"The acronym stands for International Grades with Open
Technologies. INGOTs are qualifications. They are accredited by the
UK government regulators and appear in the National Database of
Accredited Qualifications (NDAQ) but with names like Level 1
certificate in Open ICT Systems and Office Applications. Currently
there are qualifications in ICT and Business and Enterprise and we
plan to extend this to arts, environment, computer science and
other subjects with links to the work place..."