New Vocational Science Qualifications
14 May 2010
WJEC is developing new vocational qualifications in Applied Science at level 1 and 2 for first teaching from September 2011. These qualifications will be based upon QCF units and will be available in Wales only.
Features of the new qualifications:
- Build upon key stage 3
- Enable regional/ local links
- Flexible options
- Link to 14-19 Learning Pathways
- Unitised scheme
- Certificate – 15 credits
- Extended Certificate – 30 credits
- Diploma – 60 credits
- GLH: 30 hours
- 5 credits
- Unit grading D, M, P
Invitation to attend consultation meetings
Teachers are invited to attend one of the consultation meetings we are holding, to help shape these exciting new qualifications.
Meetings will be held at the following venues:
19th May 15:45 - 17:15
2nd June 15:45 - 17:15
4th June 15:45 - 17:15
8th June 15:45 - 17:15
11th June 14:00 - 15:30
14th June 15:45 - 17:15
16th June 15:45 - 17:15
Bookings can be made with the Subject Support Officer (details below).
Interested but unable to attend? Let us know and we will make sure you have opportunity to comment on the proposals.
Contact details for further information
Matthew Roberts - Subject Support Officer
029 20 265380
Brian Harris - Subject Officer
029 20 265147
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