The purpose of the NCFE Level 3 in Coding Practices is to provide learners with sector awareness. It will provide the learner with a chance to develop knowledge and skills relating to coding practices with the view to seeking employment or proceeding to further study in this area.
Those looking to consolidate their knowledge of coding and learn practical skills which can be used to seek work or proceed into study at Level 4.
To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Coding Practices, learners must successfully complete 5 mandatory units.
Students should have completed a level 2 qualification in either IT or Coding. In April 2021, the Government launched the Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs offer. This policy gives adults without a Level 3 qualification the chance to gain their first level 3 qualification for free. Eligibility for the offer has been expanded so that any adult in England who is earning under the National Living Wage annually (£18,525 in FY2022-23) or are unemployed will also be able to access these free qualifications, even if they already have a Level 3 qualification or higher. The expansion of eligibility for these qualifications will provide vital opportunities for the lowest-paid adults to upskill or retrain to help them access better jobs, improve their wages and
Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence.