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Professional Recognition Awards

 

City and Guilds is the oldest awarding body and the largest provider of vocational awards and qualifications in the UK. Working in partnership with the MOD, City and Guilds will accredit military professional development and skills with Professional Recognition Awards across a range of subject areas including engineering, explosive ordnance engineering, resource management and leadership and management.

A Professional Recognition Award identifies you as a highly motivated individual who can handle pressures and new challenges and who will grasp the opportunity to develop new skills.

So…..

If you are serving as a Corporal or above in the Royal Engineers or Queens Gurkha Engineers, with 2 years in rank, then you could apply for the following City & Guilds NQF (National Qualifications Framework) accredited qualifications:

  • Licentiateship (LCGI)
  • Affiliateship (AfCGI)
  • Graduateship (GCGI)
  • Membership (MCGI)

The awards require the practical application of professional skills, knowledge and understanding in employment and offer a work-based route to higher level qualifications involving no examinations.

These awards can be claimed by you through RE CPD at no cost assuming you meet the specified criteria as follows:

City and Guilds Licentiateship Award (LCGI):

  • Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (Inst RE).
  • Cpl with 2 years substantive experience
  • Minimum of Level 3 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline and/or Army Class 1 Trade Certificate
  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Specialist Corporal course (Logistic specialist pathway only)
  • Proof of completion of JNCO CLM
  • Eng Tech status or Minimum of a full Level 4 national qualification certificate or
  • Letter on headed notepaper from OC or equivalent confirming either, 5 years’ satisfactory performance and relevant experience in a management or supervisory role and/or the successful application at work of knowledge gained on a range of short training/education courses.

There are 3 Pathways to choose from:

  • Engineering
  • Explosive Ordnance Engineering
  • Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists)

City and Guilds Affiliateship Award (AfCGI):

  • Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (Inst RE).
  • Lt with 2 years commissioned experience or Sgt with 2 years substantive experience
  • Minimum of Level 3 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline and

Or Army Class 1 Trade Certificate

  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Supervisor course (Logistic specialist pathway only)
  • Eng Tech status or minimum of Level 4 vocational qualification
  • Proof of completion of SNCO CLM

There are 3 Pathways to choose from…

  • Engineering
  • Explosive Ordnance Engineering
  • Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists)

City and Guilds Graduateship Award (GCGI):

  • Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (Inst RE).
  • Capt with 2 years substantive experience or WO2 with 2 years substantive experience
  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Officer course (Logistic specialist pathway only)
  • IEng status or minimum of Level 5 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline
  • Proof of completion of WO/JOLP2 & JOTAC CLM
  • Minimum Level 3 national qualification and/or Army Class 1 (Main Trade) Certificate

There are 4 Pathways to choose from…

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Explosive Ordnance Engineering
  • Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists)

City and Guilds Membership Award (MCGI):

  • Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (Inst RE).
  • Maj with 2 years substantive experience
  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Officer course (Logistic specialist pathway only)
  • CEng status or minimum of Level 7 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline
  • Proof of completion of ICSC(L)

There are 4 Pathways to choose from…

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Explosive Ordnance Engineering
  • Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists)

 

For more information please call 01634 822085 or email: erica.ballard@re-cpd.org.uk

 

Note:   The City and Guilds Senior Awards Scheme has now been replaced by the Professional Recognition Awards (PRAs).

 

Bursary Scheme and Professional Recognition Awards Applications

Please note that with immediate effect, all application forms and supporting documents for both the Bursary Scheme and the Professional Recognition Awards Scheme should be sent by Recorded Delivery or be sent electronically, directly to melanie.bassett@re-cpd.org.uk. The intent is to avoid additional postage charges having to be paid by the charity!

 

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