Tech-level IT: User support

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Specification code: TVQ01012 TVQ01014
  • QAN code: 601/7126/1; 601/7130/3

We've designed these advanced, Level 3 technical qualifications in collaboration with employers and professional bodies. They're aimed at learners aged over 16 wanting to progress into a specific sector through apprenticeships, further study or employment.

Our Tech-level qualifications are included in the Department for Education (DfE)'s performance tables for technical and vocational qualifications aimed at students aged 16 to 19. They also attract UCAS tariff points .

Transferable skills have been contextualised explicitly within each qualification and are a mandatory part of the qualification outcome.

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Key dates

  • 15 January 2018 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ IT : Fundamental principles of computing (Y/507/6424)
    Series: January 2018
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h
  • 15 January 2018 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ IT : Fundamental principles of computing (Y/507/6424)
    Series: January 2018
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h
  • 16 January 2018 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ IT : Organisational systems security (T/507/6494)
    Series: January 2018
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h

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We worked with AQA to create technical qualifications which provide students with the ability to enter the ever changing digital industry

Andy Doyle, MD weheartdigital Ltd

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Dean O'Donoghue

Dean O'Donoghue, Sector Strategist – IT
Tel: 0800 085 0391
Email: TVQ@aqa.org.uk

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