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Alabaster  
#1 Posted : 05 November 2018 10:36:13(UTC)
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Alabaster

Hi, 

I am looking to progress my career with the NVQ diploma obviously there is the NVQ 5 but I have come across the ProQual NVQ 6, I have asked one provider of the NVQ 5 what the difference is and they have stated that it's exactly the same it is just a marketing ploy... Could anyone please shed some light

Thanks in advance! 

Elfin Davy 09  
#2 Posted : 05 November 2018 10:46:43(UTC)
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Elfin Davy 09

My understanding is that NVQ Level 5 is Diploma Level, whilst Level 6 is Degree Level.  Suppose it depends upon which level you'd be happy to attain ?

WatsonD  
#3 Posted : 07 November 2018 09:11:28(UTC)
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WatsonD

I'm guessing that provider only offered the level 5 NVQ? For it to be a level 6 it will have to contain greater depth than the level 5.

The best thing to do is to either get hold of a sylabus for both and compare, or ask a provider of the L6 NVQ to explain to you the difference and see what they have to say.
Woolf13  
#4 Posted : 08 November 2018 12:27:50(UTC)
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Woolf13

There are nine levels of qualification in England and Wales ranging from Entry Level to Level 8 e.g. PHD, see link below:

Diplomas can be taken at each qualification level. The difference being is a level 6 is higher and should be more difficult to attain then a level 5.

I hope that helps.

AWAISH  
#5 Posted : 12 June 2019 10:23:25(UTC)
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AWAISH

hi,

i thinks its better to go for Level 6 NVQ Diploma

douglas.dick  
#6 Posted : 13 June 2019 06:52:24(UTC)
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douglas.dick

There is also the NCRQ Diploma in Applied Health & Safety to consider

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