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Bronze Arts Award: Level 1 Award in the Arts - Qualification number: 501/0081/6

40 guided learning hours + 20 independent learning hours = 60 hours total qualification time (TQT)

Bronze Arts Award is a Level 1 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is open to young people aged 11 to 25.

To achieve a Bronze Arts Award, young people collect evidence in an individual arts log or portfolio of their experiences of: 

  • developing their interests, knowledge and skills through actively participating in any art form
  • experience of at least one arts event/experience as an audience member and their review of that event/experience
  • researching the career and work of an artist or craftsperson that inspires them
  • experience of passing on an arts skill

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Get started

If you would like to deliver Bronze Arts Award in your organisation, you will need to book onto a Bronze & Silver adviser training course.  

For further information about the structure, content and administration of Bronze Arts Award, download the Bronze Arts Award Qualification Specification

Other resources

To find case studies and resources for Bronze Arts Award, please visit the Arts Award adviser hub and the Arts Award blog.

For ideas, resources and the impact of Bronze Arts Award on young people, please visit Arts Award VoiceYoung people can register for an account on the Bronze hub to get access to step-by-step guidance on how to complete the Bronze Arts Award.


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