What is the National Framework of Qualifications?

laytown-beach-two.jpgIf you get a qualification from the Department of Education or FETAC or HETAC or some University you get it at a certain level in the ten-level framework.  The Junior Cert is at level 3, LC and many PLC are at level 5, if you get a higher cert in college level 6, an ordinary degree is level 7 and an honours degree is level 8, masters level 9 and level 10 is Doctorate. More information http://www.nqai.ie