At each level, the mandatory units consist of a mixture of both knowledge units and competence units.
The knowledge units will be covered by a set assignment.
The competence units will be a mixture of knowledge, understanding and skills, which means that some part of that unit will have to be directly observed by the assessor, in order to see the learner’s practice within the workplace during normal routine.
The learner will complete a workbook for that unit as discussed and agreed with the assessor.
Apprentices will attend college sessions in order to complete Essential Skills Qualification tasks in Communication, Application of Number and Digital Literacy. This is an essential part of the qualification.