Quality Licence Scheme

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Quality Licence Scheme

What is the Quality Licence Scheme?

The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group. A leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for providing high-quality support and services to the educational sector.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, the Quality Licence Scheme also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

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How We Work With the Quality Licence Scheme

Approved courses provided by us have been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Centre of Excellence has undergone an external quality check to ensure that we, as an organisation, and the courses we offer, meet defined quality criteria.

The courses themselves have been designed by Centre of Excellence to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements, which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of this endorsement process.

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What This Means for You

What is CPD?

Upon successful completion of an approved course, learners can purchase an optional Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary.

The successful completion of an approved course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course) may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of each course have been benchmarked at Level 3 or 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.