Level 2

Art and Design Level 2 Extended Certificate

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

This one-year course will develop your art and design skills for progression onto further education and/or employment. You will have the opportunity to learn how to build a portfolio of work and gain the skills to use research to create your own art and design work. You will work to exciting project briefs and apply specialist skills to extend your 2D and 3D capabilities. You will learn how to generate ideas and apply them into a range of creative possibilities.

 

Entry Requirements

  • A Level 1 qualification or GCSEs x 2 at grade 3/D in MATHS or ENGLISH
  • Successful attendance at interview event
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio

Study Programme

Students who do not achieve a grade 4 or above in English and/or Maths will be required to complete an English and/or Maths qualification via the Century platform. Students will engage with at least 3 hours a week study via the online platform.

The Century platform is an online software system that uses artificial intelligence to create a personalised, adaptive and differentiated set of learning.  Students will work on a set of skills that are unique to them, the system will produce results and feedback tailored to meet individual learning needs alongside tasks that are mapped against the GCSE curriculum and encourage stronger learning outcomes.

Course Structure

  • research (mandatory)
  • materials and techniques (mandatory)
  • working to a set brief (mandatory)
  • developing a portfolio (optional)
  • working as an artist or designer in the creative industry (optional)

Assessment & Feedback

  • internal and external assessments

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

  • Level 3 Creative programme in Art and Design or Media and Performing Arts
  • Employment
  • Apprenticeship