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The revised Occupational Studies specifications:

  • focus on occupation and employability;
  • enable progression to other courses, training and employment;
  • help to raise levels of achievement; and
  • emphasise learning by doing, which helps learners to develop the transferable skills needed in a changing and dynamic working environment.

We have devised these specifications in consultation with:

  • Sector Skills Councils;
  • teachers in schools;
  • teachers/lecturers in further and higher education colleges; and
  • employers.

Occupational Studies has six individual qualifications. Each of these relates to a general occupational area and includes a range of optional units. Learners must complete two units from the same occupational area to achieve a qualification.

CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19