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On Tuesday 29 March, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April.

Updated guidance advises:

  • Adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can return to college when they no longer have a high temperature, and are well enough to attend.
  • Adults with a positive COVID-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice is 3 days.

For education and childcare settings from Friday 1 April:

  • Regular asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended in any education or childcare setting, including in SEND, alternative provision and children’s social care settings. Therefore, we will no longer be able to order test kits .

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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.

This Level 2 course is based at our dynamic and exciting WISE Campus, located within easy reach of the city of Bristol and moments away from Bristol Parkway and Bristol Abbey Wood train stations. As well as our Stroud campus in the centre of Gloucestershire, surrounded by the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The campus is a short walk from Stroud train station and easily accessible by bus.

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.

Work Experience

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.

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course information last updated: Friday 23rd February 2024 @ 8.03am (6 hours ago)

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