What Does Love Island’s ‘NVQ Code’ Mean, Exactly?

12 August 2021, 16:13

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What does all the girl talk mean? Picture: ITV
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The Islanders have come up with an inventive way to give each other the lowdown on their saucy antics. What do the 'NVQ' and 'graduation' terms mean?

The Love Island cast has once again coined their own terms when discussing the bedroom activity within the villa!

As the hit dating show enters its sixth week on the air, the villa is really beginning to heat up... as are the relationships!

The girls have been using an 'NVQ' analogy during their girly chats, which has left viewers a little confused – and now they've started 'graduating' too?

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The girls have come up with their own code
The girls have come up with their own code. Picture: ITV

In prior season we've witnessed Islanders creating their own lingo, from the 'Do Bits Society' to the football analogies of later series – now the Love Island 2021 girls have created a tier system around NVQ's...

As the contestants continued to gossip about their respective relationships in the villa progressing, Liberty Poole suggested to her 'gal pals' that they should conjure up their own code language!

The beauties settled on using levels of a 'National Vocational Qualification' to represent different milestones in their physical relationships...

Faye Winter suggested using the educational euphemism with the girls – and it really tickled the hit dating show's fans!

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If you aren't up to date on the newest Love Island lexicon then do not fret – we've got you covered!

'Entry-Level NVQ 1' is the base level tier and stands for Islanders sharing a smooch.

'NVQ 2' was determined to be code for when couples have partaken in oral activity.

The pace of the Islanders relationships are picking up! As the couples get more serious, the villa has been getting steamier.

Now contestants have started claiming that they've 'graduated' from their NVQ studies... and the girls even threw themselves a ceremony to celebrate!

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The babes all donned pink dressing gowns during their NVQ ceremony, marking that all the girls have gotten physical with their beaus.

New bombshell Priya Gopaldas officiated the mock event, she made a speech: "I would like to certify that Millie has graduated with a First Class – with a lot of help from Liam."

Liberty Poole came up with code terms when describing relationship with boyfriend, Jake Cornish
Liberty Poole came up with code terms when describing relationship with boyfriend, Jake Cornish. Picture: ITV

Liberty and Jake Cornish have been coupled up since day dot and even made their relationship official in episode 23.

The blonde beauty, 21, revealed to the girls that she and Jake, 24, had advanced to a 'NVQ 2' when they first coined the slang terms in week four.

Now Liberty, along with Faye, Chloe and Millie are all through with their studies...

We wonder if this season will make way for any more new villa terminology – what slang do the boys have in store for us?

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