BTEC National Extended Certificate in Art & Design at Altrincham College
A highly practical course that offers each student the opportunity to develop an exciting and very personalised portfolio of work whilst still expreimenting and experiencing skills in areas ranging from Fine Art, 2D and 3D work, drawing , painting, printmaking, design ceramics, computer design, photography and contextual studies. part of the course also includes visits to galleries, museums and exhibitions.
3 Mandatory Units;
Visual Recording ans Communication
Critical and Contextual Studies in Art & Design
The Creative Process
1 Optional Unit:
Fine Art Materials, Techniques and Processes
5 GCSEs at Grade A* - C including English Language and Maths and a strong portfolio of work. A minimum of Grade C at GCSE Art and Design, Graphics or Textiles.
This is a coursework based qulaification with no examinations.
There are 4 core units which students must complete and another 2 units that are made up of specialised programmes of study.
This qualification is equivalent to 1 A level
Students can use this qualification to progress to university or to sudy a foundation degree. Some may enter a specialist area of employment.
Students must be self-motivated, hard-working, committed and have a genuine interest in Art & Design.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Altrincham College directly.