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Diploma award arrangements confirmed for 2014

Awarding bodies to arrange diploma awards after the closure of the diploma aggregation service.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Since the closure of the diploma aggregation service on 30 September 2013, the government is no longer involved in the awarding process for diplomas.

Awarding organisations with students who registered for a diploma before September 2013 have made arrangements to award the qualification until the final certification date of 31 August 2014.

Please contact your diploma awarding body to confirm their arrangements to make diploma awards.

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)

Tel: 0161 958 3793 or 0161 953 7569

General enquiries email:

Diploma results and records email:

Oxford, Cambridge and RSA (OCR)

Tel: 01223 553998



Tel: 0844 463 2535


Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)

Tel: 023 8068 4500


You can find out more about the final diploma awards at Ofqual.

Published 3 December 2013