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Open Awards Level 1 Award in Employment Skills for the Creative and Cultural Industries (RQF)

Key Information

Qualification Code: 600/4990/X

Sector: Arts, Media and Publishing

Level: L1

Start Date: 01 April 2012

Review Date: 28 May 2022

Guided Learning Hours: 53

TQT: 60



These qualifications have had their structure simplified, aiding your curriculum planning.

For the Award, learners complete one mandatory unit ‘Improving own learning and performance’. Then choose 3 credits from Optional Unit Groups B1-B3 which are:

B1 – Employability

B2 – Personal Learning

B3 – Personal Development.

For the Certificate, learners complete the same Mandatory unit and have a choice from the Optional Unit Groups B1-B3, as listed above.

They also have Pathway Option groups C1-C4 which are:

C1 – Art, Design and Crafts

C2 – Digital Media

C3 – Music and Performing Arts

C4 – Photography.

We have simplified the structure moving generic units into the B groups and all other units to the pathways.

These qualifications have also been extended to 31 August 2027.

To view our updated qualification guide which will go live on 01/09/22, please click here

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