Operating rules for using the term ‘NVQ’ in a QCF qualification title

This publication was withdrawn on 30 September 2015

These rules are no longer current.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.

Rules that cover when a qualification can be called an NVQ



This document explains how and when awarding organisations can use the term ‘NVQ’ in the title of a QCF qualification.

Proposed changes

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