Qualifications & apprenticeships

Choose below from our wide range of vocational qualifications, Technical Qualifications and apprenticeships (SASE frameworks). If you want to find out about our apprenticeship standards, which are the new ways to deliver apprenticeships in England, visit our apprenticeship standards page.

You can also read more about Technical Qualifications and TechBac, our specially developed curriculum for 14 to 19 year olds.

  • Available in UK
  • Available internationally
  • Technical Qualifications
Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty therapy, salon management, retail knowledge...

View all 14 qualifications

Building Services Industry

Electrical installation, plumbing, refrigeration, air-cooling, gas installation...

View all 34 qualifications

Built Environment Services

Energy, cleaning, environmental services, housing, waste management, recycling...

View all 21 qualifications

Business Skills

Business administration, customer service, accounting, health and safety, legal, marketing...

View all 62 qualifications

Children

Early years education, playwork, youthwork, children's care, learning and development...

View all 20 qualifications

Construction

Carpentry, joinery, plastering, wall and floor tiling, formwork, insulation and thermal heating...

View all 59 qualifications

Creative

Fashion design, balloon artistry, sugarcraft, music technology, sound engineering, interior design...

View all 15 qualifications

Engineering

Welding, aeronautical engineering, railway engineering, fabrication, installation...

View all 30 qualifications

Hairdressing

Hairdressing and barbering, creative hair and beauty studies, salon management...

View all 12 qualifications

Health and Social Care

Dental nursing, mental health, care, community, pharmacy services, learning disability...

View all 46 qualifications

Hospitality and Catering

Professional cookery, culinary skills, barista skills, butlers, patisserie and confectionery...

View all 30 qualifications

International English

ESOL, English for business communications, English language teaching...

View all 3 qualifications

IT

Word processing, spreadsheet processing, software development, home technology...

View all 22 qualifications

Justice

Custodial care, traffic management, policing, youth justice, probation practice...

View all 12 qualifications

Land Based Services

Animal management, horticulture, floristry, equine, environment, countryside and conservation...

View all 53 qualifications

Learning

Career guidance, teaching, training, development, learning support, counselling...

View all 17 qualifications

Logistics

Taxi and private hire drivers, forklift truck operations, driving goods vehicles...

View all 10 qualifications

Manufacturing Industry

Printing, graphic communications, CAD, production, CAM, maintenance...

View all 18 qualifications

Media and Photography

Media techniques, photo imaging, sound recording, sound engineering, studio facilities...

View all 8 qualifications

Oil and Gas

Carbon management, process technology, process engineering maintenance...

View all 4 qualifications

Professional Recognition Awards

These are for those at the highest professional levels within their chosen careers...

View all 1 qualifications

Retail and Warehousing

Mail services, warehousing and storage, retail knowledge, distribution...

View all 10 qualifications

Security Industry

Parking, public services, security, emergency services, traffic management...

View all 10 qualifications

Skills for Work and Life

Functional skills, employability, maths, English, unit warehouse, ESOL...

View all 22 qualifications

Sport and Recreation

Sport and active leisure, exercise, fitness, spectator safety, coaching, leisure management...

View all 14 qualifications

Transport Maintenance

Aeronautical engineering, marine construction, rail services, automotive...

View all 30 qualifications

Travel, Tourism and Aviation

Travel and tourism, gambling operations, aviation operations, air cabin crew...

View all 14 qualifications

Utilities

Electrical technology, confined spaces, streetworks, gas utilisation, network construction...

View all 21 qualifications
Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty therapy, salon management, retail knowledge...

View all 4 qualifications

Building Services Industry

Electrical installation, plumbing, refrigeration, air-cooling, gas installation...

View all 4 qualifications

Built Environment Services

Energy, cleaning, environmental services, housing, waste management, recycling...

View all 3 qualifications

Business Skills

Business administration, customer service, accounting, health and safety, legal, marketing...

View all 21 qualifications

Construction

Carpentry, joinery, plastering, wall and floor tiling, formwork, insulation and thermal heating...

View all 9 qualifications

Creative

Fashion design, balloon artistry, sugarcraft, music technology, sound engineering, interior design...

View all 7 qualifications

Engineering

Welding, aeronautical engineering, railway engineering, fabrication, installation...

View all 8 qualifications

Hairdressing

Hairdressing and barbering, creative hair and beauty studies, salon management...

View all 5 qualifications

Health and Social Care

Dental nursing, mental health, care, community, pharmacy services, learning disability...

View all 6 qualifications

Hospitality and Catering

Professional cookery, culinary skills, barista skills, butlers, patisserie and confectionery...

View all 5 qualifications

International English

ESOL, English for business communications, English language teaching...

View all 9 qualifications

IT

Word processing, spreadsheet processing, software development, home technology...

