Date of implementation: 1 August 2022

Mandatory charges for members Fee Notes

Centre Approval for new centres







A non-refundable fee of £270 will be invoiced at the start of the Centre Approval process.

£530 is invoiced upon final approval. Additional charges may be applied where further support from Agored Cymru is required to achieve compliance.

These charges are instead of the annual fee for approved centres in the first year of working with us.

Annual fee for approved centres


The annual fee is chargeable to all approved centres.

This allows centres to:

  • maintain their approved status
  • deliver accredited units and qualifications
  • access curriculum advice
  • access scheduled and bespoke training
  • receive external quality assurance (EQA)
  • access customer service support.


Mandatory learner related charges Fee Notes

Credit charge


Credits will be invoiced at the point of award unless otherwise stated.

Please contact your Business Development Manager for details of any bespoke packages we can offer your centre.

Minimum activity charge for all centres


Payable in advance (August 2022).

Full qualifications

Individual qualification charges available within our published price list.

Qualifications will be invoiced at the point of award unless otherwise stated.

Late submission of awards

per course run (class).

An award is considered to be late if the claim is received more than 6 months (182 days) after the end date of a course run.

Replacement paper certificate


Duplicates are ordered online by learners or centres at

Re-issue of electronic certificate  £10.00


Confirmatory Test Resit – Essential Application of Number Skills and Essential Communication Skills £4.00 First resit is free of charge.


Access to HE Fee Notes

Access to Higher Education Diploma

per learner registration

All learners to be confirmed within 6 weeks of course start date.

Late learner registration (42 calendar days after course start date or later)

Registration fee plus £45.00

(for AHE Diploma)

Late amendment to unit selection (84 calendar days after course start date or later)

£100.00 per programme run / cohort

(for AHE Diploma)

Amendments to the award of credit and / or unit grades after certification

£50.00 per amendment and reissue of certificate / transcript

(for AHE Diploma)

Appeal (not charged if upheld)


(for AHE Diploma)

Additional remote EQA activity (as an outcome of a level 2 sanction)


(for AHE Diploma)

Additional on site EQA activity (as an outcome of a level 2 sanction)


(for AHE Diploma)


Training Fee Notes

Scheduled training courses for newly approved centres


4 free spaces are available across the following courses, within the first 12 months of becoming an approved centre:

  • Introduction to Assessment
  • Introduction to Internal Quality Assurance

Programme to be published separately.

Scheduled training courses for approved centres  

The following support is free of charge to any approved centre:

  • Induction for New Centres
  • Introduction to Administration Processes
  • Breakfast briefings
  • Centre network meetings
All other Training and CPD events will be charged at the advertised rate – please see website for details and cancellation fees.
All training charges will be payable up front to avoid disputes over cancellations or substitutions.
Requested training courses If you would like training delivered on your premises, please contact to discuss:  


Other centre charges Fee Notes

Approval of new units

Please contact your allocated Business Development Manager for a quotation.

Additional remote external quality assurance support

£120.00 per half day


Additional external quality assurance visit

£220.00 per half day, plus travel and subsistence.

A charge may be made if a planned EQA visit is cancelled within 72 hours of the visit taking place.

Late payment Agored Cymru reserve the right to apply a 5% surcharge on any late paid invoices.  

Project work / Consultation

Fee to be agreed based on level of work required.


Quality Mark

Fee to be agreed based on centre requirements.

Customised Programmes of Learning Fee to be agreed based on centre requirements. For the development of training programmes and/or the utilisation of QALL Units.