Page Updated 07 June

Submitting your results for TAGs, CDGs and e-volve adaptations

System guidance, information and generic forms

This is our central hub for all system guides, information, and generic forms for the TAG and CDG process for 2021, as well as centres submitting results for e-volve adaptations where alternative evidence has been used (where permitted).

The information on this page will be regularly updated.

Eligibility and bookings

This guidance supports with the process that needs to be completed for each qualification type for Teacher Assessed Grades for Functional Skills, ESOL Skills for Life, Essential Skills Wales and Essential Skills Northern Ireland. It also provides a step-by step approach to submitting your eligibility booking request on Walled Garden and the Eligibility Rationale form (where applicable).

Access the guidance

Submitting results and evidence

Our Alternative Results Process is available on Walled Garden to enable centres to submit Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs), Centre Determined Grades (CDGs) and results for e-volve adaptations (where available).

Download our results submission and evidence guide

To submit your alternative results, login to Walled Garden and follow our step-step-guide above.
Login to Walled Garden >

Centres who need to submit evidence will need to do this via our Quality Delivery Evidence Submission portal. Instructions can also be found in the guide above, and you can access the portal here:
Login to the Evidence Submission portal >

CSV Results file creation tool

Centres who don’t have an MIS system, and prefer not to use the alternative results process built in Walled Garden can create their own csv results files for upload using the below tool.

Please familiarise yourself with the systems guidance in the menu above.

Download our csv result file tool

Centre support videos

We’ve recorded three short videos to help with the results and evidence submission process:

Submitting results via CSV file

Watch how to submit results via bulk upload csv file.

Watch now

Submitting results via Walled Garden

Watch how to upload results in Walled Garden using the Alternative Results Process.

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Uploading evidence for review

Watch how to upload samples of evidence for external quality assurance (where required/requested).

Watch now

Template forms

We have created a set of template forms centres can use for the TAG/CDG process and when submitting evidence to City & Guilds.

You can download the forms below.

Download template forms

Exception forms

Exception forms for the TAG process for qualification in the Category B1 list.

Technical Qualifications missing bookings should be request via this form:
TAG-E1 Technicals Missing Bookings (XLSX)

Notifying us where alternative assessment material is being used should be completed via this form:
TAG-E2 Alternative Assessment Material (XLSX)

Contact us:

T: 0300 303 53 52

For Technical Qualifications and EPQ:

For VRQs, Core Maths and e-volve adaptations:

For Functional Skills, ESOL and Essential Skills: