This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop a range of skills and techniques essential for working in the art and design sector.
This qualification will:
The objectives of this qualification are to:
In line with these aims, the objectives of the qualification are to enable the learner to:
To be awarded the Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design, learners are required to successfully complete all 7 mandatory units
Total Qualification Time (TQT) - 240
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) - 140
This qualification is designed for learners interested in art and design
This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above
Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners. They need to make sure that learners can fulfil the requirements of the learning outcomes and comply with the relevant literacy, numeracy and health and safety aspects of this qualification
Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in a qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Photography is internally assessed. Internal assessment
Each candidate must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. On completion of each unit candidates must declare that the work produced is their own. The Assessor must countersign this. Examples of suitable evidence for the portfolio for each unit are provided in the Handbook.
The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include (in no particular order):
Moderation is the process by which we confirm that assessment decisions in centres are:
We do this through:
external moderation – which we carry out through our External Moderators who, by supporting you, will make sure that assessments meet nationally agreed standards and that your quality assurance systems continue to meet our centre approval criteria.