TQUK Story

So you want to know a little bit more about us? What’s all the buzz about perhaps? Well let us tell you where we’ve come from… and where we’re going.

Where it all started and where we are now

Star

2013

Ofqual

September

Ofqual recognition achieved.

62 Liverpool Road

October

First regulated TQUK qualification submitted to the Register of Regulated Qualifications. TQUK approved by the Welsh Government to award regulated qualifications in Wales.

Smile

2014

Further Education

January

TQUK approves first Further Education college. South Cheshire College.

Richard Dorrance

March

Richard Dorrance joins TQUK as Chair of the Board

Milestone 100th Center Approval

August

Office Move

September

Office move - growing company needs growing space.

Milestone 100th Regulated Qualification

December

Trophy

2015

Salford Business Awards

February

TQUK nominated for two awards at the Salford Business Awards: Rising Star and Online Business

International TEFL Academy

April

TQUK approves first ever American centre, International TEFL Academy based in Chicago, IL.

Rising Star Runners Up

May

TQUK wins Rising Star Runners Up award at the Salford Business Awards.

Awarding Organisation

December

Ofqual statistics show TQUK to be the 23rd largest Awarding Organisation in terms of certificates issued.

Thumbs Up

2016

Salford Business Award

May

TQUK nominated for a 2016 Salford Business Award in `Best Employer` category.

Top 20

September

TQUK cracks the top 20 Awarding Organisations across the UK according to the latest Ofqual certificate statistics, placed 18th.

Individual Contribution of the Year

October

TQUK Quality Manager Paul Morrison wins `Individual Contribution of the Year` Award at the FAB awards 2016.

Verve Launch

November

Brand new Centre Management software 'Verve' is launched to further aid centres and company growth.

Target

2017

TQUK-HK

January

TQUK-HK is born. TQUK opens first ever International Business Hub in Hong Kong to oversee and extend our current world-class customer service to Greater China and Southeast Asia regions.

Approved to Deliver End-Point Assessment

April

TQUK approved by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to deliver end-point assessment services as End-Point Assessment Organisation.

Nominations

July

TQUK nominated for two 2017 FAB Awards; Individual of the Year - Kelly Venter & Awarding Organisation of the Year.

Dunham House

August

We fly the nest. TQUK relocates from Cadishead, Salford to Sale, South Manchester. New office, new start.

First International Conference

October

TQUK's first International Converence held in Hong Kong with over 60 centres in attendance and officials from the Department of International Trade.

New Apprenticeship Standards

November

TQUK is the first EPAO to pass apprentices under the New Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship standards.

How TQUK Can Help You

The new apprenticeship standards are designed to improve upon what’s gone before and help with the apprentice’s initial journey into their chosen career, before you know it, they’ll be on the road to success.

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