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1 Diplomas Alison Gray – Assistant Director Developments East Riding College

2 2 2 The role of East Riding College Business, Administration & Finance Hair & Beauty Studies Construction & the Built Environment Diplomas which have started in September 2009, year 10 pupils, ERC is lead partner in:

3 3 3 Diplomas starting in Society, Health & Development 2010 Hospitality 2010 Travel & Tourism 2010 Engineering 2009 Lead partner in: Delivery partner in: (Delivery commenced) Creative & Media 2009

4 4 4 How did we recruit? Year 9, Tasters/Options Evenings Construction & the Built Environment – Taster Day in 2009

5 5 5 Foundation Diploma (Level 1) Equivalent to 5 GCSEs

6 6 6 Higher Diploma (Level 2) Equivalent to 7 GCSEs

7 7 7 Advanced Diploma (Level 3) Equivalent, in terms of UCAS points, to 3.5 A Levels. In addition there is a Progression Diploma equivalent to 2 A Levels

8 8 8 The Diploma Components Principal Learning Applied sector related Determines Diploma title Applied Learning (50%) Generic Learning Functional Skills Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills Project Experiential learning cycle Work Experience Additional and Specialist Learning Optional units Specialisation Complementary qualifications

9 9 9 Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) An even spread of Personal, Learning & Thinking Skills across the qualification – these will be invaluable for the learners personal and professional development. Independent enquirers Creative thinkers Reflective learners Team workers Self managers Effective participators

10 10 Work related learning and work experience At all levels there is a requirement for 10 days work related learning Ideally in the context of the line of learning or activities closely relating to the Sectors activities (must be relevant at Advanced level) Work experience will provide additional opportunities for the demonstration of PLTS AQA-City & Guilds are sponsoring Growing Ambitions –

11 11 Level 1, 2 or 3 stand alone qualifications or requirement of the Diploma 60 GLH (levels 1 and 2) or 180 GLH (level 3) Teaching and supervision Project Assessment Objectives: Manage the project Use resources Develop and realise the project Review the project outcomes Project Qualifications

12 12 Project outcome should be appropriate to the topic and may comprise one or more of the following: Written report – compulsory for all learners Artefact CD/Video/DVD of performance or activities Multimedia presentation Journal of activities or events PowerPoint presentation Photographic record of project Project Qualifications

13 13 All learners must submit a written report for assessment: Foundation (Level 1): Approximately 1000 words if project consists solely of written work Approximately 250 words if other products form majority of project Higher (Level 2): Approximately 2000 words if project consists solely of written work Approximately 500 words if other products form majority of project Extended (Level 3): Approximately 5000 words if project consists solely of written work Approximately 1000 words if other products form majority of project Project Qualifications

14 14 ICT Externally set & assessed test Externally set & assessed task Maths Externally set & assessed Competency Test Externally set & assessed Functionality Test English Reading: externally set test Writing: externally set task Speaking and listening: internal assessment of presentation and discussion Functional Skills: AQA

15 Diploma in Hospitality Overview David Leaf, East Riding College –Teacher from school TBC

16 16 Principal Learning Example - Hospitality Diploma Essential underpinning subject knowledge, understanding and skills set out as four themes: A The hospitality industry B People in the hospitality industry C Business and finance in the hospitality industry D Hospitality operations The four themes provide a framework for the application of the generic knowledge, understanding and skills set out in a number of sector-related disciplines.

17 17 Partners in the Diploma Development Group (DDG) Bridlington School –Delivery partner Headlands School –Access partner Hornsea School – Delivery partner? South Holderness School – Access partner? Withernsea School – Access partner? Beverley High School –Access partner TBC Beverley Grammar School- Access partner TBC

18 18 Delivery of Hospitality Diploma Themes: A.The hospitality industry B.People in the hospitality industry C.Business & finance in the hospitality industry D.Hospitality operations Applied in the context of hospitality related disciplines Project Based Learning: Investigating Planning Production Evaluation

19 19 Hospitality Diploma Level 2 Units –Level 2 units

20 20 Next Steps Activity Discuss what role you can play in the Diploma as an employer Further information can be found at


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