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Devolved Nations Standards – Cogent Skills

Devolved Nations Standards

Cogent Skills, operating as Cogent SSC Ltd, is an approved developer and reviewer of Standards and Frameworks products for the Devolved Nations, and continues to undertake funded work in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The products include:

Develop and review of:

  • National Occupational Standards (NOS) across the UK


  • Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs)
  • Modern Apprenticeship Frameworks


  • Apprenticeship Framework

Northern Ireland

  • Apprenticeship Framework