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The power of vocational education

5 Things To Know About Our New And Improved V Certs

We’re committed to supporting young people achieve the best possible outcomes from their learning journeys. This is why we’ve developed a suite of resources aimed at helping parents and learners make informed decisions around V Certs.

V Certs are vocational equivalents to GCSEs, designed in collaboration with employers to ensure they equip individuals with the skills industries need.

They offer young people the opportunity to explore and experience different forms of education, giving them a solid base to understand their own strengths, skills, and talent. This helps them to make the right choices about their future.


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Parent guide

Download our parent guide to KS4 vocational education to learn more about V Certs.

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What do learners think?

Find out what learners think about NCFE V Certs.

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V Certs allow learners to follow a passion. what they want to do. And so, when we see this wide plethora of options available to them − including drama, dance, music, engineering, and sport − we’re offering the things that have actually piqued their interest and that they want to do when they grow up.

Kevin Rumary, Associate Assistant Principal, Ormiston Rivers Academy
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