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BTEC First Extended Certificate in Art and Design at Sir John Gleed School

Course description

Qualification BTEC First Extended Certificate in Art and Design

Examining body - Edexcel

Course description: The BTEC First qualification consists of five units where students explore a range of two and three dimensional approaches. Students are required to respond to a series of briefs that have a work place theme. They will have the opportunity to develop skills in a variety of disciplines such as painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, Photoshop, ceramics, 3D construction, mod rock, oil pastels, textile crafts and digital photography.

Entry requirements

Prior attainment/skills required:

Some experience of using art materials and processes, together with some knowledge of contemporary and historical art and design.

Willingness to develop artistic skills, creativity and imagination.

A commitment to completing extension and enrichment tasks.

Future opportunities

Progression routes:

GCE AS Art and Design

BTEC Nationals in Art and Design


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Gleed School directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years