Criteria for national vocational qualifications (NVQs)

Rules and regulations for all NVQs.

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These rules are no longer current. Following a consultation in 2015, we withdrew these rules and introduced new rules and guidance for all regulated qualifications.


Criteria for national vocational qualifications (NVQs)

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This document sets out rules and regulations for all NVQs.

You should also read our requirements for all qualifications.

Proposed changes

We are proposing to withdraw these rules. Read our consultation After the QCF: A New Qualifications Framework for more information.

Published 13 July 2011
Last updated 26 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added information about proposal to withdraw these rules
  2. First published.