The Voice of the Qualifications and Assessments Industry

The Federation of Awarding Bodies is the collective voice of the UK’s world-class qualifications and assessments industry. Our members are committed to providing high-quality qualifications and assessments that recognise achievement, improve productivity, support social mobility and change lives.


Leading change

The research and policy development hub for the awarding and assessment industry, providing information, ideas and advice on qualifications and assessment policy.


Supporting Excellence

The national learning and professional resource for the awarding and assessment industry, providing support for the provision of high-quality qualifications and assessments.

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The Federation of Awarding Bodies is the collective voice of the UK’s awarding and assessment industry. Join our network today to be part of a powerful trade association.

Membership is available for awarding bodies and end-point assessment organisations based in the UK and internationally. By working together, we can help you realise your goals of providing a world-class qualifications and assessment offer to your customers.

A wide range of organisations have an interest in the qualifications and assessment industry, including suppliers, consultants and other stakeholders. All are welcome to join us and play an active role in leading change and supporting excellence.

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Designed to provide an introduction to the building blocks and approach to developing vocational qualifications, this event is suitable for new staff within awarding organisations!

Places are filling fast, why not take a look:

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SAVE THE DATE | #FAB2020 | 5th & 6th NOV 2020

Taking place at @LeicMarriott, FAB 2020 is the only place where you can get together with colleagues to hear the latest from industry experts.

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Taking place on 06 February 2020, our first training course of the new year is Multiple Choice Question Writing!

Places are just £430 and Federation members will receive a £100 discount upon booking.

You can find out more and book your place here:

🆕 QualsMatter | 06 December 2019 | Issue #31

MEMBERS: This week's issue of QualsMatter is out now!

Featuring @CBI_ES & @Pearson's Education and Skills Survey report, the Federation's Responses to Ofqual Consultations and much more...

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