It’s Christmas Eve, and TQUK's getting ready to hunker down for the holidays with friends and family. We’ve had a lot of time over the last few weeks to think about the meaning of Christmas, and we realised how many of our qualifications are actually very festive in and of themselves!

So here are the five TQUK qualifications we feel most embody the spirit of Christmas:  

TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (RQF)


There’s nothing more Christmas-ey than giving people the gift of a good education. This diploma will get learners started on your career teaching and training in further education. If you have experience in a particular area of further education, you could put your experience and expertise to good use by teaching people up and down the UK.

TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Retail Knowledge (RQF)


A lot of people love the hustle and bustle of a shopping mall or a high street over the festive period, so what could be more Christmas-ey than a qualification that teaches you how to run one of those shops? Achieving this qualification will allow learners to improve a business’s performance by giving them vital knowledge and skills useful in a variety of retail outlets. Help keep the shopping spirit alive through the rest of the year!

TQUK Level 1 Award in Fusion Home Cookery Skills (RQF)


Is your home cooking repertoire in need of a serious update? Want to introduce your friends and family to new and exciting flavours this holiday season? What better way could you do this than by taking a course in fusion home cookery? When a learner achieves this qualification, they’ll have loads of knowledge at their disposal to whip up a Christmas miracle in their kitchen.

TQUK Level 2 Award in Barista Skills (RQF)


Everyone loves a delicious speciality drink from their favourite coffee shop. Would Christmas be Christmas without pumpkin spice and candy cane flavourings in your latte of choice? Learners that achieve this qualification will not only be able to create these festive drinks at work but also at home for their friends and family, and throughout the rest of the year as well.

TQUK Level 2 Award in Volunteering (RQF)


The Christmas season is all about giving. There are so many organisations out there – like soup kitchens, homeless shelters and food banks – that need volunteers during the Christmas season, not to mention year round. This qualification will let learners be the best volunteers they can be, helping their organisation achieve their goals and maintain quality standards.


Do any more of our qualifications ring with Christmas cheer? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn!

Have a Merry Christmas, everyone!