Pro-Align HQ gains IMI Accreditation

First step towards offering IMI training courses

Published:  22 May, 2014

Pro-Align's Towcester headquarters has secured accreditation as an IMI Awards Approved Centre. This is the first step towards the company offering the IMI Quality Assured Awards (QAA) for their training courses.

In achieving the Approved Awards Centre status, Pro-Align has had to satisfy the IMI's process, in which an external verifier visited the facilities, inspected course resources to check it was of good quality and have a process of assessment, quality management systems and qualified personnel to meet the IMI's requirements. The company will now be subject to ongoing monitoring to ensure standards are maintained.

"We are delighted to be once again setting new standards in the industry with this important initiative," comments Paul Beaurain, managing director, Pro-Align. "We have long believed that the industry needs to offer consumers a consistent, high-quality level of service and this is a major step in helping to deliver this. Technicians will now be able to undertake alignment theory training with the confidence that it's accredited and approved by a recognised training body."

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