Key Facts

Level 2
Subject Sector:
6.1 ICT Practitioners
Qualification No:
48 hours
Total qualification time:
60 hours
Age Range:
16-18 & 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type


Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    This single unit qualification is designed for learners to develop an understanding of the different types of digital graphics and how they are used. They will generate ideas in response to client requirements and learn how to use tools and techniques to manipulate and create digital graphics for different purposes. While they can easily be offered as stand-alone bite-sized awards, the new qualifications could also be usefully combined with other units or qualifications into meaningful packages of learning.

    The single unit within each qualification is also included within Digital and IT Skills qualifications.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.



    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.

    Digital Graphics

    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    Unit No:
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    In this unit learners will develop an understanding of the different types of digital graphics and how they are used. They will research and plan design ideas in response to a client brief and learn how to manipulate digital graphics using photo and vector editing techniques to create bitmap and vector graphics for specific purposes. This unit also allows learners to obtain feedback on their work for review and further development.
    ateway Qualifications Level 2 Digital qualifications is to give learners knowledge and understanding and an introduction to the Digital skills required in to support progression to employment, to an apprenticeship or to further study at a higher level.

    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of digital graphics.

    Progression & entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements

    Funding information

    There are now two main sources for funding information, a straightforward ESFA Qualification Search and the more detailed Find a Learning Aim website.

    The new Find a learning aim (FALA) service provides a search tool that you can use to check the funding status of any qualification, framework, unit, standard or T Level:

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    The Education and Skills Funding Agency search provides funding information on qualifications. It does not provide funding information for units, non-regulated activity and work placements, for this information please use Find a learning aim (FALA).

    View this qualification on the ESFA Qualification Funding Search

    How to find a learning aim

    If you’re not sure how to use the new find a learning aim website, we’ve created a handy walkthrough to help you:

    How to Use: Find a learning Aim

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    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.