Withdrawn Qualifications

Withdrawn Qualifications


In September 2015, Ofqual introduced the new Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) which aims to provide a single, simple system for cataloguing all qualifications regulated by Ofqual. The RQF replaced the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) where most of our products sat.

As an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual, we have made a few changes to our QCF qualifications to remain compliant. We have removed references to ‘QCF’ in our qualification titles and documentation and we also introduced Total Qualification Time (TQT) for every qualification. TQT is the number of notional hours it takes an average learner to achieve the qualification and is made up of two elements:

We took this opportunity to improve our offer to better reflect the purpose of our products.

As a result of this review the following AIM Awards qualifications have been withdrawn:


We may have other qualifications available that will suit the needs of your learners so please contact us and we’ll put you in touch with a Business Development Manager to help.