North West Skills Academy Accredited to the matrix standard

North West Skills Academy, a specialist Construction NVQ provider has been accredited to the Matrix Standard, demonstrating the high quality information, advice and guidance services they provide to all their learners who are either employed or self-employed Construction workers

With permanent bases in Manchester, Preston, Stoke, Telford as-well as operating throughout the UK at employer & provider sites.

Since 2013, NWSA has assessed the skills and competencies of over 5000 construction workers from NVQ Level 2 – NVQ Level 6, as well as other industry recognised qualifications. We pride ourselves on the very highest quality of assessment and service to our learners. With a top quality recruitment team, an expert assessment team and the very best learning support making us a leading construction training provider.

About The Matrix Standard

The Matrix Standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance (IAG), either as their sole purpose or as part of their service offering.

Roger Chapman, Head of the matrix Service for The Growth Company said:

“This is a fantastic achievement for North West Skills Academy and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that at the heart of high-quality advice and support services are strong leadership, excellent service and a focus on continuous improvement, all underpinned by effective use of the resources available.  The matrix Standard is designed to benchmark organisations against best practice in these areas. With their accreditation success, North West Skills Academy is working to provide the best possible support to their clients.”

Commenting on the award, North West Skills Academy CEO Samuel Riley said:

“We are thrilled to have the high quality of our information, advice and guidance for learners recognised by achieving the Matrix Standard. Our team work tirelessly to support all learners achieve their goals and I am really proud that this has been endorsed by the Matrix Standard”

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