This group of qualifications offer the opportunity for learners to develop a wide range of skills, both life skills and vocational, giving the opportunity to devise a personalised curriculum to suit the needs of the individual. The Progression qualifications offer a broad range of optional units, which allow learners to follow highly individualised learning programmes, and achieve qualifications which build self-esteem, confidence and autonomy.

Our Progression qualifications are available from Entry 1 to Level 2.



Character Development

Creative Industry Skills

Creative Industry Skills Tracking Sheets

Independent Living

Independent Living - Leisure Activities

Independent Living - Living in the Community

Induction to College

Life Skills

Managing Transitions

Personal and Vocational Development Level 2

Personal Development (6 credits)

Personal Progress Entry 1

Personal Well-Being

Practical Cleaning

Progression Entry 3

Progression Level 1

Progression Level 2

Progression Level 3

STEP-Up (Skills Towards Enabling Progression) Entry 3

STEP-Up (Skills Towards Enabling Progression) Level 1

Supporting a Child's Learning and Development

Tenancy Skills


Who are these qualifications for?

Learners seeking an alternative to academic qualifications or learners who:

  • are lacking confidence and self-belief
  • may experience barriers to learning
  • may have been out of a learning environment for some time
  • need to develop essential skills for learning, living and life
  • are looking to return to work, or to commence or continue their learning
  • have special educational needs


Why should I choose Ascentis?

  • These qualifications are available for enrolment/registration all year round
  • Broad range of optional units enables customised learning experience, according to learner needs, circumstances and preferences.
  • Flexible delivery/assessment – wide scope for learning (classroom, community, outdoors, etc.)
  • Additional resources available
  • Numerous opportunities to progress learning onwards
  • Supportive, responsive awarding organisation offering outstanding value for money


Where can my learners go from here?

Skills for Further Study qualifications

Employability qualifications


How do I get started?

For more information on how to deliver our Progression qualifications, or to move your Progression provision to Ascentis, or to request a visit to your centre, please contact the Commercial Team on 01524 845046 or click here to email.

If you wish to apply now, please download the Centre Recognition Form and/or Qualification Approval Form which are available in our Key Information section.