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Key Facts

Level:
Level 1
Subject Sector:
14.1 Foundations for Learning and Life
Credits:
21
Qualification No:
600/8915/5
GLH:
151 hours
Total qualification time:
210 hours
Price:
£61.00 per learner
Age Range:
Pre 16, 16-18, 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for employment

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    Qualifications in Progression are a flexible and responsive range of general and pre-vocational qualifications devised with the aim to progress learners into further learning and/or employment. They also contain many of the units from the popular Skills Towards Enabling Progression (Step-Up) qualifications so can be used in their place.

    The qualification consist of a range of core units to provide opportunities for learners to develop skills in the areas such as literacy, numeracy, ICT, employability, learning to learn and personal development; plus a range of taster units in different sector specific areas providing opportunities for learners to test out their abilities and personal preferences before selecting a chosen career or employment route.

    These qualifications will be of particular benefit to those learners who:
    want to progress into other further or higher education courses, or into new work area
    are returning, or planning to return, to work and who are seeking to update and/or add to their employment skills
    would benefit from alternative approaches to curriculum and learning
    want to test out a vocational area to inform their career/employment choices
    for whatever reason, have not previously achieved in education
    need to develop their literacy and/or numeracy skills.

    The qualifications allow learners to achieve the size and level of qualification most suitable for their needs and relevant to their stage of learning, providing an opportunity to work towards qualifications in small steps. The Qualifications in Progression are also approved to run with pre-16 learners. They contain many of the units from the popular Skills Towards Enabling Progression (Step-Up) qualifications so can be used in their place.

    Changes to our Progression qualifications

    The recent review of our suite of Progression qualifications has resulted in changes to the content of the qualifications that came in to effect as of the 1st August 2020. Please refer to the new Progression qualification specification (that covers E3 – L2), which is available on this page. Should you require information on the qualifications prior to the review, please refer to the previous version of the Progression qualification specification.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve 21 credits overall.
    6 credits must be achieved from the Core Skills (A) Unit Group.
    Learners may achieve the remaining credits from either the Core or Optional Group – English, maths and digital.
    A maximum of 6 credits can be achieved at Entry 3 and/or Level 2.


    Units

    (Core Skills Entry 3)

    Learners must achieve 21 credits overall. 6 credits must be achieved from the Core Skills (A) Unit Group. Learners may achieve the remaining credits from either the Core or Optional Group – English, maths and digital. A maximum of 6 credits can be achieved at Entry 3 and/or Level 2.

    Alcohol and Drug Misuse Awareness

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/8484
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    Aspects of Citizenship

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/8425
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    Assist with Catching and Restraining a Small Animal

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/0753
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    Basic Craft Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/5687
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    Budgeting

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    K/504/7493
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    Check that a Small Animal is Healthy

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/0769
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    Checking and Maintaining Fluid Levels on a Car

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    L/505/0094
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    Clothing Design

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8938
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    Communication Skills for Group and Teamwork

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/8428
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    Customer service skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/617/4073
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    Developing Confidence Working with Animals

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/9562
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    Developing Skills for Gaining Employment

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/8519
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    Developing Skills for Listening to Children

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/9608
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    Developing a Personal Learning Programme

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/8286
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    Exercise as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/504/7637
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    Exploring and Presenting Enterprise Ideas

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/617/4087
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    Food Safety and Storage

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/8228
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    Garden Horticulture Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/9277
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    Garden Maintenance Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/9278
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    Groom a Small Animal

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/505/0777
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    Health and Safety in the Workplace

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/617/4094
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    Individual Rights and Responsibilities

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    A/502/0458
    Click here to view full unit details

    Introduction to Mixed Media in 2D

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/8957
    Click here to view full unit details

    Introduction to Road Safety

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8712
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    Living in the Community

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8576
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    Making Choices

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    J/504/9462
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    Managing Money

