How long does it take to get my certificates/results?

Depending on what qualification you're on will determine when you will receive your certificates.

Certificate times vary dependent on which awarding body your qualification is awarded by.

ILM (institute of Leadership & Management)

  • ILM - 10 to 14 working days

APM (Association for Project Management)

  • APM PMQ 5 Day qualification - 6 to 12 weeks to receive your results and then a further 2 weeks to receive your certificate.


  • Pearsons
  • BTEC NVQ (framework) - 20 to 28 working days

Apprenticeship Standards

If you are completing an apprenticeship standard your certificates will be sent directly to your employer - Riverside will never receive your certificate if you're enrolled onto a Standard qualification.