The Open University Vocational Qualification Assessment Centre

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The Open University Vocational Qualification Assessment Centre

The Open University Vocational Qualification Assessment Centre, Vocational Qualifications are nationally recognised and are based on standards. Standards have been developed across the industry and they clearly set out the skills and knowledge expected of individuals working across a range of occupations at different levels.

The standards are agreed by a cross-section of people working within each industry and they relate directly to the skills and knowledge a person needs to demonstrate when they are competent in a given area of work.

The Vocational Qualification Assessment Centre team

Maxine Reed

Maxine is the Manager of the VQ Assessment Centre. She is also an assessor who specialises in Administration and Customer Service VQs. Maxine is responsible for day to day operations in the VQ Centre, including overseeing all candidate and assessor support, quality control and co-ordinating all VQ awards. Maxine joined the OU in 1997 as a Reservations Adviser in Student Services Registry, joined the NVQ team in 2002 and became manager in 2007

Lynn Wiggs

Lynn joined VQAC in 2006 as a VQ Assistant and is now VQ Co-ordinator. Lynn’s role involves processing all registrations and certifications, co-ordinating all of the centre’s financial transactions as well as delivering help, advice and support to our learners, sponsors and consultant assessors. Lynn is also a qualified assessor and IQA, supporting learners working towards qualifications in Customer Service and Business Administration.

Contact us with your query:

VQ Assessment Centre
The Open University
1st Floor South, Joe Clinch Building
Hammerwood Gate
Kents Hill
Milton Keynes
MK7 6BY

Tel: +44(0)1908 653 774
Email: vq-enquiries@open.ac.uk