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Which qualifications count for Basket 3 in Progress 8

Here is a list of the vocational qualifications of a similar size to one GCSE that count towards the new Progress 8 and Attainment 8 indicators

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Here is a list of the vocational qualifications of a similar size to one GCSE that count towards the new Progress 8 and Attainment 8 indicators

The qualifications listed are approximately the size of one GCSE (a GCSE being measured as 120 guided learning hours). Up to three vocational qualifications can count towards the new Progress 8 and Attainment 8 indicators being introduced for performance measures based on 2016 exam results.

Qualifications QAN QUALIFICATION TITLE SIZE
(GLH) SUBJECT AREA Level 2 & Level 1/2 601/1147/1 CISI Level 2 Certificate In Fundamentals of Business & Finance (QCF)* 120 Administration, accounting & personal finance 601/1239/6 IFS Level 2 Certificate in Financial Education (QCF)* 130 Administration, accounting & personal finance 600/4781/1 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Art and Design 120 Art & design 600/5502/9 WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Creative and Media 120 Art & design 600/6905/3 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Art and Design 150 Art & design 600/6907/7 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Graphic Design 120 Art & design 601/0043/6 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Craft (VRQ)* 120 Art & design 600/4786/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Business 120 Business 600/5080/9 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Business and Enterprise 120 Business 601/0048/5 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Business and Enterprise (VRQ)* 120 Business 6 600/6644/1 CACHE Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care 125 Child development & wellbeing 600/6814/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Children's Play, Learning and Development 120 Child development & wellbeing 600/6817/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Construction and the Built Environment 120 Construction & built environment 601/0543/4 WJEC Level 1/2 Award In Constructing the Built Environment* 120 Construction & built environment 601/0426/0 WJEC Level 1/2 Award In Designing the Built Environment* 120 Construction & built environment 601/1199/9 TLM Level 2 Certificate in Designing, Engineering, and Constructing a Sustainable Built Environment (QCF)* 120 Construction & built environment 601/1271/2 WJEC Level 1/2 Award In Planning and Maintaining the Built Environment* 120 Construction & built environment 600/8645/2 WJEC Level 1/2 Award In Engineering* 120 Engineering 601/1411/3 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Engineering Design † 120 Engineering 601/1407/1 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Systems Control in Engineering † 120 Engineering 600/4788/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Engineering 120 Engineering 601/0924/5 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Engineering Design and Product Investigation* 120 Engineering 601/0925/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Engineering Electronics and Computer Control Technologies* 120 Engineering 600/6867/X EAL Level 2 First Certificate in Engineering Technology † 230 Engineering 7 601/0532/X IMIAL Level 2 Certificate in Service and Maintenance Engineering (VRQ)* 228 Engineering 601/1219/0 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Engineering Manufacture* 120 Engineering 601/1273/6 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Principles in Engineering and Engineering Business* 120 Engineering 601/0556/2 VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (VRQ)* 120 Hair & beauty 600/4782/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Health and Social Care 120 Health & social care 600/4780/X OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Health and Social Care 120 Health & social care 600/7044/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Hospitality 120 Hospitality 600/4776/8 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in ICT 120 ICT 600/6627/1 Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Digital Applications 120 ICT 600/4789/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Information and Creative Technology 120 ICT 600/6943/0 BCS Level 2 ECDL Certificate in IT Application Skills (QCF) 120 ICT 600/7039/0 City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for IT Users (QCF) 120 ICT 600/7064/X City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate For Software Developers (QCF) 120 ICT 601/0042/4 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Computer Technology (VRQ)* 120 ICT 600/6688/X TLM Level 2 Certificate for IT User Skills in 120 ICT 8 601/1111/2 TLM Level 2 Certificate in Open Systems Computing (QCF)* 120 ICT 600/6831/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Creative Digital Media Production 120 Media & communication 600/6906/5 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Interactive Media 120 Media & communication 600/7043/2 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Creative iMedia 120 Media & communication 600/4785/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Performing Arts 120 