IQ and Essence X Reach Agreement on India

Industry Qualifications Ltd (IQ), the UK regulated awarding organisation, has announced that it has reached agreement with Essence X, a partnership between Dark Star Risk Consultancy and The Global Energy Group, to offer IQ Qualifications in India. The agreement allows for the distribution of IQ British and International qualifications, and the development of qualifications suitable to employers in India as well as employers of Indians abroad. The initial focus will be on the Security, Information Technology, Engineering and Electronics industries, wherein Essence X has developed relations with some key stakeholders. It is anticipated that Essence X will be offering the IQ qualifications by mid-2014, after conducting a detailed needs analysis across various sectors, in order to support the development, adaptation and implementation of IQ qualifications in India.