Qualifications that are relevant to the world today

They're industry-relevant, geared to key sector requirements and very popular with schools and colleges because they suit such a broad range of learning styles and abilities.

Cambridge Nationals students practise and develop strong skills vital for the modern workplace, gaining genuine insight into a variety of exciting sectors and industries.


Cambridge Nationals in ICT Level 1/2 Accredited

ICT skills are essential for success in employment, in higher education and are one of the fundamental transferrable skills required by employers.  Cambridge Nationals deliver these skills across the whole group, effectively engaging and inspiring students, of every ability, to achieve great things.

There are 11 units which include core units from which other units build upon.  The content is built into four strands – business information, creative, technical and a final student-initiated project where the student can demonstrate all that they have learnt in terms of ICT, problem solving and project management.

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Cambridge Nationals in Business Level 1/2 Accredited

Business skills are essential for success in employment, in higher education and provide the transferable skills required by employers.  Cambridge Nationals deliver these skills and understanding, effectively engaging and inspiring students of all abilities to achieve.

There are three units – Introduction to business, planning for work and enterprise skills.

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Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia Level 1/2 Accredited*

Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia are media sector-focused, including film, television, web development, gaming and animation, and have IT at their heart.

They provide knowledge in a number of key areas in this field from pre-production skills to digital animation and have a motivating, hands-on approach to both teaching and learning.

With an exciting choice of optional units for the Certificate and Diploma* students have the freedom to explore the areas of creative media that interest them.

*Diploma is currently awaiting accreditation.

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Cambridge Nationals in Engineering Level 1/2 Accredited

Engineering is everywhere. Look out of the window and you'll probably see something that's been engineered. It's fundamental to our modern economy and key to driving change and innovation.

The new Cambridge Nationals in Engineering reflect this and provide students with a solid foundation for understanding and applying this subject in their future working lives.

There are four separate GCSE-sized qualifications, in the areas of engineering principles, design, manufacture and systems control. They can be delivered separately or in any combination to suit individual student needs.

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Cambridge Nationals in Health and Social Care
Level 1/2 Accredited

This qualification has been developed to provide students with an introduction to the skills, knowledge and understanding required to prepare for work in the health and social care sector.

The units have also been designed to help students develop their personal skills in areas such as team working, career planning, communication and problem solving.

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Cambridge Nationals in Sport Level 1/2 Accredited

Studying sports qualifications can provide students with the knowledge, experience and confidence to pursue lifelong involvement in sport and physical activity, whether professionally or recreationally.

The new Cambridge Nationals in Sports qualifications reflect this and provide students with a broad knowledge and understanding of different aspects of sport, while enabling them to develop a wide range of skills including communication, team working and problem solving.

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Cambridge Nationals in Science Level 1/2 Accredited

Students explore the way in which scientific ideas have developed, how these ideas have been applied and how these applications have affected our lives.  They undertake practical and investigatory activities throughout the course to explore the way in which scientists develop and test their ideas and they develop practical skills and skills in analysing, interpreting and evaluating evidence. 

New resources to follow.

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Cambridge National in Science in the Workplace Level 1/2 Accredited

Students explore the way in which people use science in their work. They undertake practical and investigatory activities to explore the way in which scientists use analytical techniques to collect data and how data is analysed, interpreted and evaluated. A choice of options means that the course can reflect students' interests, local business links and the environment.

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* These case studies refer to the current Nationals, the reputation of which, the new Cambridge Nationals have been built upon.