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    Y/504/9465
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    Managing Social Relationships

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/502/0457
    Click here to view full unit details

    Needle/Textile Crafts

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/8959
    Click here to view full unit details

    Personal Budgeting and Managing Money

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/506/0786
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    Personal Development

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    R/506/0576
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    Planning and Participating in Short Walks

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/506/0947
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    Plant Propagation Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/9285
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    Practical Introduction to Construction

    Level:
    Entry 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    L/618/1035
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    Practical Introduction to Creative Crafts

    Level:
    Entry 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/618/1036
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    Practical Introduction to Health and Social Care

    Level:
    Entry 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    J/618/1051
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    Practical Introduction to Horticulture

    Level:
    Entry 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    L/618/1052
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    Practical Introduction to Hospitality and Catering

    Level:
    Entry 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/618/1053
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    Practical Introduction to Sport and Active Leisure

    Level:
    Entry 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/618/1058
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    Preparation for Work Experience

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    L/505/8583
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    Recognising Own Achievements

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/504/8792
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    Recognising Small Animals

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/505/6084
    Click here to view full unit details

    Rights and Responsibilities

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/9476
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    Setting Personal Goals

    Level:
    Entry 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/618/1344
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    Skills for Employability

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8788
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    Skills for Shopping

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8695
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    Take Part in an Activity

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    T/504/8713
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    The Local Community

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    F/504/8536
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    Understanding Diversity in Society

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/506/0627
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    Understanding Self and Others

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/506/0678
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    Use and Maintain Garden Tools

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/9257
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    Volunteering

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/504/8881
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    Work Experience

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/8720
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    Working in a Team

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/617/4152
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    Young Parenthood

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/504/8899
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    (Core Skills Level 1)

    Learners must achieve 21 credits overall. 6 credits must be achieved from the Core Skills (A) Unit Group. Learners may achieve the remaining credits from either the Core or Optional Group – English, maths and digital. A maximum of 6 credits can be achieved at Entry 3 and/or Level 2.

    Active Citizenship in the Local Community

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    L/504/8510
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    Alcohol Awareness

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/8281
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    Aspects of Citizenship

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/8511
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    Assertive Living

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/506/0558
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    Basic Food Preparation and Cooking

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/9391
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    British values and keeping safe from radicalisation

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/618/1026
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    Career Planning

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/617/4064
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    Checking and Maintaining Car Wheels and Tyres

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    F/505/0092
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    Communication Skills for Group and Teamwork

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/7689
    Click here to view full unit details

    Communication skills for work

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/617/4081
    Click here to view full unit details

    Confidence and Self-Esteem

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    J/506/1966
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    Creative Writing Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/0881
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    Cultivating Herbs

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/9241
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    Customer service skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/617/4074
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    Developing Personal Confidence and Self Awareness

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/504/8432
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    Developing Skills for Independent Life

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/506/0560
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    Developing Skills in Caring for Young Children

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8516
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    Developing a Personal Learning Programme

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8287
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    Developing own Interpersonal Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/504/8429
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    Digital Photography

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/9101
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    Discover Local History

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/8607
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    Drug Awareness

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/506/0587
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    Exploring and Presenting Enterprise Ideas

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/617/4088
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    Family Relationships

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8225
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    Food Safety and Storage

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/504/8931
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    Garment Construction: Sewing Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    54
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/505/1030
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    Good Tenancy

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    A/505/4058
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    Growth and Development of Young Children

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/601/3408
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    Health and Hygiene in the Home

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/8557
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    Health and Safety in a Practical Environment

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    J/504/8263
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    Health and Safety in the Workplace

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/617/4095
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    Health, Safety and First Aid at Work

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/506/1589
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    Healthy Living

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/8264
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    Household Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/4001
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    Identification of Basic External and Internal Car Parts

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/3061
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    Improving Assertiveness and Decision Making

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/8555
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    Improving Own Confidence

