City & Guilds is a vocational education organization in the United Kingdom.
It is an awarding body offering many accredited qualifications mapped onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales (CQFW) and Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).
These cover entry level to level 7 on the RQF, with most qualifications falling in the entry level to level 3 range.
Entry-level qualifications are the basics, for beginners.
Level 1 qualifications are introductory awards, covering basic tasks and knowledge.
Level 2 is slightly more advanced, needing some knowledge of the subject area.
Level 3 qualifications cover more complex tasks and also start the development of supervisory skills. In many professions, level 3 is the benchmark to be considered competent.
City & Guilds operates in over 80 countries and its qualifications offer great progression opportunities and are widely accepted by employers around the world as the benchmark for workplace excellence.
The City & Guilds brand is recognized by 99% of employers. Our qualifications are built around employer needs so your learners are in a good position to find a job with a City & Guilds qualification.
City & Guilds also has a presence in every further education college in the UK, and delivers its products and services through over 10,000 approved centres worldwide.