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Art & Design BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

The BTEC Diploma Level 2 in Art & Design provides a more in - depth introduction to art & design than the Level 1 course. It is suitable for those who have a real talent and who are sure that they would like to progress their understanding and skills in art & design.

Course content

On this course you will acquire an understanding of the work of artists and crafts people. Through your own work you will also develop an understanding of line, colour and form during practical workshop sessions.

You will be introduced to additional materials and methods not covered on the Level 1 course and encouraged to explore, experiment with, and discuss visual language. Areas covered include:

  • 2D & 3D Visual Communication
  • Drawing and painting
  • Model making
  • Introduction to computer graphics

Entry requirements

The BTEC Diploma Level 2 in Art & Design provides a more in - depth introduction to art & design than the Level 1 course. It is suitable for those who have a real talent and who are sure that they would like to progress their understanding and skills in art & design.

Assessment

Assignments, examination and portfolio of work.

Financial information

In order to be able to study on this course you will need to buy a range of art equipment, sketchbooks and a portfolio to keep your work in. There is an Art shop within the Arts Centre that stocks the materials and equipment listed above at competitive prices. We can provide at an additional cost the Art Kit Box which includes the essential range of equipment for you to start your course.

You will also need an A4 folder with dividers in which you must keep all of your paperwork, handouts, notes, research, evaluations, feedback and assessments. Educational Visits During the course you will be required to attend a number of day visits to museums, exhibitions, other colleges, universities and, on occasions, residential visits. There will be a cost involved in these visits with the average being around £20 per visit.

Future opportunities

On completion of this course you will have a good grounding to progress to more advanced courses such as a specialist BTEC Level 3 programme in art & design subjects or as preparation for employment or further training.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grantham College directly.

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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