Pre-Entry Learning – Empowering Adults to Upskill and Succeed

In the past 12 months there has been an increase in adults looking to upskill and retrain and this trend looks set to continue. At Ascentis we have an extensive range of Pre-Entry qualifications with clear progression routes, designed to build the vital skills needed for the workplace and everyday life. These qualifications are ideal for adults with basic skills, and for those who have been out of education for a long time or have had little formal learning. All our Pre-Entry qualifications have the structure, quality assurance and integrity of regulated provision.

Pre-Entry Digital Skills

This qualification allows learners to practice the underpinning essential digital skills for communication, handling information and content, transacting and problem solving, and online safety, enabling them to learn digital skills effectively.

Pre-Entry ESOL

Mapped to the Entry 1 ESOL Core Curriculum, this qualification allows learners to develop the basic underpinning skills in English listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Pre-Entry Literacy

The qualification allows learners to improve their ability to communicate and develop reading and writing skills.

Pre-Entry Numeracy

The qualification allows learners to build confidence and develop basic underpinning skills in Number, Measure, Shape and Space, Handling Data and Talking Maths.

Pre-Entry Qualification Benefits

  • Accompanied by learner resources, which can be contextualised
  • No minimum registrations
  • Assessments available on-demand with no assessment windows
  • Quick certification
  • Robust and quality assured
  • Designated subject expert External Quality Assurer
  • Staff training resources provided
  • Clear progression routes for learners to further learning with Ascentis
Pre-Entry Learning – Empowering Adults to Upskill and Succeed

If you are interested in delivering any of these qualifications or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us here.

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