NCFE

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Graphic Design

Ref:
600/6907/7
Name:
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Graphic Design
Sector:
Arts, Media and Publishing
Features:
V Cert
Shortlist for approval
Shortlisted

Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
Pre-16
GLH
150
TQT
210

This qualification will expire on 31 August 2018 and this is the last date we can accept learner registrations. The last date for certificate claims is 31 August 2020.


This qualification is approved by DfE in the 2017 & 2018 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables.

This qualification is designed for learners wishing to gain an understanding of the graphic design industry and develop the basic skills across a range of areas within the subject. The Level 2 qualification aims to introduce learners to the subject who may wish to continue their studies at Level 3. While no formal experience or qualifications are required, an appreciation of the subject area is desirable.

Qualification Specification

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Purpose Statement

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Summary of changes

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External Assessment Practice Paper 1

Internal Assessment Sample Tasks

Evidence and Grading Tracker

Career Card

Chief Examiner Report - January - April 2014

Chief Examiner Report - September - November 2014

Chief Examiner Report - January - April 2015

External Assessment Practice Paper 2

Chief Examiner Report - September - November 2015

External Assessment Practice Paper - September - November 2015

Chief Examiner Report - February - April 2017

External Assessment Sample Paper (February - April 2017)

External Assessment Sample Paper - September-November 2017

External Assessment Mark Scheme - September-November 2017

Chief Examiner's Report - September-November 2017

Sample Paper - February-April 2018

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Mark Scheme - February- April 2018

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Chief Examiner Report - June 2018

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External Assessment Windows

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External Assessment Windows (mono)

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Mandatory units

  1. Understand Graphic Processes, Materials and Techniques (J/504/0809)
  2. Research Sources of Ideas in a Graphic Design Context (A/504/0810)
  3. Develop Ideas and Graphic Solutions (F/504/0811)
  4. Plan, Produce and Present Final Graphic Design Work (J/504/0812)

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