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Key Facts

Level:
Level 1
Subject Sector:
14.1 Foundations for Learning and Life
Credits:
6
Qualification No:
600/9077/7
GLH:
60 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Price:
£29.00 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?

    Available at Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3 and Level 1 these qualifications have been developed to enable the accreditation of the transferable skills that learners gain through active involvement in their own learning programme.

    The qualifications provide an opportunity to recognise the transferable skills learners develop through actively engaging in their own learning programme.

    They enable providers to offer accreditation for highly personalised programmes, where it might not be appropriate to use qualifications to recognise the specific content but where it might be desirable to capture the process skills learners are developing along the way.

    Focusing on the learning skills gives providers the freedom to select contexts for learning that are suitable for individuals or specific groups of learners, and hence personalise their learning, while supporting progression to a wide range of further learning opportunities.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete 6 credits at Level 1.


    Units

    Learning Skills

    Learners must complete a minimum of 6 credits to achieve the qualification.

    Adjusting to a New Setting

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/504/8831
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    Direct Own Support

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    L/504/8832
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    Identifying Own Starting Point

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/504/8833
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    Making Choices about Learning

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8841
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    Preparing for the Future

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    50
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/504/8844
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    Recognising Own Achievements

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    L/504/8846
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    Review Own Support

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/504/8849
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    Reviewing and Reflecting on Own Progress

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/8850
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    Setting Targets

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/504/8852
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    Starting a New Learning Experience

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/504/8855
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The qualification is designed for learners who are working primarily at Level 1 and who wish to have recognised the skills they are developing, through learning programmes focused on enabling them to reach their personal goals, whether they relate to further learning, employment or increased independence. No prior attainment is needed.


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

    This qualification includes the transferable skills that learners develop through actively engaging in their own learning programme, such as target-setting, making choices about learning, monitoring progress, recognising achievement, and planning for progression. None of the units is mandatory, enabling learners to focus on those that are most significant to their progress.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    There is an Award and Certificate with this title. The Award will meet the needs of learners, including those on study programmes, who wish to combine a small amount of accredited learning with a broader unaccredited programme tailored to their personal goals, such as a supported internship or a trainee-ship, or where a learner is combining the Award with a larger qualification with a specific subject or sector focus.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    This qualification is not intended to lead directly to employment, although for those learners who do progress into a job the skills covered will be of use in an employment context.


    What are the progression options?

    This qualification will support further Level 1 or Level 2 learning in any area as its focus is on developing the core skills required to optimise learning experiences.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    The qualification is designed for learners of any age who are working primarily at Level 1 and who wish to have recognised the skills they are developing, through learning programmes focused on enabling them to reach their personal goals, whether they relate to further learning, employment or increased independence. No prior attainment is needed.

    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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