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Key Facts

Level:
Level 2
Subject Sector:
9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
603/4838/0
GLH:
480 hours
Total qualification time:
600 hours
Price:
£141.50 per learner
Age Range:
Pre 16, 16-18, 19+

Whilst some of our qualifications are regulated for pre 16 learners our minimum age is 14.

Qualification purpose

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

Qualification Grading Type

Pass/Merit/Distinction

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    The qualification provides learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours in a variety of areas in the digital and creative industries. Centres may build a programme that supports different progression routes including those where digital skills are essential to support the creative process.

    The qualifications offer progression from the Level 1 Creative Industries Qualification. They are broad Digital and Creative Industries qualifications that support progression to a number of level 3 programmes including: Games Design or Games Development, IT or Creative Media or the Arts. The qualifications are graded to support progression to level 3 and is assessed through a portfolio of evidence.

    Learners have the opportunity to carry out a project that brings together learning from across the qualification. The qualifications were developed in conjunction with the FE sector.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve 60 credits including 3 credits from the mandatory group and the remaining credits from the optional group.


    Units

    Mandatory Units

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit.

    Preparing to Work in the Digital and Creative Industries

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/617/6729
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    Optional Units

    Learners must achieve 57 credits from this group.

    2D Digital Imaging

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/617/6720
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    3D Modelling

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    D/617/6714
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    Animation

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    H/617/6715
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    Art and Design: Exploring Mixed Media

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/617/6716
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    Computer Games Design and Development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/617/6724
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    Computer Programming

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/617/6717
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    Data Management and Analytics

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/617/6718
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    Database development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    A/617/6719
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    Digital Marketing for the Digital and Creative Industries

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/617/6817
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    Digital Media Narratives

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/617/6722
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    Digital Photography

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/617/6723
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    Digital and Creative Industries Project

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    T/617/6721
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    Effective Communication for the Workplace

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/617/6753
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    Graphic Design

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/617/6725
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    Improving own Employability Skills

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/617/6751
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    Interactive Media

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    R/617/6726
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    Mobile App Development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    Y/617/6727
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    Numeracy Skills for the Workplace

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/617/6752
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    Planning and Pitching an Idea in the Digital or Creative Industries

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/617/6728
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    Sound Production

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/617/6747
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    Understanding the Games Industry

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/617/6816
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    Website Design and Development

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/617/6818
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This is a broad Digital and Creative Industries qualification that supports progression to a number of level 3 programmes including: Games Design or Games Development, IT or Creative Media or the Arts


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

    Learners will develop knowledge, understanding skills and behaviours in key areas in digital and creative industries with the opportunity to focus on areas such as graphic design, games design and development, website design, Audio Production, Animation


    Progression & entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification

    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:

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Find a learning aim website

    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


    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

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