Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Revised Entry level Home Economics

Practical skills

Revised Entry level Home Economics

Special diets

Revised Entry level Home Economics


Revised Entry level Home Economics

Family Life

Revised Entry level Home Economics


Entry Level in Home Economics

Our Entry Level Home Economics qualification gives learners the opportunity to enjoy the experience of learning and take pride in their achievements.

It is designed for learners who typically have not reached Level 3 of the Northern Ireland Curriculum by the end of Key Stage 3 and for whom GCSE and equivalent vocational qualifications are not yet considered appropriate.

Learners study topics within the areas of Healthy Eating, Family Life and Independent Living. Studying Home Economics learners develop self-confidence and independence, and skills in practical cookery and managing resources. They also learn how to think critically, evaluate information and their own performance, and make informed choices and decisions.

The eighteen units available at each level will provide learners with the opportunity to apply their learning in a practical context and develop essential employability skills.

CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19