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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level 3D Design is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to explore materials and create three dimensional work using a broad range of materials and techniques. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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School Leavers (16-18)

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.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a two year course you will initially develop a broad range of practical skills and techniques within the areas of fine art, 3D, graphics, photography, textiles and contextual studies. Following this, you will then select an area in which to specialise in, where you will gain more advanced skills and knowledge, supporting successful progression into further study or employment within the field of art and design.

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Adults (18+),
School Leavers (16-18)

The engineering sector covers a wide range of occupations that can be quite diverse in nature. At Runshaw Business Centre we provide Apprenticeships in 4 skill areas. These are electrical, fabrication and sheet metal and mechanical engineering. These areas can be applied to 100’s of work roles from manufacturing and production to technical and maintenance. Prospects in this sector are very good and a career in engineering can be financially rewarding too. Engineers get the satisfaction of seeing how their practical problem solving skills can make a difference.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a one year course you will develop a range of practical and theoretical engineering skills including machining techniques, materials science, mathematics and drawing design. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the L3 in Engineering or employment in the engineering sector.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a two year course you will be encouraged to advance your engineering skills set through study of mechanics, electronics, materials science, mathematics and computer aided design (CAD). Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress into Higher Education or employment in the engineering sector.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Fine Art is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to work in a range of media and to explore painting, drawing and print making. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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Through the delivery of theoretical knowledge and practical experience you will develop the expertise sought after by local and national employers. The course combines an in-depth study of the application of computer technology to the engineering process, with additional industry related qualifications, such as SolidWorks, and a work placement module to enhance your skills.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Our Foundation Diploma in Art & Design is an intensive one year course. It is primarily designed to bridge the gap between Sixth Form and University studies, supporting progression to a subject specialist art and design programme at Art College, or to an Honours Degree at University.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Graphics is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to investigate the main areas of graphic design ranging from advertising to historical and contextual studies in graphic design. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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School Leavers (16-18)

Over a two year course you will develop a broad range of practical skills and techniques using traditional art materials as well as digital software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; you will develop confidence using Apple Macs, working to industry standard. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this course will progress onto further study or employment within the field of graphic design.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Photography is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to form a personal enquiry and expression using the selection and manipulation of images. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto Photography or art and design related degrees.

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School Leavers (16-18)

A Level Textiles is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to explore the nature and purpose of all textile processes. Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto art and design related degrees.

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