Level 2 Certificate in Art and Design Skills
The L2 Certificate in Art and Design Skills is designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress in education or training in related subject areas, or to gain fundamental creative skills that are valued in other subject areas. These skills include creative investigation and ideas generation, communication, using creative development processes, developing, and applying practical skills and using productive working skills and practice.
The L2 Certificate in Art and Design Skills is highly practical, and all assessment is based on a portfolio of work. Evidence for these portfolios is generated through practical projects, briefs, and workshops.
What will I study?
You will develop skills in the following areas:
- image and mark
- fine art and printmaking
- mixed media
- digital photography, darkroom and alternative processes
- graphic and digital communication
Minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above; or progression from a relevant Level 1 or Level 2 Art & Design qualification. A portfolio of supporting artwork is also required to show at interview.
You will attend regular tutorials at which you will present your growing portfolio of course work. This work will be reviewed and your achievements assessed and recorded. The emphasis is on practical work, built up through project assignments.
Progression & Careers
Progression routes are available through our Level 3 BTEC in Art & Design Practice (dependent on portfolio and interview), then option to progress onto HND, Foundation Degree or BA (Hons) Degree courses within a wide range of creative areas. Careers include: Fine Art, Concept Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Interior Design, Fashion Design.
You can apply to study this course via the tynemet.ac.uk web site.
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