Level 1 Award in Progression: Group and Teamwork Communication Skills
Guided Learning Hours: 47-60
Credit Value: 6
Level: One
Minimum Age: None

This qualification is regulated by Ofqual and is listed on the Regulated Qualificaitions Framework (RQF). It provides a flexible and alternatie range of learning opportunities for a varied group of learners with a variety of differing learning needs and interests including
  • adults returning to learning
  • learners with 'spiky profiles'
  • learners who felt disengaged from learning in the past.

The qualification seeks to enable learners to follow a programme tailored to their individual learning needs, whilst at the same time achieving a nationally-recognised qualification.

Who can enrol?
You are likely to be someone who would benefit from an alternative approach to the curriculum and may already be enrolled on an alternative education programme.
You may not have achieved previoulsy in education and may need to develop your literacy and/or numeracy skills.
This award is also relevant for those seeking to return to work or enter new work areas and who are looking to update and/or add to their employment skills and knowledge. 
If you have already taken some qualifications, this award may help you to progress to further education or other training.

How old do you need to be to take this qualification?
The qualification is open to people of all ages including young people who are under 16 years of age, those who are 16-19 and adults over the age of 19. 

Do I need any previous skills or experience?
You do not need previous skills or experience to enrol for this qualification and there are no formal entry requirements.

What level is this qualification?
This is a Level One qualification which is a similar level to GCSE grades D-G.

How many hours will it take?
You will need to spend between 47 and 60 hours being guided by your tutor. There may be additonal work to do away from the course sessions. 

Where will the sessions take place?
There are EAQ Approved Centres throughout the UK which offer this qualification. Please contact us to find the details of your nearest centre.

How do the sessions run?
You will attend sessions at times and on days to suit you at your EAQ Approved Centre. You will spend time with the horses, working with them from the ground to develop your skills and learn more about the sills you need to achieve your qualification.

You can gain the Award at Level One by achieving two units including the popular 'Developing Personal Confidence and Self Awareness' and 'Group and Teamwork Communication Skills'.

How much will the course cost?
The cost of the course, including resources, assessment and verification will depend on whether you enrol on a one to one or group basis. Groups are small with no more than four in the group. Please contact us for more details.