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Art and Design Level 3 at Whitley Academy

Course description

Year 12 - BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Art and Design. (1 AS equivalent.)

The one year course comprises of 5 hours of timetabled lessons and 5 hours of directed private study time each week.

Year 13 - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Art and Design. (1 A Level equivalent)

BTEC Level 3 90 – credit Diploma in Art and Design (equivalent
to 1.5 A Levels)

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design (equivalent to 2 A Levels)

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma course comprises of 5 hours of timetabled lessons and 5 hours of directed private study time each week.

The BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma course comprises of 5 hours of timetabled lessons and 8 hours of directed private study time each week.

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma course comprises of 5 hours of timetables lessons and 10 hours of directed private study time each week. The course is only suitable for students capable of independent study and hard work.

Course content

You will learn a diverse range of skills to an array of Art and Design based units from Edexcel BTEC. This course combines units of assessment in Art, Photography and opportunities in Textiles and 3D work.

Entry requirements

BTEC first in Art at merit or above or a GCSE Grade B in Art. GCSE
English and Maths Grade C. Independent learning is mandatory and inability to work without guidance or willingness to adapt would preclude individuals from considering a course in Art and Design.

A grade D or above in AS examinations.

Assessment

All assessment is done through assignment briefs to units of assessment, creating a portfolio of evidence that meets the requirements of Edexcel internally assessed by Arts staff and externally verified by Edexcel. This portfolio is then the passport to foundation courses and degrees in Art.

Future opportunities

This course allows access to a large number of degree courses. Such as Photography, Fine Art, Illustration, Architecture, Fashion design, Interior design, Animation, Ceramics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Whitley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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