View all 8 qualifications

Learning

Career guidance, teaching, training, development, learning support, counselling...

View all 5 qualifications

Manufacturing Industry

Printing, graphic communications, CAD, production, CAM, maintenance...

View all 4 qualifications

Media and Photography

Media techniques, photo imaging, sound recording, sound engineering, studio facilities...

View all 5 qualifications

Oil and Gas

Carbon management, process technology, process engineering maintenance...

View all 2 qualifications

Professional Recognition Awards

These are for those at the highest professional levels within their chosen careers...

View all 1 qualifications

Retail and Warehousing

Mail services, warehousing and storage, retail knowledge, distribution...

View all 2 qualifications

Security Industry

Parking, public services, security, emergency services, traffic management...

View all 3 qualifications

Skills for Work and Life

Functional skills, employability, maths, English, unit warehouse, ESOL...

View all 2 qualifications

Sport and Recreation

Sport and active leisure, exercise, fitness, spectator safety, coaching, leisure management...

View all 3 qualifications

Transport Maintenance

Aeronautical engineering, marine construction, rail services, automotive...

View all 6 qualifications

Travel, Tourism and Aviation

Travel and tourism, gambling operations, aviation operations, air cabin crew...

View all 2 qualifications

Utilities

Electrical technology, confined spaces, streetworks, gas utilisation, network construction...

View all 1 qualifications
Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty therapy, salon management, retail knowledge...

View all 4 Technical Qualifications

Building Services Industry

Electrical installation, plumbing, refrigeration, air-cooling, gas installation...

View all 5 Technical Qualifications

Business Skills

Business administration, customer service, accounting, health and safety, legal, marketing...

View all 2 Technical Qualifications

Children

Early years education, playwork, youthwork, children's care, learning and development...

View all 2 Technical Qualifications

Construction

Carpentry, joinery, plastering, wall and floor tiling, formwork, insulation and thermal heating...

View all 14 Technical Qualifications

Engineering

Welding, aeronautical engineering, railway engineering, fabrication, installation...

View all 2 Technical Qualifications

Hairdressing

Hairdressing and barbering, creative hair and beauty studies, salon management...

View all 2 Technical Qualifications

Health and Social Care

Dental nursing, mental health, care, community, pharmacy services, learning disability...

View all 5 Technical Qualifications

Hospitality and Catering

Professional cookery, culinary skills, barista skills, butlers, patisserie and confectionery...

View all 4 Technical Qualifications

IT

Word processing, spreadsheet processing, software development, home technology...

View all 1 Technical Qualifications

Land Based Services

Animal management, horticulture, floristry, equine, environment, countryside and conservation...

View all 11 Technical Qualifications

Transport Maintenance

Aeronautical engineering, marine construction, rail services, automotive...

View all 3 Technical Qualifications

Travel, Tourism and Aviation

Travel and tourism, gambling operations, aviation operations, air cabin crew...

View all 2 Technical Qualifications

Utilities

Electrical technology, confined spaces, streetworks, gas utilisation, network construction...

View all 1 Technical Qualifications

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  • SASE frameworks
  • Apprenticeships standards
What are these?

What are these?

Apprenticeships in England are delivered under either apprenticeship standards or SASE frameworks. SASE frameworks are being phased out and replaced by the standards.

Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty therapy, salon management, retail knowledge...

View all 1 Apprenticeships

Building Services Industry

Electrical installation, plumbing, refrigeration, air-cooling, gas installation...

View all 4 Apprenticeships

Built Environment Services

Energy, cleaning, environmental services, housing, waste management, recycling...

View all 6 Apprenticeships

Business Skills

Business administration, customer service, accounting, health and safety, legal, marketing...

View all 9 Apprenticeships

Children

Early years education, playwork, youthwork, children's care, learning and development...

View all 7 Apprenticeships

Construction

Carpentry, joinery, plastering, wall and floor tiling, formwork, insulation and thermal heating...

View all 3 Apprenticeships

Creative

Fashion design, balloon artistry, sugarcraft, music technology, sound engineering, interior design...

View all 1 Apprenticeships

Engineering

Welding, aeronautical engineering, railway engineering, fabrication, installation...

View all 4 Apprenticeships

Health and Social Care

Dental nursing, mental health, care, community, pharmacy services, learning disability...

View all 16 Apprenticeships

Hospitality and Catering

Professional cookery, culinary skills, barista skills, butlers, patisserie and confectionery...

View all 2 Apprenticeships

IT

Word processing, spreadsheet processing, software development, home technology...

View all 5 Apprenticeships

Land Based Services

Animal management, horticulture, floristry, equine, environment, countryside and conservation...

View all 12 Apprenticeships

Learning

Career guidance, teaching, training, development, learning support, counselling...

