Level 2 in Art and Design
Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical skills and techniques including drawing, painting, mixed media, print and 3D. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 in Art and Design or Graphics.
- Course Information
In this one year course you will explore a wide range of 2D and 3D media, techniques and processes, working through design process; completing primary research from which you will create initial ideas, and then developing these into a final piece. You will use the work of other artists to inspire you, as well as analysing and evaluating your own art work. As part of the course you will also study English and Maths and will develop employability skills.
- Entry Requirements
For our Pre-Advanced L2 courses our entry requirements are 4 x GCSE at Grade 3, Maths or English Language or English Literature at Grade 3 and Grade 2 in the others
Please note that any student who has not yet achieved a GCSE grade 4 for English and/or maths will continue with these studies as part of their vocational study programme.
Some vocational courses will have additional specific entry requirements or require DBS clearance to undertake placements. Information about this can be found on the Apply Portal, and on your offer letter which you will receive after your interview.
- How will I be assessed?
By internally assessed coursework throughout the year and end of year external moderation.
Coursework includes both practical artwork and written analysis/evaluation; where you will be expected to reflect on your own and other artists’ work.
- Progression Pathway
You can progress to a Level 3 course, an Apprenticeship or employment.
- National Careers Service
For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.