WJEC Vocational Awards now available to centres in Northern Ireland
NEW Level 1/2 Vocational Awards now available to centres in Northern Ireland

We are pleased to announce that the following Vocational Awards (Technical Awards) have been accredited by CCEA Regulation and are now available to centres in Northern Ireland:

These new qualifications are designed for 14–16-year-olds and offer:

  • simple qualification structures minimising the number of assessments students are required to complete
  • clear and straightforward specifications setting our what students need to know, understand and be able to do
  • 60% non-examination assessment providing students with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and understanding through practical and engaging tasks.

Each qualification is supported by compressive Guidance for Teaching and a range of digital resources.

For more information, please visit the subject pages of the Eduqas website where you can view an introductory briefing for each qualification and download the information you need to begin delivering as well as find the contact details for your subject team.

Our Regional Representative Hayley Sheard is also on-hand to make sure you receive all the support and guidance you need. You can contact Hayley by email at hayley.sheard@eduqas.co.uk.

Commenting on the accreditation, Sarah Harris, Assistant Director Vocational Qualifications said, ‘We’re committed to the delivery of high-quality qualifications to centres and learners in Northern Ireland. Our new suite of Vocational Awards includes an exciting range of subjects that complements our GCSE offer and supports centres to offer a broad and balanced curriculum’.