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New Level 2 Adult Social Care Certificate

Launching 3 June 2024, this new qualification is now approved for delivery and supported by a suite of FREE NCFE learning resources. 

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DFSQ: fast to deliver, even faster results

Secure digital skill success with our market-leading Digital Functional Skills qualifications, with results provided within just 6 working days.

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Level 3 health and social care: what to expect from September 2024

Find out the options available to learners once 16-19 funding is withdrawn from the final list of Level 3 health and social care qualifications.

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T Levels summer 2024 assessment series: what you need to know

Information on social media sharing and malpractice, booking dates, reasonable adjustments and special considerations, variation requests, and more.

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Adult Education Budget

Helping you maximise your Adult Education Budget (AEB) and improve adult learner outcomes.

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Level 5 Diploma in Teaching (Further Education and Skills)

As specialists in the further education sector, it’s our duty to provide high-quality qualifications to enhance the workforce.

That’s why we’re the first awarding organisation to launch our Level 5 Diploma in Teaching!

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News and views

Top tips for achieving Functional Skills success

Top tips for achieving Functional Skills success

John Bunyan, Product Manager at NCFE, discusses how to set learners on the right path, why we need to make Functional Skills relatable and tailored to different learning styles, and the importance of encouragement and reflection to improve results.

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Learner stories: “The T Level has given me a distinct advantage over others”

Learner stories: “The T Level has given me a distinct advantage over others”

Mair Gort is a second-year Science T Level student at The Manchester College. We spoke with Mair to learn how the T Level is helping her to achieve her future career aspirations of working in dentistry or gynaecology.

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The Manchester College: “The T Level qualification has had a profound impact on our students”

The Manchester College: “The T Level qualification has had a profound impact on our students”

We speak with The Manchester College’s T Level Lead in Science, Jabinda Silva Lobo, to discover how the Science T Level qualification has boosted their students' confidence in both the classroom and places of work.

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Why we must think differently when it comes to local skills needs

Why we must think differently when it comes to local skills needs

Michelle Storey, Accreditation Manager at NCFE, explores the opportunities for colleges and training providers when it comes to creating their own qualifications and serving the needs of their local communities.  

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Our flexible EPA solutions come with sector expertise, guidance materials and proactive support to guide you through a seamless EPA journey.

Assessment Innovation Fund Social Impact Report 2021-23

The Assessment Innovation Fund (AIF) launched in 2021 following a £1 million commitment by the awarding organisation and education charity NCFE. Over the last two years, the fund has supported 12 projects, with 3,289 learners participating in these pilots. In total, 206 educators across two continents and 49 institutions have been involved in AIF funded studies.

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