Open Awards Downloads

The National Portage Association (NPA) is a Registered Centre with Open Awards responsible for the administration and delivery of the Open Awards Level 3 qualification 'The Portage Model - A Small Steps Approach to Learning for Children with Special Educational Needs'.

All Open Awards downloads are available below.

Introductory Information

Application Form
Open Awards Level 3 Application Form

Enquiries, Appeals and complaints Policy Statement

Open Awards Level 3 Process Map
Process pathway to support students interested in enrolling on the Open Awards Level 3 qualification

Mentor and Student Agreement
Agreement form to be completed and signed by Student and Mentor

Student Handbook
This Handbook is for Students to use during their Level 3 study. It outlines the NPA’s requirements for completion of the Open Awards portfolio and explains the process of assessment on completion.

Downloads for registered students

The forms and information sheets that Students are required to complete are available as downloads within the ‘Student Portfolio Pack.’  This pack is available for members with a Student login.