School Improvement Agency - Larger vocational qualifications

Larger vocational qualifications

The qualifications listed below are at least the size of two GCSEs. These qualifications will only count as the equivalent of one GCSE in performance table indicators. See also Vocational qualifications which are equivalent to one GCSE and Non-GCSE academic qualifications.

New qualifications are in bold. Qualifications carried over from the 2015 list are in non-bold.

QAN QUALIFICATION TITLE SIZE (GLH) SUBJECT AREA
  Level 2 & Level 1/2
600/6821/8 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Art and Design 240 Art & Design
600/6822/X Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Art and Design 360 Art & Design
601/0172/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Art and Design 480 Art & Design
600/6815/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Business 240 Business
600/6816/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Business 360 Business
601/0171/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma inBusiness 480 Business
600/7865/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Children's Play, Learning and Development 240 Child Development & Well- Being
600/6480/8 City & Guilds Level 2 Principal Learning in Construction and the Built Environment 420 Construction & Built Environment
600/7048/1 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment 240 Construction & Built Environment
601/0258/5 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Construction and the Built Environment 360 Construction & Built Environment
601/0259/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment 480 Construction & Built Environment
600/6880/2 City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (QCF) 300 Engineering
600/6881/4 City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (QCF) 360 Engineering
600/6483/3 City & Guilds Level 2 Principal Learning in Engineering 420 Engineering
601/0542/2 IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Service andMaintenance Engineering (VRQ) 274 Engineering
600/6628/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Engineering 240 Engineering
600/6630/1 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering 360 Engineering
500/2363/9 Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Principal Learning in Engineering 420 Engineering
601/0545/8 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma inEngineering 480 Engineering
600/6482/1 City & Guilds Level 2 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies 420 Hair & Beauty
500/4162/9 VTCT Level 2 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies 420 Hair & Beauty
600/6311/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Health and Social Care 240 Health & Social Care
600/6312/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care 360 Health & Social Care
601/0170/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Health and Social Care 480 Health & Social Care
600/7047/X Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Hospitality 240 Hospitality
601/0231/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First ExtendedCertificate in Hospitality 360 Hospitality
601/0230/5 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Hospitality 480 Hospitality
600/6071/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Information and Creative Technology 240 ICT
600/6072/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology 360 ICT
601/0169/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Information and Creative Technology 480 ICT
600/7045/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production 240 Media & Communication
601/0167/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First ExtendedCertificate in Creative Digital Media Production 360 Media & Communication
601/0166/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production 480 Media & Communication
600/6869/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Performing Arts 240 Music & Performing Arts
600/6870/X Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Performing Arts 360 Music & Performing Arts
601/0168/4 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Performing Arts 480 Music & Performing Arts
600/8640/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Music 240 Music & Performing Arts
601/0260/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First ExtendedCertificate in Music 360 Music & Performing Arts
601/0261/5 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma inMusic 480 Music & Performing Arts
600/6318/X Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Applied Science 360 Science
600/6819/X Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Sport 240 Sport
600/6820/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Sport 360 Sport
601/0232/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Sport 480 Sport
500/8421/5 VTCT Level 2 Principal Learning in Sport and Active Leisure 420 Sport
600/7046/8 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Travel and Tourism 240 Travel & Tourism
601/0233/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism 360 Travel & Tourism
601/0234/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma inTravel and Tourism 480 Travel & Tourism
  Level 1
500/6536/1 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF) 295 Administration, accounting & personal finance
500/6607/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Art and Design (QCF) 280 Art & Design
500/6672/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Caring forChildren (QCF) 280 Child Development & Well-Being
600/6476/6 City & Guilds Level 1 Principal Learning in Construction and the Built Environment 240 Construction & Built Environment
601/0124/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Extended Certificate In Construction (QCF) 270 Construction & Built Environment
500/6668/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Construction (QCF) 370 Construction & Built Environment
500/9859/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Engineering (QCF) 330 Engineering
601/0541/0 IMIAL Level 1 Diploma in Service and Maintenance Engineering (VRQ) 274 Engineering
500/4160/5 VTCT Level 1 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies 240 Hair & Beauty
600/6479/1 City & Guilds Level 1 Principal Learning in Hair and Beauty Studies 240 Hair & Beauty
500/6642/0 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) 280 Health & Social Care
601/0549/5 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Exploring the Caring Sectors (QCF) 310 Health & Social Care
500/6569/5 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma for IT Users (ITQ) (QCF) 250 ICT
601/0579/3 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production (QCF) 270 Media & Communication
500/8544/X Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Creative Media Production (QCF) 335 Media & Communication
500/6669/9 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Performing Arts (QCF) 270 Music & Performing Arts
501/0073/7 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Applied Science (QCF) 310 Science
500/6495/2 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure (QCF) 280 Sport
500/8420/3 VTCT Level 1 Principal Learning in Sport and Active Leisure 240 Sport
600/1231/6 Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to the Travel and Tourism Industry (QCF) 323 Travel & Tourism

 

See also Vocational qualifications which are equivalent to one GCSE and Non-GCSE academic qualifications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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