This course is an opportunity to create a foundation of new skills in Art & Design and also to acquire a high level of skill and knowledge in the area that you enjoy the most. The core skills of drawing, the study of historical and contemporary artists, exploring ideas and visual communication form the basis of your study whatever your specialism.
No prior subject knowledge is required. Minimum entry of GCSE English grade 3 and GCSE Maths grade 3.
Students will have the opportunity to meet visiting artists to gain a deeper understanding of the design industry and will be working upon live industry-led briefs.
The course includes hands-on practical experience-led project briefs that are based upon real-life scenarios. The course enables students to experience trips and visits to gain a professional understanding of the Art & Design industry.
Students are required to study six units, which includes exploration of the following skills and techniques:
Fashion & Textiles
Contextual Research (Mandatory Unit)
The units in these qualifications are internally assessed and externally moderated by OCR moderators.