The Industry Qualifications (IQ) are delivered through our approved centre status with Open College Network West Midlands, who are licenced to manage these qualifications.Our Functional Skills programmes are suitable for learners who would like to:
- Following a pre-assessment, learners will agree a target to work towards and in the majority of instances, an examination level to achieve.
- Learners will receive personalised tutor support and guidance to assist them in achieving their personal and academic goals.
- Learners sit a formal examination to Awarding Body standards
The majority of learners are anticipated to be working towards:
Upon successful certification at a level, learners are able to apply for a positive progression (e.g. further education, training, apprenticeship) at the level above.
Learners working at Entry Levels 1 and 2 will be anticipated to require additional learning support; e.g. learners may be newly arrived or have additional educational needs.
In addition to these learners having formal examination goals, they may have superseding individual goals, such as ones associated with independent living within their local community.
Learners working at Entry levels 1 and 2 will receive tuition and support separately to learners working at Entry level 3 and above.