Entry Level Qualifications include:
entry level award
entry level certificate (ELC)
entry level diploma
entry level English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)
entry level essential skills
entry level functional skills
Skills for Life
What is an Entry Level Qualification and how does it compare?
We can compare Entry level qualifications by grouping together the different types of UK qualifications available currently with those also issued in the past.
The Entry level qualification list includes Entry Level Certificates (sub levels 1–3), ESOL skills for life, functional, skills Entry Level (England) (English, mathematics & ICT) and Essential Skills Qualifications (NI).
In Scotland, Education levels are different with Entry level being equivalent to levels 1 to 3. This includes National 1, 2 and 3., Access 1, 2, and 3., NPA and National Certificate / Award
In the Republic of Ireland Entry level qualifications are equivalent to levels 1 and 2 which includes the Level 1 and 2 Certificates.
In mainland Europe, Entry Level qualification (sub level 3) is equivalent to European Qualifications Framework Level 1