Art and Design - Level 2
Course Code: VA1FE64
The aim of this course is to provide a fundamental understanding of the materials, techniques and processes used in the art and design process. Our purpose is to guide your learning supplying you with essential knowledge of how to use the creative process, research methods, idea and concept development, the use of appropriate materials and methods, evaluation and reflection of creative practice.
You will have access to excellent facilities and staff with specialist ‘real world’ skills that will develop you for your future career and as part of your preparation for moving to a level 3 qualification. This course primarily attracts school leavers but we welcome those learners keen on upgrading skills and returning to study.
If you have passion and interest in creative practice, and are prepared to work towards developing your potential we want to hear from you.
Successful applicants to this course will usually have:
Level 2 is less challenging in terms of academic skills and supports those who may not have achieved their full potential or qualifications whilst at school.
In is an advantage if you have taken art or product design at GCSE level, but if you can evidence a skill and a passion in Art and Design then we can help you with your future.
We encourage conscientious and tenacious students, hardworking and dedicated. Punctuality and full attendance is also required; expectations are that we are training you for the workplace.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will be working on practical assignments where you will be producing art and design work, with a wide variety of techniques, materials, and methods. In addition you will be given the opportunity to investigate experimental approaches to your work, combining traditional and digital methods. You will be expected to research, plan, explore, develop, produce and then evaluate and reflect on your ideas.
The primary teaching method is specialist workshop based demonstration and experimentation which is supported by individual and group based projects and briefs.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.