OCR Text Processing Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 summary

OCR Text Processing Level 1

Individual OCR units
You can enrol on any one of the following Level 1 units and work towards an individual unit pass.

Text Production
Word Processing
Audio Transcription
Business Presentations
Computer Keyboard Skills
Legal Text Processing
Mail Merge
Shorthand Speed
Speed Keying

OCR Level 1 Award
To qualify at the Award level you must pass the Text Production unit and any other of the Level 1 units above. This qualification is the equivalent of the old "RSA 1" qualification.

OCR Level 1 Certificate
To achieve the Certificate qualification you will need to pass a minimum of 4 of the level 1 units above.

OCR Level 1 Diploma
The Level 1 Diploma qualification means passing some level 2 units alongside level 1 units. We do not normally recommend this qualification. It is usually better to move up to level 2 qualifications.

OCR Text Processing Level 2

Individual OCR units
You can enrol on any one of the following Level 2 units and work towards an individual unit pass.

Text Production
Word Processing
Medical Word Processing
Audio Transcription
Legal Audio Transcription
Medical Audio Transcription
Business Presentations
Document Presentation
Mail Merge
Shorthand Speed
Speed Keying

OCR Level 2 Award
To qualify at the Award level you must pass the Text Production unit and any other of the Level 2 units above. This qualification is the equivalent of the old "RSA 2" qualification.

OCR Level 2 Certificate
To achieve the Certificate qualification you will need to pass a minimum of 4 of the level 2 units above.

OCR Level 2 Diploma
The Level 2 Diploma qualification usually means passing 10 unit examinations. We do not normally recommend this qualification. It is usually better to move up to level 3 qualifications.

OCR Text Processing Level 3

Individual OCR units
You can enrol on any one of the following Level 3 units and work towards an individual unit pass.

Text Production
Word Processing
Legal Word Processing
Audio Transcription
Document Presentation
Shorthand Speed
Speed Keying

OCR Level 3 Award
To qualify at the Award level you must pass the Text Production unit and any other of the Level 3 units above. This qualification is the equivalent of the old "RSA 3" qualification.

OCR Level 3 Certificate
To achieve the Certificate qualification you will need to pass a minimum of 4 of the level 3 units above.

OCR Level 3 Diploma
The Level 3 Diploma is the highest level qualification available. It involves passing a minimum of 7 unit examinations. Highly recommended.

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