Procedures

These documents outline procedural regulatory requirements. Some procedures are applied generally and some are specific to certain qualifications.

General Procedures

Rules about Applications for Awarding Body Recognition 
This outlines the procedures for Recognition and applies to any awarding body that wishes to apply to become recognised by us and to have its qualifications regulated in Wales. 

Rules about Applications for Designation of Qualifications 
This document is for a recognised awarding body wishing to apply for its qualification to be designated by Qualifications Wales.

Qualification Specific Procedures

Exam Procedures Review Service 
This provides an opportunity to hear an argument that an awarding body has failed properly to follow, or to apply, necessary procedures in the marking or awarding of GCSEs, GCEs, Welsh Baccalaureate and Skills Challenge Certificates, and/or its treatment of an Enquiry About Results or a subsequent appeal.