Architect, a designer of interiors, furniture or products?
Join our vibrant and dynamic faculty and we'll challenge your thinking and help you achieve great results.
A BTEC can take you to Higher Education
Our industry specialists deliver a range of activities that will give you an understanding of 3D.
Our mission is to help you become employable and give you real working opportunities within live briefs, as well as give you the opportunities to develop your own business ideas.
A 2 year BTEC Diploma at Level 3 is equivalent to 3 A levels so you can move on to higher education as many of our students do. Click here to read about one student who has won a scholarship to Brunel University in West London.
Did you know that our 3D design students helped create the inspiration behind our campus development. From our new frontage at Rush Green, to our light and airy reception area.
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We currently have 2 courses available.
- Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Art and Design (1 year) Level 2
- BTEC Diploma in Architecture, Interior and Product Design (3D Design) (2 Years) Level 3
You will learn skills in:
- IT, 2D and 3D industry-standard computer software
- Design drawing both free hand and technical
- Thinking creatively and outside the box
- Inventing and creating products to sell
- Developing your own business ideas
- Working with real clients on live briefs
"The facilities are really good" says scholarship student Aaron
You will have access to all the specialist product design software and equipment such as laser cutters.
Aaron Kumar, secured three distinction grades in his BTEC Extended Diploma in 3D Design, and is now a scholarship student at Brunel University in Uxbridge studying for a degree in industrial design and technology. He is full of praise for his time at BDC saying:
"The tutors are so knowledgeable, easy to talk to and full of helpful advice."
You will be taught be a dynamic team of lecturing staff that will make learning fun and exciting in a buzzing workshop environment.
Creative Tutor of the Year 2014 Finalist
Bella Parenti, Lecturer in 3D Design, was a finalist in this prestigious competition run by the National Skills Academy for Cultural and Creative Skills, of which the College is a member.
Achieving success for her students is what drives Bella. As a 3D design student you will work with employers on live briefs.
There is a 100% success rate on Bella's courses, with 49% of students achieving at least one Distrinction or Distinction*, and 29% of students achieved three Distinctions or higher.
Here's what her students say:
"Bella has always been a very helpful tutor and has always guided us to acheive the best possible outsomes."
"She really knows her subject and that is visible through the hard work she has put into the course."
Will I get a job? Absolutely yes!
You will have opportunities to gain work experience on a range of practical and theoretical projects including
- Exciting real work opportunities with clients
- A strong focus on entrepreneurship and developing your own business ideas
- Live briefs with companies and industry links
Your job opportunities
You could be working for design offices, specialist designer-makers and in associated professions such as advertising, community arts project and arts events management.
Your job opportunities include:
Interior and Spatial Designer