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TheINGOTS: International certification programme in open technologies


TheINGOTs is an international certification programme in open technologies.

There are currently INGOT qualifications for Open ICT Systems and Office applications and Enterprise and Business growth.  International Grades in Office Technology are certificated at Entry Level 1, 2, 3; Level 1 and Level 2 of the UK National Qualifications Framework.

There is great interest in these certificates which cover a wide range including those for regular business and for younger children or adults with special needs.   There is now a draft for criteria for a mathematics INGOT and the new UK national vocational ITQ qualification. is a community project run by QCA accredited awarding body The Learning Machine Ltd, UK, providing progressive certification for basic computer skills that is not tied to proprietary software.  Avoiding proprietary technologies and mastering open technologies is a cornerstone of national independence, national defense, and the prerequisite for international e-Commerce and e-Business. 


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