These qualifications provide a solid grounding in generic employability and personal development skills, which will enable progression to employment and/or to further learning including many vocational qualifications. They can be delivered alongside a language, reading, writing, speaking and listening or numeracy qualifications.
Centres will need to make an initial assessment of each learner prior to the start of his/hers programme to ensure he/she is entered for an appropriate type and level of qualifications.
Centre staff should familiarise themselves with the structure, content and assessment requirements of the qualifications before designing a course programme.
Centres may design course programme of study in any way that:
- best meets the needs and capabilities of their learners
- satisfies the requirements of the qualifications
Centres may deliver this qualification on a full-time and part-time basis.