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Art and Design Level 1 Diploma at Northumberland College

Course description

You will study a range of exciting art and design modules including drawing, painting, media, textiles and graphics in order to gain an introduction to art and design skills before deciding what you would like to further your studies in.

Entry requirements

You should have two GCSEs at grade F or above and have a keen interest in art and design

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the Level 2 course will give you the opportunity to progress to one of our specialist Level 3 programmes or you may wish to pursue employment opportunities.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.