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Prior Attainment Level
What is your highest level of qualification?

Use this table to help you pick the correct qualification level...

Level Examples
Entry Level
  • Entry Level Awards/Certificates/Diplomas
Level 1
  • Any number of GCSEs at grades 1,2,3 or D,E,F,G
  • Fewer than five GCSEs at grades 9,8,7,6,5,4 or A*,A,B,C
  • Level 1 Awards/Certificates/Diplomas
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
Full Level 2
  • Five or more GCSEs at grades 9,8,7,6,5,4 or A*,A,B,C
  • Level 2 Diploma
  • Fewer than four AS Levels
  • Fewer than two A Levels
Full Level 3
  • Four or more AS Levels
  • Two or more A Levels
  • Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
Level 4
  • Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE)
  • Higher National Certificate (HNC)
  • Higher Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 Award/Certificate/Diploma
Level 5
  • Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE)
  • Foundation Degree
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • Level 5 Award/Certificate/Diploma
Level 6
  • Degree Apprenticeship
  • Undergraduate Degree (with or without honours)
  • Level 6 Award/Certificate/Diploma
Level 7 and above
  • Master's Degree
  • Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Level 7 Award/Certificate/Diploma
  • Doctorate (e.g. PhD, DPhil)
  • Level 8 Award/Certificate/Diploma


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