14 to 19 technical and applied qualifications: technical guidance

Guidance for awarding organisations submitting technical and applied qualifications for school and college performance tables.



These guidance documents explain the:

  • requirements of the technical and applied qualifications for 14- to 16-year-olds and for 16- to 19-year-olds that are included in performance tables
  • process for submitting qualifications to DfE

The process for submitting qualifications for consideration for inclusion in the 2019 key stage 4 and 16 to 19 performance tables is open until June 2017.

Technical and applied qualifications equip 14- to 19-year-olds with the applied knowledge and practical skills they need to progress into further study or skilled employment.

See the lists of technical and vocational qualifications approved for reporting in the school and college performance tables.