UK Qualification Framework

UK Qualification framework

The national qualification frameworks in the United Kingdom are qualifications frameworks that define and link the levels and credit values of different qualifications.

The current frameworks are:

EnglandNorthern Ireland the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) for general and vocational qualifications regulated by Ofqual in England and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland;
Wales the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales (CQFW) for all qualifications in Wales;
Scotland the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) for all qualifications in Scotland;
United Kingdom and the Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications of UK Degree-Awarding Bodies (FHEQ) for qualifications awarded by bodies across the United Kingdom with degree-awarding powers.[1][2][3]
Credit frameworks use the UK credit pioneered by the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme, where 1 credit = 10 hours of nominal learning.

England, Wales and Northern Ireland

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