Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012

Arrangement between providers and awarding bodies other than the Authority.

48.— (1) A provider referred to in section 44 (9) may enter into an arrangement with an awarding body other than the Authority to provide, organise or procure a programme of education and training where—

(a) completion of the programme by an enrolled learner and the attainment by the learner of a specified standard of knowledge, skill or competence upon such completion entitles the learner to an award of the body, and

(b) the award of the body is recognised within the Framework.

(2) A provider shall notify the Authority of an arrangement referred to in subsection (1) prior to entering into the arrangement.