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

    • Level2
    • Credits25
    • GLH183
    • TQT250
    • Age range16+
    • Cost£56.00
Ref: 601/5746/X
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 also includes optional units that offer learners a taste of subject areas in the social science and humanities that they may go on to study.

Objectives of the qualification

The qualification is designed to enable the learners to:

  • prepare for progression to higher study
  • gain confidence in own ability to study and progress
  • gain transferable skills and knowledge in order to progress
For further details download the Qualification Specification

Why choose this qualification?

Achievement of the Open College Network West Midlands Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Social Science and Humanities will demonstrate that learners are able to study for a sustained period at an appropriate level and have the skills and knowledge to enable them to maximise achievement on a course to which the learners may progress.

    • 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 Social Science and Humanities, 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

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Qualification Specification

Learner requirements, units and assessment information

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