Help to Buy – Wales Shared Equity Scheme »This shared equity loan will make up the shortfall between the purchase price of a property and the funding available to buyers through their cash deposit and mortgage offer.Learn more »
Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
A £24m European-backed programme to transform five railway stations across Wales has been announced by Transport Minister, Edwina Hart.
- Leading science innovation company signs up for Life Sciences Hub Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
- Alternatives to Waste Transfer Notes and other aspects of Waste Regulation
- Proposals concerning the publication of official statistics
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
- M4 Corridor around Newport Consultation
- Undertaking fatal and non-fatal drug poisoning reviews in Wales
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
All publications produced by the CQFW can be downloaded here.
If there is anything that you require that is not available on the website please contact the CQFW team on email@example.com.
A document about European vocational education and training initiatives.
There are a number of initiatives and developments taking place across Europe to help you to transfer your work skills, or to continue your education or training in other countries.
The CQFW Handbook formalises the approach for developing a credit and qualification system and has been endorsed through the CQFW Common Accord Forum (CCAF).
Qualifications are different in different countries. However there are some clear stages people move through in education, training and work that are common to most countries. This makes it possible to draw broad comparisons, rather than direct equivalences, between qualifications and their levels ...
The European Qualifications Framework (EQF) is a reference framework that links the qualifications of different countries together.
Industry, commerce and sector Skills Councils, which represent employers, have been heavily involved in developing new qualifications to make sure they are fit for their intended purpose. Some qualifications are based on national occupational standards. An essential piece of the vocational qualific ...
An essential piece of the vocational qualifications reform programme is the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), part of the wider Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales. The leaflet included provides information on the Qualifications and Credit Framework for employers.
The Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales (CQFW) allows employers to compare all types of qualifications. Credit is a way of recognising all types of learning achieved - whether the learning is in college, the workplace, or in the community (for example, evening classese). The leaflet inclu ...
Vocational qualifications in Wales, England and Northern Ireland come under the Qualifications and credit framework (QCF). They give you the opportunity to get the qualifications you need in a way the suits you. They are designed with the help of employers, so you will be gaining the skills and kno ...
Standard paragraphs, that can be accessed via the downloadable document, relate to the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales (CQFW) and the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). Organisations can use these standard texts in their own promotional material. Organisations can choose the p ...
This Diagram provides information related to the higher education qualification levels in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Credit is a currency for learning which can be used to compare learning and qualifications.
The CQFW was introduced in 2003 as a fully inclusive learning framework.
This booklet describes, in general, what credit is and how it can be used in Wales.