What is City & Guilds Assured and What Does it Mean?

May 20, 2024
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At High Speed Training we’re passionate about providing learning experiences that count. One way we make sure of that is by meeting the City & Guilds Assured standard. We’re proud to have achieved Assured quality benchmark status for a number of our online courses showcasing our dedication to quality training. If you’re wondering what City & Guilds is or what City & Guilds qualifications mean, this article is here to help.

What is City & Guilds?

Established over 140 years ago City & Guilds is a prestigious institution that specialises in vocational education. City & Guilds Assured is a quality mark that validates the excellence in training and learning programs offered by organisations. It assesses training processes against the Assured Benchmark Standards. This accreditation ensures that training programs meet global quality standards, enhancing their credibility and value.

As a global leader in skills development City & Guilds offers a variety of qualifications across many sectors. While formal qualifications, such as City & Guilds NVQs, show what you learn, City & Guilds Assured focuses on the quality of the learning process. This means you’re gaining skills and knowledge through a trusted program that helps you grow in your career.

If you’ve been wondering what is a City & Guilds qualification equivalent to, they compare well with academic qualifications and are recognised by employers worldwide. Whether it’s an apprenticeship, a technical qualification or a professional recognition award, City & Guilds stands for quality training.

Why is City & Guilds Important?

Choosing a City & Guilds Assured course means you can trust the training is valuable. City & Guilds are well known and well respected across industries because they focus on the skills and knowledge employers look for.

By successfully completing City & Guilds Assured training, you’re showing that you’ve undertaken a course that’s been independently verified to meet the high standards set by City & Guilds.

We aim to work with and gain the most highly-regarded and universally-accepted accreditation standards for our courses, City & Guilds certainly meet that aim and I am delighted that our training has successfully passed through the City & Guilds assured process. It was a very thorough quality assurance process which we fully embraced as it fits in with our values and reflects that we offer the highest standards of training.

Gareth Greenwood, Learning and Development Partnerships Manager, High Speed Training

And it’s not just about certificates. It’s about gaining skills that make you more safe, effective and confident at work.

Which High Speed Training Courses Are City & Guilds Assured?

Our range of City & Guilds Assured courses cover various subjects and are relevant to many industries. Each course is carefully designed and assessed to make sure it provides you with the knowledge and skills you need. Here’s a selection of some of the City & Guilds online courses you can complete with us:

These courses are fully online helping you fit learning into your busy schedule. And because they’re City & Guilds Assured, you can trust that you’re getting quality training that is recognised globally.

We are excited to be working with High Speed Training to assure a number of their training programmes. Assured recognition is a rigorous assessment and by achieving assured status, they have evidenced their commitment to quality and to provide the best learning journey to their users.

Sam Egerton, Head of Recognitions, City & Guilds

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