Art and Creative Subjects

Craft

The craft industry encompasses many different careers. All sectors of the industry require craft workers who are able to use their creative skills to translate a client’s designs into finished pieces using hand-eye co-ordination and through the safe use of appropriate tools. Clients will expect craft workers to be responsive to their brief, interpreting their vision, whilst working to an agreed budget and timescale. Pupils will research and understand current market trends, making, promoting and marketing their products effectively. All craft workers are continually learning and developing new skills and techniques by experimenting with new materials and production practices.

Key Stage 4 approval

Qualification

DfE approved Performance Tables

Discount Code

Level 1 Certificate in Creative Studies: Craft (601/0489/2)

2018

2017

2016

JA2

JA2

JA2

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Craft (601/0043/6)

2019

2018

2017

2016

JA2

JA2

JA2

JA2

Art and Design

Working in the art and design sector means following a creative pathway designing, developing and producing 2 or 3 dimensional outcomes as a creative enterprise.

Pursuing work as a creative enterprise involves producing art works for sale so developing key business skills and knowledge is essential. Ensuring fresh inspiration and commercially popular products is a regular challenge for enterprising professionals in the art and design world as is sourcing materials and managing the business aspects of the enterprise.

Key Stage 4 approval

Qualification

DfE approved Performance Tables

Discount Code

Level 1 Certificate in Art and Design  (601/0677/3)

2018

2017

2016

2015

JA2

JA2

JA2

JA2

Level  2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Art and Design (600/6905/3)

2018

2017

2016

2015

JA2

JA2

JA2

JA2

Key Stage 5 approval

Qualification

DfE approved Performance Tables

Discount Code

Level 3 Applied General in Art and Design

2019

JA2


Graphic Design

Graphic design covers various aspects of visual communication and presentation, using imaginative and effective designs that create and combine words, symbols, and images to convey ideas and messages.

Common uses of graphic design include identity (logos and branding), publications (magazines, newspapers and books), corporate branding, advertisements and product packaging.

Key Stage 4 approval

Qualification

DfE approved Performance Tables

Discount Code

Level 1 Technical Award in Graphic Design (603/0844/8)

2019

JA2

Level 2 Technical Award in Graphic Design (603/0845/X)

2019

JA2

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Graphic Design (600/6907/7)

2018

JA2


Music Technology

Performing is not the only way to get into music, the role of technology is central to most performances and a wide variety of jobs exist in related fields, including the vital contribution of technicians. Musicians and music technicians are often required to ‘multi-task’ and need to understand different aspects of a performance, a recording or an event.

Key Stage 4 approval

Qualification

DfE approved Performance Tables

Discount Code

Level 1 Technical Award in Music Technology (601/6777/4)

2019

2018

LJ9

LJ9

Level 2 Technical Award in Music Technology (601/6774/9)

2019

2018

LJ9

LJ9

 Key Stage 5 approval

Qualification

DfE approved Performance Tables

Discount Code

Level 3 Applied General in Music Technology (601/6779/8)

2019

2018

TBC

LJ9


Performance Skills

The creativity involved and the chance to work on projects that really appeal to you will often make performing roles worth the job. Performing is not the only way to get into the theatre or the media. A wide variety of roles exist in theatre and its related industries, including the vital role played by front of house personnel, stage managers and technicians.

Key Stage 4 approval

Qualification

DfE approved Performance Tables

Discount Code

Level 1 Certificate in Performance Skills (500/9177/3)

2018

2017

2016

2015

LC11

LC11

LC11

LC11

Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Performance Skills (600/6990/9)

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

LC11

LC11

LC11

LC11

LC11


Other popular qualifications for schools:

NCFE Level 2 Award in Nutrition and Health (501/0038/5)

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity (601/3145/7)

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Developing Enterprise Skills (500/8443/4)

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Moving Image production (500/8343/0)

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Photography (601/3391/0)

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Animation (500/8046/5)