National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs)

NVQs offered

We offer full NVQs at levels 2, 3, 4, and 5, as well as a number of unit and certificate awards.


Summary of centre charges

Provides information on centre co-coordinators and team members with our charges.


Accreditation timetable

A chart providing details on when our NVQs expire and their end certification dates.


Vocational qualification centre handbook

Provides centre co-ordinators and team members with information on our VQ's quality assurance process and administrative guidance. Also helps centres meet the requirements of the regulatory bodies.


VQ update newsletter

The twice-yearly newsletter charting the progress of both NVQ awards offered by the CIPD. Provides information on news from across the VQ communities and forthcoming awards and events.



Downloadable forms that centres may find useful. Including applications for programme approvals and visit reports.