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LGC gains Cogent sector skills assurance

30 Nov 2015
LGC is delighted to have been recognised as a Cogent assured provider, specialising in the delivery of workforce development training.
Cogent has an assured network of training providers throughout the country who meet rigorous standards to ensure the highest quality provision is obtained.
The assured network is aimed at ensuring high quality training across the entire science sector, promoting the availability of employer-backed training solutions, supporting new entrants into the sector, particularly through Apprenticeships, and boosting skills transferability.
LGC has an established track-record in the delivery of analytical quality training programmes. Courses are delivered at our headquarters in south west London and at customer sites. Attending LGC’s training courses will help laboratories meet current accreditation and regulatory requirements and give customers confidence in the quality of the data produced.
Vicki Barwick, Head of Commercial Training said, “We are pleased to be recognised by Cogent as an assured provider – a real reflection of the quality of the training we provide. LGC’s successful training programme has been running for over 18 years, with delegates attending from a diverse range of sectors. Our team of trainers has extensive experience of analytical quality assurance gained from a variety of technical backgrounds, with expertise in method validation, measurement uncertainty, traceability, reference materials and proficiency testing. This ensures that our training remains topical and can be tailored to meet the needs of individual organisations. We understand the value of Cogent assurance, including the use of the Cogent’s brand as a mark of quality and look forward to it supporting our high quality training.”
Claire Green, Cogent Provider Manager said, “We are delighted LGC is now part of our assured network, delivering high quality training for the science sector. LGC brings with it a great track-record in training delivery which we know will be greatly received by the employers in our sector.”