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Crossfields Institute Regulated Qualifications

These qualifications are regulated by Ofqual (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) the regulator of qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

Who is it for?

  • For employers to ensure their unique vision or approach is embedded throughout the organisation in a high calibre qualification.
  • For providers that offer specialist education or training in a regulated vocation e.g. Health or Social Care.
  • For learners who want the increased recognition and stamp of approval that comes with an Ofqual qualification, for example when working with local authorities, health services.
  • For organisations and people who want to increase recognition and status by accrediting and disseminating their method.


  • The Institute is approved to develop Ofqual regulated qualifications in the following sectors:
    • Health and Social Care
    • Agriculture
    • Horticulture and Forestry
    • Child Development and Well Being
    • Teaching and Lecturing
  • Qualifications can be from level 2 to level 5.
  • Qualification is on the new Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
  • Can have a flexible size and structure – for example from 10 hours to 3 years.
  • Certificates have the prestigious Ofqual logo.

Examples of these qualifications include:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Social Pedagogy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Biodynamic Farming and Gardening
  • Level 5 Certificate in Equine Facilitated Human Development

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