Ian Gurling joined the FIA in early 2008. Prior to this Ian introduced NVQs to NFT Distribution, project managed an NVQ programme for the care sector on behalf of the Surrey County Council and provided training for the Police Federation of England and Wales. Ian is a keen proponent of education and training for which he has been awarded Graduate of the City and Guilds Institute and has also gained a BA(Hons) through the Open University.
Ian has been responsible for the FIA achieving Awarding Organisation status. Since 2014 Ian has acted as both AO Manager and Training Manager, overseeing the FIA current training portfolio whilst developing the first FIA AO qualifications. From June 2017 Ian is the Awarding Organisation manager and any questions about this organaisation should be addresed to him. Contact Ian