Enhance your Induction Programmes with Short Online Qualifications

As we start to move closer to the new academic year, you may be starting to plan your induction & enrichment programmes. With that in mind why not learn more about Ascentis Short Online Qualifications?

Ascentis Short Online Qualifications (SOQs) are ready-made flexible qualifications, which help to ensure centres are supporting learners with their personal development, behaviour and welfare.

Developed in line with Government agendas and Ofsted priorities these qualifications cover a range of topics, which are essential within the curriculum.

These qualifications are designed to be delivered in large volumes and really make a great addition to any induction and enrichment programme. An added benefit is that learners don't have to come into the centre to sit the assessments with our e-Invigilation solution. This provides centres with extra flexibility when planning their induction programmes. 

All qualifications within this suite are between 10 & 20 guided learning hours and include the following:

  • Infection Control and Prevention
  • Citizenship
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Food Safety
  • Health & Safety
  • Healthy Living and Well-being for Mental Health
  • Internet Safety
  • British Values
  • Inclusive Environment
  • Mental Health & Well-being
  • Safeguarding
  • Understanding Employment, Business and Enterprise
  • Personal Safety
  • Managing Personal Finance
Enhance your Induction Programmes with Short Online Qualifications

All of the qualifications within this suite are accompanied by free interactive online resources and are assessed by the learner completing an online multiple choice e-assessment. We have recently added to the resources within this suite, which now also include vocabulary glossaries and tutor guidance for all SOQs.

If you have any questions or are interested in delivering our SOQs, please click here to contact us or arrange a virtual meeting.

Previous article Next article

Watch Our Client Videos

Ascentis helps change the lives of over 170,000 learners each year. Hear about why our staff love working for us, and why our customers love working with us.

See all

Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service Speaking about Ascentis English & Maths Stepping Stones

Ascentis has a fantastic suite of English and Maths Stepping Stones qualifications which enable learners to focus on specific skills, build their confidence and progress onto further learning. This testimonial video features Leicester Adult Skills and Learning Service who outline the benefits to them and their learners of using these qualifications.

Watch Video

The City of Liverpool College Speaking about Ascentis Access to Higher Education

Access to HE with Ascentis - We Make a Difference. Watch our Testimonial and hear how it makes a difference to learners and the opportunities it brings.

Watch Video

Best Practice People Speaking about Ascentis Short Online Qualifications

The Ascentis Short Online Qualifications are delivered in many centres across the UK and help to support learners’ Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare. Listen to Ascentis Customer, Best Practice People talk about how effective the Ascentis Short Online Qualifications are and how they successfully aid their NEET learners, improving skills and confidence in turn helping them secure employment.

Watch Video

Join hundreds of happy centres nationwide

Arrange a meeting

What our happy customers say

“We are very pleased that we made the move to Ascentis for all our ESOL exams. The exams are appropriate for our learners, and lecturers find the marking manageable. As an organisation, Ascentis is a pleasure to work with. Our queries are always dealt with quickly and we are extremely well supported by our verifier.”

Waltham Forest

“We have thoroughly enjoyed our first year with Ascentis. There has been support of a high quality throughout the academic year. Support has been provided through a variety of roles including the quality managers, lead EQA’s and subject moderators.”

Bradford College

“We have been delighted with the impact Ascentis Extended Awards in Mathematical Skills (Stepping Stones) have had on our student’s progression towards their functional skills mathematics as well as preparing them for the completion of their GCSE. It has taught them the essential skills in mathematics which enabled them to deal with the practical problems and challenges of life – at home, in education and at work. These skills are valued by employers and further education, and are a platform on which to build other employability skills. We are also very impressed with the level of service and commitment shown by the staff of Ascentis, they are always available to help whenever help is needed.”

Brent Start

“The transparency and support of Ascentis has been refreshing. Our moderation process has been a pleasure and developmental feedback has always been welcomed.”

Kensington & Chelsea College

21st Oct 2021

Ascentis Events

Pre-Entry Webinar

Join our subject experts as they discuss the benefits of Pre-Entry qualifications.

Read more

22nd Oct 2021

Quality Assurance Events

Ascentis Maths Skills Quality Assurance Webinar

This webinar is for Ascentis customers only and it is free to join. The webinar will include standardisation activities as well as the opportunity to share best practice with other practitioners. Participants will also receive an update on the qualification and general administration information.

Read more

25th Oct 2021

Ascentis Events

An Introduction to Pre-Entry ESOL and Volunteering

This webinar will talk you through our Pre-Entry ESOL qualifications, My Local Area and My Life. These qualifications are mapped to the bottom end of the ESOL curriculum and have been developed to allow learners to provide simple personal information and to learn about their area. We will also introduce you to our recently developed ESOL Volunteering to Support English Language qualification. This qualification is available at Levels 1 & 2 and has been developed to support the volunteers who want to teach ESOL, this could be learners who have been through the system and want to support their community, general volunteers who want to help and those who may like to teach ESOL as a profession in the future.

Read more
  • AELP
  • CPD Certified
  • FAB
  • Cyber Essentials
  • Natecla
  • Access to Higher Education
  • The Parliamentary Review
  • West Yorkshire Learning Providers
Close
Ascentis customers please login to view full specifications, tracking sheets, sample papers, customer policies and key documents.

Qualifications

Specification Overviews

Key Documents