Art and Design
Faculty of Foundation Studies
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Foundation Studies Level 1 - BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma Ted Wragg Building 1 year

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

If working in art and design appeals, then this vocational course will be a good choice for you.

You will be assessed by assignments and coursework, with tests for maths and English.

What topics will I study?

You will:

• Create an Art image

• Create a 3D object

• Presented images using a camera

• Plan and market an exhibition

• Take part in a week’s work experience

• Enhance your English and maths ability

• Gain self-confidence and the knowledge to apply for jobs in the sector

• Understand and develop the skills and qualities necessary to work in this industry

What experiences will I get?

There will be an opportunity for a week of work experience.

What are the entry requirements?

English and maths entry requirements: Grade 2 in English Language and in Maths.
Plus standard entry requirements: Two GCSEs at grade 2 or above, or equivalent.
Subject specific entry requirements or recommendations: An interest in gaining a job in art and design is really important.

What can I study alongside this course?

This course is studied on its own and cannot be combined with other courses.

What facilities are there?

You will have access to all the college facilities, including a student restaurant, full media suite, gym and fully equipped learning resource centre.

What can the course lead on to?

On successful completion of this course you may be able to progress to a Level 2 course or an Apprenticeship. Some students choose to seek employment.

Are there any additional costs?

A £60 resourse fee applies.

The resource fee covers trips and visits, external speakers course material and any additional materials such as clay, print making equipment, paper, inks and paints.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course). For any fee-related queries or further information, please contact the Advice and Recruitment Team on 01392 400444.

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