Requirements for the Intermediate Diploma

To gain a Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate Diploma candidates must achieve the core certificate and optional qualifications:-

Core Certificate at level 2

  • Four ESW/key skills, two at level 2 and two at level 1. These must include the ESW qualifications of Communication, Application of Number and ICT and evidence of having pursued all six.
  • Completion of compulsory Candidate Diary.
  • Individual Investigation at level 2.


To pass the Intermediate Diploma candidates must achieve one of the following:

A maximum of four qualifications at Level 2 which total 480 GLH or 60 credits or 80% of the Level 2 threshold or Principal Learning (Level 2) and Higher Project qualification Level 2.