Higher Education Qualifications (HEQ)

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Higher Education Qualifications are the "gold standard" set of internationally recognised IT qualifications.

Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) accredited and relevant to employers, they set the highest standard of professionalism within the industry.

Registration for March 2014 is now closed

Exam papers from the September 2013 session are now available

A guarantee of excellence for employers

Girl sitting with hands in the airThe three levels of Higher Education Qualifications have been developed in consultation with an employer's panel to meet industry needs.



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Find out more about Higher Education Qualifications and how you can study the qualifications.

We have approved centres located around the world, click on the country links to find the nearest centre to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Did you take a Higher Education Qualification in the last exam session? Are you planning to take an examination in the next exam session? Browse our most frequently asked questions and answers here.