This section lists publications about National Qualifications - for subject-specific National Units, see the  National Unit Assessments section.

Due to the size of this section, we have split it into six areas to keep it easy to navigate:


Introducing Skillstart Awards
Leaflet about Lifestart, Workstart, and Skillstart 1 and 2.
Free, D157, April 1997

The Skillstart Suite of Qualifications: Lifestart, Workstart, Skillstart 1 and 2: A Guide for Centres
Guide for lecturers and trainers considering whether to offer Skillstart qualifications, explaining the thinking behind the qualifications and what is involved in assessing them.
£10.00, A052, June 1998

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