Art and Design Level 3 Extended Diploma at Chichester College
This exciting course offers a range of art and design topics. It will allow you to develop your practical and intellectual skills in preparation for higher education or work. We have a great range of specialist studios and equipment essential for your creative education. We also have strong links with local art galleries and Universities and we frequently run high-profile, live projects to support your learning and progression. We also residential trips abroad and visit shows and exhibitions
In year 1 you will be taught all the fundamental and traditional fine art practices such as painting, printmaking, drawing and design alongside specialist fields such as surface design, textiles, interior design, 3D design and photography. you will build on your existing skills through workshops where you can experiment and develop your own ideas. There will also be opportunities to gain experience as an artist or designer, working on live projects for real clients. These projects are often run as competitions with prizes and recognition. In year 2 you will have projects and themes which allow you the time and freedom to explore, develop and experiment with your own ideas and techniques. You will be able to follow an art or design pathway that meets your progression needs. Throughout your course you will have many opportunities for off-site visits and travel abroad. At the end of the year you will be able to display your work at the Summer Exhibition which is open to the public.
There are no exams, instead the course is delivered in the form of nine projects in year one and four projects in year 2, culminating in an end of year show. A range of techniques and processes are explored in a number of final creative solutions.
Entry requirements are 5 GCSEs, grade C or above including English, at least one of which should be in a creative subject and grade A-D in maths. Alternatively, you may have a full Level 2 qualification at Double Merit grade with literacy and numeracy at an appropriate level 2 or a full Level 2 NVQ.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.