First and foremost...

...Thank you for choosing CACHE as your Awarding Organisation of choice. Please find below Part 1 (Initial Enquiry) of our application process. This is your opportunity to tell us a little bit about your organisation; your governance; where and how you operate; and which of our qualifications you wish to offer. Please provide as much detail as you can.

The information you provide will be considered by our International Review Panel within 5 working days and we will let you know the outcome of the panel’s decision. If we are able to support you, we will contact you about moving forward to Part 2 of the approval process.

If you need any help or advice you can contact the NCFE International Team on + 44 191 239 8000 who will be happy to help. Or you can email us: [email protected]

1. Your Organisation's Details

Please briefly explain the geographical locations (e.g. cities, countries) where you propose to offer our qualifications and accredited awards (An award is a qualification that has been developed by your organisation that you wish to have accredited by us)

2. Governance of your Organisation
2a. If you’re under the governance of the national or a local municipal authority, please let us know the following details:
How long has your organisation been approved?
2c. Dubai-based organisations only
3. Awarding Organisation/Examination Organisation History

If yes, please provide the names of the awarding/examining bodies and the centre number allocated by the awarding/examining organisations​:

If yes, please name those UK Awarding Organisations and your centre number:

If yes, please tell us the name of the Awarding Organisation, and the reason for the refusal and the date of the refusal

If yes, please state the name of the Awarding Organisation, the reason for withdrawal and the date of the withdrawal

If yes, please state the name of the UK Awarding Organisation, the reason for the sanction and the date of the sanction

4. Tell us about the products you would like to offer
4a. CACHE qualifications

In order for us to know exactly what you want to offer, you can apply for to 5 qualifications. If you would like to run more than 5 of our qualifications, please send an email to: [email protected] To find out some of the details needed for this section (product numbers and titles) please use our Qualification Finder online or our Directory of Products and Services is a great resource and available to download as a quick reference guide:

Please list the Qualifications you would like to apply for (You may list up to five qualifications (Please include: Qualification Number - Qualification title (including level) - Number of Learners)

4b. Please provide details of the programme of learning you have developed and would like to have accredited as an NCFE International Award

Please list the Award(s) you would like to have accredited by us (You may list up to five Awards (Please include: Award Title - Total Learning Time - Number of Learners per year)

Tell us more about why this International Customised Award is required.

What are the methods of delivery, eg. classroom, distance learning or combination of both?

(If distance learning is used for some of the award, please indicate which units will be delivered in this way).

Tell us why existing (regulated) qualifications don't meet your needs? How is your qualification materially different to one of our regulated qualifications?

What is the target group?

Please provide information on the minimum entry requirements that a learner must meet in order to enable them to achieve this award. (eg recommended prior knowledge, attainment or experience).

5. Please provide details about how you will deliver our qualifications and international awards, processes and resources so we can properly consider your application for approval


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