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    i suppose it's standard to include a levels on CV
    however i've never taken it, nor any other public examination.

    can someone suggest, how should i state that no a levels were ever taken in CV?
    especially for companies that specifically ask for it?

    and how not let the fact that ive no public exam result to lower my chances?


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    (Original post by atwk530)
    i suppose it's standard to include a levels on CV
    however i've never taken it, nor any other public examination.

    can someone suggest, how should i state that no a levels were ever taken in CV?
    especially for companies that specifically ask for it?

    and how not let the fact that ive no public exam result to lower my chances?


    thank you
    Do you have any qualifications at all, that would be considered pre/post level qualifications or equivalents?
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Do you have any qualifications at all, that would be considered pre/post level qualifications or equivalents?
    hiii,

    yes i graduated this year with a 2:1 BSc, and doing a postgraduate diploma right now.. but big firms i am applying to specifically asks for certain level of A level grades, but do take mitigating circumstances into account.

    so how should i approach this?
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    (Original post by atwk530)
    hiii,

    yes i graduated this year with a 2:1 BSc, and doing a postgraduate diploma right now.. but big firms i am applying to specifically asks for certain level of A level grades, but do take mitigating circumstances into account.

    so how should i approach this?
    Did you do an access course or something similar to get into your BSc? If so, provide details of that.
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Did you do an access course or something similar to get into your BSc? If so, provide details of that.
    yes yes, I got into my BSc with a foundation certificate, but not necessary an access course,
    but i rather confused here,

    is a foundation certificate on the CV sufficient?
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    (Original post by atwk530)
    yes yes, I got into my BSc with a foundation certificate, but not necessary an access course,
    but i rather confused here,

    is a foundation certificate on the CV sufficient?
    There's a private CV Help forum where you can get specific advice on your whole CV. However, just miss it out, and in the covering letter, explain your school age education in one sentence eg 'I was home schooled and did not take any public examinations prior to the Foundation Certificate that qualified me for University entry.
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    (Original post by atwk530)
    yes yes, I got into my BSc with a foundation certificate, but not necessary an access course,
    but i rather confused here,

    is a foundation certificate on the CV sufficient?
    You should make it clear you have completed a foundation course. It depends on the qualification you cane away in that first year, but if you have got a “Access to higher education diploma” from your foundation year, then you have a Level 3 qualification. A-levels are also a level 3 qualification, and so you can state you have the equivalent level qualification. If the organisation has specific A-level grades requirements or UCAS points, then you can’t state you have an equivalent to that. In that insurance it is probably worthwhile contacting the company before you apply and find out whether they will consider the foundation year instead.
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