If you are interested in becoming a GQA approved training provider, use the downloadable information to the right for full information.
Become an Approved Centre
Centre Approved Documentation
Please review approval documents in the Information Pack to your right. See Appendix A in guide to GQA Qualifications for the Qualification Approved Centre Criteria.
Consider Centre Type
Centres can take a number of different forms, please refer to the example models in Appendix B
Identify and appoint appropriate personnel. More details in Appendix C – Key Roles in the Delivery of GQA Qualifications.
Personnel will include:
- The Accountable Person
- The Centre Co-ordinator
- Internal Verifier(s)
As he/she will be the main point of contact between the Centre and GQA. GQA Staff will offer guidance as required.
The Approval Visit
All potential centres requested an approval visit will be visited by a GQA EQA. The EQA will discuss the prior completed GQA 228 with centre personnel, reviewing policies, procedures and proposed implementation plans prior to making a decision on the application. Key personnel should be available to the EQA on the approval visit.
GQA issues all approved centres with an Approved Centre Certificate