Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art Design and Media

ABC Awards Code D6102-03
Ofqual Code 500/8476/8
Assessment Pass/Merit/Distinction
Total Qualification Time 1200
Guided Learning 720
Fee £100.00

This qualification has been developed to enhance self-reliant learning, creative production, and to prepare learners to progress onto further qualifications or employment. It builds on learners’ prior experience in art design and media, linking previously acquired skills with ideas that will challenge learners’ critical independence and provide them with a full understanding of the career opportunities available within the sector. Learners will complete this qualification with a comprehensive and full understanding of the following:

  • Contemporary and historical cultural contexts in the field of art, design and media
  • The importance of visual language for recording and responding
  • The potential and limitations of a variety of media and processes
  • How to identify personal progression routes and present work effectively to others
  • Optional units include: Media Development, Information and Interpretation, and Combined Experimental Studies in Art, Design and Media

Learners who complete this qualification may progress to a named pathway in Art, Design or Media or a chosen employment opportunity.

This qualification attracts UCAS points and may support learners in their application to higher education programmes.