Pre-GCSE Route 1: Admin/HSC

INTRODUCTION

The Pre-GCSE Course is an essential part of the Gibraltar College students’ education. It develops students’ knowledge, skills and understanding at this level, providing progression opportunities for future enrolment in the College at Level 2 or relevant employment. This level provides you with the opportunity to study a variety of recognised vocational qualifications as well as Functional Skills English, Mathematics and Information Technology. In addition, students may be awarded the ASDAN Level 1 Volunteering, as part of the College’s structured tutorial programme.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

COURSE STRUCTURE

Route 1. Award in Administration and /or AQA Unit Award Scheme in Health & Social Care:

OCR AWARD IN ADMINISTRATION (03952)

Full award or unit certification is available for this programme. It consists of three mandatory units and one optional unit. Mandatory units will provide an insight into the administrative roles in employment.

To view full course specification click OCR Level 1 Award in Administration Specification

AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

These unit awards will focus on the following content: 

To view full course specification click AQA Unit Awards Scheme in Health and Social Care

Please be advised that these may be subject to change.

PROGRESSION

To progress to Level 2, you must successfully complete:

For progression purposes a pass at L1 Functional Skills or 2 Awards, will be equated to a GCSE grade E. If you achieve one Level 1 Award, you may only progress to the Level 2 Certificate plus Mathematics and English. Progression to Level 2 is not automatic; factors such as attendance and attitude are also taken into account.

NCFE LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN IT USER SKILLS (ITQ) (600/1455/6) Followed by all learners, regardless of route chosen

The NCFE Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ) is a competence-based qualification and is a job ready qualification which requires learners to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to work in a specific industry. This qualification is designed for learners who are using IT within their job or plan to pursue a career in a job requiring IT skills. The units chosen gives flexibility to the student to enable the qualification to match job roles. This qualification is suitable for learners using IT systems in a wide range of job roles. 

This qualification will: 

To view full course specification click NCFE Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills

To achieve the Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills, learners must complete the mandatory unit and achieve a minimum of 13 credits to complete the course:

Please be advised that these may be subject to change.

PROGRESSION

To progress to Level 2, you must successfully complete:

For progression purposes a pass at L1 Functional Skills or 2 Awards, will be equated to a GCSE grade E. If you achieve one Level 1 Award, you may only progress to the Level 2 Certificate plus Mathematics and English. Progression to Level 2 is not automatic; factors such as attendance and attitude are also taken into account.