The Trading Standards Qualifications Framework
The Trading Standards Qualifications Framework (TSQF) is delivered by CTSI and provides a modern qualification framework for all employees working both inside and outside of the trading standards profession.
The avenues to a trading standards career can be through becoming a trainee trading standards officer or an enforcement officer, both require completing the necessary qualifications.
There are five qualifications available within the TSQF. Modules within the framework consists of examinations and a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competency in practical work.
The framework has been designed to be completed whilst a candidate is working and is therefore funded by the local authority.
All Exam Timetables November 2017
Both the practical and oral exams timetable and the written exam timetable are now available on the website.
Portfolio Submission Deadline
The Portfolio Submission deadline is now less than a month away. Click below for our guide to assist you.
Exam Venues for the November 2017 exams!
See below announced venues for the November 2017 exams