View all 6 Apprenticeships

Logistics

Taxi and private hire drivers, forklift truck operations, driving goods vehicles...

View all 2 Apprenticeships

Manufacturing Industry

Printing, graphic communications, CAD, production, CAM, maintenance...

View all 5 Apprenticeships

Retail and Warehousing

Mail services, warehousing and storage, retail knowledge, distribution...

View all 2 Apprenticeships

Security Industry

Parking, public services, security, emergency services, traffic management...

View all 3 Apprenticeships

Sport and Recreation

Sport and active leisure, exercise, fitness, spectator safety, coaching, leisure management...

View all 5 Apprenticeships

Transport Maintenance

Aeronautical engineering, marine construction, rail services, automotive...

View all 6 Apprenticeships

Travel, Tourism and Aviation

Travel and tourism, gambling operations, aviation operations, air cabin crew...

View all 4 Apprenticeships

Utilities

Electrical technology, confined spaces, streetworks, gas utilisation, network construction...

View all 3 Apprenticeships
Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Beauty therapy, salon management, retail knowledge...

View all 1 Apprenticeships

Building Services Industry

Electrical installation, plumbing, refrigeration, air-cooling, gas installation...

View all 4 Apprenticeships

Built Environment Services

Energy, cleaning, environmental services, housing, waste management, recycling...

View all 6 Apprenticeships

Business Skills

Business administration, customer service, accounting, health and safety, legal, marketing...

View all 9 Apprenticeships

Children

Early years education, playwork, youthwork, children's care, learning and development...

View all 7 Apprenticeships

Construction

Carpentry, joinery, plastering, wall and floor tiling, formwork, insulation and thermal heating...

View all 3 Apprenticeships

Creative

Fashion design, balloon artistry, sugarcraft, music technology, sound engineering, interior design...

View all 1 Apprenticeships

Engineering

Welding, aeronautical engineering, railway engineering, fabrication, installation...

View all 4 Apprenticeships

Health and Social Care

Dental nursing, mental health, care, community, pharmacy services, learning disability...

View all 16 Apprenticeships

Hospitality and Catering

Professional cookery, culinary skills, barista skills, butlers, patisserie and confectionery...

View all 2 Apprenticeships

IT

Word processing, spreadsheet processing, software development, home technology...

View all 5 Apprenticeships

Land Based Services

Animal management, horticulture, floristry, equine, environment, countryside and conservation...

View all 12 Apprenticeships

Learning

Career guidance, teaching, training, development, learning support, counselling...

View all 6 Apprenticeships

Logistics

Taxi and private hire drivers, forklift truck operations, driving goods vehicles...

View all 2 Apprenticeships

Manufacturing Industry

Printing, graphic communications, CAD, production, CAM, maintenance...

View all 5 Apprenticeships

Retail and Warehousing

Mail services, warehousing and storage, retail knowledge, distribution...

View all 2 Apprenticeships

Security Industry

Parking, public services, security, emergency services, traffic management...

View all 3 Apprenticeships

Sport and Recreation

Sport and active leisure, exercise, fitness, spectator safety, coaching, leisure management...

View all 5 Apprenticeships

Transport Maintenance

Aeronautical engineering, marine construction, rail services, automotive...

View all 6 Apprenticeships

Travel, Tourism and Aviation

Travel and tourism, gambling operations, aviation operations, air cabin crew...

View all 4 Apprenticeships

Utilities

Electrical technology, confined spaces, streetworks, gas utilisation, network construction...

View all 3 Apprenticeships

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Internationally Recognised

City & Guilds international qualifications are widely accepted by employers around the world.

Internationally Recognised

Qualification Decisions

This page lists recent decisions on the future availability of qualifications scheduled to end in the near future. The list can be filtered by industry, qualification title or qualification number.

Qualification Decisions (XLSX, 60KB)

For any queries relating to this list of qualifications, please send an email to centresupport@cityandguilds.com

Unit Decisions

Due to the closure of the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) and the removal of the ability to share units across Awarding Organisations, we have had to withdraw several units from some of our credit based qualifications.

Units that are being withdrawn (XLSX, 34KB)
Units that are being rebuilt (XLSX, 39KB)

For any queries relating to the unit decisions, please send an email to centresupport@cityandguilds.com

Credit Based Qualifications

QCF qualifications have been replaced with the term ‘Credit based qualifications’. This new term applies to all qualifications within a regulated framework.

What is TQT?

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is the total amount of time, in hours, expected to be spent by a Learner to achieve a qualification. It includes both guided learning hours (which are listed separately) and hours spent in preparation, study and assessment.

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Qualifications explained

Find out what the key differences are between the types of qualifications and who they are most suitable for.

Qualifications Explained
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