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Ofqual Qualifications Update February 2022 – Amended & Extended

Thank you to everyone who took part in our validity questionnaires and panel groups between October and November 2021, your feedback is always highly valued and very much appreciated.

Validity offers a great opportunity for you to voice your opinions on our qualifications. These insights enable Open Awards to ensure that a qualification continues to provide an appropriate output of skills and knowledge in relation to its title, purpose and content.

In December 2021, our Validity Panel met and reviewed 43 qualifications. We can confirm that the following qualifications have been amended to include or revise Endorsed Pathway options and improve unit groupings and content. No units have been removed from these qualifications.

Construction and Building Crafts Suite: Level 1 – Level 2

QAN     

Title

600/2152/4

Open Awards Level 1 Award in Exploring Construction and Building Crafts (RQF)

600/2297/8

Open Awards Level 1 Certificate in Exploring Construction and Building Crafts (RQF)

600/2209/7

Open Awards Level 1 Diploma in Exploring Construction and Building Crafts (RQF)

601/1500/2

Open Awards Level 2 Award in Construction and Building Crafts (RQF)

601/1561/0

Open Awards Level 2 Certificate in Construction and Building Crafts (RQF)

601/1502/6

Open Awards Level 2 Diploma in Construction and Building Crafts (RQF)

Our Construction and Building Crafts qualification suite has been extended until 31/08/2027. To learn more about the improvements that have been made to these qualifications including unit groupings and Endorsed Pathways, please click here

Creative and Cultural Suite: Level 1 – Level 2

QAN     

Title

600/4990/X

Open Awards Level 1 Award in Employment Skills for the Creative and Cultural Industries (RQF)

600/5010/X

Open Awards Level 1 Certificate in Employment Skills for the Creative and Cultural Industries (RQF)

600/4974/1

Open Awards Level 2 Award in Employment Skills for the Creative and Cultural Industries (RQF)

600/4987/X

Open Awards Level 2 Certificate in Employment Skills for the Creative and Cultural Industries (RQF)

Our Creative and Cultural qualification suite has been extended until 31/08/2027. To learn more about the improvements that have been made to these qualifications including unit groupings and Endorsed Pathways, please click here

Skills for Further Learning and Employment Suite: Entry Level 1 – Level 2

QAN     

Title

601/3551/7

Open Awards Entry Level Award in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 1) (RQF)

601/3552/9

Open Awards Entry Level Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 1) (RQF)

603/3552/X

Open Awards Entry Level Extended Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 1) (RQF)

601/3555/4

Open Awards Entry Level Diploma in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 1) (RQF)

601/3553/0

Open Awards Entry Level Award in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 2) (RQF)

601/3554/2

Open Awards Entry Level Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 2) (RQF)

603/3553/1

Open Awards Entry Level Extended Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 2) (RQF)

601/3593/1

Open Awards Entry Level Diploma in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 2) (RQF)

601/3583/9

Open Awards Entry Level Award in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 3) (RQF)

601/3584/0

Open Awards Entry Level Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 3) (RQF)

603/3554/3

Open Awards Entry Level Extended Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 3) (RQF)

601/3585/2

Open Awards Entry Level Diploma in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (Entry 3) (RQF)

601/3586/4

Open Awards Level 1 Award in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

601/3587/6

Open Awards Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

603/3555/5

Open Awards Level 1 Extended Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

601/3588/8

Open Awards Level 1 Diploma in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

601/3591/8

Open Awards Level 2 Award in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

601/3589/X

Open Awards Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

603/3556/7

Open Awards Level 2 Extended Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

601/3590/6

Open Awards Level 2 Diploma in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF)

Our Skills for Further Learning and Employment qualification suite has been extended until 31/08/2027 and recently underwent substantial revision, including the addition of Endorsed Pathways, new Pathway groupings and a selection of new units. To learn more, please click here

Food Safety: Level 2

QAN     

Title

603/1290/7

Open Awards Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF)

Our Food Safety Level 2 qualification has been extended until 31/08/2025, it will then expire for redevelopment. Watch this space!

Updated qualification guides will be available to download from our website from March 2022. We hope that you found this information helpful and please do not hesitate to get in touch with us on 0151 494 2072 or by email enquiries@openawards.org.uk if you have any queries.

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