About Us

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Qualifications for Industry (QFI) is the largest Awarding Body specialising in qualifications for those who work in or aspire to work in Construction, Engineering and Extractives. We have our headquarters in Edinburgh and operate throughout the UK and overseas.

QFI award a range of qualifications such as:

  • Qualifications

    i.e. qualifications that are accredited by
    SQAQFI is licensed to operate as an Awarding Body in Scotland under SQA Accreditation. In England QFI is a recognised awarding organisation and end-point assessment organisation, regulated by Ofqual – the regulator for qualifications in England. It has within its scope of recognition and subject to Ofqual regulation; a range of qualifications, and a number of Apprenticeship End-point assessments offered in different occupational sectors at various levels of the regulated qualifications framework.
    Accreditation and/or
    Ofqual QFI is licensed to operate as an Awarding Body in Scotland under SQA Accreditation. In England QFI is a recognised awarding organisation and end-point assessment organisation, regulated by Ofqual – the regulator for qualifications in England. It has within its scope of recognition and subject to Ofqual regulation; a range of qualifications, and a number of Apprenticeship End-point assessments offered in different occupational sectors at various levels of the regulated qualifications framework.
    recognition, for example Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) or National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs).
  • Customised Qualifications

    i.e. the QFI accredited Professional Development Qualifications (PDQs) leading to professional recognition

 

We provide apprenticeship services such as end-point assessment for English trailblazer apprenticeships.

In addition to the awarding of qualifications, QFI operates a standard setting consultancy for the development and review of National Occupational Standards (NOS).

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