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Qualifications Wales Act 2015

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56Interpretation of references to “qualification”

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(1)References in this Act to a qualification, except so far as a contrary intention appears, are to an academic or vocational qualification awarded in Wales, other than—

(a)a foundation degree;

(b)a first degree;

(c)a degree at a higher level.

(2)A qualification is awarded in Wales, for the purposes of this section, if there are, or may reasonably be expected to be, persons seeking to obtain the qualification who are, will be, or may reasonably be expected to be, assessed in respect of the qualification wholly or mainly in Wales.

(3)A reference in this Act to the award of a qualification includes a reference to—

(a)the award of credits in respect of components of a qualification;

(b)the award of a qualification by a body either jointly or with others.

(4)References in this Act to a form of a qualification are to the particular version of a qualification that is, or is to be, offered by a particular awarding body.

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