Welcome to Equip Consultancy
Equip Consultancy is dedicated to providing the highest quality support in curriculum development and quality assurance to providers in the Further Education and Skills sector.
Our highly experienced consultants have a proven track record of working with Post-16 providers in the Further Education and Skills Sector.
Whether it’s delivering training to large groups, or supporting through 1:1 mentoring and coaching, our Quality specialists can support you in ensuring excellent pedagogical practice across your delivery teams.
Our support ensures your quality assurance processes, policies and procedures are fit for purpose and aligned with the requirements of external audit.
Our consultants can help you with your curriculum Intent, so that the curriculum meets the needs of all stakeholders and can provide you with advice and support on effective curriculum implementation
Our consultants have worked in various management positions in the sector and understand the challenges busy managers and leaders face. What can we do to help?
Client testimonials for Equip Consultancy
“Through the recommendation of another consultant, we approached Equip Consultancy to work with us as a critical friend to review the quality of aspects of our curriculum. Rhys was keen to understand our provision and our curriculum intentions. Rhys is constructive, yet supportive and many staff gained further confidence in quality assurance processes due to his approach. I would not hesitate to recommend Equip Consultancy to other providers.”Rob KaneHead of Further Education, The Northern School of Art
“Many thanks. The quality assurance visit your team undertook has been such a beneficial process to start key conversations and begin implementing better ways of working.”Becki LeeDirector of Quality, The Skills Network
“Can I just say that we were very pleased with the review of the quality of A Level maths. The consultant did a sterling job, please thank her on our behalf.”Claire HolmesDeputy Principal, John Leggott Sixth Form College
“Rhys brings value to everyone he works with – leaders, managers, teachers and our students. I couldn't recommend anyone more highly.”Di ThurstonDirector of Teaching, Learning and Assessment at Newcastle College
“[the consultant] was extremely thorough in his approach and… provided the college with invaluable feedback and insight into areas to develop further”Ben WallisWilberforce 6th Form College
“Rhys’s strong knowledge of teaching methodologies meant that he could suggest a number of very practical solutions that we could implement quickly and which will have a lasting positive effect for our learners”DirectorLarge FE College in the North West
“What an excellent training morning we had with you yesterday. The deliverer was eloquent and delivered with clarity and at a level that we all could follow”TeacherTyne Coast College
“The professional input from Rhys upon reviewing and finalising our College Self Assessment Report was excellent. He was both insightful and informative... Rhys was very approachable and supportive, working within a tight timescale. His impartial advice and guidance led to an improved outcome”Ben ManningVice Principal, City College Plymouth
“Rhys and his associates have been invaluable in providing expert advice and support around self-assessment and quality improvement at curriculum area level as well as whole college. As a result our performance review processes are now far more impactful and our use of data more refined.”Pete SharrocksHead of Quality, Milton Keynes College
“We engaged Equip Consultancy to undertake quality curriculum reviews in 2 of our curriculum areas. Rhys and his associate were thoroughly professional, knowledgeable and helpful. After both days we felt well informed and well supported, and as a result will be able to maximise the impact of our own internal quality reviews.”Angela McLeanVice Principal, Hertford Regional College
“We have worked with Equip now for a number of years, with them undertaking quality reviews on all aspects of the learner journey. During the self-assessment process, they have provided invaluable feedback and support with our SAR and have helped us to develop our review process and improvement plans. Their support is greatly appreciated.”Zoe BennAssistant Principal, Macclesfield College