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This qualification is being withdrawn
The operational end date (last date for new starts) of this qualification is 31/07/2019 and the certification end date is 31/12/2019.

Key Facts

Level:
Entry Level 2
Subject Sector:
14.1 Foundations for Learning and Life
Credits:
6
Qualification No:
600/9541/6
GLH:
60 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Price:
£28.00 per learner
Age Range:
Pre 16, 16-18, 19+

Qualification purpose

Recognise personal growth and engagement in learning

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    Notice of Qualification Withdrawal

    This qualification will be withdrawn as of 31st July 2019. The last certification date for the qualification will be the 31st December 2019.

    We suggest that you explore our Personal and Social Skills qualifications as replacements for smaller Independent Living Skills qualifications (Awards or Certificates) that are being withdrawn, or our Skills for Independent Living Extended Certificate or Diploma as a replacement for Diplomas in Independent Living.  All our newer Entry level qualifications are already available in a range of sizes at Entry levels 1, 2 and 3, with the exception of Personal and Social Skills, where the Entry 1 qualifications will be added shortly in time for delivery from September 2019.

    Personal and Social Skills

    Skills for Independent Living

    Please visit our News page for further information.

    If you would like advice on how to move over to our newer Entry level qualifications, please get in touch with your development manager or contact our Customer Excellence team (enquiries@gatewayqualifications.org.uk).

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve 6 credits in total. The 6 credits can be taken from any part of the Qualification with a maximum of 1 unit allowed from each unit group. All 6 credits must be taken at Level Entry 2 or above. For full details see list of barred units which can be found in the qualification specification. For full details refer to the unit group structures.


    Units

    Food Safety and Storage

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Food Safety and Storage

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/600/6211
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    Food Safety and Storage

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/600/6210
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    Recycling, Managing Waste

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Recycling, Managing Waste

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/600/6227
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    Recycling, Managing Waste

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/600/6226
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    Using Domestic Appliances

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Using Domestic Appliances

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/600/6228
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    Using Domestic Appliances

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/600/6229
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    Clean a Kitchen

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Kitchen Hygiene

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    J/600/6203
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    Kitchen Hygiene

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    F/600/6202
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    Household Expenses

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Household Expenses

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/600/6216
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    Household Expenses

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/600/6217
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    Make a Simple Meal

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Make a Simple Meal

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/600/6224
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    Make a Simple Meal

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/600/6223
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    Basic Cooking Techniques

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Basic Cooking Techniques

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/600/6199
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    Basic Cooking Techniques

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/600/6200
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    Household Shopping

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Household Shopping

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/600/6219
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    Household Shopping

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/600/6221
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    Household Cleaning

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Household Cleaning

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/600/6213
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    Household Cleaning

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/600/6214
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    Everyday Food and Drink Preparation

    Learners may achieve one unit from this unit group.

    Everyday Food and Drink Preparation

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/600/6206
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    Everyday Food and Drink Preparation

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/600/6205
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is aimed at learners working at Entry level, in particular those with learning difficulties and disabilities, including some with complex needs, who need to develop their skills and/or knowledge in order to operate more independently.

    The qualification will be suitable for learners, including those on 16-19/25 study programmes, who wish to combine a small amount of accredited learning with a broader unaccredited programme tailored to their personal goals, or to combine this award with one or more further awards focused on different aspects of independent living skills. It is particularly suitable for learners with more complex needs, where it is beneficial for their programme to be specifically focused on a carefully selected core skill set, relevant to their specific needs.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    This qualification includes a range of units covering household skills such as shopping, cleaning, household expenses and food and drink preparation, from which learners must select two.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    The qualification will be suitable for learners, including those on 16-19/25 study programmes, who wish to combine a small amount of accredited learning with a broader unaccredited programme tailored to their personal goals, or to combine this award with one or more further awards focused on different aspects of independent living skills. It is particularly suitable for learners with more complex needs, where it is beneficial for their programme to be specifically focused on a carefully selected core skill set, relevant to their specific needs.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    This qualification is not designed to support direct progression to employment.


    How will this qualification support the learner’s independence?

    Some learners will be able to make vertical progression to other Gateway Qualifications Entry level qualifications, including, for example, other qualifications within the independent living suite, qualifications in personal and social development or preparation for employment. Others can consolidate and broaden their skills at Entry 2 by taking further awards at this level. The qualification also supports progression to non-accredited learning, including that relating to increasing independence and autonomy.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    There are no age restrictions for this qualification and no prior learning requirements.

    Funding information

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    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

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