Education and Training

Industry acclaimed training

Developing skills and qualifications for the quarrying industry since 1949

IQ has a long history providing the right training required by the quarrying and mineral extractives industry.  We have a range of courses and formats to suit the different needs of learners as well as deliver value to businesses.

Our expertise extends beyond training to also provide help in areas such as:

  • Sharing knowledge and advice about skills in a modern operation
  • Identifying training and personal development plans for your staff
  • Accrediting your own in-house company training
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Skills Wheel

Today's employees need a range of skills to be effective.  Our skills wheel shows the full range of competencies for the modern professional.

Short Courses

IQ short courses are designed to provide  professionals with knowledge across a range of topics to help them be successful in their careers.

IQ Academy

Our training academy provides a truly flexible approach to learning for both individuals and companies.

Study Tours

We organise study tours for students and individuals looking to gain insight into particular areas of quarrying.

Higher Education

In partnership with the University of Derby we provide industry relevant qualifications from higher apprenticeships to honours level degrees.

IQ Accreditation

Have your own training and educational material?  We can accredit your courses to show that they meet our standards.