I want to apply

So, you’re interested in applying for assessment against the Training Quality Standard. In this section you’ll find information to help you on your application journey; you can use the links below, or via the menu on the left.

Further information on applying for a Part B can be found here.

Next steps

The first step in applying for assessment against the Training Quality Standard is registering with a Certification Body

A Certification Body is an organisation licensed to carry out TQS Assessments and issue TQS Certifications. The Certification Bodies are independently regulated by the UK Accreditation Service using ISO standards.

There are two Certification Bodies in total, both are national, meaning any eligible organisation can choose to be assessed by them. The certification bodies are listed below.

  • Investors in Excellence (National)
  • G4S Assessment Services (National)

All Certification Bodies contact details and web pages can be found here.