Qualification and component levels

Rules and guidance for assigning levels to qualifications and qualification components.


Qualification and Component Levels

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This document sets out:

  • rules (including level descriptors) for assigning levels to qualifications and their components
  • guidance on the use of our level descriptors

Condition E9 of our General Conditions of Recognition requires all awarding organisations to follow these rules, and have regard to this guidance, when assigning levels to their qualifications and their components.

Published 17 September 2015