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Delivery of qualification results: vocational and technical qualifications

Information on how qualification results will be delivered to colleges and schools in 2021. 

Delivery of qualification results: vocational and technical qualifications

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This information is for schools, colleges and other centres. It gives information on how each awarding organisation will make qualification results available to centres in 2021.

Name of Awarding Organisation Method or tool used to provide results to centres Format in which a downloadable file can be provided
ABE Global Ltd ABE makes its results available to centres through its Portal. Centres download their results for distribution to their learners. Individual learners are not able to access this section of the Portal CSV File
ABRSM Candidates will be able to view their results and mark forms on their ABRSM account.
Active IQ Not finalised. Excel spreadsheet
Agored Cymru The Agored Cymru website Format in which a downloadable file can be provided CSV File
AIM Centres can download their results CSV File
AQA EDI for all GQ and Non-GQ qualifications. Separate upload to gateway administration system for Tech level and PSE customers JCQ EDI format for centres to import in to their MIS. CSV by entry code/component from eAQA.
Not set EDI (via A2C); secure extranet (eAQA) and ‘Gateway’, as normal (please see our website:;; ) Tech level / PSE -results data published to Quartz system results reports csv, excel, xml and downloadable
Ascentis Utilise our existing system (QuartzWeb) PDF Format
ASDAN Notification via members portal CSV file
ASQ Candidate secure learning platform.
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) On-line results service to students and training providers simultaneously. CSV – self service
Awarding Body for the Built Environment (ABBE) ABBE usual process for confirming qualification achievements. Processing of CRF forms received from centres and EQAs.
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT We have a secure site for our Centres known as the Accredited Centres’ Forum (ACF) where all results will be uploaded and allows Centres to run reports such as learner’s examination results. Excel
Cambridge Assessment English The same method as normal CSV files
Cambridge Assessment International Education The following provisional results files will be available in Cambridge International Direct and from a separate results page: ·      provisional results information for every candidate (PDF) ·      provisional results for the centre in broadsheet format (PDF) PDF (.pdf) and Excel (.xlsx) documents can be downloaded from Direct, as can data through A2C
Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Results are supplied to the centres via email by our Education Development Department, and each candidate receives a separate results letter. The results are supplied in PDF form. CSV file or other downloadable format may be available.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development As our qualifications are internally assessed, centres provide results to us for verification which are sampled and then approved through an online system.
Chartered Management Institute N/A CSV
CIBTAC Results data is sent to Centres via email downloaded from our data base system Parnassus. CSV file
CIH CIH issue a results notification directly by encrypted email to centres followed by certificates within agreed timescales Encrypted Email
CILEx The centre results file is excel and will be emailed to the centre along with individual results notifications (in pdf) for learners Email/PDF
CIOL Qualifications Emailed spreadsheet Excel spreadsheet
City & Guilds Results will be available on our secure site, the Walled Garden. This is where we normally display results. We will not be issuing paper results slips for results day. EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and .CSV (comma-separated values file)
CTH Electronic transcripts Electronic transcripts only at present; development of a summarised report in progress in conjunction with assessment management platform provider.
FDQ Internal centre management system – FDQAwards TBC
Future (Awards & Qualifications) Ltd The same day to day operating systems, that Centres are already competent in using. In summary, these are: Office365 – SharePoint, Qualifications Management Information System (QMIS). csv file, excel file, pdf file etc. A number of options are available to suit our Centres.
Gateway Qualifications E-certification and learner achievement report that centres can access on-demand via the registration and awards system. Centres can select from the following formats: csv, xml, pdf, mhtml, tiff, word
Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) Email and Post
ICM N/A Encrypted email
IMI Through our centre management system to enable them to claim Excel/PDF
Innovate Awarding We use Quartz CSV
Institute of Animal Technology email. online forum. csv
International Baccalaureate Through a secure online portal Downloadable files will be made available in PDF and CSV formats
Kaplan Professional Awards The exam is auto-marked on a remote proctored platform, provided by the training centre. The training provider will moderate the results and share this process with us and results are then finalised.
LAMDA LAMDA email PDF versions of results and will send hard copy certificates when we are able to access our offices
LanguageCert Usual methods – results are accessible via our PASSPORT system On our PASSPORT (reg and cert management) system and files can be downloaded as CSV
Laser Learning Awards Usual methods, no changes to issuing results as and when claims made by centres e-certs
MTB Exams Normal N/A
NALP We provide all results via Email to our Centres.
NCFE Results data will be available to centres online, in our secure centre portal. Centres can download a results file in Excel from the Portal Results area.
NOCN Normal process for our Quartz system, once CAG have been approved csv – Excel
OCNLR Results will be available to view in and download from the centre’s area on QuartzWeb. Results will be available to view in and download from QuartzWeb. These can be downloaded as Excel, CSV, PDF, MHTML, XML, TIFF or Word.
Open Awards Through the Open Awards Portal as usual CSV File
Open College Network Northern Ireland (OCN NI) Digital Certificates pdf
Open College Network West Midlands Certificates will be issued to centres in accordance with our documented timescales. Excel
OTHM Qualifications N/A Excel / CSV
Pearson As in previous years, results will be available for download from our Edexcel Online system, and via A2C using an EDI file. Via Edexcel Online – excel files, csv, printable PDFs. EDI files uploaded to MIS systems for download.
Propertymark Qualifications We inform individual candidates of results by letter, now emailed during the Covid-19 and exchange results information by Excel spreadsheet and letter (emailed) with centres CSV file
QNUK We will use the same as we do now, issuing results via our administration system, MyQNUK and issuing results/certificates on a weekly basis They can download to CSV file from MyQNUK
Qualifi Online portal (CANVAS) N/A
Recruitment and Employment Confederation Spreadsheet emailed
RSL Awards Via the usual cloud site csv
Skillsfirst Awards Via our system REG Not applicable
The London Institute of Banking & Finance We will use our inhouse portal which centres log into. This is our standard process. CSV
The Prince’s Trust A secure online portal Excel
Trinity College London Our usual method through our portal CSV
University of the Arts London This will be our standard results process where centres can download their results data in a spreadsheet via our secure centre portal. excel spreadsheet (.xlsx)
UWL We are currently communicating electronically with learners/ teachers directly
VTCT VTCT will publish examination results through our e-testing system using our established process and systems. Excel, CSV.
WJEC-CBAC We use EDI for most centres who enter for our qualifications via EDI. There are a small number of centres who use our secure website to enter their candidates and they will receive their results via our website. EDI Secure website: can be downloaded as CSV

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