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QCDA is closing as part of the Government's education reforms. We're updating our website to reflect our reducing remit until the site closes in autumn 2011. You can find removed content in the National Archives web archive.

About Foundation Learning

QCDA is no longer responsible for the development and accreditation of Foundation Learning qualifications.

If you have a query about policy or the development of Foundation Learning please contact the Department for Education

All material about Foundation Learning that used to appear on this website has been transferred to the National Archives web archive at:

February 2011 archive of the Foundation Learning section of the QCDA site at the National Archives.

For an archive of QCDA's published resources: QCDA resource list.

The Learning Skills Intervention Service (LSIS) has a wide range of Foundation Learning workforce support materials available. For all other queries please contact your awarding organisation.

If you can't find the information you're looking for in the National Archives, please email

More information on website rationalisation can be found at, but if you need to contact the Department for Education you can do so via

Last modified: 22 Jun 2011