GQA Qualifications has once again signed up to take part at the FIT Show. Following encouraging levels of visitors to its stand at this year’s event, the fenestration industry’s awarding body is expecting to enjoy even more engagement with the industry at the 2020 show. GQA is the sole provider of CSCS cards for the [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:31:32+00:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: General, GQA, News, News & Articles|0 Comments


GQA Qualifications has strengthened its position as the glass and fenestration industries’ leading awarding body with the acquisition of PAA/VQ-Set. The move means that GQA now not only offers qualifications in the practical disciplines of surveying, fabrication, installation, sales, management and curtain walling and façade technology, but becomes the awarding body for those working with [...]

By |2019-10-03T11:26:03+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: General, GQA, News & Articles|0 Comments

GQA Announces Acquisition Of PAA/VQ-Set

GQA Qualifications is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of PAA/VQ-Set the awarding body for the Polymer, Engineering, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries. The acquisition is a part of GQA widening its portfolio of vocational qualifications in complementary industry sectors and will underpin its on-going growth strategy to be known for providing industry [...]

By |2019-08-20T12:41:15+01:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: GQA, Industry News, News|0 Comments

GQA Qualifications Sole Provider Of CSCS Cards For The Fenestration And Glazing Sectors

This is a sponsored article by GQA Qualifications GQA is the sole provider of CSCS cards for the fenestration and glazing sectors following lengthy discussions with the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS). It is a major development for GQA, the fenestration industry’s qualifications writing and awarding body and is recognition of the relevance of [...]

By |2019-02-20T23:35:46+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: GQA, Industry News, News|0 Comments

GQA Supports Barnsley Fit Reds Cause To Get Men Fit

With the average lifespan of men living in Barnsley at 4.3% lower than women, and 1.2% lower compared to other men living across the UK, Barnsley FC Community Group, supported by GQA Qualifications are appealing to businesses to sponsor its FIT Reds initiative. The scheme targets men aged 35-years plus to attend a 9-week [...]

By |2018-03-09T21:02:14+00:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: GQA, News|0 Comments

GQA Qualifications Continues Backing For The 2018 National Fenestration Awards

GQA Qualifications, the Fenestration industry’s only qualifications writing and awarding body, has signed on once again to support the National Fenestration Awards during the 2018 campaign. With 24 categories this year, including seven brand new ones, the 2018 NFA campaign will be the most inclusive and extensive yet. GQA Qualifications will be sponsoring the [...]

By |2018-03-09T20:52:17+00:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: GQA, News|0 Comments

Heart Of The Industry Award Winners: GQA Qualifications

Our 3rd Heart Of The Industry Award is for an organisation or person who engages in raising the practices and standards within the glass and glazing industry. Mick Clayton and GQA Qualifications have worked tirelessly with several industry organisations and companies to ensure the standards and practices are as high as possible. Mick and [...]

By |2017-12-08T21:02:59+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: GQA, News|0 Comments

GQA Qualifications Announced As National Fenestration Awards Main Sponsors For 2016!

For the third consecutive year, industry-leading qualifications body GQA Qualifications are to be a main sponsor of the National Fenestration Awards. GQA Qualifications are the glazing industry’s leading qualification body, with an approved centre network covering all parts of the UK and further afield. This will be GQA Qualification’s third successive year supporting the National [...]

By |2016-04-04T15:30:53+01:00April 4th, 2016|Categories: GQA, News|0 Comments

GQA – Skills shortages already damaging some industries – will ours be next?

Mick Clayton CEO of GQA leading supplier of qualifications to the industry raises concerns about a shortage of skills and a lack of new young people coming into our industry. It is an alarming and an actual fact – some hands on industries, construction for example – are being damaged by a lack of available [...]

By |2017-01-04T23:44:36+00:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: GQA, News|0 Comments

GQA Become NFA Main Event Sponsors

GQA Qualifications become second main event sponsor Long term supporters and sponsors of the National Fenestration Awards, GQA Qualifications, have continued to throw their support behind the awards by becoming the second Main Event sponsor for this year’s NFAs. GQA Qualifications have been one of the awards’ longest and best partners, helping the NFAs get [...]

By |2017-01-04T23:44:59+00:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: GQA, News|0 Comments