Design (Wales)

What is an apprenticeship framework?

An apprenticeship framework is a definition of requirements for an apprenticeship programme. It is used by training providers, colleges, and employers to ensure that all apprenticeship programmes are delivered consistently and to agreed standards. Each framework includes details of the qualifications needed to be completed, the key skills targets, and any other requirements of the apprenticeship.

A typical framework consists of:

 

Centres must refer to the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here, however a summary of these requirements are shown below.


Design Support (Wales) Level 2 FR03490

To achieve this apprenticeship, learners must meet the following requirements:

Entry Guidance into Apprenticeship Framework

There are no entry conditions for this framework.

Competence/Technical Skills & Knowledge/Credits

 

Competence qualifications available to this pathway:

 AIM Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Design Support (QCF)

Knowledge qualifications available to this pathway:

 AIM Awards Level 2 Certificate in Design (QCF)

Combined qualifications available to this pathway:

N/A

 

Qualification Information

Learners must achieve all qualifications detailed in this section.

 

Qualification

AIM Awards Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Design Support (QCF)

Assessment

Internally assessed and externally moderated assessment evidence

Grading

Assessment is competent / not competent. There is no grading

Sector

9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design

Qualification Number

601/5270/9

Learning Aim Reference

60152709

Credit Value

31

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

202-212

Learner Age Range

16-18; 19+

Rules of Combination

Learners must achieve a minimum total of 31 credits; 23 credits from the 8 Mandatory Units in Group A plus a minimum of 8 credits from the Optional Units in Group B.

Qualification Specification

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Qualification

AIM Awards Level 2 Certificate in Design (QCF)

Assessment

Internally assessed and externally moderated assessment evidence

Grading

Assessment is competent / not competent. There is no grading

Sector

9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design

Qualification Number

601/5330/1

Learning Aim Reference

60153301

Credit Value

30

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

180

Learner Age Range

Pre 16; 16-18; 19+

Rules of Combination

Learners must achieve 30 credits in total to achieve this qualification. Learners must achieve a minimum of 20 credits from Group A and the remaining 10 credits may be taken from Group A and/or B.

Qualification Specification

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Transferable Skills

Essential Skills (Wales)

Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

ERR will be covered through an ERR workbook and can be downloaded from here.

On and Off the Job Learning

The total on and off the job GLH for the programme is 652. Further details can be found in the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here.


Design (Wales) Level 3 FR03490

To achieve this apprenticeship, learners must meet the following requirements:

Entry Guidance into Apprenticeship Framework

There are no entry conditions for this framework.

Competence/Technical Skills & Knowledge/Credits

 

Competence qualifications available to this pathway:

 AIM Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Design

Knowledge qualifications available to this pathway:

 Art and Design - please contact AIM Awards for further information

Combined qualifications available to this pathway:

 N/A

Qualification Information

Learners must achieve all qualifications detailed in this section.*

 

Qualification

AIM Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Design (QCF)

Assessment

Internally assessed and externally moderated assessment evidence

Grading

Assessment is competent / not competent. There is no grading

Sector

9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design

Qualification Number

601/5271/0

Learning Aim Reference

60152710

Credit Value

49

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

289-290

Learner Age Range

16-18; 19+

Rules of Combination

Learners must achieve a minimum total of 49 credits to achieve this qualification; 29 mandatory credits from Group A plus a minimum of 20 credits from Optional Group B. A minimum of 14 credits must come from Group B1 and, if chosen, a maximum of 6 credits can be achieved from Group B2 (one unit only from B2a and B2b).

Qualification Specification

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*Please contact AIM Awards on 01332 341822 for more information on additional qualifications required in this section.

Transferable Skills

Essential Skills (Wales)

Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

ERR will be covered through an ERR workbook and can be downloaded from here.

On and Off the Job Learning

The total on and off the job GLH for the programme is 912. Further details can be found in the relevant full apprenticeship framework document on the Apprenticeships Frameworks Online (AFO) website here.