WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Engineering (Technical Award) Student Book: Revised Edition

Coming Autumn 2023

This popular Student Book has been revised and updated in line with WJEC’s new Level 1/2 Technical Award specification for first teaching from September 2022. Written by an experienced Engineering teacher and examiner, it offers high quality support you can trust.

  • Carefully designed to be accessible, flexible, practical and student-friendly.
  • Introduces students to many of the basic engineering skills and principles and gives them a good understanding of the subject area.
  • Shows students how to communicate effectively as an engineer via 3D drawing techniques and technical drawings as well as how to use and identify many tools, machines and pieces of equipment that are commonplace in the engineering world.
  • Includes new exam-style questions to help students practice and prepare for the exams.
  • Provides links to other relevant areas of the specification to encourage a more holistic understanding of topics.
  • Includes a variety of features to ensure students get the most out of the course and achieve their potential in the exams, such as:
    • Key terms – definitions of key technical words and phrases to demonstrate the vocabulary used by engineers
    • Top tips – provide quick-fire advice to help students complete or understand the current task
    • Tasks and mini projects – embed the knowledge students have learnt within the subject and allow them to ‘have a go’ at applying the theory

Answers to all the questions in the Student Book are provided online. These will be available on the Resources and Downloads tab upon publication of the book.

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) 2nd Edition: Student Book

Out now!

This best-selling Student Book has been completely revised and updated to match the new Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 (Technical Award) specification, for first teaching from September 2022. Written by renowned author Anita Tull and reviewed by experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this engaging and accessible student book will support students through their Level 1/2 course. (This book is replacing the 2018 edition. For details of the previous edition click here.)

What’s new in the 2nd Edition?

  • Structure and content fully updated to match the new specification precisely.
  • Completely new assessment sections in line with the new specification.
  • New content throughout, including extensive new material covering the additional skills and techniques now required for 2.3 Food preparation and cooking techniques.
  • Content re-organised under new specification Unit and Topic headings and numbering making it easy for students to follow.
  • New Specification stems signposting to clearly show students which sections of information they need to ‘know’; ‘know and understand’; ‘be aware of’ and ‘be able to’.
  • Recipes and Commodities sections available for FREE online.

What have we retained?

  • Language and design tailored to the learning needs of Level 1 and Level 2 students.
  • Visually stimulating layout to help ensure students engage with the content in a meaningful way, making it highly accessible for lower ability students.
  • Practical activities together with learning features such as `Put it into Practice’ and `Scenarios’ to help students translate their knowledge and understanding to the world of work.
  • Short and extended answer style questions throughout to help prepare students for assessment.
  • Stretch and challenge activities encourage students to work towards achieving a higher grade, making them particularly useful for higher ability students.
  • FREE suggested answers to Activities, end of topic Practice questions/Stretch and challenge activities from the new edition, available online.

When used in conjunction with our bestselling Study and Revision Guide students will have an unrivalled suite of resources to help them excel with their study of Hospitality and Catering.

Available now! FREE Recipes and suggested Answers to the activities and questions from the Student Book are now available to download from the Resources and Downloads tab.

WJEC Vocational Award Engineering Level 1/2

Written by an experienced Engineering teacher and examiner, this resource is designed to be accessible, flexible, practical and student-friendly. The comprehensive coverage of the specification requirements will support students through the course.

  • Introduces students to many basic engineering skills and principles and allows them to grasp a good understanding of the subject area.
  • Shows students how to communicate effectively as an engineer via 3D drawing techniques and technical drawings as well as being able to use and identify many tools, machines and pieces of equipment that are commonplace in the engineering world.
  • Includes small tasks and mini-projects designed to embed students’ knowledge and allows them to `have a go’ at applying the theory.

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) 2nd Edition: Student Book Boost eBook

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

This best-selling Student Book has been completely revised and updated to match the new Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 (Technical Award) specification, for first teaching from September 2022, and is now available as a Boost eBook.

Written by renowned author Anita Tull and reviewed by experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this engaging student book will support students through their Level 1/2 course.

What’s new in the 2nd Edition?

  • Structure and content fully updated to match the new specification precisely.
  • Completely new assessment sections in line with the new specification.
  • New content throughout, including extensive new material covering the additional skills and techniques now required for 2.3 Food preparation and cooking techniques.
  • Content re-organised under new specification Unit and Topic headings and numbering making it easy for students to follow.
  • New Specification stems signposting to clearly show students which sections of information they need to ‘know’; ‘know and understand’; ‘be aware of’ and ‘be able to’.
  • Recipes and Commodities sections available for FREE online.

What have we retained?

  • Language and design tailored to the learning needs of Level 1 and Level 2 students.
  • Visually stimulating layout to help ensure students engage with the content in a meaningful way, making it highly accessible for lower ability students.
  • Practical activities together with learning features such as `Put it into Practice’ and `Scenarios’ to help students translate their knowledge and understanding to the world of work.
  • Short and extended answer style questions throughout to help prepare students for assessment.
  • Stretch and challenge activities encourage students to work towards achieving a higher grade, making them particularly useful for higher ability students.
  • FREE suggested answers to Activities, end of topic Practice questions/Stretch and challenge activities from the new edition, available online.

