Essential Skills Wales FAQs

How will Essential Skills qualifications be awarded during the current COVID-19 period where learners have been unable to complete all parts of the assessment?

What is partial completion and how will it work?

What about centres who have not yet been through the EQA process?

What is a calculated result and how will it work?

What about learners who do not receive a pass based on a calculated result?

What about learners due to complete their qualifications between 1 August and 30 November?

What will Pearson do?

How will the four ESW Awarding Bodies approach this consistently?

What will centres have to do?

What evidence will teachers be asked to use to make decisions?