Recognising your success
Successful candidates will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction in each subject where applicable.
This is the grading for the ABE's RFQ qualifications (the core syllabus):
|55% - 69%||Merit|
|40% - 54%||Pass|
|0% - 39%||Fail|
ABE's short awards have a slightly different grading scale as follows:
|65% - 79%||Merit|
|50% - 64%||Pass|
|0% - 49%||Fail|
Top Paper Awards
ABE believes in rewarding success. Twice a year, we honour our highest achievers in each Diploma unit with a special Top Paper Award. Recipients and their tutors get a special certificate and the chance to publicise their achievement. All Top Paper Award winners also receive one year's free subscription.
Click here to read the stories from the last session's winners.
ABE's QCF grades (from the syllabus delivered from 2011 - 2017) were as follows:
|A*||75% - 100%||Higher Distinction|
|A||65% - 74%||Distinction|
|B||50% - 64%||Merit|
|C||40% - 49%||Pass|
|D||30% - 39%||Marginal Fail|
|E||15% - 29%||Fail|
|F||0% - 14%||Unclassified|