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|Introduction||This programme has a broad base, which enables learners to gain understanding, knowledge and skills across the diverse range of design disciplines. All learners will participate in a multiple range of subjects such as Ceramics, Photography, Graphic Design, Art and Design and Fashion. The course comprises a teaching and learning partnership; study is fully supported through tutorials and tutor review to facilitate individual skill development. Learners are equipped with professional practices to develop a portfolio of work to support progression onto Level 3 Further Education courses.|
|Study Outline||Individual and group based practical assignment briefs give learners the opportunity to utilise and integrate traditional and electronic skills and techniques to develop a diverse range of creative outcomes. Briefs cover a wide range of specialisms including Graphic Design, Advertising, Art and Design, Ceramics, Fashion, Illustration, 3D, and Photography Techniques (such as portraiture, landscape, studio and editing processes).|
|Entry Requirements||Applicants should be 16+ at time of entry with no formal entry requirements, but a strong interest in working with Art and Design is necessary. You will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm to succeed at interview.|
|Equipment||An equipment list will be supplied prior to commencement on the course. A range of Art equipment is available to purchase at the shop located at the Hinckley Campus at cost price.|
|Attendance||Full-time, normally 3 days a week.|
|Assessment||Assessment will be through work checks, critiques, tutor and learner reviews, formal assessment of portfolio.|
|Progression||You can progress on to Level 2 Further Education courses.
With the aim to then progress on to higher programmes of study both within the College or at university, or gain employment within the design industry.
|Qualification||BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Art and Design|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||Y|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||Y|