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View Qualification : ABMA Level 4 Diploma in Computer Engineering (QCF)

Qualification
Qualification Number
600/5141/3
Title
ABMA Level 4 Diploma in Computer Engineering (QCF)
Awarding Organisation
Fees Price List Url
Qualification Type
QCF
Qualification Sub Type
None
Qualification Level
Level 4
Qualification Sub Level
None
EQF Level
Level 5
Regulation Start Date
11-Apr-2012
Operational Start Date
01-Jun-2012
Operational End Date
Certification End Date
Offered In England
Yes
Offered In Wales
No
Offered In Northern Ireland
Yes
Assessment Language In English
Yes
Assessment Language In Welsh
No
Assessment Language In Irish
No
SSA
6.1 ICT Practitioners
Purpose
C. Prepare for employment
Sub Purpose
C1. Prepare for employment in a broad occupational area
Total Credits
65
Min Credits at/above Level
65
Minimum Guided Learning Hours
300
Maximum Guided Learning Hours
330
Diploma Guided Learning Hours
300
Barring Classification Code
ZZZZ
Overall Grading Type
Pass/Merit/Distinction
Assessment Methods
Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment, Written Examination
Exemptions
Structure Requirements
Learners must complete all 4 mandatory units and 1 unit from the optional group
The awarding organisation states that this qualification is appropriate for use in the following age ranges.
Age Ranges
Pre-16 : No; 16-18 : Yes; 18+ : No; 19+ : Yes
Further information
This does not imply that eligibility for funding has been agreed for these age ranges.
For further information on the funding of 14-19 qualifications offered in England, please refer to the DFE Section 96 website.
For further information on the funding of 19+ qualifications offered in England, please refer to the SFA website.
For further information on funding in Northern Ireland, visit the DELNI and DENI website.
When undertaking a qualification that does not appear on the governments' lists as eligible for funding for specific age ranges, users must be aware of the legal requirements around activities undertaken by learners of specific ages.
Compound Group
A
Label
A
Name
Unit Groups
Group Requirements
Learners must complete all 4 mandatory units and 1 unit from the optional group
Minimum Credit Value
65
Maximum Credit Value
Minimum Subcomponents
2
Maximum Subcomponents
2
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Pathway Reference
Unit Group
M
Label
M
Name
Mandatory Units
Group Requirements
Learners must complete all 4 units in this group
Minimum Credit Value
50
Maximum Credit Value
50
Minimum Subcomponents
4
Maximum Subcomponents
4
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Computer Security
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Computer Security
Organisation Name
ABMA Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
10
Linked Unit
Networking Technology
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Networking Technology
Organisation Name
ABMA Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
10
Linked Unit
Personal Computer Software Support
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Personal Computer Software Support
Organisation Name
ABMA Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
15
Linked Unit
Management of Projects
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Management of Projects
Organisation Name
Pearson Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
15
Unit Group
O
Label
O
Name
Optional Units
Group Requirements
Learners must complete 1 unit from this group
Minimum Credit Value
15
Maximum Credit Value
15
Minimum Subcomponents
1
Maximum Subcomponents
1
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Computer Systems
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Computer Systems
Organisation Name
Pearson Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
15
Linked Unit
Emerging Technologies
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Emerging Technologies
Organisation Name
Pearson Education Ltd
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
60
Unit Credit Value
15
Linked Unit
Working with ICT hardware and equipment
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Working with ICT hardware and equipment
Organisation Name
e-skills UK, the Sector Skills Council for Business and Information Technology
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
90
Unit Credit Value
15
Barred Units
There are no barred units to display.
Qualification Objectives
ObjectiveResponse
GCSEs prioritised to measure school and/or teacher performanceNo
Other GCSEsNo
Other level 1, 2 and1/2 qualifications used to indicate learners' attainment on completion of compulsory schooling and included in measures of school and/or teacher performanceNo
GCEs and ASNo
Other level 3 qualifications designed to demonstrate eligibility for progression to higher education and/or used to measure school or college performanceNo
ESOL qualifications that are required for citizenshipNo
Qualifications that indicate an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employersYes
Qualifications that an individual is required by law to have gained in order to undertake a specific roleNo
Qualifications taken primarily for growth and enjoymentNo
Qualifications that are designed to meet the needs of a named employer or other organisationNo
Qualifications that are included within apprenticeships frameworks, including functional skillsNo
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