Level 3

Art & Design (Illustration) Level 3 General Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2020
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This Level 3 two year course will teach you a variety of 2D mark-making skills with a strong emphasis on drawing and generating original styles and concepts for the tattoo, cartoon and illustration industries. On completing the course you will have a portfolio to present to potential employers as evidence of your artistic abilities. This qualification will also be suitable for those wishing to go onto higher level studies at Foundation Diploma level and then Degree.

Predicted Grades

Please be rest assured that we will continue to make an offer based on your predicted grades or by alternative assessments for entry conditions based on your circumstances.

Entry Requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade 4/grade C including maths, English and an art-related subject, or
  • Art and Design Level 2 Extended Certificate plus maths and English at grade 4/grade C, or equivalent
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • 2D mark-making skills
  • Drawing
  • Generating original styles and concepts for the tattoo, cartoon and illustration industries

Assessment & Feedback

  • The course consists of five separate units which will be assessed both internally and externally via a portfolio of evidence
  • You must pass all units in order to achieve the qualification

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

  • A Level 3 creative programme in Art & Design or Media and Performing Arts (specialist options available)
  • Employment – Full and Part-time
  • Apprenticeship
  • Self-employment
  • Higher education