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Art and Design - BTEC Extended Certificate at Sheffield Park Academy

Course description

The main aim of the course is to develop your ability to appreciate the visual world in a personal and creative way. You will develop a working knowledge of materials, processes and technologies within art and design contexts and develop an in depth understanding and appreciation of Art History.

The best foundation for success is a good grade at Level 2 BTEC; this is good training for the correct work ethic for Level 3 study. Coursework covers both 2D and 3D outcomes and students are encouraged to explore their own avenues of study within assignment briefs. This is an exciting course which aims to equip you for the world of work or further education study.

Course content

The qualification gives a coherent introductions to the study of art and design at this level. Learners develop art and design projects and gain an understanding of the creative process. They study visual recording and communication, critical analysis and production skills to produce art and design outcomes

Entry requirements

BTEC Level 2 Merit or above in Art and Design.



Coursework and Exam

Future opportunities

Progression onto a degree programme in the art and design sector. For learners wishing to study as aspect of art and design in higher education, opportunities include:

  • Fashion Designer
  • Film and Media
  • Architect
  • Ceramicist
  • Textile Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Teacher

the course is worth between 16-56 UCAS Points

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 11 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years