What are Core Skills?
- Flexible assessment: portfolio based, with no externally assessed components
- A compulsory part of Scottish Modern Apprenticeships
- More choice and clearer progression for learners
Edexcel is an approved awarding organisation for the Workplace Core Skills provision for Scotland. Core Skills are defined by the regulatory body for vocational qualifications for Scotland, SQA Accreditation, as 'the broad, transferable skills that help to develop the main capabilities people need to be full, active and responsible members of society. Core Skills contribute to employability, and are a component of Modern Apprenticeships in Scotland.
Core Skills are available at SCQF levels 3–6.