CFI Level 3 Integrative Education Certificate

Qualification title

CFI Level 3 Integrative Education Certificate


This qualification is for 16-18 year olds and contains three modules. These are the Action Research Methods, Independent Inquiry and Inner Development Practice modules.

At this unprecedented time in history, the qualification aims to respond to the urgent need for relevant learning, preparing young people for the ecological challenges around them. It also aims to raise attainment for all learners and reduce the numbers of early school leavers. The use of portfolio assessment and evidence of achievement from formal, informal and non-formal learning is designed to increase inclusion. 

Key features

It equips students with a range of relevant skills which supports them to access higher education employment and entrepreneurship. These skills include:

Entry requirements

Learners must be aged 16 or over

It is the school or centre’s responsibility to ensure that students who are entered for this qualification make reasonable progress and are likely to achieve at this level.

Guided learning hours


Total qualification time


Study method

Blended, full or part time, as well as independent study. Some module specific delivery requirements as appropriate.

How long does it take?

2 years part-time recommended. The programme should be completed in a maximum of 4 years following registration.


This qualification is graded Pass/Merit/Distinction which are pass grades and Working Towards which is a fail. Learners are expected to complete a portfolio of evidence, demonstrating meeting the learning outcomes.

Qualification specification

Please click here for the qualification specification 


If you are interested in registering for this course, please contact Kato Education or visit our website. 

Centres (Training Providers)

If you are interested in running this course as part of your curriculum, please contact us.

Registration fee for Centres from 1st September 2023

£120 per learner