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What is Foundational Learning Competence in Communications?

The Foundational Learning Competence in Communications describes the knowledge of language and the thinking processes required to communicate effectively in the workplace. Read More


What is Foundational Learning Competence in Mathematical Literacy?

The Foundational Learning Competence in Mathematical Literacy is the minimum, generic mathematical literacy that will provide learners with an adequate foundation to cope with the mathematical demands of occupational training and to engage meaningfully in real-life situations involving mathematics. Read More


What curricula are used for Foundational Learning Competence?

There are three documents that describe the learning required for the FLC, namely the Foundational Learning Competence Part Qualification (which contains the Exit Level Outcomes and Associated Assessment Criteria for both Communications and Mathematical Literacy),  the Foundational Learning Competence Communication in English: Curriculum Framework and the Foundational Learning Competence Communication in Mathematical Literacy: Curriculum Framework. These are registered with the QCTO, and provide detailed specifications of knowledge, content, applied skills, range statements and assessment requirements.  Read More


Are any learners exempt from offering the FLC?

The QCTO has taken a decision that learners who have obtained a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) or a Senior Certificate (SC) may be exempt from the FLC. Read More


What level of competence should be in place before a learner enters a Foundational Learning Competence learning programme?

A learner who is competent at ABET Level 3 in the learning area should be able to manage the FLC learning programme. Read More


Can the part qualification be achieved through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Yes, learners may write the Foundational Learning Competence assessment without going through a FLC learning programme. If they pass the assessment, they will receive the credits for the FLC. Read More

 
     
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