City & Guilds

Spread your wings
Skills for a brighter future

What is City & Guilds?

1. City & Guilds is a registered charity, established to promote education and traning.

2. City & Guilds is an awarding body. That means we create qualifications and thenaward certificates when you, the candidate, successfully complete all the work, to a required standard, at the end of the course at your local college.

3. On an average day, 2,500 people enrol for a city & Guilds qualification and 1,800 complate their qualifications. We award about 1.3 milion certificate a year.

4. Whether you want to be a hairdresser or an IT expert, it's likely that city & Guilds has a qualification that will equip you to fulfil your career ambitions. We offer qualifications at many leverls, from the basic right up to the equivalent of post-gradutae degree.

5. We offer more than 500 qualifications in 28 areas, from photography to flower-arranging. Jamie Oliver says his City & Guilds catering qualification helped him to get where he is today.

6. The organisations was founded in 1878 and is widely know - one in five households has a City & Guilds qualification.

City & Guilds, the UK’s leading vocational awarding body, delivers the qualifications that employers worldwide rely on to raise standards in the workplace.

Our qualifications are supported by Europass - supplement learners' certificate with extra information to help them find employment or training worldwide.

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