January 2017 WorkSkills Update | Pearson qualifications

January 2017 WorkSkills Update

27 January 2017

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New Version of Workskills is launched 

Centres are reminded that on 1 February 2017 we are launching a new version of Workskills and the current version will be withdrawn.

View full specifications and a document containing all units here

The new Workskills retains much of the content of the previous version, but provides centres with additional units and choice. Centres that already have approval for Workskills will be given automatic approval for the new version so that you can deliver immediately.

The full list of new qualification titles is below: 



Pearson BTEC Entry Level 30-GLH Award in Workskills (Entry 3)


Pearson BTEC Entry Level 70-GLH Award in Workskills (Entry 3)


Pearson BTEC Entry Level 95-GLH Award in Workskills (Entry 3)


Pearson BTEC Entry Level Certificate in Workskills (Entry 3)


Pearson BTEC Level 1 30-GLH Award in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 1 70-GLH Award in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 1 95-GLH Award in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 1 Extended Certificate in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 2 70-GLH Award in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 2 95-GLH Award in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Workskills


Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Workskills


Level 3 Certificate in Workskills for Effective Learning and Employment is Withdrawn

We have now withdrawn the following qualification with a date for final registrations of 31 December 2016:

QN Qualification title
501/1795/6 Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in WorkSkills for Effective Learning and Employment

The following qualification has been identified as having no certifications. As a result of this, Ofqual has requested for it to be withdrawn.

The remainder of the Workskills for Effective Learning and Employment suite has a review date of 31 April 2018 and remains unaffected.

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