Why Should You Take This Course?
Gold Arts Award recognises your abilities as a creative arts leader. At Gold level, you are working as an arts practitioner while broadening your horizons within the arts world. Working at this level will extend your creativity, communication, planning, teamwork and leaderships skills, and will support your progression through any education, training or career pathway.
Gold has two units:
Unit 1: Personal Arts Development
Unit 2: Arts Project Leadership
Are there any special expenses?
As part of the course you will be expected to attend arts events and may be asked to travel to additional workshops/activities that the teaching team feel are beneficial to building your portfolio.
How will I be assessed?
You will plan your work with your tutor, and keep a record by creating their own Arts Award portfolio. Each portfolio is unique and you can pick the format you want to present it in - this could be a diary, video, website blog - or something different altogether.
What could I do next?
Gold Arts Award is useful as part of a creative pathway as it helps to develop your creativity, communication, planning, teamwork and leadership skills. It can be a useful part of a university or further training application as it is recognised on the UCAS tariff but also is useful in the wider world of work to show your ability to work on your own initiative.