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Key Facts

Level:
Level 1
Subject Sector:
14.1 Foundations for Learning and Life
Credits:
6
Qualification No:
603/2992/0
GLH:
60 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Price:
£29.50 per learner
Age Range:
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?

    The Entry 1 – Level 1 Living and Working in the UK qualifications are intended to support centres delivering programmes to develop learners’ understanding of key aspects of British society.  They have been developed primarily for use with learners relatively new to the UK who may also be learning English as an additional language.  However, centres may find them equally appropriate for other learners working at Entry and level 1 who wish to improve their understanding of core aspects of British society.  The qualifications been developed in collaboration with the further education sector.

    Within the Level 1 Award in Living and Working in the UK, learners will develop an understanding of the government and law in the UK including the British Constitution, UK system of government, UK involvement with international institutions.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.

    Living and working in the UK: government and law

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    60
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/616/8731
    Click here to view full unit details

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The qualification gives learners a understanding of some key aspects of living and working in the UK, particularly relating to government and law. It is primarily aimed at learners who have arrived relatively recently in the UK, who may also be learning English as an additional language, in order to help them integrate quickly and easily.


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

    Learners will develop an understanding of the government and law in the UK including the British Constitution, UK system of government, UK involvement with international institutions.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    Learners should take the Level 1 award if they have some prior knowledge of the UK and want to develop their understanding of UK government and law.


    How will this qualification support the learner’s independence?

    The qualification provides learners with a an understanding of living and working in the UK which will help them to integrate and operate more effectively.


    Progression & entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Funding information

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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.