The following resources are available to support applicants in making their HTQ submission.

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Full terms and conditions document

Terms and conditions for approval of HTQs by IfATE


HTQ quality mark guidelines

Details of how to use the HTQ quality mark are set out in the quality mark guidelines


Knowledge, skills and behaviours coverage within the qualification

Download the Qualification structure and the KSB mapping spreadsheets for the route your qualification falls under. Please identify which KSB statements from the occupational standard are covered within the qualification.

Full instructions are included on the spreadsheet for ease of use offline. Upload a completed version of your Qualification structure and KSB mapping to the evidence upload page of the application form.

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Cycle 4



Individual support sessions

Booking is now open for the one-to-one sessions with IfATE

If you have questions, please contact and we will aim to respond within five working days.


Pre-recorded webinars

Webinars currently available to view are:


Last updated 14 March 2023

Cycle 4 Offline Application Form: Please note, the offline application form is for reference only. Applicants must complete the online application form in order for their qualification(s) to be considered for HTQ approval.

HTQ Cycle 4 Offline Application Form For Reference Only

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