Subject Staff Leader
Mrs K Gray – grayk@ridgewayschool.com


Name –        Certificate of Personal Effectiveness
Board –        ASDAN
Code –          ECDL


Assessment of Course
Students have to gain 12 credits from completing a number of challenges across a range of modules.
The work is assessed by a portfolio of evidence which is submitted for moderation.
There are six skills based units that you need to complete and provide evidence for:

  • Introduction to Working with Others
  • Introduction to Improving your own Learning and Performance
  • Introduction to Problem Solving
  • Planning and carrying out research
  • Communicating through discussion
  • Planning and Giving an Oral Presentation.


Course Content
This course will

  • Recognise your personal achievements
  • Help you manage your own learning
  • Broaden your experience
  • Develop employability skills

To gain this award you need to build up credits from challenges from a variety of modules including:

  • Communication
  • Citizenship and Community
  • Sport and Leisure
  • Independent Living
  • The Environment
  • Vocation Preparation
  • Health and Fitness
  • Work Related Learning and Enterprise
  • Science and Technology
  • International issues
  • Expressive Arts
  • Beliefs and Values


To view KS4 COPE Teaching Information Booklet 2015 please click here»


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