NCFE Level 2 Technical Award in Graphic Design
- Arts, Media and Publishing
- Learning Resources Available, Performance Points, V Cert
- Level 2
- Minimum entry age
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.
It is aimed at 14-16 year olds studying the Key Stage 4 curriculum who are interested in any aspect of graphic design, including sourcing ideas and design.
The qualification is appropriate for learners who are motivated and challenged by learning through hands-on experiences, and through content which is concrete and related directly to those experiences.
This qualification counts in the DfE School Performance Tables for 2019.
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Delivery GuideLessMore info Download
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DfE Performance Tables Quick GuideLessMore info Download
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External Assessment WindowsLessMore info Download
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Technical Award External Assessment Results - Spring 2019LessMore info Download
Spring 2019 - External Assessment Achievement Data
Career CardLessMore info Download
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Customer Support GuideLessMore info Download
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Evidence and Grading TrackerLessMore info Download
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External Assessment Practice PaperLessMore info Download
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External Assessment Sample Paper - Spring 2019LessMore info Download
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Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2019LessMore info Download
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Mark Scheme - Spring 2019LessMore info Download
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Sample Paper - Summer 2019LessMore info Download
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Mark Scheme - Summer 2019LessMore info Download
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Mark Scheme - Spring 2020LessMore info Download
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Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2020LessMore info Download
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External Assessment Past Paper - Spring 2020LessMore info Download
This past paper will help learners prepare for their external assessment.
- Introduction to Graphic Design (T/615/3956)
- Graphic Design Practice (A/615/3957)
- Responding to a Graphic Design Brief (F/615/3958)
- Graphic Design Portfolio (J/615/3959)
- Technical Award Graphic Design – External Assessment (TAGD/EXTA)