The Minister of State for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton has been left “red faced” after posting an advert looking to recruit an apprentice which excludes candidates with a GCSE grade four - FE Week reports.
Under the new GCSE system introduced last year, a score between eight and nine is considered equivalent to an A or A*, a score between four and six is a C or a B, while one through three represent D, E, F and G grades. ‘U’ stands for ‘unclassified’ and remains the same.
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