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Qualification Grading Type
Why choose this qualification?
The Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in British Values is a short introduction for learners of all abilities to develop an understanding of British Values. The qualification is easy to deliver and is assessed via an online, on-demand multiple choice test which is externally set and marked to reduce the burden on centres.
Learners come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and many British-born learners to do not fully understand what is meant by British Values. This qualification breaks down complex concepts, using straightforward language and accessible (often scenario-based) questions to assess learners’ understanding. There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
An understanding of British Values can help learners’ self-development, aid their employability, contribute positively to safeguarding and help you build a cohesive community. The further purpose of the qualification is to promote personal growth and engagement in learning.
For centres, this qualification is easy-to-deliver and demonstrates to Ofsted that all students have a good grounding and firm understanding of the fundamental British Values:
- Rule of Law
- Mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith
Alongside the concepts of
The assessment burden for this qualification has also been kept to a minimum by using an externally set and marked, online, multiple choice assessment. The assessment is available on-demand, so students can be entered whenever they are ready.
Rules of Combination
Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.
Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.
Fundamental British Values
What is the purpose of this qualification?
This qualifications is a short introduction for learners of all abilities to develop understanding of British Values.
The qualification is assessed via an online assessment. For centres it can demonstrate to Ofsted that all students have a good grounding in British Values.
Learners come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, and many British-born learners do not fully understand what is meant by British Values. This qualification breaks down these complex concepts, using straightforward language and accessible (often scenario-based) questions to assess learners' understanding.
An understanding of British Values can help learners' self-development, aid their employability, contribute positively to safeguarding and help you build a cohesive community.
What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?
Learners are likely to come from a wide variety of backgrounds and whilst some will have some idea about what is meant by British Values many will not or may be confused. There are some complex concepts that will need to be broken down into understandable language.
This qualification includes the fundamental British Values, as defined by Ofsted:
Rule of Law
Mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith
Alongside the concepts of:
The Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award in British Values fits neatly alongside any course - it's easy to deliver and assessment is available on demand.
How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?
Assessment is available on-demand via an online multiple-choice test which is externally set and marked.
Progression & entry requirementsThere are no entry requirements.
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Additional funding information for Safeguarding & Wellbeing qualifications
This qualification is eligible for funding under the adult education budget (AEB).
This qualification is eligible for funding under the European Social Fund (ESF).
For Young People
This qualification appears on the section 96 approved qualification list for delivery to young people aged less than 19 years old.
This qualification is available for funding as part of a study programme.
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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.
Please complete the form below to access our online sample assessment. The sample is designed to enable you to see a working example of the online assessment.
Please note that the sample assessment has been specifically created to mimic an assessment in a web browser. The assessment system that you will use for final assessment runs in a secure environment, for which full instructions are provided.
At the end of the sample assessment you will be able to instantly view your results. In a live assessment, the results would not be displayed to candidates, but will be available to Centre staff through our Quartzweb system.