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Foundation Learning: BTEC Diploma in Art & Design Level 1

The course is designed to support learners to improve their skills and knowledge within Art and Design. It gives learners the opportunity to explore a variety of art and design techniques.

Learners will gain confidence in applying creativity in various specialisms including painting and drawing, 3D design, photography, computer generated graphics, textiles and printmaking.

Contextual studies will help learners to understand a historical and contemporary context in art and design. Self directed learning is encouraged to develop personal projects. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT.

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No formal qualifications required. Please note that learners with disabilities or Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities may be exempt from some entry requirements. This will be decided on an individual basis and will be subject to suitable evidence and needs assessments. Admissions tutors will work with the Inclusive Support Team to ensure learners with additional support needs are given appropriate advice and guidance.

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Basic Information

Course Code Q02F1CRE0P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 1
Type Full-Time
Fee Aged 16-18: FREE, Aged 19 & Over: Call to speak to Student Finance
Start Date Sep 07 2020

Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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