Access Qualification Development Group (AQDG)

The Access Qualification Development Group (AQDG) is an expert advisory group which reports to the Access Recognition and Licensing Committee (ARLC). Its membership includes current practitioners and other stakeholders. It is chaired by a member of the ARLC.

The AQDG makes recommendations to the ARLC for the development of the Access to HE qualification. It does this in the following ways.

  • It reviews and develops proposals for revising The Access to Higher Education Diploma and credit specifications.
  • It decides how proposals for change should be consulted on or tested, and considers the outcomes.
  • It undertakes any other activities relating to developing the Access to HE Diploma that may be requested by the ARLC.

For more information, please see the full terms of reference of the AQDG.