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OCR Entry Level 3 Award or Certificate in Life and Living Skills (QCF) Picture?
Life and Living Skills – General Information Level – The scheme is pre entry level and broadly comparable with QCAs P scales. Suitable for – Young people with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. This scheme is also suitable for school pupils with learning difficulties whose attainments are below national curriculum levels. Entry Requirements – There are no formal entry requirements Scheme structure – Within scheme there are 6 Essential Skills Areas and 15 Vocational Skills Areas to choose from. Assessment – All modules are centre –assessed, usually by the learner’s tutor, and externally moderated by OCR.
Objectives PREPARE/REVIEW Understand the structure of the qualification Understand how it all works ASSESMENT & EXTERNAL VERIFICATION Understand accreditation structure Role of the Internal Assessor Building the Portfolio External moderation Claiming certificates SUPPORT FROM OCR Understand the range of support available
Qualification Structure Title OCR Entry Level Award in Life and Living Skills (Entry 3) OCR code 10170 QN 501/1143/7 (Qualification Number To achieve this qualification, candidates must achieve a total of 6 credits; a minimum of 4 credits must be achieved at Entry Level 3. The remaining credits can be at Entry Level 1, 2 or 3 GLH = 60 Title OCR Entry Level Certificate in Life and Living Skills (Entry 3) OCR code 10171 QN 501/1033/0 (Qualification Number) To achieve this qualification, candidates must achieve a total of 13 credits; a minimum of 7 credits must be achieved at Entry Level 3. The remaining credits can be at Entry Level 1, 2 or 3. GLH = 115-130
Units chosen by HRC Skill Area – HOME MANAGEMENT Ent L2 Following a simple recipe = 3unit Ent L3Food hygiene & safety = 2 units Ent L3Basic food preparation = 2 units Skill Area – MANUFACTURING Ent L3Contributing to the manufacture of a product = 2 units Ent L3Producing a Product = 1 unit Ent L3Working as part of a group = 2 units Ent L3Health & safety procedures at work = 2 units Skill Area – MOTOR VEHICLES Ent L3Identification of basic external and internal car parts = 1 unit Ent L3Carrying out basic vehicle maintenance = 2 units Ent L3Health & safety procedures at work = 2 units Ent L1Developing skills for the workplace: following instructions = 2 units
Assessment Each module is designed around the principle that candidates will build a portfolio of evidence. There are 2 main sources of evidence for this Award: – Outcome of activities, i.e artwork, photos, charts, diagrams, story board, models, posters etc – Observations, recorded observation of candidate performance by assessor whilst the candidate is carrying out an activity. These must show a link between the observed activity and the Evidence must show that you can statements All units must then be internally assessed/moderated and an Entry made to OCR via Interchange. All work is then sent to the OCR Examiner. Certificates can be claimed at any time through the year.
Resources/Support OCR Website: www.ocr.org.uk – this provides a Scheme overview and details on all Life and Living Skills unitswww.ocr.org.uk Centre Handbook – useful reading with sections on assessment and administration OCR hold various training events throughout the year, which can be accessed through their website. OCR Tel: 02476470033 Customer Contact Centre (Vocational) Tel: 02476851509 Fax: 02476421944 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (put Life and Living Skills in subject line)email@example.com Jenny Stear Programme Manager 14-16 Vocational Education Hertford Regional College TURNFORD EN10 6AE 01992 411375 firstname.lastname@example.org
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