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/8274
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    Improving own learning and performance

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/504/9497
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    Interview Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/617/4098
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    Introduction to Peer Support Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/505/8625
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    Living in the Community

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/8563
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    Making the Most of Work Placement

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/617/4104
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    Managing Your Own Learning

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/8552
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    Mental Wellbeing

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    Y/618/1023
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    Parenting Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/8566
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    Performance Improvisation Techniques

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/0909
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    Personal Awareness

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/8837
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    Personal Budgeting and Managing Money

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/506/0787
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    Personal Career Planning

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/4104
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    Personal Career Preparation

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    K/505/4105
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    Personal Development

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/7792
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    Personal Relationships

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/8839
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    Personal and Interpersonal Conflict

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8826
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    Physical Development of Young Children

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/7500
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    Planning own Fitness Programme

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/504/8947
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    Prejudice and Discrimination

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/8842
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    Preparing for Work

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/4107
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    Presentation Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/504/8131
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    Problem Solving in the Workplace

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/8587
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    Recognising Issues of Substance Misuse

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    M/505/1237
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    Responsible Road Vehicle Ownership and Use

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    H/504/8691
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    Searching for a Job

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/617/4130
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    Sex and Relationship Education

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/8692
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    Social, Emotional and Psychological Development of Young Children

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/7502
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    Supporting Children's Literacy and Numeracy Development

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/8711
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    Supporting a Child with Reading

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/8697
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    Take Part in Exercise and Fitness

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/8801
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    Take Part in an Activity

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    A/504/8714
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    Taking Part in Sport

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/1330
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    Time Management

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/617/4145
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    Tools, Equipment and Materials for Vehicle Maintenance

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    36
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    K/505/8669
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    Understanding Discrimination

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/8803
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    Understanding Diversity in Society

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8807
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    Understanding Emotions

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/506/1736
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    Understanding Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/4099
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    Understanding Stress and Stress Management Techniques

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/505/1246
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    Understanding Young People, Law and Order

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/506/0649
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    Understanding the Importance of a Balanced Diet and Regular Exercise

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    Y/506/0613
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    Using Cooking Skills in the Domestic Kitchen

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/4336
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    Using Craft Skills with Natural Materials

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/8609
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    Using the Internet as a Medium for Music

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8726
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    Work, Review and Plan

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/8616
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    Working Patterns

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    9
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    F/504/8861
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    Working in a Team

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/617/4151
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    Writing for Meaning Skills

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/506/0911
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    (Core Skills Level 2)

    Learners must achieve 21 credits overall. 6 credits must be achieved from the Core Skills (A) Unit Group. Learners may achieve the remaining credits from either the Core or Optional Group – English, maths and digital. A maximum of 6 credits can be achieved at Entry 3 and/or Level 2.

    Communicating Information

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    A/504/7515
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    Communication Skills for Work

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/617/4085
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    Critical Thinking

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/504/7592
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    Customer service skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/617/4077
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    Developing own Interpersonal Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/8430
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    Drug Awareness

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8290
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    Health and Safety in the Workplace

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/617/4096
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    Health, Safety and First Aid at Work

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/506/1718
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    Healthy Living

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/8266
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    Improving Own Learning and Performance

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8275
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    Managing Your Own Learning

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/8915
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    Personal Budgeting and Managing Money

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/7843
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    Personal Learning Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    H/504/7797
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    Preparing for Work

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/506/0740
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    Problem Solving Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/504/8683
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    Research Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/8202
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    Take Part in an Activity

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    K/505/9174
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    Team Building Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8657
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    Teamwork Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/8877
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    Understanding Diversity within Society

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/8835
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    Understanding Stress and Stress Management Techniques

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/1273
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    Working in a Team

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/617/4150
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    (Optional - English, Maths, Digital)

    Learners must achieve 21 credits overall. 6 credits must be achieved from the Core Skills (A) Unit Group. Learners may achieve the remaining credits from either the Core or Optional Group – English, maths and digital. A maximum of 6 credits can be achieved at Entry 3 and/or Level 2.

