Application for expert services for new qualifications in Digital Technology for Wales

We are seeking to appoint experts in Digital Technology under a contract for services to assist us in reviewing new qualifications that are submitted for approval by the awarding bodies. APPLICATION REFERENCE: QW192024


Qualifications Wales is the regulator of non-degree qualifications in Wales. As part of our strategy to regulate qualifications, we undertake reviews of qualifications in key sectors.


We are seeking to appoint experts in Digital Technology under a contract for services to assist us in reviewing new qualifications that are submitted by the awarding body.  Experts will use their knowledge, understanding and experience of:

  • teaching in School / Further Education (FE) / Higher Education (HE)
  • and/or assessment,
  • and of the Digital sector.

This work will ensure that the new qualifications:

  • comply with our regulatory requirements
  • will effectively meet the needs of learners and employers in Wales
  • promote public confidence.

Following a one-day training event at Qualifications Wales’ office in Newport on 21st  February 2020,. Experts will conduct home based reviews of draft qualification materials and report writing and will also attend face to face panel meetings to discuss findings. Work will commence between March 2020 and April 2021.

How to apply

To apply for these roles, you first need to register as a supplier on the Sell2Wales. You can then download and complete the application form, and submit a copy of your CV, through the website. The deadline for applications is 10:00am Tuesday 26 November 2019.

To find the information relating to this role, please search Sell2Wales for ‘Qualifications Wales’ in the Buyer field and select: ‘QW Expert Services for new qualifications in Digital Technology; Tender reference QW192024

Once you have accessed the relevant advert, please ‘record your interest ‘by clicking the button at the top of the notice to ensure you receive any communication regarding the application process. This will not commit you to submitting an application.

IMPORTANT: Please note that we cannot accept applications via any other method.

There will be a Response template to complete to prove your competence against the criteria. We expect all contracts to be awarded by December 2019. Contracts will commence in the order of the dates that the proposed qualifications are due to be submitted by the awarding bodies for approval (currently estimated to be between March 2020 and April 2021). 

Registering as a supplier on Sell2Wales

Registration is free, only takes a couple of minutes and does not commit you to applying for a contract.  Registration will also enable you to receive information about future opportunities with Qualifications Wales. You may apply via the organisation you currently work for or as an individual, but please make it clear on your response form who it is we will be contracting with.

Please note, we do not require applicants to hold a Dun & Bradstreet Number to apply for this role. To register as a supplier without a DUNs number, please leave this field blank and then click “look up.” A check box will appear which allows you to bypass this requirement and register as a supplier