Art and Design Level 2 at Peterborough Regional College
This practical course is designed to develop your interest in art and design and will introduce you to the subject areas of graphics, fashion design, fine art and 3D design. The course can be a really useful and practical step between GCSEs and BTEC Level 3 qualifications.
The course consists of core subjects plus a final major project and specialist units by working to briefs. Core subjects include: • Drawing and visual studies • Contextual studies • Exploring ideas and concepts Specialist units • Graphics • Fashion and textiles • Fine Art • 3D design
4 GCSEs at grade D or above or a Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design.
Assessment is continuous by observation and presentation of practical work and graded against specific criteria. You are also assessed through assignments and a final major project.
There may be costs involved for lockers, sketchbooks, gallery and exhibition trips.
This course is excellent preparation to help you move on to a Level 3 course in art and design subjects (e.g. general art and design, graphics and photography). You will need to achieve a merit to progress onto the Level 3 in Art & Design.
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application. If you have other qualifications and/or relevant experience you will be fully considered and may still be able to study for the course. You may be asked to attend a second interview to show portfolio work.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peterborough Regional College directly.