Art and Design BTEC level 3 Extended Certificate at The Towers School and Sixth Form Centre
BTEC Nationals are qualifications that are designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications in a range of sectors. They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare them for employment.
BTEC National Certificate
The 720 taught hours (usually 12 units) BTEC National Certificate provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge and practical skills required in the appropriate vocational sector. The BTEC National Diploma offers flexibility and a choice of emphasis through the specialist units. It is broadly equivalent to two GCEs or the full award AVCE.
The intention is to study a broad range of artistic styles. From this the student can then specialise in one area. The specialism includes painting, print making, sculpture, drawing, illustration, graphic design, textile design. This course is equivalent to 2 A2 A Levels on completion and may allow direct entry to University courses without having to complete the one year Art Foundation Diploma. This course is usually provided at post 16 colleges.
Conditional Place: GCSE C and above in Art and Design.
GCSE C in English
An interview with course tutors with a portfolio of work.
Year 1: BTEC Diploma Core Modules
Year 2: BTEC Diploma. Specialism on completion of year 1
Coursework assignments assessed throughout the course
Students will need to purchase the following:
Acrylic Paints, Drawing Pencils, Colouring Pencils, The Art Book (Phaidon) 20th Century Art Book (Phaidon)
How to apply
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