Art & Design BTEC level 3 Diploma at Eastbrook Comprehensive School
This two year, Double qualification equivalent to two A levels, is designed to introduce you to the main areas of 2D and 3D Art and Design. It provides practical experience as well as enabling students to focus on specific subject areas in greater depth. The different disciplines include Graphic Design, Fine Art, and Fashion; the course will also give students the opportunity to appreciate the work of other artists and designers and to learn about associated professional practice.
This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your skill, knowledge and understanding of Art & Design through a vocational context.
Unit 1, 2, 3, Will be delivered throughout the year through thematic projects.
You will be given assignments that will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of the unit requirements.
Work will move towards personalised and independent learning through progressively more challenging assignments.Year 13
Units 4 plus 2 Vocational units
In the second year of the course, you will build on the skills you have learnt in the first year. You will choose which areas you would like to specialise in, for the vocational units .These units explore the specialist areas in more depth providing you with access to more advanced techniques and processes.
GCSE Art & Design grade C, or related subject I.e. Graphics, Product Design.
This course requires that you are able to work independently. A commitment of between 4-6 hours per week independent study is necessary in order for you to fulfil the demands of the course. Career Pathways
are explicitly nurtured throughout the course on the understanding that a career in the Creative Industries provides life long opportunities for learning.
Consists of 12 units
Visual recording in Art & Design
Materials, techniques and processes in Art & Design
Ideas and concepts in Art & Design
Communication in Art & Design
Contextual influences in Art an Design
Application, Exploration and Realisation ( 20 credits double unit
Design Methods an in Art and Design
Plus four vocational units based on you own specialist field i.e. Painting, Sculpture, Graphics Fashion
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eastbrook Comprehensive School directly.