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NCFE Level 1 Award in Volunteering

Preparation for Life and Work

Level 1
Minimum entry age
Credit Value
This qualification is suitable for learners who are thinking about working as a volunteer and will provide them with an insight into the role and an awareness of the personal standards required of them whilst volunteering. It is also suitable for those learners who are already in a volunteering role and will enhance both their knowledge and skills. In these circumstances the learners could use their volunteering role to assist them to gather the evidence required.

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.

Learner Evidence Tracking Log (LETL)
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Mandatory units

  1. Explore Volunteering and the Ways To Become a Volunteer (A/503/5901)
  2. Personal Standards and Requirements for Working in a Volunteering Role (L/503/5899)

Students will still need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We encourage centres to review our guidance on the types of evidence, and evidence capture, that we permit including e.g. the use of video, photos and other digital means of demonstrating knowledge and skills.

This qualification is in scope for alternative arrangements and if required can be awarded via an assessed grade from the centre.

For further information please see the adaptation addendum document below.


AT 60042904 V1.0
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