The Minister for Education and Skills has appointed an independent panel to adjudicate on appeals against QQI’s decisions. The law establishing QQI required that such a panel be set up.
An Appeal is a process for requesting a formal change to a specific decision, in a specific circumstance.
The following actions of QQI are subject to appeal under the
Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012:
Section 31 (5): Refusal to approve proposed quality assurance proceduresSection 36 (6): Withdrawal of the approval of quality assurance proceduresSection 45 (4): Refusal to validate a programme of education and trainingSection 47 (5): Withdrawal of validation of a programme of education and trainingSection 53 (11): Refusal of a request for delegation of authority to make an awardSection 53 (12): Specification of a condition for the purpose of delegation of authority to make an awardSection 55 (7): Withdrawal or variation of authority to make an awardSection 59 (6): Withdrawal of approval of procedures for access, transfer and progressionSection 61 (12): Refusal to authorise the use by a provider of the international education markSection 63 (9): Withdrawal of provider authorisation to use the international education mark
S.I. No. 503 of 2014, Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 (Appeals) Regulations 2014 establishes the procedures for an appeal. Please click
For further guidance on appeals procedures please refer to the following documents:
In the event of further queries, please contact:
The SecretariatQQI Appeals Panel 26-27 Denzille Lane Dublin 2, D02 P266 Telephone: (01) 905 8100