NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Interactive Media
The Level 1/2 Technical Award in Interactive Media is designed for learners who want an introduction to interactive media that includes a vocational and project-based element. The qualification will appeal to learners who wish to pursue a career in the interactive media sector or progress onto further study.
Registrations for this V Cert will open on 1 September 2022, ready for first teach.
The first live assessments will take place in the 2023/24 session.
This qualification is approved for 2024 and 2025 performance tables.
Minimum Entry Age
Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
Total Qualification Time
This qualification is designed for learners aged 14 to 16 in schools and colleges, but is also accessible for post-16 learners.
There are no specific prior skills/knowledge a learner must have for this qualification.
To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully achieve all learning outcomes from the single graded mandatory unit.
The qualification has 2 assessments externally-set by NCFE: one non-exam assessment and one written examined assessment.
It is recommended that this qualification is delivered over 2 years.
Learners who achieve at level 1 might consider progression to level 2 qualifications post-16, such as:
• GCSE Media Studies
• Diploma in Creative Media
• study at level 2 in a range of technical routes that have been designed for progression to employment, apprenticeships and further study
Learners who achieve at level 2 might consider progression to level 3 qualifications post-16, such as:
• NCFE Level 3 Applied General Certificate in Art and Design (601/8898/4)
• NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Creative Craft (603/3253/0)
• Level 3 in Interactive Media
• Level 3 in Media Studies
• other Level 3 qualifications (including Advanced GCSE) in creative and media-related subjects
• A Level in Media Studies
Learners could also progress into employment or onto an apprenticeship. The understanding and skills gained through this qualification could be useful to progress onto an apprenticeship in the interactive media sector through a variety of occupations.