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Art & Design BTEC National Extended Certificate (Single Award) at Goodwin Academy

Course description

The Art and Design BTEC National Extended Certificate Level 3 is equivalent in size to one A Level. There are 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are externally assessed.

The qualification gives a coherent introduction to the study of art and design at this level. Learners develop art and design projects and gain an understanding of the creative process. They study visual recording and communication, critical analysis and production skills to produce art and design outcomes. It is designed for post-16 learners who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, possibly in the creative industries, as part of a programme of study alongside other BTEC Nationals or A Levels.

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Entry requirements

5 A*–C or 4-9 grades (Level 4 and above in Mathematics and English) at GCSE including a 4 grade or higher in a creative subject.

Assessment

The Art and Design BTEC National Extended Certificate Level 3 is equivalent in size to one A Level. There are 4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are externally assessed.

Future opportunities

Students may progress to Higher Education, Further Education or the workplace. The BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Art and Design is recognised and respected within the sector.

Further information

Duration of course: Two years

Examination board: Edexcel

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Goodwin Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two years

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