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Principal learning and project qualifications: requirements and guidance

Rules and regulations and guidance for principal learning and project qualifications.

Principal learning and project qualifications are standalone qualifications which used to be components of the 14 to 19 Diploma. Although the Diploma is no longer available, principal learning and project qualifications are.

We are currently updating the documents which set out the rules and guidance for principal learning and project qualifications. In the meantime, the documents in this collection continue to apply.

You should also read the requirements for all awarding organisations and qualifications.

All principal learning and project qualifications

  1. Requirements from arrangements for awarding and setting standards in the diploma

    • Regulation
  2. Criteria for foundation, higher and advanced diploma qualifications

    • Regulation
  3. GCSE, GCE, principal learning and project code of practice

    • Regulation
  4. Specifications in relation to the reasonable adjustment of general qualifications

    • Regulation

Business, administration and finance

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in business, administration and finance

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in business, administration and finance

    • Guidance

Construction and the built environment

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in construction and the built environment

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in construction and the built environment

    • Guidance

Creative and media

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in creative and media

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in creative and media

    • Guidance

Engineering

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in engineering

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in engineering

    • Guidance

Environmental and land-based studies

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in environmental and land-based studies

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in environmental and land-based studies

    • Guidance

Hair and beauty

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in hair and beauty

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in hair and beauty studies

    • Guidance

Hospitality

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in hospitality

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in hospitality

    • Guidance

Information technology

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in information technology

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in information technology

    • Guidance

Manufacturing and product design

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in manufacturing and product design

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in manufacturing and product design

    • Guidance

Public service

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in public services

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in public services

    • Guidance

Retail business

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in retail business

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in retail business

    • Guidance

Society, health and development

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in society, health and development

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in society, health and development

    • Guidance

Sport and active leisure

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in sport and active leisure

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in sport and active leisure

    • Guidance

Travel and tourism

  1. Criteria for the diploma qualifications in travel and tourism

    • Regulation
  2. Performance descriptions for principal learning qualifications in travel and tourism

    • Guidance