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Applied Art and Design (Double Award) (AS) at Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School

Course description

AS content: Six units of work, this includes a general foundation for unit one. Then progressing onto specialist areas of study, fine art, drawing, painting, textiles and fashion, photography, ceramics and sculpture. This provides a more in-depth meaning and understanding linked to the vocational experiences.

Entry requirements

A grade B or above in GCSE Art and Design is required.

Future opportunities

This course will give you the qualifications you need to progress direct onto higher education at degree level, apprenticeships and work. Many previous students have continued to achieve success in a wide variety of careers such as design, including fashion, textiles, footwear, sportswear, furnishings, the ceramics industry, surface pattern design and making, community and art projects, gallery work, curators, architects, graphic designers, product design, interior design, photographic industry, teaching and journalism.You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as History of Art or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Applied Art and Design, which could lead you onto higher education, BTEC Higher Nationals or NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in areas of art and design. With further training, you could go into a job related to art and design such as an Architect, Interior Designer, Artist or fashion designer. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you explore your creative mind and develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year