When used in conjunction with our bestselling Study and Revision Guide students will have an unrivalled suite of resources to help them excel with their study of Hospitality and Catering.

 

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Sports & Coaching Principles (Technical Award) Student Book

Coming February 2023

Written by experienced PE teachers and examiners, this new Student Book has been carefully designed to be highly visual, accessible, and practical. Matching the new Level 1/2 Vocational Award, for first teaching from September 2022, it offers high quality support you can trust.

  • Each unit begins with a ‘Before you get started’ feature to establish what students already know before they begin the topic.
  • A visually stimulating design helps students engage with the content.
  • Tasks and Activities throughout allow students to test and apply their knowledge as they work through the course.
  • Includes targeted exam advice and exam-style questions to ensure students are fully prepared for assessment.
  • Student-friendly checklists at the end of each unit allow students to evaluate how confident they are with the required learning outcomes and where further study may be required.
  • A variety of other features ensure students get the most out of the course and achieve their full potential in the exams, such as:
    • Connectivity – links to other units to encourage a holistic understanding of the key concepts
    • Key terms – highlighted and defined throughout to help students familiarise themselves with important terminology
    • Top Tips – provide tips and ideas on how to remember the key information required for the exam
    • Take it one step further – further activities to extend learning
    • Test Yourself – questions which offer regular opportunities for students to check their understanding

Sample chapter available now! 
A selection of free material is now available to download on the Resources and Downloads tab.

Answers to all the questions in the Student Book will be provided online. These will be available on the Resources and Downloads tab upon publication of the book.

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Sports & Coaching Principles (Technical Award) Student Book Boost eBook

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

Written by experienced PE teachers and examiners, this new Student Book has been carefully designed to be highly visual, accessible, and practical and is now available as a Boost eBook. Matching the new Level 1/2 Vocational Award, for first teaching from September 2022, it offers high quality support you can trust.

  • Each unit begins with a ‘Before you get started’ feature to establish what students already know before they begin the topic.
  • A visually stimulating design helps students engage with the content.
  • Tasks and Activities throughout allow students to test and apply their knowledge as they work through the course.
  • Includes targeted exam advice and exam-style questions to ensure students are fully prepared for assessment.
  • Student-friendly checklists at the end of each unit allow students to evaluate how confident they are with the required learning outcomes and where further study may be required.
  • A variety of other features ensure students get the most out of the course and achieve their full potential in the exams, such as:
    • Connectivity – links to other units to encourage a holistic understanding of the key concepts
    • Key terms – highlighted and defined throughout to help students familiarise themselves with important terminology
    • Top Tips – provide tips and ideas on how to remember the key information required for the exam
    • Take it one step further – further activities to extend learning
    • Test Yourself – questions which offer regular opportunities for students to check their understanding

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) 2nd Edition: Study and Revision Guide

Out now!

This practical Study and Revision Guide has been completely revised and updated to match the new Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 (Technical Award) specification, for first teaching from September 2022.  Written by renowned author Anita Tull, it provides the essential information needed for the exam and will help students develop and apply the skills needed for the Controlled Assessment. (This book is replacing the 2020 edition. For details of the previous edition click here.)

The ideal companion to the Student Book! This guide is designed to be used as a textbook for lower-ability students and a study aid and revision guide for higher-ability students.

What’s new in the 2nd Edition?

  • Structure and content fully updated to match the new specification precisely.
  • Completely new assessment sections in line with the new specification.
  • A new section on How to prepare and make dishes with examples of how different techniques are combined in recipes, together with new activities to help students identify skills and techniques in a range of dishes, helping prepare them for assessment.
  • Content re-organised under new specification Unit and Topic headings and numbering making it easy for students to follow.
  • New Specification stems signposting to clearly show students which sections of information they need to ‘know’; ‘know and understand’; ‘be aware of’ and ‘be able to’.

What have we retained?

  • Condensed version of the required theory presented in a clear and colourful study guide.
  • Interesting Activities throughout to allow students to consolidate and apply their learning.
  • Key terms to remind students of the essential terminology needed for assessment.
  • Accessible design with colourful diagrams, images, tables and charts to support understanding and knowledge recall, making it perfect for lower ability students.
  • In Unit 1, end of section ‘Knowledge check’ and Practice exam questions enable students to test themselves and provide plenty of practice for the assessment.
  • Unit 2 helps support students in applying the knowledge learned from Unit 1 and prepare for the Controlled Assessment, providing guidance for presenting evidence together with example answers and assessor commentary.
  • When used in conjunction with our bestselling Student Book, students will have an unrivalled suite of resources to help them excel with their study of Hospitality and Catering.

FREE suggested Answers to the activities and questions from the Study and Revision Guide are available to download from the Resources and Downloads tab.

WJEC Level 1/2 Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) 2nd Edition: Study and Revision Guide Boost eBook

Boost eBooks are interactive, accessible and flexible. They use the latest research and technology to provide the very best experience for students and teachers.

