ABC Awards

Fees 2011-2012

ABC Awards Announces Freeze on Fees For 2011- 2012

ABC Awards aims to be a source of stability and responsiveness in these demanding times as well as ensuring that we continue to offer a broad range of high quality qualifications at competitive prices.

Therefore we have decided that we will NOT be increasing ANY of our fees for the 2011 – 2012 year.

NQF Fees Information - NQF Qualifications and Unit Fees Listing are available here
Administration Fees - All ABC Administration charges are available here

Qualification Fees

Fees for QCF Qualifications include a:

•    Credit charge                               £2.05 per credit
•    Moderation / Certificate Fee        £16.00 per learner

A number of QCF qualifications do not conform to the above mentioned formula and the fees for those qualifications are as follows:

  • +Art, Design and Creative Studies

    Qualification Title

    Cost
    £

    Level 3 Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art, Design & Media [500/8476/8]

    100.00

    Level 4 Diploma in Foundation Studies Art, Design & Media [500/8477/X]

    116.00

  • +Complementary Therapies

    Qualification Title

    Cost
    £

    Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology Techniques [501/0089/0]

    100.00

    Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology [501/0961/3]

    150.00

  • +Counselling

    Qualification Title

    Cost
    £

    Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling [500/9253/4] £36.90 Re-Submission Fee for External Assessments

    143.10

  • +Languages

    Qualification Title

    Cost
    £

    Entry Level 2 Award in Speaking & Listening in... Various

    8.75

    Entry Level 2 Award in Reading & Writing in... Various

    8.75

    Entry Level 3 Award in Speaking & Listening in... Various

    14.75

    Entry Level 3 Award in Reading & Writing in... Various

    14.75

    Entry Level 3 Certificate in Practical Language... Various

    29.75

    Level 1 Award in Speaking & Listening in... Various

    17.00

    Level 1 Award in Reading & Writing in... Various

    17.00

    Level 1 Certificate in Practical Language... Various

    33.75

    Level 2 Award in Speaking & Listening in... Various

    17.00

    Level 2 Award in Reading & Writing in... Various

    17.00

    Level 2 Certificate in Practical Language... Various

    33.75

    Level 3 Award in Speaking & Listening in... Various

    19.00

    Level 3 Award in Reading & Writing in... Various

    19.00

    Level 3 Certificate in Practical Language... Various

    38.25

  • +NQF Qualification Fees

    We will continue to publish fees for NQF qualifications until there is a QCF replacement.

    Fees for NQF accredited qualifications are based upon the level and number of units required to acheive a full qualification. The fee quoted includes a standard moderation / certification fee and an external assessment fee where applicable. Please note that learners may also register on individual units if a full qualification is not required. Individual qualification and unit fees for NQF qualifications are indicated below:

    Qualification Title

    Unit/Resit
    £

    Cost
    £

    Entry Level Certificate in Adult Numeracy (NQF) [100/6404/7]

    7.50

    21.50

    Entry Level Certificate in Adult Literacy (NQF) [100/6417/5]

    7.50

    21.50

    Entry Level Certificate in ICT Skills for Life (NQF) [100/6398/5]

    7.50

    21.50

  • +Administration Fees

     

    Centre Recognition Advice and Visit (1) (half day)

    £500

    Qualification Approval Advice and Visit (2) (half day)

    £250

    Qualification Advisory Visits

    £250

       

    Learner Registration Fees

    Individual learner late registration

     

     

    £12 + Qualification / Unit Fee

       

    Minimum Annual Registration Fee per ABC sub-sector (3) (Charged at ABC's discretion)

    £350

       

    Additional Moderation

    Additional Moderation

    Postal / Remote

     

    £250

    £80

       

    Re-sit fees for onscreen tests

    £16

    Re-sit fees for traditional paper-based examinations

    See Qualification Fees Listing

       

    Validation of Assessment Materials

    £50

    Additional Certificate
    Charged when learners claim additional certification

    £16 per learner

       

    Replacement / Re-issued Certificate

    Individual (+ search if required)

    Per batch of certificates (4 learners or more)

    Replacement Qualification Transcript

     

    £16 (+£10)

    £100

    £10 Administration Fee per individual transcript/group

    Letter of Verification of Achievement (includes search)

    NB: There may be additional charges when posting certification / verification overseas

    £25

       

    Enquiries

    Clerical check of reporting figures

    Examiner re-mark and report per script

    External moderation / verification review and report

    External moderation / verification visit and report

     

    £10

    £100

    £100

    £250

       

    Appeals

    Appeals Panel -to be advised on a case by case basis

    Independent Review - to be advised on a case by case basis

     

    At cost

    At cost

       

    Administration Fee

    Retained when refunding learner registration

    Charged when learners transfer to another centre

    Charged when learners request change/s personal / course details

     

    £10 per learner

    £10 per learner/group of learners

    £10 per learner/group of learners

    Subject Access Request

    £10



    Event Fees

    Cancellations before the closing date

    Cancellations after closing date

    Variable

    £10 Administration Fee

    Full event fee (where charged)

    (1) These fees are applicable to centre in the UK. Fees for overseas centres will vary.
    (2) NB Where the two visits above can be combined a single fee of £500 will be charged.
    (3) A minimum charge of £350 per annum is made when registration fees for cohorts across a sub-sector are insufficient to cover moderation costs.  This will be invoiced during the last week of August in each academic year.

 

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