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OCR Essential Skills Wales suite of qualifications replaced the Key Skills and Basic Skills qualifications in Wales. These single unit qualifications are available from Entry Level to Level 3 in the skills of Application of Number, Communication and ICT.
OCR has decided not to participate in the future redevelopment of Essential Skills Wales, which will include incorporating Wider Key Skills into Essential Skills Wales.
These qualifications are now closed for entries. Please refer to the Notice to centres below for further information and key dates for both suites of qualifications.
This suite of qualifications is based on Essential Skills Wales standards produced by DCELLS. The standards have been developed by converging and drawing on best practice from the standards for Adult Literacy, Adult Numeracy and Adult ICT, and the standards for Key Skills Communication, Application of Number and ICT.