Introductory Art & Design

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Create to your heart’s content with this programme. You’ll develop skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture, as you create artwork against different contexts, this will increase your career options in a range of art disciplines and support your progression on to a next level programme.

Course Information

Level 2 Certificate in Art and Design. This is an accredited
course, designed to be completed over one year and is taught alongside English
and Maths.


The course provides an introduction to the art and design sector, and it
enables students to make informed choices whilst developing and applying their
knowledge.


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Who is this course for?

This level 2 qualification is aimed at students over the age of 16 who wish to develop their knowledge and skills which are needed to progress to further study and ultimately a career in the art and design.

Units / Modules

The units cover painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking as well research and you will have the opportunity to experiment with different ideas and themes.

Benefits / Skills

Students will acquire a range of relevant practical, communication and personal development skills. Students will explore a broad range of Art and Design skills including, drawing, painting, printmaking, 3D work and fine art ideas. There are lots of opportunities to research, develop enterprise skills and self-management skills alongside their vocational learning.

Assessment Types

Students are assessed on the work that they produce throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

2 GCSE's at grade 2 and 2 GCSE's at grade 3.

Career Progression

Students on this course can progress into further study or work.

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Course Details

Duration

1 year

Study Type

Full time

Start Date

09/09/2024

Course Code

76749-01

Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

£941   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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Course Facts

History

Students on this course can try different vocational sessions before deciding what they would like to do in the future

Extra Curriculum

Students will be supported by specialist staff to transition into courses within the wider college

Labour Market

Students on this course will gain the skills they need to be successful at higher levels of study.

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