City & Guilds launch Principal Learning Qualifications

City & Guilds is delighted to announce the new City & Guilds Principal Learning qualifications.

23 October 2012 / Be the first to comment

City & Guilds is delighted to announce the new City & Guilds Principal Learning qualifications are accredited by Ofqual and have QAN numbers.

These qualifications will carry points against the headline Key Stage 4 performance league tables.

They have been designed so they are realistic to the industry and will provide learners with smooth progression to Higher Education or Apprenticeships.

 

Engineering Qualification numbers  GLHs  Equivalences 
City & Guilds Level 2 Principal Learning in Engineering 2760-02
QAN 600/6483/3
420 GLHs 1 GCSE A*-C
City & Guilds Level 3 Principal Learning in Engineering 2760-03
QAN 600/6484/5
540 GLHs N/A
Hair and Beauty Qualification numbers GLHs Equivalences
City & Guilds Level 1 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies 2762-01
QAN 600/6479/1
240 GLHs 1 GCSE D-G
City & Guilds Level 2 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies 2762-02
QAN 600/6482/1
420 GLHs 1 GCSE A*-C
Construction and the Built Environment Qualification numbers GLHs Equivalences
City & Guilds Level 1 Principal Learning in Construction and the Built Environment 2764-01
QAN 600/6476/6
240 GLHs 1 GCSE D-G
City & Guilds Level 2 Principal Learning in Construction and the Built Environment 2764-02
QAN 600/6480/8
420 GLHs 1 GCSE A*-C
City & Guilds Level 3 Principal Learning in Construction and the Built Environment 2764-03
QAN 600/6481/X
540 GLHs N/A

 

 

Please note all multiple equivalences have been removed, all these qualifications will count as "one" in performance tables from 2014. Only a maximum of two qualifications per pupil that are not GCSEs or iGCSEs will be counted from 2014.

Additional qualifications suitable for the 14-16 market

In addition to these qualifications we offer a wide range of qualifications funded for the 14-16 market. There are over 100 qualifications of various sizes and levels to choose from. Each qualification offers engaging units that will inspire and motivate all learners.

Review our City & Guilds qualifications for Young People aged 14-16 brochure for more details (PDF, 437kb).

Approval process

Centres must apply to City & Guilds for approval to run the City & Guilds Principal Learning qualifications:

  1. For brand new centres to City & Guilds a CAP and QAP form needs to be completed and submitted to your City & Guilds regional sales office. Contact details are located here
  2. For City & Guilds centres who offer qualifications in the following areas: Hair and Beauty, Engineering or Construction and would like to now introduce the Principal Learning in these areas, including centres who have previous delivered the Principal Learning component of the 14-19 Diploma in the areas of: Hair and Beauty, Engineering or Construction, then a fast track form will need to be completed and submitted to your City & Guilds regional sales office. Contact details are located here.

Learner registrations for City & Guilds PL qualifications

Once QAP has been approved, a centre can register new learners for those City & Guilds Principal Learning qualifications in the normal way, using the “walled garden”.

Support materials

We have a range of documentation, teaching and learning materials which have been developed for the City & Guilds Principal Learning qualifications. These materials support the planning, preparation and delivery of the Principal Learning and can be accessed for free on the individual qualification pages:

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