Qualification Review Timeline - 2026

August Qualifications available for first teach: first teach of level 3 and level 2 qualifications approved in cycle 2 (lists published in May 2025 and July 2025 respectively).

Defunding of qualifications cycle 2:  Level 3 and Level 2 qualifications not approved in cycle 2 will have funding removed, except for those scheduled for first teach in 2027 (1 August).

Defunding of qualifications:  level 3 cross-cutting qualifications that are larger than 359 guided learning hours will have funding removed (1 August).

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