ASDAN Entry Level 3 Certificate in Personal and Social Development at Stanmore College


Overview

Qualification ASDAN Entry Level 3 Certificate in Personal and Social Development
Subject Area Foundation Studies
Attendance

Course Content

The ASDAN Entry Level Certificate in Personal and Social Development (Entry 3) embraces personal, social, health, citizenship and ICT, and enables candidates to develop skills that prepare them for independence and working life.

The Personal and Social Development (PSD) qualifications offer imaginative ways of supporting students in becoming confident individuals who are physically, emotionally and socially healthy being responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society and embrace change managing risk together with their own wellbeing as well as introducing them to new activities and personal challenges. The qualification is credit-based and candidates will study a wide range of units aimed at personal, social development. Candidates must complete 13 credits worth of units to achieve the full qualification.

Students will study mandatory units together with a range of option units that offer an experience of different vocational areas, as well as opportunities to volunteer and create an enterprise. Units are designed to be practical and will allow learners to develop employability skills, which will improve their career prospects. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT will form an integral part of this Foundation Learning programme.

Course Outcomes

Students will have the opportunity to study units related to each available curriculum area at Stanmore, which will enable them to progress to Level 1 vocational qualifications anywhere across the College.

Progression

Students will have the opportunity to study units related to each available curriculum area at Stanmore, which will enable them to progress to Level 1 vocational qualifications anywhere across the College.

Entry Requirements

The course is aimed at students who have minimal or no formal qualifications. Students will have an interview prior to enrolment and will undertake a BKSB assessment to ascertain current levels.

Assessment

Interview prior to enrolment and a BKSB assessment.

Students complete a portfolio of evidence which is internally assessed by centre assessors against the unit assessment criteria. There is a mandatory Assessment Checklist provided for each unit that needs to be signed off by the tutor in order to complete a unit. Checklists must also be signed by the candidate, assessor and internal moderator to authenticate the work added to each candidate’s portfolio of evidence.

Equipment

Paper, writing materials and a folder, to help you organise your coursework. No additional costs, except contributions required for educational visits. Paper, writing materials and a folder, to help you organise your coursework.