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There’s no denying:
we’re passionate about what we do.


Skills and Education Group Awards offer qualifications and assessments which are regulated by CCEA, Ofqual and Qualifications Wales. Partnering with us can be a key strategy for moving your organisation forward. Why not do more?

Skills and Education Group Awards is delivering high-quality and trusted service to Centres and learners, so that everyone gets the education they deserve.

Believing in the potential of every individual, we’re all about:

Partnering for change:

We’re working with hundred of Awards Centres to help them deliver accredited qualifications in diverse sectors that make a positive difference in communities across the UK.

Building the workforce:

The organisations with which we work support occupational competency and knowledge that make industries safer and more productive.

Levelling up:

Our qualifications advance the skills of diverse learners, from women in STEM to new immigrants in climate-related sectors, just to name a few.

Skills and Education Group Awards is proud to be part of the Skills and Education Group

Meet our family!

For us, collaborative efforts build lasting success.

Meet our family

Skills and Education Group provides high-quality services centred on collaboration, responsiveness, and diversity. They form lasting strategic partnerships with their membership and create opportunities in the wider education and skills sector to support the development of the workforce. Through their awarding organisations they support all learners in achieving their full potential, no matter what their age background or ability.

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An access validating agency with a strong social purpose to recognise achievement, particularly for those who have benefited least from their previous educational experiences, Skills and Education Group Access supports the needs of learners, providers, businesses and communities.

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An awarding and End-Point Assessment Organisation of choice for work-based learning providers, employers and further education colleges, BIIAB offers regulated qualifications and assessments to advance skills, education and career opportunities in the hospitality, health and social care sectors, and more.

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We know the power of all.

Our partnerships aren’t just with our membership, they’re with each other. Because we know that inclusion and collaboration are key to creating opportunities for everyone.

Meet our team!

Leadership Team

Andrew Feneley-Lamb

Head of Compliance and Regulation

Cathryn Atkinson

Head of Funding Policy

Karen Plowman

Head of Professional Development

Karl Stringer

Deputy Director Awarding Services

Kaye Jackson

Head of Relationship Management

Martin Buck

Head of Assessment and Product Development

Michael White

Director of Awarding Services

Neil Farquhar

Head of Quality Assurance

Paul Eeles

Chief Executive

Sarah-Jane Anderson

Head of Finance

Scott Forbes

Director of Member Services and Communications

Sharon Byde

Head of Customer Support

Simon Feneley-Lamb

Chief Operating Officer

Board of Trustees

By engaging our stakeholders and communities, our Trustees maintain accountability, accessibility and the highest ethical standards and ensure that we deliver services tailored to meet the priorities, values and expectations of everyone we support.

Audrey Traynor

Trustee

Daphne Saxelby

Trustee

David Mcvean

Trustee

Elise Temple

Trustee

Gill Clipson MBE

Chair

Jeremy Scorer

Trustee

Mark Holden

Trustee

Stewart Segal

Trustee

Stuart James

Trustee