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What is an Award?

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An award is a record that the learner has achieved the standards of knowledge, skill and competence required.  The learner receives documentary confirmation of this record by means of a certificate or statement of results.

There are four award-types on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)

Standards for QQI awards at NFQ Level 1 - Level 6 are determined and published by QQI in documents called award specifications: