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NCFE Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry Level 3

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Entry Level 3
Minimum entry age

Who is this qualification suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above. The NCFE Functional Skills qualification in ICT at Entry Level 3 is an ideal qualification for learners wishing to develop practical, transferable skills in ICT in order to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. It is suitable for a wide range of individuals and is fundamental to the successful completion of various wider qualifications and frameworks, such as Foundation Learning.

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Regulations for the Conduct of Controlled Assessment

Qualification Specific Instructions for Delivery (QSID)

Qualification Specification
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This qualification specification contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in the planning, delivery and assessment.

Functional Skills Criteria for ICT
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This Ofqual document sets out the rules and regulations for Functional Skills ICT.

NCFE Instructions and Guidance - Functional Skills Internal Controlled Assessments
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This document is designed to assist centres in the delivery and assessment of the controlled assessment component(s) of NCFE Functional Skills qualifications.

Entry Level Functional Skills ICT Qualification Factsheet
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This document provides an overview of our Functional Skills ICT offering at Entry Level 1, 2 and 3.

ICT Entry Level 3 Sample 1
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ICT Entry Level 3 Sample 2
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ICT Assessment Topics
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Qualification specification (Word)
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This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification in MS Word format and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Mandatory units

  1. Information and Communication Technology (K/601/2267)

ICT Amplification Guide

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Controlled components will go ahead in 2021/22, therefore moving away from results being based on Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) used in 2020 to 2021.

For further information please see the 2021/22 adaptation addendum document below.

2021-22 AT FSQ ICT EL1_2_3 V1.0
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