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A Level Textiles at Heath Park

Course description

WHO IS IT FOR?

For students who are passionate about Art and Design and are looking to build upon and extend their skills gained at GCSE. Art and Design at Post 16 gives students exposure to different aspects of art and design, allowing them to display their abilities in a variety of artistic disciplines and demonstrate their understanding of these contexts.

Course content

Coursework Portfolio

Controlled Assignment

Entry requirements

Minimum grade C or equivalent GCSE in Art and Design and English.

Assessment

Coursework Portfolio – for this unit, students must use personal starting point(s) to produce a major project that shows working through a range of art and design experiences.
Controlled Assignment – for this unit a question paper will be dispatched, students are expected to choose one starting point from which they will generate appropriate work for submission. The student must realise their work in a controlled time period of 15 hours.

Future opportunities

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

These qualifications support progression into further education, training or employment, such as:

  1. Foundation Studies in Art and Design
  2. Higher National Diplomas in Art and Design
  3. Foundation Degrees in Art and Design
  4. Honours Degrees in Art and Design
APPRENTICESHIP PATHWAYS

Design assistant/trainee, trainee technical illustrator, trainee technical graphic design assistant, junior art worker, desktop publishing assistant, technical illustrator, junior graphic designer, junior product designer, assistant copywriter, production runner/ assistant, post production runner, broadcast assistant, archive assistant, animation assistant, assistant to the camera crew, junior designer, junior researcher, web coordinator, trainee/ assistant photographer, digital assistant, production secretary, trainee/assistant photographer, trainee/assistant staff photographer, trainee investigative/ crime scene photographer, junior minilab printer, junior digital imaging technician, costume/wardrobe assistant, community arts admin assistant.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Animator, ceramicist, exhibition designer, fashion designer, fine artist, furniture designer, glass designer, graphic designer, illustrator, product designer, interior designer, jewellery designer, make-up artist, medical illustrator, prosthetic artist, forensic artist, museum/gallery/conservatory photographer, press photography, printmaker, production designer for television, textile designer, teacher, art therapist.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heath Park directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2015
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