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This qualification is being withdrawn
The operational end date (last date for new starts) of this qualification is 31/07/2020 and the certification end date is 31/07/2021.

Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
14.1 Foundations for Learning and Life
Credits:
12
Qualification No:
600/9366/3
GLH:
76 hours
Total qualification time:
120 hours
Price:
£54.00 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 the decision to withdraw the Entry Level Diploma (Entry 3), Level 2 Diploma, Level 3 Award and Level 3 Certificate. The Operational End Date of the qualifications will be the 31/07/2020 and the Certification End Date will be the 31/07/2021. Please refer to the qualification specification available on this page which covers these qualifications until their withdrawal.

    Please refer to the new Progression qualification specification for further details of our updated E3 to L2 Progression qualifications.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve 12 credits in total. 3 credits must be achieved from the Mandatory Group A (Core Skills). The learner can take the remaining credits from any group. A minimum of 9 credits must be achieved at Level 3. A maximum of 3 credits are allowed at Level 2.


    Units

    Child Development and Well Being (1.5)

    Learners may achieve 9 credits from this unit group.

    Core Skills

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 3 credits from this group.

    Core Skills Level 2

    Learners can select a maximum of 3 credits from this unit group.

    Adapting to Change at Work

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/504/8513
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    Building a Personal Career Portfolio

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/7495
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    Career Planning

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/8648
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    Communicating Information

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

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/7695
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    Communication in the Workplace

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/7519
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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

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/8729
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    Debt Management

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/504/8794
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    Decision Making Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    Y/504/7599
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    Developing Personal Confidence and Self Awareness

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/504/8527
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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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    Employment Rights, Contracts and Pay

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/8801
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    Family Relationships

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/8808
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    Health and Safety Awareness in a Working Environment

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8693
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    Improving Assertiveness and Decision Making Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8709
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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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    Introduction to Mentoring

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    H/505/8671
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    Investigating a Career

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/8572
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    Leadership Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/7778
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    Learning from Volunteering

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/504/8575
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    Making Choices in Pursuit of Personal Goals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/5052
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    Managing Personal Relationships

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8626
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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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    Mentoring Practice

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    T/504/8629
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    Mentoring Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/1289
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    Numeracy in Context - Planning a Mathematical Project

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/4030
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    Participating in a Vocational Taster

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    A/504/8633
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    Peer Educator Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    T/504/9375
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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 Career Preparation

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    D/505/5123
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    Personal Development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/504/7793
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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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    Personal Risk

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    K/504/8840
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    Personal Study Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/504/8127
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    Personal and Social Responsibility

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8836
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    Practical Presentation Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/8659
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    Prejudice and Discrimination

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/8843
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    Preparation for a Recruitment Interview

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    16
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/504/8662
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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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    Reading Strategies

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/5385
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    Recognising Employment Opportunities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    Y/504/8686
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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 Conflict Resolution

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/5098
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    Understanding Discrimination

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/504/8806
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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 Mediation

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/5100
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    Understanding Personal Finance: Savings and Credit

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    8
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    K/505/8672
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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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    Understanding Team Motivation

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8676
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    Undertaking an Enterprise Project

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8867
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    Work Experience

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8884
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    Writing for Meaning Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/503/3391
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    Core Skills Level 3

    Learners may select 12 credits from this unit group.

    Improving Own Learning and Performance

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/8276
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    Health and Social Care (1.3)

    Learners can select 3 credits from this unit group.

    IT for Users (6.2)

    Learners can select 9 credits from this group of which a maximum of 3 credits can be at Level 2

    IT Level 2

    Learners can select a maximum of 3 credits from this unit group.

    Audio Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/502/4390
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    Data Management Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/502/4559
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    Database Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/502/4555
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    Design Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/502/4573
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    Desktop Publishing Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/502/4566
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    IT Communication Fundamentals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/502/4292
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    IT Software Fundamentals

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/502/4385
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    Imaging Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    L/502/4613
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    Multimedia Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/502/4616
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    Presentation Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/502/4622
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    Spreadsheet Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/502/4625
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    Using Email

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/502/4300
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    Using the Internet

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    A/502/4297
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    Website Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/502/4631
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    Word Processing Software

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    R/502/4628
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    IT Level 3

    Learners can select 9 credits from this unit group.

    Using the Internet

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/505/8869
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    Level 2 Optional Units

    Learners can select a maximum of 3 credits from this unit group.

