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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Web Design

Ref:
603/7370/2
Sector:
Information and Communication Technology
Registration and Certification Fee
£130.00

Level
Level 3
Minimum entry age
16
GLH
190
TQT
285

About this qualification

This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding of web design to work in a web design team, as a freelance web designer or seek an opportunity for relevant employment.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners who are working or would like to work in a web design team.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.

Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners. They need to make sure that learners can fulfil the requirements of the learning outcomes and comply with the relevant literacy, numeracy and health and safety aspects of this qualification.

How is this qualification structured?

To be awarded the NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Web Design (603/7370/2), learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units.

How is it assessed?

The assessment consists of 1 component which is an internally assessed portfolio of evidence which is assessed by centre staff and externally quality assured by NCFE (IQA must still be completed by the centre as per usual).

Internally assessed work should be completed by the learner in accordance with the qualification specification.

How long will it take to complete this qualification?

The minimum duration of this qualification is 190 GLH. It typically takes 12 months to complete this qualification.

Centres are free to decide how long this qualification should take and how many GLH per week/month is appropriate.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

This qualification does not require learners to be working or complete a work/industry placement experience.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Upon achievement of this qualification learners could progress to:

• Level 3 Certificate in Graphic Design
• Level 3 Certificate in User Experience/User Interface UX/UI
• Level 4 Award in Programming

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on our funding page.

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

This qualification is applicable to a variety of roles and/or careers such as a web designer, front-end developer or similar job role.


Mandatory qualification information

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.

Support handbook
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This document contains supporting information that relates to NCFE and CACHE qualifications to assist in planning, delivery and assessment, and must be used alongside the qualification specification.

Qualification factsheet
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This document outlines the key information of this qualification for the centre, learner and employer.

Learner overview
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This document contains all the information learners need to know if they’re considering taking an advanced learner loan to complete this qualification.

Letters of endorsement/support

Letter of support - Mits Griffin
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This document contains details of stakeholders who have supported the development of this qualification.

Letter of support - Ma Lilas
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This document contains details of stakeholders who have supported the development of this qualification.

Letter of support - Yellow box
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This document contains details of stakeholders who have supported the development of this qualification.

Assessment materials

Learner’s evidence tracking log
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This document can help learners to keep track of their work.

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Mandatory qualification information

Qualification specification (Word)
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This document contains everything you need to know about this qualification in MS Word format and should be used by everyone involved in its planning, delivery and assessment.

Mandatory units

  1. Understanding the Web and Web Design (M/618/6924)
  2. Creating a Web Page Using HTML (T/618/6925)
  3. Understanding and Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) (A/618/6926)
  4. Understanding and Using JavaScript (F/618/6927)
  5. Understanding the Fundamentals of Web Images and Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) (J/618/6928)

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.

For further information please see the 2021/22 adaptation addendum document below.

2021-22 AT 60373702 V1.0
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