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Vocational qualifications archive

Information on qualifications designed to prepare a person for employment.

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Vocational qualifications by level

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Vocational qualifications commentary

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Awards of NVQs/SVQs, VRQs and QCF by gender, Level, age, sector subject area and geography

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Vocational qualifications by level: 2015

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Awards of NVQs/SVQs, VRQs and QCF by gender, Level, age, sector subject area and geography: 2013 to 2014

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Vocational qualifications are qualifications designed to help the learner acquire knowledge and skills to equip them for a particular job, to progress in the workplace or continue their education.

The National Vocational Qualifications included in these tables cover all those accredited by Ofqual and are competence-based qualifications built on national occupational standards and criteria established by Ofqual. This includes Vocationally Related Qualifications and Scottish Vocational Qualifications.

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Published 24 March 2016
Last updated 25 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Uploaded files previously found on a separate statistical data set for vocational qualifications.
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