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HOPWOOD HALL COLLEGE ACCREDITED TO THE MATRIX STANDARD

30/03/2020

Hopwood Hall College, a further education college with campuses in Rochdale and Middleton, North Manchester, has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high quality Careers, Student and College Services, and Employer Services they provide to students and apprentices.

Hopwood Hall College provides a wide range of full-time vocational courses and part-time study options too. It is a hub for lifelong learning providing courses for career changers and leisure learners, as well as Access and Higher Education courses, online courses and apprenticeships. Operating from campuses in Rochdale town centre and Middleton, the College’s core value is to ‘bring out the best’ in all learners to enable them to reach their full potential.

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 Hopwood Hall College 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, Hopwood Hall College is working to provide the best possible support to their clients.”

Commenting on the award, Julia Heap, Principal and SEO of Hopwood Hall College, said:

“We are thrilled to have been accredited to the matrix Standard. The College prides itself on offering the highest quality services in order to empower our learners and enable them to reach their full

potential while preparing them for their careers. We hope this recognition will reinforce our core value that we are committed to ‘bringing out the best’ in our students and apprentices in a supportive and caring environment.”

For more information about the matrix Standard please visit www.matrixStandard.com.

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.

· Any organisation which manages, administers and delivers an information, advice and/or guidance service to support individuals in their choice of career, learning, work or life goals can become accredited to the matrix Standard. It does not matter whether the service or services are delivered face-to-face, through training, learning, remotely, or through a website.

· Organisations that have benefited from working with the Standard include Training Providers, Universities, Further/Higher Education Colleges, Schools and Academies, Sole Traders, Next Step Providers, Voluntary and Community Organisations and Private Businesses.

· The matrix Standard is owned by the Department for Education and is managed by The Growth Company on their behalf