Music & performing arts 600/6818/8 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Music 120 Music & performing arts 600/6904/1 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Music Technology 120 Music & performing arts 600/6990/9 NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Performance Skills 120 Music & performing arts 600/6655/6 RSL Level 2 Certificate in Performance for Music Practitioners (QCF)* 150 Music & performing arts 600/6656/8 RSL Level 2 Certificate in Composition for Music Practitioners (QCF)* 150 Music & performing arts 600/6657/X RSL Level 2 Certificate in Technology for Music Practitioners (QCF)* 150 Music & performing arts 600/8330/X WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Retail Business* 120 Retailing 600/4790/2 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Science 120 Science 600/7042/0 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Science in the Workplace 120 Science 600/4787/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Principles of Applied Science 120 Science 9 600/4796/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Application of Science 120 Science 600/7195/3 WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Applied Science* 120 Science 600/8441/8 WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Science for Work* 120 Science 600/4779/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Sport 120 Sport 600/5121/8 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sport Science 120 Sport 600/5123/1 OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sport Studies 120 Sport 600/6512/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Travel and Tourism 120 Travel & tourism 600/9908/2 WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Tourism* 120 Travel & tourism Level 1 500/4991/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Business Administration (QCF) 100 Administration, accounting & personal finance 500/5959/2 NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft using Art and Design (QCF) 60 Art & design 500/6540/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Art and Design (QCF) 100 Art & design 500/8053/2 NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Interactive Media (QCF) 90 Art & design 500/8454/9 NCFE Level 1 Award in Graphic Design (QCF) 90 Art & design 601/0489/2 NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Creative Studies: Craft (VRQ)* 120 Art & design 601/0677/3 NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Art and Design (QCF)* 130 Art & design 601/0315/2 NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Business and Enterprise (VRQ)* 120 Business 10 500/6139/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Caring for Children (QCF)* 100 Child development & well-being 500/6591/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Construction (QCF) 130 Construction & built environment 601/1198/7 TLM Level 1 Certificate in Designing, Engineering and Constructing a Sustainable Built Environment (QCF)* 120 Construction & built environment 501/0305/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Engineering (QCF) 130 Engineering 600/0879/9 City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Engineering (QCF) 180 Engineering 501/0386/6 EAL Level 1 Certificate in Engineering Technology † 200 Engineering 601/0531/8 IMIAL Level 1 Certificate in Service and Maintenance Engineering (VRQ)* 214 Engineering 500/5458/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care (QCF) 100 Health & social care 601/0550/1 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Extended Certificate in Exploring the Caring Sectors (QCF)* 230 Health & social care 601/0720/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Exploring the Caring Sectors (QCF)* 120 Health & social care 500/7521/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (QCF) 124 Hospitality 500/6568/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate for IT Users (ITQ) (QCF) 90 ICT 500/8080/5 TLM Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF) 90 ICT 601/0492/2 NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Computer Technology (VRQ)* 120 ICT 11 601/1110/0 TLM Level 1 Certificate in Open Systems Computing (QCF)* 120 ICT 500/8423/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Creative Media Production (QCF) 145 Media & communication 500/6606/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Performing Arts (QCF) 90 Music & performing arts 500/9177/3 NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Performance Skills (QCF) 120 Music & performing arts 600/6651/9 RSL Level 1 Certificate in Performance for Music Practitioners (QCF)* 150 Music & performing arts 600/6652/0 RSL Level 1 Certificate in Composition for Music Practitioners (QCF)* 150 Music & performing arts 600/6653/2 RSL Level 1 Certificate in Technology for Music Practitioners (QCF)* 150 Music & performing arts 501/1234/X NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Music Technology (QCF) 150 Music & performing arts 501/0075/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Applied Science (QCF) 110 Science 500/4989/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Sport and Active Leisure (QCF) 100 Sport 600/1238/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Travel and Tourism Industry (QCF) 206 Travel & tourism

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