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Occupational Studies for the Workplace

Information presentation on NCFE's new Occupational Studies qualifications

Katherine Tunney

on 23 May 2017

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Transcript of Occupational Studies for the Workplace

Occupational Studies for the Workplace
Great news!
In R&PD we've been working hard to update our suite of Occupational Studies qualifications. These qualifications have proven to be very popular with both centres and learners alike. With the expiry of the old qualifications we wanted to make sure the transition to our new suite was seamless. So we've now launched the newly titled...
Occupational Studies for the Workplace

So what's changed...

We've added 9 new units to the Entry Level qualification in Occupational Studies for the Workplace. They are...
- J/505/3897 Introduction to Painting and Decorating
- D/505/3856 Brickwork: Introduction to Building a Half Brick Wall Three Courses High
- L/505/3870 Brickwork Introduction to Building a Three Brick Square Hollow Pillar
- K/505/1382 Plastering Skills
- D/505/4280 Working with Electrical Circuits
- J/505/4046 Introduction to Vehicle Engine Operating Principles
- J/505/4063 Routine Braking System Checks
- L/505/4064 Simple Body Repair Processes
- T/505/3880 Routine Wheel and Tyre Checks

New units in the Entry Level qualification:
We've added 14 new units to the Level 1 qualification in Occupational Studies for the Workplace. They are...
- F/505/3199 Introduction to Vehicle Valeting
- J/505/4970 Using a Camera and Accessories
- L/505/4971 Photography – Using a Tripod
- Y/505/1782 Handling Mail
- L/505/1777 Working in an Office
- H/505/1784 Supporting Business Meetings
- T/505/0459 Time Management Skills
- L/505/0452 Improving Own Learning and Performance
- Y/505/0745 Introduction to Health and Social Care
- A/505/0740 Caring for Babies and Young Children
- A/505/0754 Understanding Children’s Social and Emotional Development
- K/505/1284 Understanding Changing Roles and Relationships in Adolescence
- D/505/0763 Using Craft Activities with Children and Young People
- D/504/8866 Undertaking an Enterprise Project

New units in the Level 1 qualification:
...and we've added 3 new units to the Level 2 qualification in Occupational Studies for the Workplace. They are...
- H/505/5480 Knowledge of Motor Vehicle Fault Finding
- F/505/1923 Introduction to Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
- M/505/5479 Apply Skin Tanning Techniques
New units in the Level 2 qualification:
One of the key points raised again and again by employers is the suitability of training courses for the career paths that they are intended to lead to. This is why we have NCFE Occupational Studies - a range of qualifications tailored to give learners an introduction to specific careers, offering a taster of particular occupational areas. The Occupational Studies suite is intended to be accessible to all learners of all abilities with the core aim to give learners a platform upon which to further develop their skills and learning, helping to provide the building blocks towards apprenticeships.
All of the new units have been added based on centre feedback and requests. This is yet another example of how we are flexible and responsive to our customer needs.
Other than the introduction of the new units, the changes that have been made are largely for qualification compliance reasons.
This means there has simply been a change to the wording within the qualification. The content of the qualification itself has not changed. An example of this can be seen in the verb changes in some of the unit learning outcomes.
We hope you found this Prezi useful. If you have any further questions please contact Mike Potts in the Implementation Team, and he'll be happy to help!
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