Offering the broadest portfolio for the built environment’s skills needs

City & Guilds is a leading brand for built environment education and training, offering qualifications at entry level through to Level 6, covering everything from basic hand skills, specialist trade occupations, site supervisory and management skills.

Working with employers, colleges and training providers in the UK and across the world, our NVQs are recognised by the CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) and CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme) UK card schemes and in national Apprenticeship Frameworks. Our Gas and Plumbing qualifications are recognised by Gas Safe Register, and we are the only awarding body that supports Electrical, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, Gas, Plumbing, and Heating & Ventilation.

We cover employability skills and can also accredit your own in-house training with our Assured service.

Find out how our expertise and experience in apprenticeships and skills development can help you meet your organisational and training objectives.

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The broadest offer across the Built Environment

We are the only awarding body that delivers a built environment portfolio of level 1-6 qualifications across domestic and non-domestic construction, as well as in the related industries of Building Services Engineering, Built Environment Services, Transport, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Utilities.

We offer apprenticeships, Technicals, VRQ’s and NVQ’s across core and specialist construction trades, building services and construction operations.

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Building the talent base – Apprenticeships

Taking on an apprentice is investing in talent right from the start.

We put quality and learning at the heart of our apprenticeship training and education - City & Guilds is a name you can trust. Our apprenticeships are designed to deliver a progressive learning journey for the apprentice and robust assessment.

Make the most of your apprenticeship levy with our expert support.

Driving skills development and employability

Functional skills, maths and English and teacher training are a core part of our offer to learners to prepare them for the world of work.

We offer a range of short courses and CPD to ensure that your learners skills and competencies are up to date, throughout their journey.

In addition to qualifications we can also upskill your teams through your own in-house training with our Assured service.