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National 2 Creative Arts (Course Code: C717 72)

SCQF Level 2 (18 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Creative Arts?

This course introduces you to different kinds of creative activities, like:

You will use many different types of materials, from paints and pens to clay and textiles. The course encourages you to use your imagination and ability to come up with new ideas.

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college.

What will I study?

The course consists of one compulsory unit and two of four optional units.

Compulsory Unit

Developing Skills in Creative Arts (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will learn about:

Optional Units

You must choose two of these options.

Working with Images, Graphics and Sound (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will learn skills in using images, graphics and sound, such as:

Working with Textiles (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will learn some of the skills involved in making textiles and clothes, such as:

Creating Materials for Performance (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will learn some of the skills involved in putting on a performance, such as:

Creating Materials for Display (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will learn how to:

How will I be assessed?

You will be given practical work and other tasks to do when your teacher thinks you are ready. Your finished work should be kept in a folder. This is the record you keep of what you have done and how well you are doing.

If you do not pass a task first time you will be able to try again after more practice and help or advice from your teacher.

Your teacher will tell you how you are getting on. You will get the pass marked on your certificate.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Further study, training or employment in:

Where can my parents find out more?

Your school will give your parents an Options or Choices information booklet, which has detailed information on the curriculum and the individual subjects or courses you can study. It will also invite them along to a Parents’ Information Evening.

They can also read the information leaflet(s):

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