This practical Study and Revision Guide has been completely revised and updated to match the new Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 (Technical Award) specification, for first teaching from September 2022, and is now available as a Boost eBook.  Written by renowned author Anita Tull, it provides the essential information needed for the exam and will help students develop and apply the skills needed for the Controlled Assessment.

The ideal companion to the Student Book! This guide is designed to be used as a textbook for lower-ability students and a study aid and revision guide for higher-ability students.

What’s new in the 2nd Edition?

  • Structure and content fully updated to match the new specification precisely.
  • Completely new assessment sections in line with the new specification.
  • A new section on How to prepare and make dishes with examples of how different techniques are combined in recipes, together with new activities to help students identify skills and techniques in a range of dishes, helping prepare them for assessment.
  • Content re-organised under new specification Unit and Topic headings and numbering making it easy for students to follow.
  • New Specification stems signposting to clearly show students which sections of information they need to ‘know’; ‘know and understand’; ‘be aware of’ and ‘be able to’.

What have we retained?

  • Condensed version of the required theory presented in a clear and colourful study guide.
  • Interesting Activities throughout to allow students to consolidate and apply their learning.
  • Key terms to remind students of the essential terminology needed for assessment.
  • Accessible design with colourful diagrams, images, tables and charts to support understanding and knowledge recall, making it perfect for lower ability students.
  • In Unit 1, end of section ‘Knowledge check’ and Practice exam questions enable students to test themselves and provide plenty of practice for the assessment.
  • Unit 2 helps support students in applying the knowledge learned from Unit 1 and prepare for the Controlled Assessment, providing guidance for presenting evidence together with example answers and assessor commentary.
  • When used in conjunction with our bestselling Student Book, students will have an unrivalled suite of resources to help them excel with their study of Hospitality and Catering.

 

WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 – Student Book

This book has been replaced by a new 2nd Edition. For details of the new edition click here

Written by renowned author Anita Tull and experienced teacher and examiner Alison Palmer, this student book covers both Units of the WJEC Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering. (This book was written to match the 2016 specification and is being replaced by a 2nd Edition. For details of this new edition click here.)

  • Endorsed by WJEC, providing high quality support you can trust.
  • Suitable for Level 1 and 2 students, the depth of coverage, language and design of the book has been carefully tailored to their learning needs.
  • Content is presented in a visually engaging fashion, with bite-sized chunks of information together with bulleted lists, charts, tables, spider-grams and more to help ensure students engage with the content in a meaningful way.
  • Plenty of practical activities together with learning features such as `Put it into Practice’ and `Scenarios’ help students translate their knowledge and understanding to the world of work.
  • Short and extended answer style questions throughout help prepare students for assessment.
  • Stretch and challenge activities encourage students to work towards achieving a higher grade.

WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 Study & Revision Guide

This book has been replaced by a new 2nd Edition. For details of the new edition click here.

Written by leading food author Anita Tull, this practical Study and Revision Guide combines clear and colourful presentation with the essential information needed for the exam as well as developing and applying the skills needed for the Controlled Assessment.

NB: This edition is suitable for students preparing for the assessments taking place in summer 2022 and 2023. A revised edition will be available later this year covering the new Technical Award specification, for first teaching from September 2022. Click here for details of the new 2nd Edition.

  • Supporting students throughout the course, this guide is the ideal companion for the best-selling Hospitality and Catering Student Book.
  • All Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria from the WJEC specification are clearly referenced.
  • Activities help students apply and test their knowledge.
  • Key terms needed to include in the assessment are defined throughout.
  • Accessibly designed for all-ability candidates with colourful diagrams, images, tables and charts to support understanding and knowledge recall.
  • In Unit 1, end of chapter ‘Knowledge check’ and e-assessment practice questions enable students to test themselves and provide plenty of practice for the assessment.
  • Unit 2 helps support students in applying the knowledge learned from Unit 1 and prepare for the Controlled Assessment Task (CAT), providing guidance for presenting evidence together with example answers and assessor commentary.

WJEC Vocational Award Constructing the Built Environment Level 1/2

Written by experienced Construction professionals and teachers, this resource is designed to be accessible and practical. The comprehensive coverage of new specification requirements for England will support students through their course.

  • Suitable for Level 1 and 2 students, the depth of coverage, language and design of the book has been carefully tailored to their learning needs.
  • Each unit is made relevant and purposeful through applied learning in a vocational context.
  • A dedicated assessment section helps students thoroughly prepare for both their non-exam assessment and exams.

CBAC Dyfarniad Galwedigaethol Adeiladu’r Amgylchedd Adeiledig Lefel 1/2 (WJEC Vocational Award Constructing the Built Environment Level 1/2)

Welsh Language Edition. Written by experienced Construction professionals and teachers, this resource is designed to be accessible and practical. The comprehensive coverage of new specification will support students through their course.

  • Suitable for Level 1 and 2 students, the depth of coverage, language and design of the book has been carefully tailored to their learning needs
  • Each unit is made relevant and purposeful through applied learning in a vocational context
  • A dedicated assessment section helps students thoroughly prepare for both their non-exam assessment and exams