QQI is responsible for the external quality assurance of further and higher education and training (including English language provision) and validates programmes and makes awards for certain providers in these sectors.
45 Special Purpose
Quality and Qualifications Ireland
To access programmes leading to this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications. This may have been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.
In addition, learners will be required to successfully complete a physical test and medical examination and any additional specific access requirements as outlined in each component specification for this award.