BTEC Nationals Art and Design (2016)

Find all the information and support you'll need to teach and study your new BTEC Nationals in Art and Design from 2016.

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Introducing your new BTEC Nationals in Art and Design

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Certificate 

  • Intended as a basic introduction to the art and design sector alongside other fields of study.
  • Supports progression to a wide range of higher education courses depending on other qualifications taken.
 
 

Specification

 Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Art and Design
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Guide

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Extended Certificate 

  • Part of a programme of study including other courses, e.g. BTEC Nationals or A levels.
  • Progression to: Higher education or training and ultimately employment into the creative industries.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma Extended Certificate in Art and Design
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Guide

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Foundation Diploma 

  • Designed as a one-year full-time course or a full two-year programme when studied alongside further Level 3 qualifications.
  • Supports further progression in art and design education, to an Apprenticeship or entry level employment in the creative industries sector.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Art and Design
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Guide

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Diploma (Tech level)

  • Specialist qualifications designed to be studied over two years alongside additional qualifications.
  • Progression: employment or further study in the creative industries sector.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Diplomas in Art and Design
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Guide

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Diploma (2017)

  • In depth study of the sector designed to be studied over two years alongside other qualifications.
  • Supports progression to higher education and employment when combined with other Level 3 subjects.

Specification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Art and Design
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Guide

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Extended Diploma

  • Designed to be studied over two years as the substantial qualification in a study programme.
  • Supports progression to study art and design related degree courses in higher education.

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Art and Design specification
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Susan Young, Art, Design and Media subject advisor
Susan YoungArt, Design and Media
UK: 020 7010 2181
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