BTEC Firsts Art and Design (2010)

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Firsts in Art and Design (QCF). Through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide level 2 learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in the sector.

Units offered include using ideas to explore, develop and produce art and design, building a portfolio and working in the industry.

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BTEC Firsts in Art and Design specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Art and Design
Qualification framework:
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Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
90
Qualification number (QN):
500/7101/4
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16, 16-18, 19+
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date:
  • 31 August 2014 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
Last registration:
  • 31 August 2014
Final certification:
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Firsts in Art and Design specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art and Design
Qualification framework:
See the latest information on accountability measures
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Qualification number (QN):
500/7105/1
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16, 16-18, 19+
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date:
  • 31 August 2014 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
Last registration:
  • 31 August 2014
Final certification:
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Firsts in Art and Design specification
Download PDF | 8.1 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC First
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design
Qualification framework:
See the latest information on accountability measures
Level:
Level 2
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Total Qualification Time (TQT):
360
Qualification number (QN):
500/7104/X
Eligible for funding in England for:
Pre-16 (EFA funding), 16-18 (EFA funding), 19+ Local flexibility (SFA funding)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date:
  • 31 December 2019 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
Last registration:
  • 31 December 2019
Final certification:
  • 31 December 2020
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Susan Young, Art, Design and Media subject advisor
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UK: 0330 058 3836
Intl: +44 (0)330 058 3836

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BTEC Firsts in Art and Design can help you take your first steps towards a career in the visual arts. You’ll learn about the industry as a whole as well as focusing on artistic skills from painting, textiles and photography to graphic, 3D and fashion design.

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