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If you want to learn how to produce exciting artwork with 2D and 3D materials, on a course taught by practicing professional artists, then this is the course to join. This one-year project-based course encourages independence and builds confidence in those who prefer a practical approach to study. This course culminates with a final major project during the summer term, where you will have a greater degree of autonomy. The course comprises eight units covering drawing, painting and experimentation with a variety of 3D materials, including clay. You will also experiment with animation and photograms for time-based projects, use Photoshop and learn a variety of print making techniques.
What do I need to join?
As well as having a keen interest in the subject area, learners will need to possess 4 x GCSE grade 3 or above, ideally one of those to be in English or Maths, but not essential. Learners will need to be committed, punctual and demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning and taking on new ideas and skills. Ideally, learners will have completed a relevant Level 1 qualification. As this is a creative course, we would also like to see a portfolio of creative work at your interview.
Maths & English
A key requirement for future progression and employment is a good understanding and application of knowledge and skills in both English and maths. Learners who are enrolled on this course will also, as part of their overall programme of study, be enrolled on GCSE English and Maths in order to progress towards gaining GCSE grade 4 in both subjects.
As part of your overall programme of study, learners will be required to undertake a period of work placement related to the field of employment they wish to enter. Our Work Placement Team will assist learners in gaining a placement and ensure that you are on track to achieve, whilst liaising with your course tutors to ensure that the opportunity to practice necessary employability skills is available at college.
What can I do next?
Learners who successfully complete the programme can gain either gain an apprenticeship, enter the industry or continue with their studies through to Level 3.
course information last updated: Friday 23rd February 2024 @ 8.03am (4 hours ago)