Post-16

Qualifications

At post-16, young people can choose from a number of qualifications that we offer at Level 3 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework, including GCE A levels.

Entry Level

CCEA’s Entry Level qualifications offer a total of over 150 units at Entry 1 to Entry 3. Familiar subject areas such as Mathematics, History and Science are available, as well as vocationally related and skills for life options.

Entry Level Subjects

Vocational

CCEA offers vocational qualifications at Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework. These qualifications are practical in nature and relate to a specific job or career area.

Vocational Subjects

GCE

CCEA GCE A level qualifications are designed to suit students aged 16 and over. They are at Level 3 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework.

GCE Subjects GCE Timetables GCE Past Papers & Mark Schemes

The Development Pathway

Latest News

Communications Survey for CCEA Qualifications 2021/22

Published: 24/02/2022, 4:25pm

The Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) has developed a short survey to gauge audiences’ understanding and knowledge of the assessment arrangements and adaptations for CCEA qualifications delivered during 2021/22.

Summer 2022 Assessment Arrangements for CCEA Qualifications

Published: 10/02/2022, 5:45pm

We continue to be mindful of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruption this has caused to teaching and learning. This year a number of measures designed to support students impacted by the pandemic have been introduced:

CCEA’s first Senior Examiner Training Module for 2022 welcomed

Published: 25/01/2022, 11:30am

Some 420 delegates took part in the first online session of The Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment’s (CCEA) Senior Examining Training Programme for Summer 2022.

Past CCEA Events

There are currently no events scheduled due to Corona Virus (COVID-19). Here are some that CCEA recently held:

  • 26 Mar

    CCEA GCSE Mathematics Support Event

    Corr's Corner Hotel315 Ballyclare RoadNewtownabbeyBT36 4TQ
  • 27 Mar

    Primary - Key Stage 3: 'Whet your Appetite with a Webinar' - Group Work – What is it and how to do it better (CCEA - Curriculum)

    Online Webinar
  • 02 Apr

    CCEA GCE Mathematics/Further Mathematics Support Event

    Corr's Corner Hotel315 Ballyclare RoadNewtownabbeyBT36 4TQ
  • 02 Apr

    CCEA A2 EEP Webinar A2 Geography

    WEBINAR
  • 04 Apr

    CCEA GCE Mathematics/Further Mathematics Support Event

    Glenavon Hotel52 Drum RoadCookstownBT80 8JQ
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