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Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

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An introduction to the QCF

Watch our popular animated introduction that explains how the QCF works.

Watch the animation

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Interactive guides and resource pack

We've created three interactive guides that can be used alongside our QCF support pack.


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QCF resources

We've published a range of materials to help you implement the QCF.


The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) is the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Following publication of the Skills for Growth White Paper on 11 November 2009, from April 2010 QCDA is no longer remitted to continue work on QCF readiness or employer engagement.