Subject Staff Leader
Mr D Tivenan- email@example.com
Board – NCFE
Unit 1 – Introduction to Graphic Design
Develop an understanding of the components of graphic design.
Unit 2 – Graphics Design Practice
Examine the work of recognised designers, select one designer and work in their style.
Unit 3 – Responding to a Graphic Design Brief
Analyse the requirement of a design brief, develop ideas to meet the brief, further develop an idea and present a final graphic design.
Unit 4 – Graphics Design Portfolio
Explore working in the design industry.
Design and create a portfolio and review how it presents your skills as a Graphic Designer.
Assessment of Course
An internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence and an externally set task-based assessment.
To achieve a Level 2 qualification students must achieve in all units and a minimum pass in the external assessment.
Final overall result is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction – equivalent to GCSE grades 4 – 8.5
Students will develop their understanding in:
Students will develop skills and knowledge:
The skills and knowledge gained will allow students to progress to a range of Level 3 courses or an apprenticeship in a related area of employment.
It prepares students for a career such as a graphic designer, cartographer, illustrator, web designer, typography or packaging designer.
Students will also develop transferable skills in teamwork and communication that will be of value to them no matter what career they choose to follow.