Education and Training Update Jan 2018 | Pearson qualifications

Education and Training update January 2018

26 January 2018

This is an Education and Training update for January 2018 covering Peer Mentoring and Education and Safeguarding qualifications.

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Peer Mentoring and Education

The following two qualifications have recently been extended to 31st December 2021:

  • 500/9749/0 Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Peer Education
  • 500/9805/6 Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Peer Mentoring

These two qualifications are suitable for learners who are supporting others with learning/ training and apprenticeships and serve as an introduction to the Education sector.  

Learners who take these qualifications can potentially progress onto the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET).  These are also available for learners 16-18 so can be used as an introduction for young people.

Safeguarding qualification now available

We have developed a new level 2 Safeguarding qualification, primarily to support the upcoming Apprenticeship standards in Education and Training The qualification includes a single unit that is assessed by Multiple choice test.  The first assessment opportunity will be in May 2018.  

Further information and the specification can be found here.


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