What is this qualification? This qualification is a National Vocational qualification (NVQ). It involves the skills and knowledge needed to do the job, ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems. NVQs are based on national occupational standards, which the learner must meet to be competent in a particular task. The achievement of NVQs will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it will develop their skills and potential. How is the qualification delivered? PEO can be delivered in the workplace (in a sheltered environment) or at a Centre through workshop activities etc. There is no exam. PEO is also the foundation into other engineering qualifications and gives learners an insight to engineering.
How is the qualification assessed? The qualification is assessed by: Holistic assessment, portfolio of evidence (could be electronic), verbal questioning, witness testimony, knowledge and understanding. This qualification has a lot of practical work.
Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.