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We offer qualifications approved by Qualifications in Wales (QiW)


NCFE offers the below qualifications that are approved by QiW and carry capped points. These qualifications have no external assessment, no cut off dates for entry and no exams, making them perfect for you and your learners.


NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Why offer this qualification?

  • This qualification increases understanding in healthy living, diet, weight management and food safety, giving learners a breadth of knowledge.
  • It provides great progression routes for further study, as well as career routes including social care, hospitality and fitness – one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK.
  • There’s no specific recommended prior learning requirements; removing barriers and making it accessible for a range of learners interested in this subject area.

NCFE Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity

Why offer this qualification?

  • This qualification has been developed to address new legislation in this key area, so learners have the relevant skills to succeed.
  • It’s offered as part of a nested suite with the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity, explained below. Nested suites allow flexibility for your learners as you can choose a level of qualification that is best suited to a learners’ current level of study, and move them on to another qualification within the same suite based on performance, to ensure learner success and improved outcomes.

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

Why offer this qualification?

  • Learners will gain an understanding of equality and diversity issues in today's society, community and workplace, giving them the relevant skills to succeed.
  • This qualification has been developed in light of new legislation in this key area, making it relevant and suitable for the future.
  • It carries the weight of 2 GCSEs, providing great outcomes for learners.
  • It’s also offered as part of a nested suite with the NCFE Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity, explained above. Nested suites allow flexibility for your learners as you can choose a level of qualification that is best suited to a learners’ current level of study, and move them on to another qualification within the same suite based on performance, to ensure learner success and improved outcomes.

Find the latest Government guidance on PSHE and RSE on their webpages.


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Other benefits of offering these qualifications

We have a dedicated Account Manager who can support the set up and implementation of these qualifications, making it an easy and seamless process for you and your learners.

All three qualifications are internally assessed, so they:

  • have no exams
  • are more accessible for a variety learners
  • are less daunting for those learners who may not perform well under exam conditions
  • allow learners to showcase what they’ve learned in a range of ways, making it a more level playing field for all.

Having no cut off dates for entry means you can enter learners onto these qualifications at any point in year 9, 10 or 11, allowing you to get your learners started as soon as you’re ready.

Lastly, they provide essential transferable life skills which learners can apply to a number of settings and life scenarios to improve progress.