20 brand-new qualifications launched!

Our Qualification Development team have been very busy over the past couple of months, launching 20 brand-new qualifications in subjects like Mental Health and Wellbeing, Health and Social Care, Personal Development for Employability and IT User Skills, just to mention a few.

More information including the qualification specifications outlining all learning outcomes, assessment criteria and centre requirements can be found by following the links below.

NEW MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING QUALIFICATIONS
Highfield Level 1 Award in an Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/mental-health-and-wellbeing/L1MentalHealthandWellbeing
Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Wellbeing (RQF)
https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/mental-health-and-wellbeing/level-1-award-health-and-wellbeing
Highfield Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health (RQF)
https://highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/mental-health-and-wellbeing/Level-2-Certificate-Mental-Health

NEW HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE QUALIFICATIONS
Highfield Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF)
https://highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/health-and-social-care/level-1-award-introduction-health-social-care-childrens-young-peoples-settings
Highfield Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF)
https://highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/health-and-social-care/level-1-certificate-introduction-health-social-care-childrens-young-peoples-settings
Highfield Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (RQF)
https://highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/health-and-social-care/level-1-diploma-introduction-health-social-care-childrens-young-peoples-settings

NEW EMPLOYABILITY QUALIFICATIONS
Highfield Entry Level Award in Personal Development for Employability (Entry 3) (RQF)
https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/apprenticeships/personal-development-for-employability/entry-level-3-award-pde
Highfield Entry Level Certificate in Personal Development for Employability (Entry 3) (RQF)
https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/apprenticeships/personal-development-for-employability/entry-level-3-certificate-pde
Highfield Entry Level Extended Certificate in Personal Development for Employability (Entry 3) (RQF)
https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/apprenticeships/personal-development-for-employability/entry-level-3-extended-certificate-pde

NEW DIGITAL SKILLS AND ICT QUALIFICATIONS
Highfield Level 1 Award in IT User Skills (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/digital-skills/level-1-award-it-user
Highfield Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/digital-skills/level-1-cert-it-user
Highfield Level 1 Diploma in IT User Skills (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/digital-skills/level-1-dip-it-user
Highfield Level 2 Award in IT User Skills (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/digital-skills/level-2-award-it-user
Highfield Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/digital-skills/level-2-cert-it-user
Highfield Level 2 Diploma in IT User Skills (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/digital-skills/level-2-dip-it-user

NEW FINANCIAL SERVICES QUALIFICATIONS
Highfield Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll (RQF)
https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/finanical-services/level-1-award-computerised-payroll
Highfield Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll (RQF)
https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/finanical-services/level-2-certificate-computerised-payroll

NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY QUALIFICATION
Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/health-and-safety/level-1-award-health-and-safety-awareness

NEW CONSTRUCTION QUALIFICATION
Highfield Level 1 Certificate in Construction Activities (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/construction/level-1-cert-construction-activities

NEW LOGISTICS QUALIFICATION
Highfield Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to Warehousing (RQF) https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/qualifications/logistics/level-1-intro-to-warehousing

All these qualifications are fully available for delivery now. Interested? Contact your account manager on 01302 363277 for more information or to start the approval process.

UPDATED – changes to Personal Development for Employability qualifications

Employability QualificationsHABC has made changes to a selection of optional units contained within our Personal Development for Employability qualifications to ensure they continue to meet learner needs and remain compliant with QCF criteria.

The changes, implemented from 1 August 2014, affect the following qualifications:

  • HABC Level 1 Award in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
  • HABC Level 1 Certificate in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
  • HABC Level 1 Diploma in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
  • HABC Level 2 Certificate in Personal Development for Employability (QCF); and
  • HABC Level 2 Diploma in Personal Development for Employability (QCF).

If any of your learners are registered on units that were only available until 31 July 2014, you will have a maximum of 12 months from this date to complete the programme and apply for certification.

Updates to our employability qualifications

We’ve recently made some changes to our Personal Development for Employability qualifications to make sure they continue meet the needs of learners.

HABC regularly conducts reviews of all its qualifications to ensure they are fit for purpose, aid learner understanding and achievement, and are compliant with the QCF, giving you and your learners peace of mind.

The changes cover a selection of optional units contained in a number of qualifications, including:

• HABC Level 1 Award in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
• HABC Level 1 Certificate in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
• HABC Level 1 Diploma in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
• HABC Level 2 Award in Personal Development for Employability (QCF);
• HABC Level 2 Certificate in Personal Development for Employability (QCF); and
• HABC Level 2 Diploma in Personal Development for Employability (QCF).

The updated Level 1 qualifications can be found here, whilst the updated Level 2 qualifications are here.

The units identified above will be available until 31 July 2014, with the replacement units made available for registrations from 1 August 2014.

For learners registered the units available until 31 July 2014, Centres will have a maximum of 12 months to complete the programme and apply for certification.

If you require further information, please contact your HABC account manager.

Updated employability kits now available

lv1-ekit-onlv2-ekit-onWe’ve updated our Employability-kits with a number of improved and wide-ranging employment-based scenarios and activities that will support and enhance your learners’ understanding and achievement.

The changes – which relate to the mandatory units for each kit including Self-assessment for Level 1 kit and Self-management Skills for our Level 2 kit – will give learners the knowledge that employers are increasingly looking for in new recruits.

Based on the delivery model being undertaken, it will also be possible to add additional units to either the level 1 or level 2 Employability-kits, further aiding learner engagement.

For more info click here.