Ask Ofqual - common questions answered

Videos and animations to provide guidance on common questions our Public Enquiries team receive



Our Public Enquiries team

Ofqual’s Public Enquiries team is the first point of contact for anyone with questions about the qualifications, assessments or awarding organisations we regulate.

We get some queries quite frequently, so we’ve made some short videos and animations to answer these:

How can I get a replacement certificate?

This video explains what you should do if you’d like to replace a certificate for an exam or qualification you’ve completed previously.

How can I get a replacement certificate?

Who do you regulate?

This video explains how Ofqual regulates awarding organisations, and how this work relates to schools, colleges and individual learners.

Who do you regulate?

Is my qualification regulated by Ofqual?

This video explains how you can find out if a qualification is regulated by Ofqual.

Finding regulated qualifications

How does my qualification compare to others?

This video explains the difference between qualifications at different levels, and how they compare to one another.

Qualification comparability

We recognise that questions can vary in their complexity, sensitivity and level of detail, so if you still have queries, do please speak to a member of the team by phone or email. Call us on 0300 303 3344, or email

Do keep revisiting this page on a regular basis - we plan to add more content if we think it can help to answer questions from callers to our Public Enquiries line.

Published 17 December 2018
Last updated 23 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Videos added on how to find out if a qualification is regulated, and on how qualifications at the same level compare to one another. HTML attachment also updated to reflect these new videos.

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