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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.

Oct
16
2017

All Exam Timetables November 2017

Both the practical and oral exams timetable and the written exam timetable are now available on the website.

 

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Sep
08
2017

Portfolio Submission Deadline

The Portfolio Submission deadline is now less than a month away. Click below for our guide to assist you.

Portfolio Submission Guide

Aug
30
2017

Exam Venues for the November 2017 exams!

See below announced venues for the November 2017 exams

 

Exam Venues

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Modules and subject areas

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