Administration, Business & Finance
Healthcare
Training, Coaching & Management
Building & Practical Skills
Health & Safety
Food Safety & HACCP
Horticulture & Landscaping
Sustainable Use of Pesticides

How do I know what level to do?

Learner Profile – Level 3

This programme is open to mature and young adult leavers who have either an interest in, or are working in a related role, and wishes to achieve a relevant certificate , or feel they would benefit from developing basic skills in this sector. There are no minimum entry requirements. Applicants will have the opportunity to advise of any special learning requirements on application/registration. It is expected that participants will have a reasonable level of literacy, numeracy and interpersonal skills, and come from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. Participants will be expected to engage in some independent learning/practical work outside the formal learning structure of the course. Generally learners engaging in this programme are ready to take on a new task in a personal capacity or role. Learners can follow straightforward instruction/direction and are moving towards independent learning in a small range of areas of interest. They can also read basic short text non-supported and can make sense of information and familiar and unfamiliar tasks can be carried out in familiar and unfamiliar settings.

Learner Profile – Level 4

This programme is open to mature and young adult leavers who have either an interest in, or are working in a related role, and wishes to achieve a relevant certificate, or are working in a related area. There are no minimum entry requirements. Applicants will have the opportunity to advise of any special learning requirements on application/registration. It is expected that participants will have a reasonable level of literacy, numeracy and interpersonal skills, and come from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. Participants will be expected to engage in some independent learning/practical work outside the formal learning structure of the course. Generally leaner’s entering this programme will be comfortable reading, drafting, preparing and understanding personally relevant information, including quantities information. Learners are capable of solving problems independently or as part of a group.

Learner Profile – Level 5

This programme is open to both mature and young adults/school leavers who have either an interest in or are working towards achieving certification in the chosen area, or are currently working in this area. Participants applying for this award should hold a level 4 and/or leaving certificate and/or have relevant life and work experience. Applicants will have the opportunity to advice of any special learning requirements on application/registration. It is expected that participants will have a reasonable level of literacy, numeracy and interpersonal skills, and come from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. Participants will be expected to engage in some independent learning/practical work outside the formal learning structure of the course. Generally learner’s engaging in this programme will be proficient at reading, drafting, preparing and understanding information across a broad range of topics, including quantitative information. Learners may also solve predictable problems well, independently and as part of a familiar and less familiar group and participate well in a chosen area of expertise using a range of tools and procedures, responsibly and autonomously.

Learner Profile – Level 6

This programme is open to mature and young adult learners who have either an interest in this area, or are working in a related role, and wish to achieve a relevant certificate. Entry requirements are a relevant Level 5 qualification and/or relevant life experience. Applicants will have the opportunity to advice of any special learning requirements on application/registration. It is expected that participants will have a reasonable level of literacy, numeracy and interpersonal skills, and come from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. Participants will be expected to engage in some independent learning/practical work outside the formal learning structure of the course. Generally leaner’s entering this programme can fluently read, draft, prepare and understand complex information, including quantities information, that is personally relevant and reflecting a broad knowledge base. Learners can also solve problems well, independently and as part of a range of different groups, accepting personal responsibility for the quality of the outcome.

© HCT Ltd. Progressive, Innovative & Interactive Training 2013