The City and Guilds of London Institute is the awarding body for City & Guilds and ILM qualifications, offering a large number of accredited qualifications mapped onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

AssessTech is a City & Guild centre offering accredited training in the Learning and Development discipline.



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City and Guilds of London Institute
Established 1878
Registration no. 312832
Legal status Charity
Headquarters London
Region
Worldwide
Chief Executive
Chris Jones
Website cityandguildsgroup.com

The City and Guilds of London Institute is an educational organisation in the United Kingdom. Founded on 11 November 1878 by the City of London and 16 livery companies – to develop a national system of technical education, the Institute has been operating under Royal Charter (RC117), granted by Queen Victoria, since 1900. The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, was appointed the first President of the Institute.

The City and Guilds of London Institute is also a registered charity (no. 312832) and is the awarding body for City & Guilds and ILM qualifications, offering a large number of accredited qualifications mapped onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), The Institute's president is HRH The Princess Royal who accepted this role in June 2011 (following her father HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, who held the position for nearly 60 years), and the Chairman of Council is Sir John Armitt, who took office in November 2012. The City & Guilds Group is the market facing brand for the organisation today and is composed of a number of businesses including City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group, Digitalme, and Gen2.