Gold Arts Award: Level 3 Certificate in the Arts - Qualification number: 500/9666/7
90 guided learning hours + 60 independent learning hours = 150 hours total qualification time (TQT)
Gold Arts Award is a Level 3 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is designed for ages 16 and above, but is open to young people aged 11 to 25. The award has 16 points on the UCAS tariff.
To achieve a Gold Arts Award, young people collect evidence in an individual arts portfolio of their experiences of:
Personal arts development
Leadership of an arts project
Did you know, you no longer need to train at Bronze and Silver level before training to deliver Gold Arts Award? From September 2018, you can train to deliver Gold - regardless of whether you have trained as an adviser already. Book your place now!
For further information about the structure, content and administration of Gold Arts Award, download the Gold Arts Award Qualification Specification.
To find case studies and resources for Gold Arts Award, please visit the adviser hub.
For ideas, resources and the impact of Gold Arts Award on young people, please visit Arts Award on Voice. Young people can register for an account on the Gold hub to get access to step-by-step guidance on how to complete their Gold Arts Award.
To find out more about the moderation process, please visit our Moderation and Certification pages.