|BTEC Level 2 Award in Work Skills|
|Entry Requirements:||4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including either Maths or English, or a Level 1 equivalent in this area and GCSE Maths or English at grades 3/D or above, plus a satisfactory portfolio.|
|Start Date:||Sept 2018|
This course is part of the NCC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal skills such as communication, confidence, resilience, employability and presentation skills.
This exciting course will provide you with all the skills and understanding you require to start your career in a creative industry. The course will focus on developing your understanding of what you will need in order to work in creative job roles as well as giving you the opportunity to build a range of creative practical skills in photography / filming, crafts, textiles and digital.
What will I learn?
Units will include:
• Core creative skills in a range of creative specialisms, tailored to your career path, including photography, ceramics, textile work and crafts
• Running a business
• Social media skills
• Writing a CV
• Working on placement
How will the course be assessed?
Assessments throughout the course are in the form of assignments. The type and content of these assignments will vary depending on the particular units that are being assessed. All assignments are graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.
At NCC we’re committed to ensuring that your studies are career focused and are linked to your future goals. Develop a new skill, learn how to be a leader, volunteer for a good cause and keep fit through sport. Enhance your learning and make the most of the array of activities on offer to help you stand out from the crowd when applying for university, an Apprenticeship or a job.
Materials and other information
Students will pay a consumable fee to cover the cost of a trip, a sketchbook and specialist art materials. Costs will be confirmed at interview / enrolment.
Progression and Careers
Completion of this course will enable you to progress onto a Level 3 programme, move onto an Apprenticeship within a creative or media-related subject, or find employment in a role related to art, design or media