James Watt College Achieves Investors in People Gold Accreditation

James Watt College has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. This represents achievement of world class best practice.
It shows James Watt College as a truly cutting-edge organisation that is operating at the very highest levels of people management practice using Investors in People to drive their business forward.
James Watt College joins an exclusive group of UK employers eligible to use and display the sought after Investors in People logo and plaque, and enjoy its benefits.
Commenting on the award, Sue Pinder, OBE, Principal & Chief Executive said, “This tremendous accolade recognises our commitment to our colleagues and learners.  AtJames Watt College, we have worked hard to create a supportive and enabling environment where all staff can develop and grow their skills. Their personal development and engagement with our values means we consistently improve, as an employer and as one of Scotland’s premier places of learning”.
Peter Russian, Chief Executive of Investors in People Scotland, said “This is a fantastic achievement for James Watt College. I would like to congratulate the organisation and its people on their commitment to continuous improvement. Investors in People offers a flexible, practical and easy to use business improvement tool designed to help organisations and their people achieve their objectives. I hope that more organisations in the area will be encouraged to sharpen their competitive edge by choosing to work with us.”
James Watt College provides further education opportunities to the communities of Inverclyde and North Ayrshire employing 560 staff within main sites in:  Finnart Campus in Greenock, Waterfront Campus in Greenock, North Ayrshire Campus in Kilwinning; plus Sport, Exercise and Outdoor Studies in Largs along with providing learning through Community Learning Centres.
The College focuses on vocational or work related qualifications with a strong practical element where students gain hands-on experience to take into the workplace, further enhancing their job prospects.
For more information, contact: Fiona Miller, Halogen Communications,
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