United Kingdom

The UK National Reference Point is the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (see below). However, as education and training are responsibilities that have been devolved across the UK, each jurisdiction has established its own reference point, all of which are listed below with relevant contact details.


Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Contact person: to be appointed. 


Scottish vq Board

Contact person:George Brown Head of Accreditation Scottish Qualifications Authority The Optima Building 58 Robertson Street Glasgow G2 8DQ



Contact person: Phillip Whitney Consultant CollegesWales/ColegauCymru U7 Cae Gwyrdd Greenmeadow Springs Business Park Tongwynlais Cardiff CF15 7AB United Kingdom

Northern Ireland

Department for Employment and Learning

Contact person: Nick Gibson Qualifications and e-Learning Adelaide House 39-49 Adelaide Street Belfast BT2 8FDnicholas.gibson@delni.gov.uk

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