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What are RQF qualifications? An RQF qualification is made up of specific units, each of which carries a ‘credit’ value, that can be combined and totaled to complete a qualification. Qualifications are validated and regulated by OFQUAL, the department that oversees qualifications, exams, and tests in England and vocational qualifications in Wales and Northern Ireland. Ofqual is effectively the UK government’s ‘qualification watchdog’. If a qualification is registered on the Ofqual framework (RQF) it means your course and your award is fully recognised ‘nationally’ in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

According to a write up from https://ofqual.blog.gov.uk explaining RQF, it is stated that:

“RQF is a framework that should help people understand all the qualifications we regulate, general and vocational in England, and vocational in Northern Ireland, and how they relate to each other. Its intention is to improve consistency around how awarding organisations describe the size and challenge, or demand, of the qualifications they offer. RQF was introduced because it is important that there is still a frame of reference available now that the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) rules are no longer in operation.”

When it comes to a wide range of RQF qualifications – more than 200 in 11 commercial sectors – Focus Awards is a supportive awarding organisation that can back you up. Focus Awards commits the collective expertise of its founders and their substantial business acumen to help you provide the skills and training demanded by your employees and support your business needs.

There are several reasons why Focus Awards should be your awarding organisation (AO) of choice. Honesty, integrity, and hard work are just three of their values. Innovation, convenience, and customer experience also feature very highly in their business ethos.

Visit their website to learn more about the organisation and the services they offer. A current list of the range of RQF qualifications they certify can also be viewed; it is updated regularly.

Go to www.focusawards.org.uk today. Application to become an approved center is simple and hassle-free.