SEND Qualifications Explained

Agored Cymru Entry Level in Exploring Occupations

The Exploring Vocations qualifications suite has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the opportunity to try out different career options as well as act as an entry point for those wishing to gain employment or progress onto vocational qualifications at a higher level.

Agored Cymru Entry Level in Exploring Creative Industries

The Exploring Vocations qualifications suite has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the opportunity to try out different career options (in this instance the Creative Industries Sector) as well as act as an entry point for those wishing to gain employment or progress onto vocational qualifications at a higher level.

Pearson BTEC – Entry to Vocational Study

This qualification allows the candidates the opportunity to maximise their progression at Entry Level 3, by exploring a range of core skill reflective units from a variety of sectors.

Pearson BTEC – Introductory in Vocational Studies

This qualification allows the candidates the opportunity to maximise their progression at Level 1, by exploring a range of core skill reflective units from a variety of sectors

Agored Cymru Entry Level in Exploring Horticulture

The Exploring Vocations qualifications suite has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the opportunity to try out different career options (in this instance the Horticulture Sector) as well as act as an entry point for those wishing to gain employment or progress onto vocational qualifications at a higher level.

City and Guilds Award/Certificate/Diploma in Land-based Studies (0361)

This qualification focusses upon building a sound skills and knowledge base across the land-based subjects at Level 1, providing a good foundation to allow the candidate to specialise in Horticulture, learning about the importance of the land-based industries.

City and Guilds Skills for Working Life (4807 – 02/03)

These qualifications based at Entry Level 2/3 will help the candidate to develop the personal and work-related skills that could enable them to progress into further learning or supported employment.

Agored Cymru Entry Level in Exploring Catering

The Exploring Vocations qualifications suite has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the opportunity to try out different career options (in this instance the Catering Sector) as well as act as an entry point for those wishing to gain employment or progress onto vocational qualifications at a higher level.

City and Guilds Entry Level in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (7107-03)

These qualification, based at Entry Level 3, will support the candidate to develop subject specific core skills within the hospitality sector. They will learn about many aspects of the industry and gain valuable practical and teamwork skills. The qualification covers various routes, including cookery, food service and the industry as a whole.

City and Guilds NVQ Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking (7131)

This qualification will support the candidate to progress towards their future employment aspiration within the Hospitality Industry, focusing on aspects of food preparation and cooking at Level 1.

City and Guilds NVQ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (7131)

This qualification will support the candidate to progress towards their future employment aspiration within the Hospitality Industry, focusing on aspects of food and beverage services at Level 1.

Agored Cymru Entry Level in Exploring Retail and Admin

The Exploring Vocations qualifications suite has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the opportunity to try out different career options (in this instance the Retail and Administration Sector) as well as act as an entry point for those wishing to gain employment or progress onto vocational qualifications at a higher level.

City and Guilds Introduction to Retail Skills – (7519-01)

This qualification, based at Level 1, in Retail provides an introduction to the retail sector for candidates looking for work in the industry. It covers all the essential retail and customer service skills that employers are looking for.

City & Guild – Practical Horticulture Skills 7573 -11

Focussing upon the fundamental practical skills in horticulture, the candidate will have developed core skills such as planting out, preparing ground, pruning, using a mower, maintaining turf or constructing a path at Level 1.

Edexcel Functional Skills – Math

These Qualifications range from Entry Level 1 – Level 3 and focus around core Math skills.

Edexcel Functional Skills – English

These Qualifications range from Entry Level 1 – Level 3 and focus around core English skills.

RSPH – Level 1 Award in Food Hygiene

This qualification will enable the candidate to gain basic knowledge and understanding of the importance of food hygiene, associated food hazards, good hygiene practice and controls based upon an awareness of food safety management systems.

English Tourist Board – Welcome Host

The Welcome Host customer service training course helps candidates to acquire new customer service and communication skills as well as improving their knowledge of varying facilities and services within the sector.

Agored Cymru – Relationships

The qualifications support candidates to increase their skills and knowledge to improve their personal and social development and emotional health and wellbeing. This ensures that young people become equipped and confident individuals so that they can effectively and successfully live in a fast changing society and fulfil their ambitions. Entry Level based qualification.

Pearson BTEC – Level 1 Introductory in Sport

This qualification allows the candidates the opportunity to maximise their progression, by focusing on the development of transferable and subject sector-related skills. In this instance, those related to the sports and leisure sector.

Pearson BTEC – Level 1 Introductory in Business

This qualification allows the candidates the opportunity to maximise their progression, by focusing on the development of transferable and subject sector-related skills. In this instance, those related to the business and administration sector.