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Prior Attainment Level
What is your highest level of Qualification?
Full level 2
Full level 3
Level 7 and above
Other qualification, level not known
Other qualifications below level 1
Use the following table to help you pick the correct qualification level...
Academic Qualification Equivalent
Vocational Qualification Equivalent
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GCSE/O Level Grades D-G (or fewer than 5 at grades A-C) CSE below Grade 1 1 AS Level
BEC General Certificate BEC Diploma BTEC First Certificate City & Guilds Operative Awards CPVE Year 1 (Technician) GNVQ Foundation LCCI Elementary/First Level NVQ Level 1 PEI Elementary/First Level RSA Elementary/First Level RSA Vocational Certificate
GCSE/O Level (5 or more at Grades A-C) CSE Grade 1 (5 or more) 1 A Level 2/3 AS Levels
BEC General Certificate with Credit BEC Diploma with Credit BTEC First Diploma City & Guilds Higher Operative/Craft GNVQ Intermediate LCCI Certificate (Second Level) NVQ Level 2 PEI Stage 2 Pitmans Intermediate Level 2 Diploma Certificate RSA Diploma
2 or more A Levels 4 or more AS Levels
BEC National ONC/OND BTEC National ONC/OND City & Guilds Advanced Craft GNVQ Advanced LCCI Diploma (Third Level) NVQ Level 3 Pitmans Level 3 Advanced Higher Certificate RSA Stage 3 Advanced Diploma TEC Certificate/Diploma Access to Higher Education Courses ESOL & Foreign Language Advanced Awards
Teaching Qualifications (Including PGCE) First Degree
BEC National HNC/HND BTEC National HNC/HND Higher Education Certificate Higher Education Diploma LCCI Advanced Level NVQ 4 Nursing (SRN) RSA Advanced Certificate RSA Higher Diploma
Master’s degree Ph.D. or other doctorates
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