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Art and Design BTEC Level 3 at Willenhall E-ACT Academy

Course description

The qualification gives a coherent introduction to the study of art and design at this level. You can develop art and design projects and gain an understanding of the creative process.

You can study visual recording and communication, critical analysis and production skills to produce art and design outcomes.

Course content

Unit 1: Visual Recording and Communication
Unit 2: Critical and Contextual Studies in Art and Design
These units are both set and marked by Pearson and taken under supervised conditions.

You will be given a theme and a task in order to prepare a response before a supervised assessment period.

Unit 3: The Creative Process
You will explore and experiment with the stages of the creative process to develop ideas and produce outcomes. You will experiment with ideas, techniques and contextual research activities. You will develop ideas through use of materials, techniques and processes, refining your ideas and reviewing your working practices.

Unit 4: Materials, Techniques and Processes in Art and Design
You will explore 2D, 3D and digital materials, techniques and processes used to produce Art .
You will investigate their characteristics and properties, and experiment with the technical processes to develop an understanding of how fine artists communicate ideas
You will then develop some of your own ideas and outcomes using the techniques you have learned, and review the development of your skills in this area.
You will then complete 2 units from the following list:
9: Photographic Materials, Techniques and Processes
12: Fine Art Materials, Techniques and Processes
14: Textile Materials, Techniques and Processes

Entry requirements

All Level 3 courses minimum entry requirements are 5, 9 -4 including English and Maths GCSE minimum Level 4.

Future opportunities

Artist, Designer, Illustrator, Craft Person, Gallery Curator, Photographer.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Willenhall E-ACT Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 December 2017
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