This new qualification will use a combination of assessment styles to give students confidence to apply their knowledge to succeed in the workplace , but also to have the study skills required for higher education courses. This range of vocational assessments
– both practical and written – mean students can showcase their learning and achievements to best effect.
Students will complete a range of modules determined by whether they are studying the single or the double award,. The final range of modules will include one or more of the following for both the single and double awards:
Assignments – Students complete a series of tasks set in a work-related scenario.
Examples of possible assignment modules: Using Social Media in Business, Programming, Data modelling, Website creation, Mobile applications and Computer Games.
Tasks - Students complete, in controlled conditions, a task tackling an everyday challenge, some tasks also draw on pre-released information.
Examples of possible tasks module: Creating systems to manage information.
Written Examinations –Students will draw on essential information to create written answers to practical questions in test conditions.
Examples of written examination module: Information technology systems