Art and Design

 

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BTEC Level 1 Introductory Certificate Art and Design

Key features: Very student centred, no exams, multidisciplinary practice, highly practical & holistic approach to assessment.

The Pearson BTEC L2 Extended certificate in Art & Design skills will provide an introduction to art and design and encourage creative learning and problem solving. The course consists of 3 Units that our built and assessed around 5 central course principles; Approach, Investigation, Communication, Practical skills & Development. Within these 3 units, students are encouraged to experiment with a wide range of materials, techniques and processes to develop ideas across 2D and 3D problem solving. Students are also supported with developing their research skills and to use contextual studies to inform the development of their work. Building up communication skills is also an important element of the course, allowing students to practice communicating ideas through mood boards, design work, presentation of ideas and work, group work and through critically evaluating each other’s work.

The course also spends considerable time and focus on letting students research and explore the possibilities of what is available in the Art and Design Industry while building upon their pre-existing practical skills. All briefs are client centred which gives the students a live approach to their creative problem solving. Overall enabling learners to acquire the essential knowledge, skills and professional behaviour to progress to further education or employment within the creative industries.

Course Dates: September 2022 - June 2023 Details »

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Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art & Design Skills

This qualification is for learners who want to start a career in Art and Design.

The Level 2 First Certificate in Art & Design qualification relates directly to the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers in the creative industry such as creative thinking, problem solving, communication, good time keeping, research skills and independent enquiry.

On successful completion you will be able to progress onto a Level 3 course in either Art & Design or Creative Media Production or alternatively to enter employment.

Course Dates: September 2022 - June 2023

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BTEC Diploma in Art & Design Practice

Do you need help to find your future pathway in the Arts or Design? Do you want to know more about careers or progression in the world of Art & Design? 

If you need help and advice developing your career, the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design Practice will help you by introducing you to the two main pathways which are design oriented or Arts oriented. In these areas, you will start to develop the working practice that helps you run your own art studio or prepare for working in a company and in a design environment.  

Course Dates: September 2022 - June 2023

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UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

UAL Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

This one-year course in Art and Design is a transitional year between A Level / Level 3 / life experience and Degree, enabling you to explore art and design at a higher level and clarify your sense of direction before progression to university or to employment. You will gain foundational knowledge and experience across contemporary Art and Design practices, develop your own approach within a specialist area and receive ongoing 1-1 support to plan for whatever your next steps may be. The intensive year-long exploration can also be used to discover more about yourself and your creativity broadly, at any stage of life. Expect rigour, fun, collaboration, expansion and consolidation of your ideas and interests. You will have access to your own studio space throughout the year, within a community of like-minded creatives.

With so many different degree courses in Art and Design subjects it is vitally important that you feel confident in your choice of direction and are equipped with the necessary skills for study at degree level. We have a long history of successfully guiding pre-degree students to discover and develop their strengths and make an informed choice of specialism and degree course. You cannot afford not to do Foundation if you want to make the most of a degree in Art and Design, reflected in it being a prerequisite for the best degree courses.

Course Dates: September 2022 - June 2023

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Access to Higher Education Diploma - Art and Design

This course is specifically for students who may not have any formal entry qualifications but whose life skills may be acceptable as an alternative. The course is free for eligible students. It is a unique opportunity for you to build up a portfolio of work and prepare you for entry to higher education within the creative arts.

This course is a Level 3 60 Credit Diploma

Course Dates:September 2022 - June 2023

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