Awards, policies and values

College Awards

Matrix Standard

The matrix Standard is the unique quality framework for organisations to assess and measure their information, advice and/or guidance services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

The QAA Quality Mark

The QAA (Quality Assurance agency) Quality Mark is awarded to higher education providers who have met or exceeded the UK expectations for quality and standards in their recent review by QAA.

Disability Confident Employer

Through the government’s Disability Confident campaign, the College is working to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

Cheshire Business Awards

Macclesfield College won a Silver Award in the ‘Best Company to Work For’ category of the North East Cheshire Business Awards 2015. The Awards, organised by the Macclesfield Chamber of Commerce & Enterprise, are dedicated to celebrating the success, talent and all that is good about business in North East Cheshire. The category award recognises that the College really takes care of its workforce and offers a range of benefits to encourage and motivate people.

EducationInvestor Awards 2016 Finalist

The EducationInvestor Awards are the most prestigious and well-attended awards ceremony in the education sector. The Awards promote excellence and recognise innovation in the education sector and Macclesfield College is a finalist in the ‘Education Providers – Further or Vocational’ category. The winners will be announced at the Lancaster Hotel, London, on Wednesday 16 November 2016.