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Routes into university and higher education | nidirect

Find out about routes into higher education - whether you have A levels, vocational qualifications, other qualifications - or if you don't have formal qualifications

Awards recognise importance of vocational qualifications | nidirect

Beauty therapist Julia Clements has been named as Northern Ireland Vocational Qualifications (VQ) Learner of the Year. National Museums Northern Ireland is Northern Ireland VQ Employer of the Year. Vocational ...

Qualifications and courses for over-50s | nidirect

Find out about learning a new language, developing your hobby, or investigate work-based learning or an academic degree for over 50s

Entry level qualifications | nidirect

Entry level qualifications: find out how they can help you build skills, increase your knowledge and boost your confidence. Entry level certificates and awards are available in a range of subjects, and can lead to ...

Qualifications: what the different levels mean | nidirect

Qualifications: how to compare them. Find out the 'levels' for different qualifications and see how one type of qualification can lead on to another.