Essential Skills Practitioners (8375)

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2015
This qualification helps you build on your knowledge as an essential skills practitioner, and develop your skills based on current teaching best practice.
This qualification is ideal for those who are delivering numeracy, literacy, ESOL and digital literacy at level 1 or below and need a recognised qualification to work as an essential skills practitioner. You could be working in a range of places from colleges and the workplace to the community and secure establishments.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed in teaching:
  • ESOL
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Digital literacy.

You will learn in the classroom and on the job in the work environment. Assessment includes a portfolio of evidence and practical demonstrations.

Is this level right for me?

Level 3
You are working in a work-based, adult and community learning or college setting delivery numeracy, literacy, ESOL and digital literacy qualifications at Level 1 or below.
 
The qualification takes one to two years to complete.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification could lead to a range of teaching and training posts in a range of settings.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.
You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.
To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

There are no eligibility requirements, but the course is most suited to those who are already employed in post-compulsory education or basic skills delivery, and who have already achieved the Level 2 Certificate in Learning Support.

 

Level 3

The Level 3 Certificate in Essential Skills Practitioners will suit you if you are working in a work-based, adult and community learning or college setting, delivery numeracy, literacy, ESOL and digital literacy qualifications at Level 1 or below.

This qualification comprises:

  • Assessment of essential skills (Numeracy/Literacy/ESOL/Digital Literacy)
  • Planning essential skills learning (Numeracy/Literacy/ESOL/Digital Literacy)
  • Delivering essential skills learning (Numeracy/Literacy/ESOL/Digital Literacy).

For full details, see the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification could lead to a range of teaching and training posts in a range of settings.

Level 3 Essential Skills Practitioners (Literacy) (8375-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Certificate for Essential Skills Practitioners (Literacy)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2783/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 18 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Essential Skills Practitioners (Numeracy) (8375-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Certificate for Essential Skills Practitioners (Numeracy)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2783/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 18 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Essential Skills Practitioners (ESOL) (8375-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Certificate for Essential Skills Practitioners (ESOL)

  • Accreditation No: 600/2783/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 18 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Essential Skills Practitioners (Digital Literacy) (8375-04)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Certificate for Essential Skills Practitioners (Digital Literacy)

  • Accreditation No: 601/5931/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 18 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 80 - 80 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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