Quality, Standard & Recognitions

Approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)

Ofqual is responsible for maintaining standards and confidence in qualifications. Ofqual looks after GCSEs and A levels in England, and a wide range of vocational qualifications in England. Ofqual also regulates the National Curriculum Assessments in England.

OTHM is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). The Register of Regulated Qualifications Framework can be found on the https://register.ofqual.gov.uk

Recognised by Qualifications Wales

Qualifications Wales is a Welsh Government Sponsored Body but independent from the Welsh Government in relation to its qualifications functions for which is directly accountable to the National Assembly for Wales. It is responsible for the regulation of awarding bodies and the quality assurance of qualifications in Wales. It is charged with ensuring that qualifications in Wales are fit for purpose, that the qualification system in Wales is efficient and effective and that there is public confidence in qualifications in Wales. Visit www.qualificationswales.org for more information.

Full member of Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB)

FAB is the trade association for vocational awarding bodies in the UK which represents the interests of over 110 awarding bodies by liaising with key stakeholders, including the regulators, government departments and funding agencies. FAB also provides information, advice and guidance to its members to support them in providing high quality and valued vocational qualifications. OTHM is a full member of Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB).

Academic Partnerships and Recognitions

OTHM has established strong academic relationships in the UK and overseas to ensure that OTHM qualifications are recognised globally.

The local and international recognition has enabled OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

For more information visit University Progressions page.