Level 2 Technical Diploma in Art and Design
This course provides a great starting point for anyone wishing to develop their artistic skills and who are keen to progress to higher level Art and Design courses. This one year course which is the equivalent to 4 GCSEs is made up of 6 units which will develop your artistic skills using a range of techniques and equipment. You will get the opportunity to work in a range of disciplines including photography, ceramics, fine art and 3D design.
The programme typically runs for a minimum of 15 hours a week.
Modules may include:
- Exploring the Work of Artists and Designers
- Producing Art or Design Work for Sale
- Producing Art or Design Work for Location
- Exploring Photography
- Exploring Graphic Design and Illustration
- Exploring 3D
- Exploring Fine Art
You will also work towards Personal Development qualifications and will be involved in a range of enterprise activities, designed to improve your employability.
Available 21/22 Sessions
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You’ll need: 2 GCSE passes at Grade D-G or above.
At interview, you must bring a portfolio of work displaying an interest and ability in Art & design. Details of this will be confirmed in the email invitation at a later date.
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Painting for Pleasure
This course is taught in a relaxed atmosphere and the class will cover the study of form, tone, pattern, colour and texture in drawing and painting through using a variety of media such as water colour, acrylic, oil, pencil and charcoal.
Leisure Upholstery & Soft Furnishings
This course is suitable for beginners and the more experienced. You will be instructed in a variety of techniques using hand and machine stitches and upholstery skills giving you the opportunity to create stylish home furnishings and upholstery.
Leisure Creative Ceramics
This leisure course will introduce you to a range of making techniques using clay, including slab building, coiling, press moulds and throwing of clay. The fee for this course includes the cost of materials required.