A programme is a learning package developed by the provider. It enables the learner to reach the national standards of knowledge, skill and competence required in order to achieve an award. The programme includes the aims, objectives, delivery modes and methodologies, duration, content and assessment through which the learner will achieve the award.
NB: programmes are developed by a provider in line with their quality assurance policy and procedures on programme development, delivery and review.
A programme for the purposes of QQI certification can not be offered by a provider until it has been validated by QQI.