Qualifications List RITS

Qualifications marked with (*) approved for points in the school league tables.

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TLM QCF qualifications and links to the Ofqual register

Handbooks

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QUALIFICATIONS IN IT USER SKILLS

ITQ is the national vocational qualification for IT users. eskills

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ENTRY LEVEL A gentle, light touch introduction Links to Qualifications on the National Register

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TLM Entry Level Award in ICT Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (Entry 1) (QCF)

Simplest and lowest level entry level qual. designed for SEN and complete beginners that need confidence building.
 

501/0271/0

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TLM Entry Level Award in ICT Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (Entry 2) (QCF)

TLM Entry Level Award In IT User Skills (ITQ) (Entry 2) (QCF)

501/0270/9 is being phased out in favour of 601/3381/8 Qualifcation provides gentle progression, more confident can go straight to Entry 3.

501/0270/9

601/3381/8

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TLM Entry Level Award in ICT Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (Entry 3) (QCF)

Short general IT user courses that build on Entry 1 and Entry 2 to provide gentle progression.

501/0257/6

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TLM Entry Level Certificate In ICT Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (Entry 3) (QCF)

Longer general IT courses to extend and broaden experience.
 

601/0988/9

 

LEVEL 1 For reasonably confident beginners eg in KS3.  

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TLM Level 1 Award in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF)

Gentle progression from a short course from Entry Level.

501/1428/1

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TLM Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF)

Supporting progress to the TLM Level 2 Certificates including ITQ and Schools points scoring certificate.

500/8080/5

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TLM Level 1 Certificate In Open Systems and Enterprise (QCF)*

Supporting progress to the TLM Level 2 Certificates including ITQ and Schools points scoring certificate. 601/4559/6

 

LEVEL 2 A*-C GCSE level. 

 

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TLM Level 2 Award in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF)

This Award provides a gentle progression route from Level 1 or it can be used directly for more confident learners that have some general computer experience.

500/9888/3

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TLM Level 2 Certificate for IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (QCF)*

This is the Level 2 qualification that is a GCSE equivalent in the 2015 School League Tables. The cousework element provides the ITQ at no additional cost.

600/6688/X

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TLM Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF) This is the Level 2 ITQ qualification. It is identical to the coursework requirements for the schools version above.

500/8073/8

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TLM Level 2 Extended Certificate in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF) This extended certificate adds to the breadth of competences across a greater range of units.

501/0435/4

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TLM Level 2 Diploma in ICT Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF)

This diploma adds further breadth to the range of Level 2 units.

501/0033/6

 

LEVEL 3 Similar to A levels in difficulty.  

Handbook

TLM Level 3 Award in IT User Skills in Open Systems and Enterprise (ITQ) (QCF)

This is a Level 3 Award providing a direct progression route from the Level 2 qualifications.

600/1778/8

  QUALIFICATIONS IN OPEN SYSTEMS AND IT MANAGEMENT Qualifications based on professional competence in Linux based systems. LPI
  LEVEL 2    
  TLM Level 2 Certificate In Open Systems IT Management This is a Level 2 certificate based on the LPI Linux Essentials course. 601/4276/5
  LEVEL 3 Coming Soon  
 

QUALIFICATIONS IN OPEN SYSTEMS COMPUTING

Practical competence in computing underpinned by concepts required for transferable knowledge and technology change. NAACE
  ENTRY LEVEL Entry level coming soon  
Coming soon TLM Entry Level Award in Open Systems Computing (Entry 1) (QCF) Coming soon. Suitable for any SEN learner or newcomer to computing needing confidence.  
Coming soon TLM Entry Level Award in Open Systems Computing (Entry 2) (QCF) Coming soon. Building on Entry 1 and extending range   
Coming soon TLM Entry Level Certificate in Open Systems Computing (Entry 3) (QCF) A full certificate suitable for those candidates that will find a direct start on Level 1 too challenging.  
       
  LEVEL 1    

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TLM Level 1 Certificate in Open Systems Computing (QCF) Level 1 computing certificate designed to support the new KS3 National Curriculum programme of study and provide a progression route to Level 2.

601/1110/0

Click link for details LEVEL 2    

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TLM Level 2 Certificate in Open Systems Computing (QCF) Level 2 computing certificate building on the new NC POS. Planned to be a GCSE equivalent for 2016 school performance tables.

