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Endorsement from City & Guilds is the recognition of an organisation’s training or learning materials/products/resources.

Endorsement is the recognition, based on City & Guilds criteria, of a third party’s products that could support achievement of a City & Guilds qualification, such as:

  • Textbooks, flexible learning resources and other printed materials
  • Learning resources and other material supplied on CD or DVD, over the Internet or by other electronic media.

What is Endorsement

City and Guilds review a third party products that could support achievement of a City & Guilds’ qualifications such as: text books, flexible and digital learning resources and other printed materials.

Endorsement provides support to City & Guilds centres or candidates undertaking City & Guilds’ qualifications by recognising organisations products that are appropriate and meet City & Guilds’ endorsement quality standards.

In addition, it will add value to the product for the third party, its customers and City & Guilds. City & Guilds endorsement indicates that third party products have been rigorously evaluated to ensure they meet our endorsement criteria.

What are the features?

Our endorsement service features

✔ Review of the technical content from a subject matter expert

✔ Review against the published City & Guilds Endorsement criteria

✔ No review or QA of achievement or participant outcome

✔ Can link to qualifications materials/resources/products

✔ Organisation can use the ENDORSED logo in its’ material/products for marketing purposes

✔ No learner formal certification although digital credentials can be used to recognise participation

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To be eligible you will initially need to meet the following criteria;

  • be operational for a minimum 12 months and registered at Companies House in the UK (or equivalent in country)
  • your programme is not a regulated or un-regulated qualification that sits on a UK, national or local qualification framework
  • your organisation owns or has the permission to deliver the programme and use Intellectual Property (IP) of the training content

Assured is suitable for employers, training providers and recognised professional bodies/trade associations or local governments/authorities. For professional bodies/trade associations there needs to be a clear route outlined and identified as the recognised professional body/regulator for the industry.