This is a listing of further education and training awards made by QQI. They are at Level 1 to 6 on the NFQ. For awards in Higher Education and Training at Level 6 to 10 on the NFQ please look at the Programmes listing.

Qualification Details

Title

Science Skills

Code

4M2911

NFQ Level

4

EQF Level

3

Award Class

Major

Field of Learning

05. Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics > 8. Multidiscipline > 8. Multidiscipline

Credit Value

90

Publication Date

07-11-2011

Review Date

01-12-2018

Deactivation Date

Status

Under Review

Certificate Specification

EUROPASS Certificate Supplements

Programme Validation Information

Qualification Requirements

This award was developed through the Common Award System. Any providers who wish to offer this award must have their programme validated by QQI before it can be delivered to learners. The provider should check the award specification for this award (see below) and its associated minor awards for validation requirements.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 90. This will be achieved by completing:

Awards

Code

Title

NFQ Level

Credit Value

All of the following component(s)

4N0689

Communications

4

15

4N1987

Mathematics

4

10

4N2825

Laboratory Techniques

4

10

A minimum credit value of 10 from the following component(s)

4N2826

Physics

4

10

4N2828

Biology

4

10

A minimum credit value of 10 from the following component(s)

4N0682

Horticultural Science

4

10

4N1186

Plant Identification, Care and Maintenance

4

10

4N2829

Everyday Science

4

10

4N2830

Food and Nutrition

4

10

4N2910

Human Biology

4

10

A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

4N1168

Work Experience

4

15

4N1170

Work Practice

4

15

The remaining credit value of 20 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 4. A maximum of 10 credits may be used from either level 3 or level 5.