Key Skills

CCEA is withdrawing the Level 1 and Level 2 NI Key Skills and Wider Key Skills qualifications. The final assessment opportunities for these qualifications will be Summer 2019.

Key Skills MicrositeCCEA is Northern Ireland’s own key skills provider. We provide extensive advice, support and training which is tailored to the needs of schools and colleges and workplaces in Northern Ireland and is consistent with national regulations, standards and requirements.

CCEA has in place a local specialist team dedicated to supporting key skills managers, co-ordinators, internal moderators and assessors in the implementation of key skills.

This support includes a range of professional development courses and a high level of on-site customised centre support.

  • Application of Number
  • Communication
  • Improving own Learning and Performance
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Working with Others

CCEA has developed a range of high quality support materials designed by practising key skills co-ordinators and assessors. These materials also include practical activities specifically designed to further develop candidates' key skills.