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We have updated the unit content, in particular the exemplification column, for the following externally assessed units to add clarity where needed and to support teaching and learning:
Where amendments have been made these are identified in the unit by a vertical black line. The updated units should be used for teaching from September 2016.
We have also made cosmetic updates e.g. changes to formula layout and font. (These changes are not been indicated by a vertical black line).
The updated units are available on the Cambridge Technical in Engineering (2015 suite) qualification page of the OCR website and can be found under ‘Units’.
Updated sample assessment material
The sample assessment material for Unit 1 has been amended to include sample questions assessing Learning Outcome 2 (be able to use geometry and graphs in the context of engineering problems).
In addition, we have amended the front cover on the sample assessment material for the five externally assessed Units (Units 1, 2, 3, 4 and 23). The front covers now reflect the rubric of the live papers.
Key points to note are:
Information given regarding workings and degree of accuracy:
For Units 3 and 23 the following additional instruction to candidates has been included on the front cover:
A new version of the formula booklet is also available. In section 8, 'electrical equations', AC circuits – resistance and reactance, the formula for Xc has been updated.
The updated sample assessment materials and formula booklet are available on the Cambridge Technical in Engineering (2015 suite) qualification page of the OCR website and can be found under 'Sample assessment material' and ‘External assessment’ respectively.
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