Buyers Guide to Exam / Awarding Body Services

The Coalition Government’s Skills Strategy (Skills for Suistanable Growth, November 2010) outlines the strategic context for and momentum to the work to reducing the bureaucracy and costs associated with colleges and other training organisations purchasing qualifications. The Strategy sets out some approaches for achieving this, including the possible development of a procurement framework mechanism through which the sector can buy services from awarding organisations from an agreed service catalogue.