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New Level 1/2 Vocational Awards for teaching from September 2022

 

We’ve been working with teachers and other subject experts to review and update our suite of Key Stage 4 Vocational Awards, taking account of feedback received from you and addressing changes to Government and regulatory policy at the same time.

 

Why choose to deliver our new Level 1/2 Vocational Awards?

 

In developing our new suite, we’ve been careful to retain the elements of the qualifications that you’ve told us are important including:

We’ve also made changes to support learner achievement and progression including introducing mark-based non-examination assessments that are compensatory within and across units.

 

Level 1/2 Vocational Awards for teaching from September 2022:

 

We’ve submitted the following qualifications to DfE and Ofqual for consideration for the 2024 KS4 performance tables:

 

Qualification

Specification

Draft SAMs

Vocational Award in Construction and the Built Environment (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 2

Unit 3

Vocational Award in Engineering (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 1

Unit 2

Vocational Award in Events (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 2

Vocational Award in Health and Social Care (Technical Award) Draft Specification Unit 2
Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 2

Vocational Award in ICT (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 2

Vocational Award in Performing Arts (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 1

Unit 2

Unit 3

Vocational Award in Retail Business (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 2

Unit 3

Vocational Award in Sport and Coaching Principles (Technical Award)

Draft Specification

Unit 2

Unit 3

We’re also redeveloping our suite of Global Business Communication qualifications in French, German and Spanish. Unfortunately, we are unable to submit these for consideration for the KS4 performance tables due to the current DfE policy of not approving non-GCSE qualifications in EBacc subjects.

 

Book your free place on one of our launch events

Qualification Date  
Construction and the Built Environment 29th September Book now
Engineering 30th September Book now
Events 29th September Book now
Global Business Communication 2nd November Book now
Health and Social Care 6th October Book now
Hospitality and Catering 22nd September Watch recording of webinar
ICT 22nd September Watch recording of webinar
Performing Arts 30th September Book now
Retail Business 22nd September Watch recording of webinar
Sport and Coaching Principles 21st September Watch recording of webinar

Want to find out more?

 

You can watch our webinar below for further information on our new qualifications. You can also download a copy of the slides here or read our FAQs here.