Tech-level IT: Networking

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Specification code: TVQ01011 TVQ01014
  • QAN code: 601/7126/1; 601/7128/5

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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  • 24 January 2020 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ IT : Network security management (A/507/6495)
    Series: January 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h
  • 14 May 2020 Exam for Level 3 Certificate TVQ IT: Network security management (A/507/6495)
    Series: June 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h
  • 15 May 2020 Non-exam assessment deadline for Tech Levels Computer Science and IT (M/507/6428;K/507/6427)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines

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AQA’s approach of embedding ‘soft skills’ within the standards means that learners will be better equipped for higher education, Apprenticeships or the workplace

Bob Harrison, Education Adviser, Toshiba Information Systems (UK)

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