Guidance on how to apply to be recognised by Ofqual to provide regulated qualifications.


Supporting information: application for recognition


Recognition application: guidance for the Criteria



You should use this supporting information if you are:


  • applying to become a new awarding organisation
  • an existing awarding organisation and wish to extend your recognition to include further specified qualifications or descriptions of qualifications
Published 30 September 2015
Last updated 11 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updates to 'Supporting Information' HTML attachment, including link to updated Privacy Statement.
  2. Updated to reflect the new application process.
  3. Updated the supporting information to reflect the change in regulatory arrangements in Northern Ireland.
  4. First published.