Overall grading – learners will be awarded Distinction*, Distinction, Merit, Pass, or Fail as part of the new grading system.
Synoptic assessment – an externally set, internally marked assignment will replace unit-based assessment. It will take place towards the end of the programme.
External exam – a significant proportion of the content must be externally assessed. The exam is externally set and marked.
One resit opportunity – if the candidate fails the external exam and requires a resit, one opportunity will be available later in the academic year.
Employer involvement – KS5 Technical Qualifications require employer interaction in delivery and/or assessment.
To see how City & Guilds Technical Qualifications meet these criteria, please see Deliver TechBac