November 2014 update

Fri Nov 21 14:15:00 UTC 2014

This month's update features all the latest news on qualification funding, withdrawals and extensions. 

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Logistics 19+ funding update

Over the past few months we've been busy appealing the SFA’s decision not to fund some of our logistics qualifications for 19+ learners. We are pleased to say that we've had some great success with this and the following qualifications all remain funded for the 2014/15 and 2015/16 academic years:

  • Pearson Edexcel Level 1 Award in Warehousing and Storage (QCF) (600/2089/1)
  • Pearson Edexcel Level 1 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage (QCF) (600/1946/3)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Warehousing and Storage Principles (QCF) (500/7707/7)
  • Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in International Trade and Logistics Operations (QCF) (600/2714/9)
  • Pearson EDI Level 1 Award in Warehousing and Storage (QCF) (501/0995/9).

Qualification extensions

The following qualifications have been extended with these new review dates:

  • 500/9726/X - Pearson Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Travel Services (QCF) – Review date: 31 January 2017
  • 500/9849/4 - Pearson Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Travel Services (QCF) – Review date: 31 January 2017
  • 500/9725/8 - Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Travel Services (QCF) – Review date: 30 June 2017
  • 500/9727/1 - Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Travel Services (QCF) – Review date: 30 June 2017
  • 501/0989/3 - Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Diploma in Aviation Operations on the Ground (QCF) – Review date: 31 January 2017
  • 501/0488/3 - Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Aviation Operations on the Ground (Knowledge) (QCF) – Review date: 30 June 2017
  • 501/0990/X - Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Aviation Operations on the Ground (QCF) – Review date: 31 January 2017
  • 500/9297/2 - Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Knowledge for a Professional Bus or Coach Driver (QCF) – Review date: 30 June 2017
  • 501/0991/1 - Pearson Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Passenger Carrying Vehicle Driving (Bus and Coach) (QCF) – Review date: 30 June 2017
  • 600/9601/9 - Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Logistics Support Operations (QCF) – Review date: 31 December 2017.

Qualification withdrawals

We will be withdrawing a number of the Pearson Edexcel qualifications that fall within the Ofqual criteria for low-use or unused qualifications. The following qualifications will be withdrawn at their current review date:

  • 500/7149/X - Pearson Edexcel Level 1 Award in Commercial Moving (QCF) – Operational end date: 31 December 2014
  • 500/7428/3 - Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Commercial Moving (QCF) – Operational end date: 31 December 2014
  • 500/8741/1 - Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Commercial Moving (QCF) – Operational end date: 31 August 2014
  • 501/0489/5 - Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Certificate for Cabin Crew (QCF) - Operational end date: 31 December 2014
  • 501/0880/3 - Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Certificate for Senior Cabin Crew (QCF) - Operational end date: 31 December 2014.

Training and assessing competencies in the logistics sector

We're looking at creating some training and assessing qualifications specific to the logistics sector. If you would be interested in taking part in this development please contact us.

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