Technical qualifications

Technical qualifications – 2022

This page was last updated 14 October 2021

For the 2021/22 academic year, we recognise the impact of the pandemic on learning and that there may be ongoing disruptions for centres.

The Department for Education has confirmed that exams and assessments should go ahead this year and and we will continue to update this page with information as we receive it.

Please refer to Technicals pages for all resources and support materials including; Welcome pack, Exam timetable, checklist for delivery.

Updated 14 October 2021 - Technical Qualifications

The following arrangements will be put in place for to support  all centres who offer our Technical qualifications , to help proactively mitigate against potential National and local impacts of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Download the guidance

Autumn 2021 assessment series

Autumn 2021 assessment series

City & Guilds will be offering an assessment series for both the examined and moderated assessment components in Autumn 2021. Learners are only eligible for this if they:

  • Received a Teacher Assessed Grade (TAG) but wish to have another opportunity to improve their result
  • or

  • Were eligible for a Teacher Assessed Grade (TAG) i.e. registered learners who were scheduled to take an assessment between 1 August 2020 and 31 August 2021 but did not receive a Teacher Assessed Grade (TAG) for any reason.

Learners are not eligible to take the autumn assessments if they are due to take their first assessment in spring or summer 2022 i.e. this is not to be to be used as an early assessment opportunity.

Bookings for assessments

Please ensure that bookings are made for learners wishing to sit an exam, or complete a synoptic assignment, in the autumn. The booking window runs from 1 to 17 September 2021. Exams will be available as paper versions only.

Download the exams timetable

The synoptic assignment is the 2020/21 version, which can be found on the relevant qualification page.

The deadline for the submission of synoptic assignments is 5 November 2021. 

Contact us 

For all help and support for Technical Qualifications please contact our Technicals quality team:

0300 303 53 52 (option 2, option 3)