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The CQI delivers the qualifications through a network of education centres. This means that in order to study any of the CQI qualifications, you will need to find an education centre and register with them directly.
They will be able to respond to your questions and confirm the course prices. The current list of education centres can be found in the "Where to study" section.
This process is explained in full on our registration pages.
Level 5 candidates are recommended to complete the CQI Level 3 Certificate in Quality Management or have equivalent knowledge and skill before commencing a Level 5 qualification. Equivalent knowledge and skills can be 1-2 years work experience in the quality field or any Level 3, or higher level qualification.
You need to register with the centre in order to study and sit the examination. As an awarding body, CQI does not teach the qualifications - this is done through a network of education centres.
The examples of qualifications at different levels can be found here.
Yes, you will need to become a member of the CQI before enrolling on a qualification. You will not be able to register for any qualifications or units. You must maintain your membership in order to sit an exam or submit an assignment/project. If you would like more information on how to register for a qualification, please see here. If you would like information about CQI Membership, please see here.
Yes, it can be a local college or university in your area. You need to contact your alternative exam centre and arrange the examination(s) with them. The Alternative Exam Centre Form needs to be sent to CQI Education department in order to register you at the chosen centre.
As a distance learning student you have these options:
In all cases the Alternative Exam Centre Form need to be sent to CQI Education department in order to register you at the chosen centre. This form is obtainable from your current Education centre.
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