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Art and Design Skills (Intermediate) - Level 2

Overview

This is an exciting practical programme for those who are interested in exploring a wide range of art and design activities and considering employment or further study in art and design.

This course of study provides you with the opportunity to develop creative and technical art and design skills, to work with a wide variety of media and materials and to develop an appreciation of art and design in a broad context.


Start dates and fees

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20241941A1009FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.


What will I study?

  • Painting, drawing, ceramics
  • Printmaking
  • Graphics and 3D design
  • Photography
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Product design.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above.
  • Or, a relevant Level 1 qualification at merit level.

Both require a portfolio demonstrating creative ability.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information - admissions@wnc.ac.uk.

Applicants aged over 19:

  • If you do not have the entry requirements listed above you may still be accepted to study if you can provide relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

If you're a student between the ages of 16 and 18 (or 19 to 25 with an EHC Plan) we want to make sure you have the best possible chances of landing an awesome job once you finish college.

Students who haven't achieved a grade 4/C in GCSE maths or English to continue studying these subjects while you're here with us. By doing so, you'll be building a strong foundation of skills that will significantly boost your employability in the future.

Think of it as a chance to supercharge your knowledge and abilities. You'll be equipped with the tools necessary to tackle the world beyond college with confidence. Plus, we'll be right here to support you every step of the way.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.


How long is the course?

1 year.


How will I be assessed?

Assessment is carried out internally by the course tutors. Coursework is continually assessed on completion of projects and assignments. All assessment is subject to external moderation.


Career opportunities


How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

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