Certification Bodies

Certification Body Frameworks
The Career Development Institute
Claire Johnson
claire.johnson@thecdi.net
01384 445625
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in Career Development.
Career Development
CITB
Neil Hartis MBE / Alison Linley
frameworksCB@citb.co.uk
0344 875 2274
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in construction.
Construction Building
Construction Civil Engineering
Construction Specialist
Construction Technical
Cogent Skills (Scotland)
Ian Lockhart / Kate Hutchins
info@cogentskills.com
01925 515 220
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in chemical manufacturing, nuclear science, oil and gas extraction (also includes process technology, bioscience, polymer and sign making).
Life Science
Process Manufacturing
Water Treatment Management
Oil and Gas Production
Signmaking
Production of Coatings
Creative and Cultural Skills
Mandy Lothian
mandy.lothian@ccskills.org.uk
0131 550 4142
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in arts, cultural heritage, craft and design (also includes music, literature, performing arts and visual arts).
Cultural and Heritage Venue Operations
Design
Jewellery, Silversmithing and Allied Trades
Creative Skillset
Naomi Bonner
naomib@creativeskillset.org
0207 713 9830
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in creative and digital media, fashion and textiles.
Creative and Digital Media
Fashion and Textiles Heritage
ECITB
Katie Purkiss
frameworks@ecitb.org.uk
01923 260 000
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in engineering construction.
Engineering Construction
Financial Skills Partnership
Kara Wheatley
certification@sfjuk.com
0114 284 1977
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in financial services and accountancy. Certification managed by Skills for Justice.
Accounting
Payroll
Providing Financial Services
Professional Services Technical Apprenticeship
Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)
Chloe Smith
apprenticeships@theimi.org.uk
01992 519039
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in the automotive industry (also includes Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, Vehicle Sales, Vehicle Body & Paint, Vehicle Fitting and Vehicle Parts).
Automotive
Vehicle Body and Paint Operations
Vehicle Fitting
Vehicle Parts Operations
Vehicle Sales
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Instructus Group (formerly Skills CFA)
Sachin Pindoria
info@instructus.org
01536 738 631
For former SummitSkills queries please contact
summitenquiries@instructus.org
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in business and administration, customer service, enterprise and business support, human resources and recruitment, industrial relations, leadership and management, marketing and sales (also includes contact centres and third sector).
Business & Administration
Customer Service
Management
Facilities Management
Housing
Electrical Installation
Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration
Plumbing
Lantra
Jackie Doughty
jackie.doughty@lantra.co.uk
0247 685 8431
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in environmental and land-based.
Agriculture
Aquaculture
Equine
Game and Wildlife Management
Horticulture
Land-based Engineering
Trees and Timber
Learning and Skills Improvement Service
Kara Wheatley
certification@sfjuk.com
0114 284 1977
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in community learning and development, further education, higher education, teaching support, libraries, archives and information services, work-based learning and development (also includes records and information management services). Certification managed by Skills for Justice.
Youth Work
The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (formerly Improve)
Sally Batty
s.batty@nsafd.co.uk
0845 644 0448
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in food and drink manufacturing.
Food and Drink
Food Manufacture

People 1st
Lorraine Birrell / Jean Snaith
jean.snaith@people1st.co.uk
lorraine.birrell@people1st.co.uk
0203 074 1222 / 07919 624 832
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism.
Bus and Coach Engineering and Maintenance
Hospitality
PCV Driving
Travel Services
Proskills
Sally Batty
s.batty@nsafd.co.uk
0845 644 0448
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in printing, mineral extraction and processing, health and safety and process and manufacturing of furniture, glass, ceramics, coatings and paper (also includes glazing, building products, wood and mining).
Extractive and Minerals Processing
Furniture and Furnishings and Interiors
Glass Industry Occupations
Occupational Health and Safety
Print
Wood and Timber
Scottish Social Services Council
Joyce Hanna
joyce.hanna@sssc.uk.com
01382 207 173
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in social care and the care of children and young people.
Care Leadership and Management
Children’s Care Learning and Development
Children and Young People’s Workforce
Health and Social Care
Higher Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care
SEMTA
Jackie Wootton
certification@semta.org.uk
01923 238 441
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in science, engineering and manufacturing technologies.
Engineering
Engineering Craft
Industrial Applications
SkillsActive
Helen Jellis
helen.jellis@skillsactive.com
01302 774 932
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in sports coaching, active leisure, hairdressing and beauty (also includes fitness, stewarding, outdoors, playwork and sporting excellence).
Achieving Excellence in Sports Performance
Active Leisure Learning and Wellbeing
SkillsActive (Habia)
Helen Jellis
helen.jellis@habia.org
01302 774 932
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in hair, beauty, nails, spa therapy, barbering and African type hair.
Barbering
Hairdressing
Skills for Health
Kara Wheatley
certification@sfjuk.com
0114 284 1977
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in health care.
Dental Nursing
Pharmacy Services
Healthcare Support
Skills for Justice (central government and armed forces)
Kara Wheatley
certification@sfjuk.com
0114 284 1977
The Apprenticeship sector for central Government and the armed forces.
HM Forces
Public Services
Skills for Justice (Justice, Community Safety and Legal Services)
Kara Wheatley
certification@sfjuk.com
0114 284 1977
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in fire and rescue services, policing and law enforcement, custodial care, courts service, prosecution service, forensic science (also includes Legal Services, Youth Justice, Probation/Offender Management, Community Justice).
Courts and Tribunal Operations
Paralegal Practice
Skills for Logistics
Chloe Smith
skillsforlogistics@theimi.org.uk
01992 519039
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in freight logistics and Maritime.
Fright Logistics
Maritime Occupations
Supply chain Management
Skills for Security Ltd
Rost Lozovytskyy
rost@skillsforsecurity.org.uk
01905 744 016
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in security.
Security Systems
Skillsmart Retail UK Ltd
Jean Atkins
jean.atkins@people1st.co.uk
0203 074 1222
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in retail.
Retail
The Tech Partnership (Formerly E-Skills UK)
Ferooza Hussain
apprenticeships@thetechpartnership.com
078105 08057
The Apprenticeship sector for occupations in business and Information Technology.
Communication Technologies
IT Users
Higher Apprenticeship for ICT