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Apprentice Forms & Docs

The following three documents apply to you if you have joined the diploma after 1st September 2020, or if you have informed the office and your tutor that you are switching to the new system. If you are continuing in the previous systems, please use the pre-2020 documents further below.

 

Diploma Guidebook (download below)

Your trusty guide to navigating the diploma.

Guide to Criteria (download below)

Information on how your work will be assessed. Recommended reading when finishing your design documentation, and essential before the formal assessment stages!

Fees Guide (download below)

This document specifies the costs for being on the diploma pathway and for tutorials, and gives some examples of overall costs depending on the level of support you receive.

The assessment process and associated forms are not changing, so they will be relevant to you whenever you started.

Project Assessment Form (download below)

Your tutor will use this form to look at any individual designs you submit. You can also use it to self-assess designs before submitting them.

Interim Portfolio assessment (IPA) form (download below)

Your tutor will fill in this form to give feedback on the first five designs as a whole.  You can also use it to self-assess your portfolio at the halfway stage before submitting your designs.

If you have started your diploma before September 2020 and are still on the previous pathway, please use these documents. You can also see a summary of the changes

Diploma Guidebook (download below)

Your trusty guide to navigating the diploma.

Guide to Criteria

Information on how your work will be assesed. Recommended reading when finishing your design documentation, and essential before the formal assessment stages!

How the diploma is changing

 

 

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PDF icon How the Diploma works
PDF icon Elements of the Diploma - glossary
PDF icon Course Prospectus
PDF icon Diploma Guidebook 2020
PDF icon Fees Guide 2020
PDF icon Individual Design Assessment Form
Microsoft Office document icon Interim Portfolio Assessment Form
PDF icon Pre-2020 Diploma Guidebook
PDF icon Pre-2020 Criteria Guide