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City & Guilds and EAL are working together to be the sole provider of a new suite of Construction and Building Services Engineering qualifications in Wales, fundable for 16 to 19 year olds and ready for first teaching from September 2021. To help prepare centres, training providers and learners the following activities are planned:

August 2019 - April 2020

Series of consultation activities with centres and stakeholders to discuss the qualifications content and assessment.

March 2020

A new bilingual ‘Skills for Wales’ website from City & Guilds | EAL will be live with qualification descriptions. Events and webinars will be available for delegate registrations.

Summer 2020

City & Guilds | EAL will continue to submit draft qualifications in stages to Qualifications Wales – draft versions of qualification specification handbooks will be available over this period of time.

December 2020

Qualifications Wales plan to approve the qualifications at this time following which final specification handbooks and key documents will be made available in Welsh and English.

Spring 2021

City & Guilds | EAL will be holding training events for centres wishing to deliver the new qualifications. Submissions of centre approval applications will commence.

September 2021

New suite of qualifications to be delivered to learners.

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