Level 2

Level 2 Diploma (pathways in Art and Design, 3D design, Photography and Fashion)

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2020

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

At Barking & Dagenham College we provide our students with real work opportunities, building their confidence and skillset to enter the Art and Design industry or progress onto our higher level FE programmes.

On this course you will have opportunities to undertake real 'live' project briefs within all specialist areas of Art and Design which include Fine Art, Graphics, 3D, illustration, Printmaking, Photography and many more.

We provide work experience placements for internal and external clients, providing you with experience of working in the creative industry.

You will undertake a range of assignments that will introduce you to a variety of Art and Design Specialisms. You will also gain valuable visual language skills through a series of Contextual Studies where you will learn about the work of other Artists and Designers from the creative industries.

Written, practical assessments and coursework.

This is a practical hands-on course, where your projects will be assessed over the year. There are no formal examinations on this course.

2 GCSEs at 3+ (D and above).

Work experience is designed into the programme and all students have the opportunity to work on team and collaborative projects both within the college and with external employers.

Successful completion will lead to a Level 3 Creative Arts course.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.