October 2015 update

Fri Oct 16 10:46:00 UTC 2015

September 2018 update: Although our partnership with the Jamie Oliver Foundation has ended, we are pleased to announce that our Home Cooking Skills qualification has been extended until August 2020. There have been no changes to the qualification and its content, and you will find that our website page has been updated to reflect this change, with all new resources and support material.

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Functional Skills news

Functional Skills has changed and we have produced new sample assessment materials, training and a useful question and answer section. See the Functional Skills update

Entry Level and Level 1 news

We are working on graded Level 1 sector qualifications for Post 16 learners. See the Entry Level and Level 1 update

Essential Skills Wales news

The new ESW qualification is now available for all centres and we are also offering training in November and December 2015. See the Essential Skills Wales news

WorkSkills news

Workskills Level 3 has been removed from section 96, however Entry Level-Level 2 are available for delivery and training will be available later this term. See the Workskills news

ESOL

The rules relating to the acceptance of ESOL qualifications will change in November. See the ESOL news

Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Skills website

The dedicated supporting website for Jamie Oliver Home Cooking skills has been update and we would like your feedback. 

OSCA news

The 2015-16 Online Support for Centre Assesors (OSCA) window for Lead Internal Verifiers to undertake online standardisation for QCF BTECs will close on Friday 30 October, and results will be issued on Friday 20 November.

Funding news

A number of Entry and Level 1 qualifications have been approved for 19+ funding for 2015-2016. See the list of qualifications

Functional Skills news

Functional Skills has changed and we have produced new sample assessment materials, training and a useful question and answer section. See the Functional Skills update.

Entry Level and Level 1 news

We are working on graded Level 1 sector qualifications for Post 16 learners. See the Entry Level and Level 1 update

Essential Skills Wales news

The new ESW qualification is now available for all centres and we are also offering training in November and December 2015. See the Essential Skills Wales news

WorkSkills news

Workskills Level 3 has been removed from section 96, however Entry Level-Level 2 are available for delivery and training will be available later this term. See the Workskills news

ESOL

The rules relating to the acceptance of ESOL qualifications will change in November. See ESOL news

Jamie Oliver Home Cooking Skills Website

The dedicated supporting website for Jamie Oliver Home Cooking skills has been update and we would like your feedback.

OSCA News

The 2015-16 Online Support for Centre Assesors (OSCA) window for Lead Internal Verifiers to undertake online standardisation for QCF BTECs will close on Friday 30 October, and results will be issued on Friday 20 November.

Funding News

A number of Entry and Level 1 qualifications have been approved for 19+ funding for 2015-2016. See the list of qualifications.

 

 

 

 

 

Melanie WilliamsSkills qualifications advisor
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