Custom Certification Service

Customised certification that gives your learners an industry-recognised badge

Regulated qualifications might not always meet your needs

When you know that a regulated qualification isn’t going to meet your business’ – or learner’s – needs, you still want a recognised certification at the end of the course. Our customised certifications are designed to verify and certify good practice to demonstrate that you provide quality, assured learning.

With our certification, your learners gain an industry-recognised badge showing you operate with quality in mind. Our position as the leading Awarding Organisation (AO) for a range of vocational qualifications shows we have the knowledge and experience to uphold high levels of quality assurance.

Providing an in-depth assessment tailored to your specific workshop, event, or service

Our independent, impartial team, provide an in depth assessment tailored to your bespoke training, gaining you formal recognition from a sector specialist to validate your exceptional delivery.

Choose from three levels of certification for your learners. We can also certificate, quality assure and verify your organisation.

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Our approach is trusted, and our people deliver

We work to our own high-quality standards to:

  • Enable flexible skills development to be recognised, tailored to the needs of an employer, organisation, or group
  • Provide confidence and trust that learners have met defined learning outcomes for a programme of learning
  • Value specialist and short programmes that may not be certified or accredited
  • Support organisations and groups to develop accredited services that benefit local employer and customer needs
  • Provide flexible assessment options tailoring our solutions to suit you best
  • Provide appropriate levels of Quality Assurance to ensure the consistency, fairness and robustness throughout assessment is maintained

Bespoke Certification for tailored Tall Building Fire Safety Training

“Becoming an SFJ Awards approved centre means we can provide a custom certification for learners, providing assurance to them and their employers that they have developed the right skills and knowledge to perform their roles safely.

Individuals with this SFJ Awards certificated training may be appointed as a competent building safety manager or be required to create or maintain a ‘golden thread’ of building safety information.”

Russ Timpson, Director,
Tall Building Fire Safety

Trusted and recognised

Women In Fire Service UK deliver their SFJ Awards Certificated Events Programme

“We’re very happy to be supported by Candace Miller and the team at SFJ Awards through the provision of Certificates of Attendance for the first of our virtual events.

Not only does it add value for attendees to have a nationally recognised awarding organisation provide certificates but also gives us the opportunity to form a new partnership with another not-for-profit organisation. It’s fantastic to collaborate with them at what is the beginning of our journey providing online events.”

Jules King, Chair,
Women in Fire Service UK

Sector specialists

Developing certificated programmes that support skills, flexibility and jobs

Your products, services and events can receive an accredited Quality Assurance recognised badge with an independent certification of your programmes. A kitemark for quality, your workforce, partners, and customers will recognise the measures you’ve put in place to ensure best practice. Demonstrating that your organisation provides services based on high levels of knowledge, skill, and competences from those that deliver it.

Our Custom Certification Service is designed to recognise programmes which fall outside the SFJ Awards regulated qualification portfolio, however as a regulated Awarding Organisation, we are obligated to meet the Ofqual General Conditions of Recognition at all times.

We can certify and quality assure a range of training programmes and events

Let our support, assure your training, to give your learners a recognised certificate, for life. Just a range of the types of programmes customers rely on us to certificate with a sector-specialist badge include:

  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Webinars
  • Training days
  • Modules of Learning
  • CPD programmes
  • eLearning
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Tried and tested by training providers and employers


Don’t just believe us, hear what Global Secure Accreditation say here, with their recent COVID-19 Certificate of International Good Practice.

“From the start of the approval process, to our first certification the team at SFJ Awards have been on hand to provide support and guidance throughout. Their Custom Certification Service has complemented our detailed assessment technical review of hotel’s operation and provide reassurance to staff and guests that the hotel has taken a thorough and comprehensive approach to ensuring their safety from Covid-19. Our partnership with SFJ Awards stakeholder provides our customers with additional confidence in our quality-based assessments of organisational practice with independently applied, external quality assurance procedures and certification provided by a recognised and trusted external organisation”.

Brian Moore, Director, Global Secure Accreditation