    Acoustic Recording Techniques

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/505/1003
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    Audio Production Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/0993
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    Children's Social and Emotional Development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/1574
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    Counselling Theories

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/505/1194
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    Creative Writing Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/0895
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    DJing Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/8714
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    Domestic Plumbing Systems

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/0738
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    Introduction to Composing Music

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    72
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    Y/505/5024
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    Life Processes and Living Things

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/505/4682
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    Materials and their Properties

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/4684
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    Music Skills for Solo Performance

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    38
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    D/504/7183
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    Musical Ensemble Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    52
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/504/7155
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    Oral Storytelling for Performance

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/7157
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    Performance Improvisation Techniques

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/8920
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    Performance Planning Skills - Director

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    72
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    M/505/8849
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    Performance Planning Skills - Performer

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    72
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    K/505/8851
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    Performance Realisation Skills - Director

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    72
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    H/505/8816
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    Performance Realisation Skills - Performer

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    72
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    T/505/8822
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    Performing Physical Theatre

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/5047
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    Personal Physical Fitness

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/505/1333
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    Physics: Physical Processes

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/504/9489
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    Play for Early Learning

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/505/1603
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    Production Rehearsal Process Skills - Performer

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    72
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    F/505/8855
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    Production Rehearsal Process Skills - Technician

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    72
    Credits:
    9
    Unit No:
    L/505/8695
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    Providing Personal Care in Care Settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8951
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    Rehearsal Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/504/7174
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    Song Writing Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/3377
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    Taking Part in Sport for Personal Improvement

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/7233
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    Technical Skills for Performance in the Arts

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/8741
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    The Intellectual and Language Development of Children

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/1609
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    The Internet as a Tool for Music Promotion

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/7186
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    The Investigative Process, Principles and Practical Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/9229
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    The Role of the Care Worker in Caring for the Person with Dementia

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/9084
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    The Theory of Music

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/505/5027
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    Understanding Ageing and the Older Person

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/504/8588
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    Understanding Child Protection Theory

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/504/8525
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    Understanding Continence Care

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    L/505/8888
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    Understanding Disability, Society and the Law

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/505/8834
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    Understanding Ecology and Conservation

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/504/9339
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    Understanding Health Promotion in Care Settings

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/8837
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    Understanding Hearing Impairment

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/505/8836
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    Understanding How to Care for Babies under Twelve Months

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/9617
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    Understanding Mental Health

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/504/8478
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    Understanding Nutrition and Weight Management

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    T/505/1269
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    Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/505/1271
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    Understanding Physical Disabilities

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/8971
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    Understanding how to Meet the Physical Needs of Children

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8838
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    Understanding the Cognitive Development of Children

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/505/7218
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    Understanding the Importance of Play

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/9618
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    Understanding the Language and Communication Development of Children

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    J/505/5911
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    Understanding the Use of Music for Commerce

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/505/8906
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    Understanding the Use of Technology in Travel and Tourism

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/504/9599
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    Understanding the Value of Food and Nutrition for Children and Young People

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/504/9620
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    Using Digital Sampling Techniques for Composing

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    T/505/5032
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    Using Sequencing Technology in Composition

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    F/505/8841
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    Media and Communication (9.3)

    Learners can select 9 credits from this unit group.

    Performing Arts (9.1)

    Learners can select 9 credits from his unit group.

    Sport, Leisure and Recreation (8.1)

    Learners can select 6 credits from this unit group.

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The qualification is designed for learners who need a short, focused course to enable them to progress from their specific starting point to their planned destination, usually some form of further learning, but in some cases 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 a specific barriers and progress successfully.

    The wide range of optional units in this qualification means that it is appropriate for many different types of learners with different needs, interests and aspirations.

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

    • need to develop a specific skill and/or area of knowledge in order to progress to more mainstream education courses, or into employment or to new work areas
    • need a small amount of Level 2 learning to ‘kick-start’ a predominantly


    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 one unit 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:

    Child Development and Well-being
    Health and Social Care
    ICT for Users
    Marketing and Sales
    Media and Communcation
    Performing Arts
    Preparation for Learning, Life and Work.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    This qualification is part of a suite which includes a Level 3 Award and Certificate as well as qualifications at lower levels including Entry 3, Levels 1 and 2. It is most likely to lead to further education and training such as an Access to Higher Education Diploma or vocationally specific qualifications such at Level 3.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    The main purpose of this qualification is to enable learners to progress to further learning or training such as an Access to Higher Education Diploma or a traineeship or apprenticeship but for some. However, for some learners it can support progression to and within employment.


    What are the progression options?

    The qualification supports progression to a wide range of further learning opportunities including Level 3 qualifications. It is most likely to lead to further education and training such as an Access to Higher Education Diploma or vocationally specific qualifications such at Level 3.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    Learners are not required to have any prior qualifications or demonstrate specific levels of attainment to access this qualification. The approved age range for these qualifications is: 16-18 and 19+.

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