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Key skills

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Wider Edexcel Key skills are internally assessed, externally verified qualifications available at Levels 1-4.

These qualifications are funded for delivery in Wales only. They complement Edexcel Essential Skills Wales.

Edexcel Key skills in Application of Number, Communication and Information Technology (IT) are no longer live qualifications. The final date for certification has now passed.

Edexcel Functional skills replace key skills as the skills components of Apprenticeship frameworks in England.

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