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Criminology Level 3 (from 2015)

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We are pleased to announce that our Level 3 Criminology qualification has been approved by Ofqual and Welsh Government. This qualification is available for teaching in England and Wales from September 2015 (first accreditation summer 2017).

The qualification carries UCAS points and appears on the UCAS Tariff Calculator. It has also been confirmed by DfE that the Level 3 Criminology qualification will be included on the 2018 performance tables.

We continue to work with teachers and subject specialists to develop valuable resources which will help you to create engaging lessons for your students.

-       WJEC Level 3 Certificate in Criminology (QAN 601/6249/1)

-       WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Criminology (QAN 601/6248/X)

The level 3 Criminology CPD events are now available to book via the CPD page of the WJEC website. Three CPD events will take place, one in London, Cardiff and Manchester.

Please be aware that changes have been made to the Level 3 Criminology (2015) specification. On page 17 of the specification, in the final paragraph, it now states that for qualifications awarded from 2020 onwards candidates must pass all units in order to achieve a grade for the qualification.

Internal Assessment Mark Input System

Please note that the marks for the internal assessments/controlled assessments are to be submitted via the Internal Assessment Mark Input System (IAMIS) on the secure website. The work should be despatched to moderators by the 15th May. For further information, please refer to theInternal Assessment Manual.

Key Documents

Additional documents for this qualification can be found in Level 3 Criminology related documents. 

Continuing Professional Development

We are holding a series of CPD courses to support teachers delivering the Level 3 Criminology. Book your place by clicking the course link below:

WJEC Level 3 Criminology - Autumn 2016

For further information, please contact:

Karen Morris-Goodman - Subject Officer

Telephone: 029 2026 5092

Email Karen

Andrew O'Regan - Subject Support Officer

Telephone: 029 2026 5097

Email Andrew

Additional Contact Details


029 2026 5193


029 2026 5024


Upcoming CPD Events

Lefel 3 Troseddeg CBAC (Canolfannau Cymru a Lloegr)
Lefel 3 Troseddeg – Briffio ar-lein (Canolfannau Cymru a LLoegr)
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