Course overviewArt and Design Level 2 City of Bristol College
This full-time, one-year course introduces you to basic Art and Design practices, skills and techniques.
You will have the opportunity to work with interesting and diverse projects.
The course is broad and allows you to explore a range of art and design disciplines. It can help you progress to one of our Level 3 courses in Creative Arts and Media.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LGF1132C01-1||06/09/2022 - 27/06/2023||1 years||Tues & Fri||10.00||09:15||College Green Centre||Apply|
Who is this course for?
This course is for young people aged 16-18 and adults aged 19 and over.
If you are interested in arts, crafts and design but had very little experience with the subject are then this may be the right start for you.
This course has been designed especially for students who want to develop art and design skills. You do not need to have any previous art qualifications to enrol onto this course.
What you'll learn
You will study the basic and creative skills in Art and Design. You will learn to research a range of artists and experiment with 2D and 3D work as well as surface design, drawing, painting and printmaking.
You will have the opportunity to work on a personal project and showcase your newly developed skills within the subject.
Course entry requirements
To join this course, you will need at least 4 GCSEs or equivalent at grade 3 (D) including Maths and English at GCSE or Functional Skills.
We may also consider successful completion of a Level 1 vocational qualification.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This course is assessed through written and practical work. You will be asked to present your range of work in sketchbooks, digital blogs and in different practical formats.
You will be assessed on your development and outcomes.
There will be regular portfolio assessment throughout the year, by which you will always know how you are progressing on the course and given many opportunities to improve your performance.
Assessments in English and maths at a level appropriate to you are taken in small groups in classes and will be tested through exams.
Future career and study opportunities
Successfully completing this Level 2 programme can open up a number of subject areas for you, even if they are not related to Art and Design.
The most common progression from the Level 2 Diploma is on to one of our creative Level 3 programmes in subjects such as:
- Art and Design
- Graphic Design
- Fashion and Clothing
- Interactive Design.
You can also move onto another Level 2 course and explore new areas of the creative sector, such as Creative Digital Media.
As part of your tutorial of the course, your tutors will work with you to help you in your desired progression route.
This course is free to attend for anyone aged between 16-18.
For students aged 19+, please contact the college for information before making an application.
There is no formal kit list for consumables, but if you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.