    Design Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/502/4573
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    Digital Skills for Work

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/617/4157
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    Email Skills

    Level:
    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    D/505/1721
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    Engage in Discussion

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    Y/505/6321
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    Listen and Respond

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/505/6319
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    Making Calculations

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/4868
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    Money, Time and Temperature

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/4882
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    Numbers, Decimals, Fractions and Percentages

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/4867
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    Numeracy Skills for Work

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/617/4148
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    Numerical Relationships, Algebra and Ratios

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/505/4869
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    Presentation Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/502/4621
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    Read for Information

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/4131
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    Read for Purpose and Meaning

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/505/6318
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    Speak to Communicate

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/505/6320
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    Using Probability

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/505/4870
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    Using Size, Shape and Space

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/4890
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    Using and Communicating Data

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/4872
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    Using the Internet

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/502/4296
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    Video Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/502/4392
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    Word Processing Software

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/502/4627
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    Write to Communicate

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/505/6322
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    Write with Accuracy

    Level:
    Level 1
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/4160
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The qualification is designed for learners who need a tailored course to enable them to progress from their specific starting point to their planned destination, most commonly further learning of some kind but also employment or improved status in terms of their personal and social development. Typical users of the qualification will include learners who require a personalised approach to training and development in order to enable them to overcome barriers and progress successfully.

    The wide range of optional units in this qualification and the flexibility with which it allows learners to combine units mean that it is appropriate to many different types of learners with different needs, interests and aspirations.

    Examples of users who would benefit from this qualification include learners who :

    • need a varied set of skills and/or knowledge in order to progress to more mainstream education courses, or into employment or to new work areas
    • need alternative curriculum approaches to those offered on mainstream courses, including hard-to-reach or NEET learners and those with poor or interrupted experiences of school
    • need to combine aspects of vocational learning with personal and social development either to inform their career/employment choices or to support their progression towards employment
    • are returning, or planning to return, to work and who are seeking to update and/or add to their employment skills through a course that also allows for softer skill development, such as confidence-building.


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

    This qualification includes a wide range of vocational, employability and personal and social development knowledge and skills. Units are divided into two groups: those focused on employability and personal and social development; and those focused on vocational or subject-specific knowledge and skills. Learners must include at least two units from the first group. They then have the freedom to work with the provider to select further units appropriate to their needs, interests and ambitions for the future.

    Units cover the following vocational / subject areas:

    Animal Care
    Administration
    Agriculture
    Building and Construction
    Business Management
    Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
    Child Development and Well-being
    Engineering
    Environmental Conservation
    Hair and Beauty
    Health and Social Care
    Hospitality and Catering
    Horticulture and Forestry
    History
    ICT for Users
    Media and Communcation
    Performing Arts
    Preparation for Learning, Life and Work
    Retail and Wholesaling
    Service Enterprise


    What are the progression options?

    The main purpose of this qualification is to enable learners to progress to further learning or training. However, for some learners it can support progression to an entry-level job across different sectors.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    Learners are not required to have any prior qualifications or demonstrate specific levels of attainment to access this qualification. The qualifications are available to learners of any age. The qualification supports progression to a wide range of further learning opportunities including Level 2 qualifications, such as the vocational qualifications in the Gateway Qualifications Suite of Skills Qualifications, e.g. Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Extended Certificate in Skills for Retail. There is a Gateway Qualifications Level 1 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Progression. The Certificate is most suitable for learners who require a course of reasonable length in order to develop their employability, personal and social development and/or vocational or subject-based learning before they are ready to progress to further learning or training and/or operate independently and effectively in life, learning and work. The size of the Certificate allows learners on full-time programmes to combine the qualification with other types of learning including unaccredited provision such as work experience or that focused on developing independence.

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