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NCFE Level 2 Technical Award in Interactive Media

Ref:
603/0852/7
Sector:
Arts, Media and Publishing
Features:
Learning Resources Available, Performance Points, V Cert
Registration and Certification Fee
£60.00

Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
Pre-16
GLH
135
TQT
195

This qualification is now approved in the 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables and is now available for registrations.

Who is this qualification suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.

About this qualification

This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to gain an understanding of the interactive media industry and develop the basic skills across a range of areas and contexts within the subject.

Please see the External Assessment Timetable for a breakdown of the assessment dates for this qualification.

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Regulations for the Conduct of External Assessment

Qualification Specific Instructions for Delivery (QSID)


Qualification Specification
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This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Summary of Changes
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This document summarises the changes in the qualification specification since the previous issue.

Purpose Statement
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This document outlines the content of this qualification, who it’s designed for, and the opportunities it could lead to.

Fact Sheet
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This document provides an overview of the qualification.

Delivery Guide
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This document provides a guideline that defines the structure and content of the course.

DfE Performance Tables Quick Guide
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V Certs Models explained
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Technical Award External Assessment Results - Spring 2019
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Spring 2019 - External Assessment Achievement Data

Customer Support Guide
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This document provides additional information for schools.

Using UMS to Calculate Qualification Grades (v2)
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This document explains how to calculate the total UMS value of a qualification.

External Assessment Past Paper - Spring 2020
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This past paper will help learners prepare for their external assessment.

Mark Scheme - Spring 2020
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This is the mark scheme for the Spring 2020 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2020
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Spring 2020 external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Summer 2019
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This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Mark Scheme - Summer 2019
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This document contains feedback from the Mark Scheme for the Summer 2019 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Summer 2019
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Summer 2019 external assessment.

External Assessment Past Paper - Spring 2019
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This paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

Mark Scheme - Spring 2019
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This is the mark scheme for the Spring 2019 external assessment.

Chief Examiner Report - Spring 2019
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This document contains feedback from the Chief Examiner for the Spring 2019 external assessment.

Chief examiner report- spring 2021
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This document contains feedback from the chief examiner for the spring 2021 external assessment.

Mark scheme - spring 2021
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This is the mark scheme for the spring 2021 external assessment.

External assessment past paper - spring 2021
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This past paper will help learners prepare for their external assessment.

Internal Assessment Sample Tasks
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This document provides example tasks for internal assessment.

External Assessment Sample Paper
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This sample paper will help learners prepare for external assessment.

External Assessment Sample Paper Mark Scheme and Marking Guidelines
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This is the mark scheme for the sample external assessment.

Sample Portfolio Unit 1
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Sample Portfolio Unit 2
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Sample Portfolio Unit 3
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Sample Portfolio Unit 4
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Unit 3 and Unit 4 Sample Portfolio Website
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass/Merit/Distinction grade for specified unit(s) within the qualification.

Sample Portfolio - Level 2 Pass
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Pass grade for specified units within the qualification.

Digital Portfolio
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This folder contains digital resources.

Sample Portfolio - Level 2 Distinction
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This Sample Portfolio is designed to demonstrate the types of evidence that could be produced for a Distinction grade for specified units within the qualification.

Grading Guide
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Our grading calculator will support you in estimating your learners' overall result for this qualification. Enter your learners' current or predicted grades for the internal units and external assessments to estimate their overall result. Please note: this is for guidance only. The raw mark grade boundaries for the external assessments will be awarded by NCFE after each assessment window.

Grading Calculator
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Our grading calculator will support you in estimating your learners' overall result for this qualification. Enter your learners' current or predicted grades for the internal units and external assessments to estimate their overall result. Please note: this is for guidance only. The raw mark grade boundaries for the external assessments will be awarded by NCFE after each assessment window.

Grading Structure
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Mandatory units

  1. Investigate Interactive Media Production (Y/615/3948)
  2. Plan and Prepare for an Interactive Media Product (R/615/3950)
  3. Development and Production of an Interactive Media Product (D/615/3952)
  4. Present and Promote an Interactive Media Product (K/615/3954)
  5. Technical Award Interactive Media – External Assessment (TAIM/EXTA)

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Internal assessments will go ahead in 2021/22, therefore moving away from results being based on Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) used in 2020 to 2021, where this has been permitted.

Students need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We encourage centres to review our guidance on the types of evidence, and evidence capture, that we permit including e.g. the use of video, photos and other digital means of demonstrating knowledge and skills.

Task-based external assessments will go ahead in 2021/22, therefore moving away from results being based on Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) used in 2020 to 2021.

Further information can be found in our external assessment timetable on our website. For further information please see the 2021/22 adaptation addendum document below.

2021-22 AT 60308527 V1.0
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