You are working for trading standards and whether you have just graduated or entered as a trainee straight from school or changed career this is your starting point for the Trading Standards Qualifications Framework (TSQF).

getting started

You need to register as a candidate by completing and returning the TSQF candidate registration form (Form A) (PDF 26KB).

do you have...?

When completing your registration forms you need to identify your internal assessor and internal verifier. Talk to your employer.

You may have examinations passes allowing exemptions against the framework. Tell us about them.

Have you prior learning that may give you exemptions from written examinations against the framework? Tell us about them.

have you chosen...?

Your authority may have its own internal training programme in place. If it does not, do consider ctsi academy or the collaborative training partnership as a method of preparing you for your examinations.

and finally, when you're ready...

When you have registered you can begin working towards your examinations and/or on your portfolio of evidence.