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BAF Diploma Spec - Level 1 & 2 - Princple Learning

BAF Diploma Spec - Level 1 & 2 - Princple Learning

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Edexcel Level 1 and Level 2Principal Learning inBusiness, Administration and Finance 
Issue 3April 2010 
Edexcel Diplomas
Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UK’s largest awarding body, offering academic andvocational qualifications to more than 25,000 schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and in over 100 countries worldwide. Qualifications include GCSEs, AS andA Levels, NVQs, Diplomas and our BTEC suite of vocational qualifications from entry level toBTEC Higher National Diplomas, recognised by employers and higher education institutionsworldwide.We deliver 9.4 million exam scripts each year, with more than 90% of exam papers markedonscreen annually. As part of Pearson, Edexcel continues to invest in cutting-edge technologythat has revolutionised the examinations and assessment system. This includes the ability to provide detailed performance data to tutors and students which helps to raise attainment.This specification is Issue 3. Key changes are sidelined. We will inform centres of any changesto this issue. The latest issue can be found on the Edexcel website:www.edexcel.com
 References to third-party material made in this specification are made in good faith. Edexcel does not endorse, approve or accept responsibility for the content of materials, which may be subject to change, or any opinions expressed therein. (Material may include textbooks, journals,magazines and other publications and websites.)
 Authorised by Roger BeardPrepared byRoger Field Publications CodeDP020652 All the material in this publication is copyright© Edexcel Limited 2010
Introduction to Edexcel’s Diplomas1
What are the Diplomas?1
How are the Diplomas structured?2
What do Diplomas include?3
Principal Learning3
Generic Learning3
Functional skills and personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS)3
Additional and specialist learning (ASL)4
Structure and aims of Principal Learning in Business,Administration and Finance5
The Edexcel Diplomas in Business, Administration and Finance:Principal Learning5
Edexcel Level 1 Principal Learning in Business, Administration andFinance5
Edexcel Level 2 Principal Learning in Business, Administration andFinance6
Unit format7
Assessment and grading of the Principal Learning10
Internal assessment10
External assessment12
Calculation of the Principal Learning grade12
Calculation of the Diploma grade12
Programme design and delivery13
Mode of study13
Applied learning13
Delivery of applied learning14
Personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS)15

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