Open consultation

Ofqual’s approach to regulating Technical Qualifications


Ofqual's first consultation on the new Technical Qualifications which form a part of the government’s T Level study programme.

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Consultation description

This consultation on our regulatory approach to this new suite of Technical Qualifications is detailed and takes into account the government’s clear policy intentions for the new Technical Qualifications as set out in their published Technical Annex and seeks to align with the Institute’s central role in T Levels.

If the T Level programme is to be viewed with similar esteem to other qualifications such as A levels, then the Technical Qualifications which form a large part of the course of study need to be high quality, reliable, comparable, of the right level of demand and have their standards trusted both within each qualification and over time. We are keen to see that the Technical Qualification, which will provide an engaging, motivating course of study, is deliverable in schools and colleges. The regulatory approach we set out in this consultation seeks to achieve these objectives.


Consultation on Ofqual’s approach to regulating Technical Qualifications

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Published 10 July 2018