Vocationally Related Qualifications
Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs) are qualifications that relate to a specific occupational area. They are normally knowledge-based qualifications providing learners with the theoretical knowledge behind their chosen occupation. As such, VRQs can be taken by learners hoping to enter a particular industry, or by learners already working within that industry.
Technical Certificates are a type of VRQ that are based on the national occupational standards in a specific sector. Technical Certificates underpin the knowledge of the occupational standards and complement the competence-based National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) within that particular sector. Technical Certificates can be taken as stand alone qualifications or as part of an Apprenticeship framework.
EDI awards VRQs and Technical Certificates in the following industries:
- Creative and Cultural
- Customer Service
- Financial Services
- Health and Fitness
- Health and Safety
- Health and Social Care
- Hospitality and Catering
- Information Technology
- Licensed Trade
- Public Services
Please click here to view the full range of qualifications that EDI offers or use the Qualification Search facility for more information.