ASDAN offers a variety of programmes and qualifications that can be used to recognise and accredit volunteers’ efforts in a many different settings:
The Volunteering Short Courses provide convenient ways to capture, record and recognise the work of volunteers. They can be used by learners aged 13+ in all kinds of settings and could form a part of a 16-19 Study Programme. They contain challenges to help plan and review volunteering activity, along with logs to keep track of the work carried out.
These Short Courses:
Event Volunteering Qualifications are single-unit qualifications, available at Entry 3, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3, and are appropriate for adults and young people aged 14 and over who volunteer their time at an event, such as a:
The aim of these qualifications is to enable volunteers to develop the skills and knowledge needed to make an effective contribution at an event.
The following ASDAN qualifications have been allocated UCAS Tariff points. Please note that the Level 3 Community Volunteering Qualification, which was previously listed in the UCAS Tariff, is no longer available to new candidates. For more information about delivering these qualifications, and how they can be linked to volunteering, please contact ASDAN.
|Qualification||UCAS tariff||Qualification code|
|Certificate of Personal Effectiveness||70||100/3560/6|
|Award of Personal Effectiveness||30||600/2711/3|
|Wider Key Skill: Improving own Learning and Performance||20||100/3797/4|
|Wider Key Skill: Working with Others||20||100/3793/7|
|Wider Key Skill: Problem Solving||20||100/3801/2|