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Open College Network West Midlands Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Science and Engineering

    • Level2
    • Credits25
    • GLH183
    • TQT250
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£56.00
Ref: 601/5742/2
National Subject Sector: 14.1 Foundations For Learning and Life

About this qualification

The qualification focuses on study skills, literacy and numeracy and personal development and includes optional units that offer learners a taste of subject areas in science and engineering that they may go on to study

Objectives of the qualification

This qualification can be used flexibly to meet learner needs. Depending on the context of the learning and the needs of each individual learner, the qualification can:

  • Prepare individuals to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding
  • Prepare learners for employment
  • Support a role in the workplace
  • Encourage engagement in learning
For further details download the Qualification Specification

Why choose this qualification?

Learners who achieve an Open College Network West Midlands Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Science and Engineering, will be able to progress to Level 3 courses, for example, Access to Higher Education Diplomas in science, engineering or land based studies

    • Level2
    • Credits25
    • GLH183
    • TQT250
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£56.00
National Subject Sector: 14.1 Foundations For Learning and Life
Rules of combination

To be awarded the Open College Network West Midlands Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Health, learners must achieve:

  •  25 credits
  • A minimum of 15 credits must be achieved from Mandatory Group M
  • The remaining 10 credits may be achieved from any combination of units in optional groups A and B
For further details download the Qualification Specification
Assessment Methods

Portfolio of evidence.

Quality Assurance Requirements

Tutors:

To offer this qualification, centres must ensure that tutors hold or are working towards:

Internal Quality Assurer (IQA):

Centres must also ensure that they have in place an Internal Quality Assurance person who:

Supporting funding needs

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) provide funding for different qualifications in England; details of which can be found here

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For further details and guidance on the various funding streams that relate to our qualifications, please go to our dedicated funding page

Qualification Specification

Learner requirements, units and assessment information

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