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NCFE Level 1 Award in Personal and Social Development

Preparation for Life and Work
Learning Resources Available, Nested Qualification

Level 1
Minimum entry age
Credit Value
This qualification is suitable for learners pre- and post-16 and is designed for those working at Level 1, which may encompass learners with mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

What is a nested qualification?

This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award and Certificate structure. This can be done by self-service through the Portal. Qualification nests and top-up pricing can be found in our fees list.

Qualification Specification

This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Summary of Changes

This document summarises the changes in the qualification specification since the previous issue.

Useful Websites

Purpose Statement

This document outlines the content of this qualification, who it’s designed for, and the opportunities it could lead to.

Internal Assessment Sample Tasks

Learner's Evidence Tracking Log

This document can help learners to keep track of their work.

Optional units

  1. Community Action (M/502/0473 )
  2. Developing Self (K/502/0469 )
  3. Dealing With Problems in Daily Life (L/502/0464 )
  4. Environmental Awareness (Y/502/0659)
  5. Healthy Living (F/502/0476 )
  6. Individual Rights and Responsibilities (K/502/0472 )
  7. Making the Most of Leisure Time (K/502/0651 )
  8. Managing Own Money (R/502/0479 )
  9. Managing Social Relationships (D/502/0470 )
  10. Parenting Awareness (J/502/0656 )
  11. Preparation for Work (J/502/0477 )
  12. Working as Part of a Group (R/502/0465 )
  13. Working Towards Goals (J/502/0463 )
  14. Planning an Enterprise Activity (F/501/5942)
  15. Running an Enterprise Activity (F/501/5939)
  16. The Changing Nature of Society in the UK (K/600/3164)
  17. Supporting Others (H/501/6887)
  18. Understanding Personal Identity (M/600/3134)
  19. Investigating a Vocational Area (T/600/3250)
  20. Preparing for Your Next Steps (L/601/0110)
  21. Healthy Eating for Families (R/601/0108)
  22. Supporting Babies to Play (J/601/3409)
  23. Contraception Information (R/601/3459)
  24. Tackling Number Problems (A/502/3568)
  25. Job Search Skills (D/502/3577)
  26. Interview Skills (K/502/3579)

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