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OCR Technical Diploma in Art & Design (QCF)

Are you a creative person who loves art and design? Want to turn your talents and hobbies into a career?

This multi-disciplinary course will get you started. The Diploma will help you to develop skills in fine Art, Photography, Sculpture, 3D, Graphics and Textile areas. You will take part in live projects, which are delivered with our partner organisations, and will give you a real insight into how professionals work within the creative industries.

Throughout the course, you will develop independence and identity as a young practicing artist or designer through experience of various areas of art and design and exciting projects.

The course is a springboard for progression onto either various Level 3 art and design courses, such as Fashion, Art and Design, Graphic Design and Interior Design or even employment. It will give you confidence to make informed destination and progression decisions through specialising in a discipline of your choice whilst refining your skills in that field.

The course is divided into units, which cover a number of topics.

These include:

• 3D visual communication

• Working with graphic design briefs

• Using ideas to explore, develop and produce art and design

• Building an art and design portfolio

In the final stages of the course, you will create sophisticated pieces of work that will be exhibited as part of the end of year show.

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4 GCSEs at grades D to G/GCSE grade 3 - 1 (including a curriculum-related subject). Or a Level 1 related qualification.

Successful completion of this course may lead directly onto a Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design, Fashion, Graphic Design, Interior Design or Media.

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Basic Information

Course Code P01F2ARD9P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 2
Type Full-Time
Fee Aged 16-18: FREE, Aged 19 & Over: Call to speak to Student Finance
Start Date Sep 09 2019

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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