601/1111/2

  LEVEL 3    

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TLM Level 3 Award in Open Systems Computing (QCF) Level 3 Award in Computing can be used as a stepping stone between L2 and 3 eg for high flyers achieving L2 earlier than the end of KS4.

601/1274/8

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TLM Level 3 Certificate in Open Systems Computing (QCF) Level 3 Certificate builds on the L2 Award and is planned to contribute to performance measures in 2016

601/1421/6

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TLM Level 3 Diploma in Open Systems Computing (QCF) Level 3 Diploma the size of an A level and designed to contribute to performance measures in 2016.

601/1376/5

 

Qualifications in Design, Engineer, Construct!

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  LEVEL 1    

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TLM Level 1 Certificate for Designing, Engineering and Constructing a Sustainable Built Environment (QCF)*

Starting point in, for example KS3 for future professionals in the construction industry.

601/1198/7

  LEVEL 2    

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TLM Level 2 Certificate for Designing, Engineering and Constructing a Sustainable Built Environment (QCF)*

GCSE equivalent to contribute to performance measures for 2016,

601/1199/9

  LEVEL 3    

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TLM Level 3 Award for Designing, Engineering and Constructing a Sustainable Built Environment (QCF)

Level 3 Award in DEC can be used as a stepping stone between L2 and 3 eg for high flyers achieving L2 earlier than the end of KS4.

601/1496/4

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TLM Level 3 Certificate for Designing, Engineering and Constructing a Sustainable Built Environment (QCF) Level 3 Certificate in DEC provides a further progression step between Award and Diploma or space to study complementary subjects.

601/1563/4

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TLM Level 3 Diploma for Designing, Engineering and Constructing a Sustainable Built Environment (QCF)

Level 3 Diploma the size of an A level and designed to contribute to performance measures in 2016.

601/1562/2

 

Qualifications in Skills for Employment

 

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  ENTRY LEVEL    

 

TLM Entry Level Award In Skills for Employment (Entry 3) (QCF)

Basic employability skills targeted on the adult market.

600/9054/6

 

TLM Entry Level Certificate In Skills for Employment (Entry 3) (QCF)

Broadening the range of experiences compared to the Award.

601/0045/X

 

LEVEL 1

 

 

 

TLM Level 1 Award In Skills for Employment (QCF)

Progression from the entry level qualifications and a starting point for those with some prior preparation.

600/9055/8

 

TLM Level 1 Certificate In Skills for Employment (QCF) Broadening the Level 1 experience. 

600/9056/X

 

LEVEL 2

 

 

 

TLM Level 2 Award in Skills for Employment (QCF)

Progression from L1 or a starting point for the more confident.

601/0040/0

 

TLM Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Employment (QCF)

Broadening experience from the Award.

601/0187/8

 
 

Qualifications in Food Safety

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TLM Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (QCF)

Basic food safety certificate superceded by the two qualifications below.

600/4334/9

 

TLM Level 2 Award in Allergens and Intolerants in Food (QCF) Food safety with emphasis on allergens and intolerants.

601/1112/4

 

TLM Level 2 Award in HACCP and Allergen Control (QCF) Food safety certificate with emphasis on HACCP.

601/1113/6

 

Management Qualifications

 

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  LEVEL 1    
Handbook TLM Level 1 Certificate In Enterprise and Preparation for Employment (QCF) Preparation for small business managment, aimed at schools

601/1114/8

  LEVEL 2    
Handbook TLM Level 2 Certificate In Enterprise and Preparation for Employment (QCF) Preparation for small business managment, aimed at schools

601/1115/X

  LEVEL 3    
       
Planned for 2014 Award, Certificate, Diploma Preparation for small business managment, aimed at schools  
  LEVEL 4    

 

TLM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

Starting point for adults with previous experience to develop business management claims.

600/7378/0

  LEVEL 5    

 

TLM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

Progression from Level 4.

 

600/8668/3

 

LEVEL 6

 

 

 

TLM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

Progression fr0m Level 5.

600/8964/7

 

LEVEL 7

 

 

 

TLM Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)

Progression from Level 6

600/8885/0

 Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
  TLM Level 1 Award in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) Introduction to 3D printing suitable for KS3 onwards in schools

601/2711/9

  TLM Level 2 Award in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) KS3/4 in schools FE short course. 601/2780/6
  TLM Level 3 Award in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) High attaining KS4 and standard post 16 students

601/2802/1