Creative, Media and Performance Arts Entry Pathways
This qualification includes units for developing skills and knowledge in a range of subject areas, including:
- Art & Design
- Design & Technology
- Media Studies
Centres may choose to build the qualification around one subject area, e.g. Art & Design. Alternatively it is possible to build a qualification from a range of subject areas, e.g. Art & Design, Drama and Media Studies to give learners a more general experience. The full Units and Guidance Booklet is available to download.
The qualification is available at Entry 2 and 3.
All course materials are available on our related documents page.
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Assessment Guidance Grids
Assessment Guidance Grids are a handy tool that breaks down the Assessment Criteria for each Creative, Media and Performance Arts unit and highlights the difference between the two levels, the amplification content and examples of tasks all on one useful page (per unit).
Download the Assessment Guidance Grids per subject area:
There are no compulsory units. Candidates can be entered for any units within the Creative, Media and Performing Arts qualification that they choose. They need:
8-12 credits to achieve an Award
13-36 credits to achieve a Certificate
37+ credits to achieve a Diploma
Candidates must be able to provide evidence that they have met all the Assessment Criteria for every unit that they are entered for.
Candidates must not be entered for a unit if they have not met all the Assessment Criteria for that unit. If candidates are entered for a unit and are then unable to evidence that they have met all the criteria for that unit, you must withdraw the candidate
(Final date for amendments - 11th November)
(Final date for amendments - 18th March)
Submitting Work for Moderation
Every unit of work that is submitted as part of the sample must include:
An Assessment Record Sheet (per candidate and unit)
A Candidate Authentication Sheet (signed by candidate and teacher)
All Creative, Media and Performance Arts work sent to the WJEC for moderation must be copies only. For Design & Technology and Art & Design units, actual artefacts/products and related work should not be sent. Photographic evidence, with an indication of scale where appropriate, is all that is required.
N.B. Ring binders or individual plastic wallets should not be used.
Creative, Media and Performance Arts work sent to the WJEC for moderation will not be returned to centres after the moderation period; it is essential that you keep original work for your own records.
Further information on how to present work for moderation: guidance on submission of work.
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