Professional qualifications are the qualifications required to practice at a high level in certain jobs or professions.
You will be able to study for these at local colleges, training providers and through work.
length of time taken to complete a professional qualification varies.
Every qualification has to be approved for inclusion on the Regulated
Qualification Framework (RQF). Qualifications are given different levels
and take different lengths of time depending on the time spent studying
and the depth of the learning. You can find out more about the RQF here.
You can use the qualifications to progress within your current career and they could lead to further learning at a higher level.