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Phase 1 report outline

You can do a huge amount of work in your PAT Phase 1 report before you even have your Topic: the format of the PAT remains almost 100% consistent from year-to-year! Each year, with very little change, the following pages and headings will be necessary – go ahead and create them (remember to use Styles […]

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PAT Report cover page

In the real world, when reports and tender documents are submitted, they are likely to be one of many! Your cover page may be your one chance to say: “Read ME!” before your hard work is consigned to a pile on a desk. The following full details (NO abbreviations) must be included on your cover […]

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PAT folder structure

You are required to organise your PAT logically and provide evidence of your organisation in your report appendices,

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PAT Focus Question

The Focus Question is the point of truth for your entire PAT. A concise Focus Question will allow you to maintain focus and keep your project on track at all times. If at any time, you are doing something which does not contribute to answering your Focus Questions, you are off-track. The following 2 excerpts […]

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Acing your PAT!

In each of your 3 years of CAT you will complete a Practical Assessment Task – or PAT. When you first receive the Learner Guide – a 30-plus page document – your heart might sink a little. “How will I ever complete this thing?” you might think (I know it’s what I was thinking driving […]

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Evaluating research sources for your PAT