Qualifications Recognition

The Qualifications and Quality Institute of Ireland (QQI) offer awards in the following areas.

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Agreements exist between various countries on mutual recognition of qualifications.

To map your existing qualifications against their Irish equivalent go to Qualifications Recognition Advice Queries page on the QQI website. 

  • Visit NARIC Ireland  Foreign Qualifications Database
  • Search by your home country (for example Australia, Poland, UK)
  • If your academic qualification is listed, you can download or print the comparability statement for your qualification. This should be acceptable to employers.
  • If your academic qualification is not listed please fill in and submit to QQI the request for advice form available here.