefitted from it.

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Cost Calculator

The cost calculator below will provide you with a guide of how much your matrix assessment may cost. Please note that this calculator does not take into account factors such as the complexity of your organisation that may impact on your assessment cost.

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Latest Accredited Organisations

Achievement Training LtdFlooring Assessments LLPConstruction and Plant Assessments LTDFirebrand Training Ltd - ApprenticeshipBright Learning Solutions LimitedBedford Borough Council - BTAC TeamExcel Training LtdEventcover Education LtdCLM Associates (UK) LtdAdult Community TrainingEducation Business Services LtdChanging Education Ltd - Careers Advice and GuidanceCfBT Careers Guidance ServicesCrossRoads Careers ServicesCity South Manchester Housing TrustMencap North East Team - Education, Learning and WorkEaston and Otley College - Student Services (Easton) and One Stop Shop (Otley)Barnardo's Midland Region - Education, Training and SkillsLondon Borough of Camden - Camden ConnexionsMedivet Training CollegeBPP Careers Service - BPP University College of Professional StudiesLondon Borough of Waltham Forest, Environment and Regeneration, Business, Employment and Skills, Careers ServiceEducation Business Services International EBSI UK LtdInnervate Career Services LimitedAcorn Training LtdLondon Borough of Islington - Youth Careers TeamConnexions Redcar and ClevelandKruger Associates LtdBL TrainingAquinas CollegeKeele University - Careers and Employabilitye-achieve LtdCHC (Cricklewood Homeless Concern)Liga UK Limited- Work Based Learning Department.Barrett-Bell LtdCREST (Compact for Race Equality in South Tyneside)Bradford Metropolitan CollegeImpact Training Solutions LimitedB&J Assessment Services LLPLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets - Careers ServiceA4E JusticeBasingstoke ConsortiumEmployment World @ Derby CollegeBertram Nursery Group Ltd - BNG TrainingCRH Transport Training LtdInspiring Futures Foundation (IFF)Groundwork Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and TraffordCentral London ConnexionsErgon Solutions LimitedHampshire County Council - Hampshire Careers and Employability Service