is it possible to change from dipolma to nvq

meibaker
meibaker Trusted RegularRegistered Posts: 481
i am currently study advance diploma, hopefully finish this level in dec, thinking to change to nvq in level 4 next year, is it possible?

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  • reddwarf
    reddwarf Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 528
    YES! Sandy Hood provided with with the document the AAT produced to cover this situation, showing the extra seven questions you need to do for unit 7. Let me have your email address if you'd like a copy.
  • reddwarf
    reddwarf Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 528
    Just realised I have your e mail! so info on it's way!
  • hztm
    hztm Feels At Home Registered Posts: 50
    Could I enquire why you want to change. I have just signed up for Diploma route via distance learning as I do not currently work in accounts and I was told I should do this - I hope to go on to ACCA after.

    I recently discovered that UCAS (points for entry to university) only recognise NVQ route and I am beginning to wonder if NVQ is more sought after than Diploma. I am only 18 and was hoping that Diploma would be a start to a career in accountancy without having to go to uni.
  • reddwarf
    reddwarf Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 528
    Various reasons, but some colleges run NVQ some Diploma, so the choice of college can be an influence.

    There is some discussion about NVQ being more vigorously examined, the syllabus is slightly different.
  • Shoe Fairy
    Shoe Fairy Settling In Nicely Registered Posts: 15
    I was actually advised by my tutor to change from nvq to diploma....
  • A-Vic
    A-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    hztm wrote: »
    I recently discovered that UCAS (points for entry to university) only recognise NVQ route

    Can someone confirm this for me as am sure it wont be right????
  • A-Vic
    A-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    as far as i can see Dipolma route is reconised
  • AK002
    AK002 Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 2,492
    Oh god, you're back :lol:!
  • acc1077
    acc1077 Well-Known Registered Posts: 138
    I dont mean to disagree with you A-Vic but I do not think AAT diploma does count see attached
    http://www.ucas.com/students/ucas_tariff/tarifftables/#progression
    :001_unsure:
  • AK002
    AK002 Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 2,492
    I don't even know what i'm looking at but what is this?

    Advanced Diploma
    Advanced Diploma = Progression Diploma plus Additional & Specialist Learning (ASL). Please see the appropriate qualification to calculate the ASL score. ASL has a maximum Tariff score of 140. Please see the Progression Diploma table for Tariff scores.
  • acc1077
    acc1077 Well-Known Registered Posts: 138
    I think only the AAT NVQ level 3 counts for UCAS not the diploma:001_unsure:
  • messedup89
    messedup89 Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 1,281
    but considering most of us seem to be going on to acca, cime etc, it doesnt matter anout the ucas points as we dont need them
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