In order to mitigate lost teaching and learning time and any future disruption, WJEC has adapted its GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2022. The adaptations comply with Qualifications Wales’ requirements.

Is WJEC same as a level?

WJEC’s qualifications include traditional academic and work-related subjects at Entry Level, GCSE, AS/A Level, other level 3 qualifications such as Level 3 Diploma/Certificate in Criminology or Level 3 Diploma/Certificate in Medical Science as well as Functional Skills and Key Skills.

Is WJEC an easy exam board?

Welsh exam board WJEC has been criticised for making GCSEs and A-levels easier than they were 10 years ago. GCSEs and A-levels in science and geography are easier than they were 10 years ago, the exams regulator said on Tuesday.

Is Pearson a WJEC?

Pearson, under its Edexcel brand. WJEC (Welsh Joint Education Committee), under its WJEC and Eduqas brands.

Is WJEC a Welsh Baccalaureate?

To be awarded the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate, or Welsh Bacc. for short, a learner needs to complete all elements of the wheel. The qualification is awarded as a Pass grade when a learner has passed the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate and all the Supporting Qualifications….Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

Purpose Reference
QN 601/4917/6 Level 3

Is WJEC a charity?

About WJEC Born out of a consortium of local education authorities in 1948, we are now a registered charity, and a company limited by guarantee. ‘We will support our education communities by providing trusted qualifications and specialist support, to allow our learners the opportunity to reach their full potential.

What is a WJEC diploma?

WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma in Professional Construction Practice. The qualification is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive framework of knowledge, understanding and promotion of applied skills that this multi-disciplined sector relies upon.

Is Edexcel same as Wjec?

EDEXCEL: Name derived from ‘educational excellence’. WJEC: Welsh Joint Education Committee. The Welsh exam board is a charity that was founded in 1948.

Is Wjec the same as Eduqas?

Eduqas is a core component of WJEC. Born out of a consortium of local education authorities in 1948, WJEC is now a registered charity, and a company limited by guarantee.

Do universities accept Welsh Baccalaureate?

The Welsh Baccalaureate Core, which is the programme of activities you’ll need to complete alongside your A-levels to get the qualification, is officially worth 120 UCAS points, equivalent to an A grade at A-level. However not all universities necessarily include the Welsh Bac in their entry requirements.

What is Welshback?

The Welsh Baccalaureate, or Welsh Bacc for short, is unique to Wales. It helps prepare students between the ages of 14 and 19 for employability, further study and life. A student is awarded the Welsh Bacc by achieving a specified combination of qualifications.

How do I contact WJEC?


  1. How to find us.
  2. email: [email protected].
  3. phone: 029 2026 5177.
  4. twitter: @WJEC_EdRes.

What is the syllabus for GCSE Maths at WJEC?

WJEC GCSE Maths past exam papers. WJEC use two syllabuses Mathematics and Mathematics Numeracy. If you are not sure which syllabus you are studying or which exam tier (foundation, Intermediate or higher) you are sitting check with your teacher.

Why choose WJEC?

With friendly and knowledgeable teams at hand, trusted and valued qualifications, free digital resources and comprehensive training packages, WJEC is here for you. Professional Learning Courses – sign-up today!

What is GCSE English language all about?

GCSE English Language will focus primarily on the functional aspects of language. The term ‘functional’ here should be considered in the broad sense of providing learners with the skills and abilities they need to take active and responsible roles in their communities, everyday life, the workplace and in educational settings.

What is the difference between WJEC and Ofqual?

WJEC provides internationally recognised GCSE, AS, A level and vocational qualifications to students aged 14–19. WJEC qualifications delivered in Wales are regulated by Welsh Government / Qualifications Wales and those delivered in England are regulated by Ofqual.