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How the Unit Award Scheme (UAS) helps your learners

The scheme:

  • rewards students for short units of work
  • supports, motivates, and promotes a positive learning experience
  • can be used as a stepping stone to other awards or qualifications
  • can help improve life chances by covering areas such as budgeting, tenancy agreements.

Did you know?

  • A growing number of housing associations are using the UAS to recognise student achievements.
  • Learners of any age or ability can use the UAS.
  • You can write your own units.
  • The UAS offers units that are relevant, accessible and achievable.

Sample units

Here are just some of the units available: