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This qualification is being withdrawn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:
15
Qualification No:
600/9155/1
GLH:
150 hours
Total qualification time:
150 hours
Price:
£47.50 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    This qualification will be withdrawn as of 31st July 2019.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as replacements for smaller Independent Living Skills qualifications (Awards or Certificates) that are being withdrawn, or our Skills for Independent Living Extended Certificate or Diploma as a replacement for Diplomas in Independent Living.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

    The learner must achieve a minimum of 15 credits in total. The 1 credit unit in Unit Group A is mandatory and must be achieved. A minimum of 3 credits must be achieved from Unit Group B (Rights and Responsibilities). A minimum of 3 credits must be achieved from Unit Group C (Accessing Community Facilities). A minimum of 3 credits must be achieved from Unit Group D (Personal Development and Leisure Activities). The remaining credits may be taken from any units in Groups B, C or D. Learners cannot include more than one unit with the same or similar title. For full details see list of barred units which can be found in the qualification specification. A minimum of 8 credits must be at Entry Level 2.


    Units

    Group B

    The learner must achieve 3 credits from this unit group. Units with the same title at different Entry Levels are barred

    Group D

    The learner must achieve 3 credits from this unit group. Units with the same title at different Entry Levels are barred

    Mandatory Group A

    The learner must achieve this unit

    Living in the Community

    Level:
    Entry Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    F/600/6152
    Click here to view full unit details

    Group C

    The learner must achieve 3 credits from this unit group. Units with the same title at different Entry Levels are barred

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is for learners working at Entry Level and in particular for those with learning difficulties and disabilities including some with complex needs, who want to develop the skills and/or knowledge to operate more independently.


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

    This qualification includes a range units focused on the skills needed to live in the community. This qualification includes one mandatory unit, ‘Living in the Community’ which requires learners to reflect on the progress they have made in developing skills for living in the community. Optional units are grouped into three broad areas: Rights and Responsibilities; Accessing Community Facilities; and Personal Development and Leisure Activities. Learners must take units from each of these areas.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    Learners can progress to other Gateway Qualifications Entry level qualifications, including, for example, other qualifications within the independent living suite, qualifications in personal and social development, preparation for employment and introductory Entry 3 vocational qualifications in specific vocational areas. The qualification also supports progression to non-accredited learning, such as that relating to increasing independence and autonomy.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    This qualification is not designed to lead to employment.


    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.

    The following support materials will help you to deliver this qualification.

    Internal Quality Assurance

    Special Considerations and Reasonable Adjustment Forms

    Suggested Resources for SEND

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