This course is designed for students aged 18+ who want to practice a range of Art and Design skills and create a body of work for a portfolio. You may already have done an art and design qualification or be a beginner, either way you will need to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the subject.

The qualification will allow you to progress onto higher-level courses. We have designed this course to give you a taste of working in different disciplines and to develop your awareness of Art and Design Practice.

  • Learn how to research and solve problems creatively.

  • Improve your practical skills and techniques in a variety of Art and Design briefs.

  • Create a diverse body of work for your portfolio.

  • Develop your contextual knowledge.

The entry requirements for this course is:


  • Aged 18+.

  • A basic level of written and spoken English.
    You will be required to attend an informal interview with your portfolio of work.

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Unit 1: Investigate sources of ideas in Art & Design.

  • Unit 2: Explore and use A&D materials, techniques and visual language.

  • Unit 3: Produce Final Artwork.

  • Unit 6: 3D Visual Communication.

  • Unit 7: 2D Visual Communication.

You will be assessed via:


  • Project based Assignment Briefs.

  • Internal Verifier.

  • Internal Examining Board.

  • External Examiner.

This course can lead me to applying for a level 3 course in a creative subject. Portfolio and levels of English would need to be taken in consideration.

We want to get you on your course and into a career as quickly as possible, but there are some things you may need to know...

mayor construct acadmey   2 investor4 mindful5 diversity3 matrix   6 esfa7 eu   1 ofsted 8 dcc