Meteorology qualifications

These qualifications provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to work within Meteorology and Weather Forecasting.

Competence qualifications:

  • Are achieved in the workplace and usually based on National Occupational Standards
  • Enable individuals to demonstrate their skills in a wide range of roles and activities in the Meteorology and Weather Forecasting Industry

These qualifications are supported by the Royal Meteorological Society.

No previous qualifications are required, however, it is expected that learners will have a fundamental level of experience and induction of the sector.

Achievement of these qualifications also enables an individual to achieve recognition as a Registered Meteorologist (RMet) or Chartered Meteorologist (CMet) through the Royal Meteorological Society’s professional accreditation schemes.

If you need to obtain a CSCS card but do not have the relevant qualification, please contact us and we will advise you what you need to do.

step 3 qualification summary: GQA/PAA-VQ SET Level 6 Diploma in Operational Hydrometeorology and Flood Forecasting
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    GQA Qualifications Limited is an Awarding Body for specialist sectors and occupational roles. Our current qualifications cover 17 sectors including the Glass and Fenestration Industries, Construction, Print, Automotive Glazing, Polymers, Nuclear, Chimney Occupations, Paper, Meteorology and Print.

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