Art and Design - Level 2 Diploma

Start Date: 8 September 2022
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Location: King's Cross Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18)

About The Course

The art and design industry is where creativity, talent and energy combine, offering a wide variety of careers. You will have the opportunity to study and develop skills in Art, Design, Fashion and Textiles and choose a specialist route to take in the future. We will help you to arrange a work placement in industry so you can develop your employability skills, attitudes and behaviours that are expected in the workplace.

What Will I Study?

Topics covered can include:

  • Drawing and illustration
  • Contextual studies
  • Visual research, design and presentation
  • Computers in art & design
  • Pattern construction & garment making
  • Textiles and surface decoration
  • Employment in the creative industries

What Will I Need?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above in English Language and Maths, or equivalent Functional Skills
  • A reference from your previous school/college
  • A portfolio of your art and design work

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

How Will I Be Assessed?

The course is assessed throughout the year and with an end-of-course portfolio.

What Will It Cost?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

What Can I Do After?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, specialising in an area of art and design or fashion and textiles.

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