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BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Art and Design at Park Hall Academy

Course description

BTEC Art and Design 2 year course.  Equivalent to 1 A Level

Course content

Topics covered:

Visual Recording of Art and Design

Materials, Techniques and Processes in Art and Design

Ideas and Concepts in Art and Design

Communication Through Art and Design

Working to a Brief


Initial exploration covers the broad arena of Applied Arts, confirming your practice and specialist approach as your studies progress.  Innovation, flexibility and knowledge of specialist skills are key.  Developing creativity and analogue design skills and strategic thinking

Future opportunities

You will gain many transferrable skills that you will learn and develop whilst on this course.  The knowledge that you will gain will prepare you for a range of careers and university courses such as:

Graphic Designer


Design Consultancies

Interior Design

Product Design

Freelance Artist/Designer


Further information

The course delivers a broad based Art & Design curriculum with a clear emphasis on skills acquisition, exploration and practice.  This course is strongly vocational in its orientation with project work that is both current and relevant.  You will challenge preconceived ideas and set new trends in contemporary art and design practice.  The course will prepare you for a career in individual studio practice, small batch production, site specific commissions, community arts, private and public architectural and interior installations, freelance design or design for industry producing anything from small scale to large scale archtectural installations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Park Hall Academy directly.

Last updated date: 06 May 2015
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