Art and Design at St Thomas More RC School
This course is more practical and work related enabling students to complete projects and assignments that are based on real workplace situations, activities and demands. Equivalent of two GCSEs. The course consists of two compulsory units and one specialist unit. The core units are 2D and 3D Visual Communication and Vocational Contexts. Students have to chose one specialist unit from Graphic Design, Textiles, 3D Design Briefs, Visual Arts Briefs and 3D Crafts Briefs.
You could take this short course with a related GCE such as Art to prepare for further education such as a BTEC Higher Nationals in Design or related degree programmes. With further training, you could go into a job related to design and the cultural industries such as an Interior Designer or Graphic Designer. The course offers a practical approach to learning and will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for, especially within the design industries. You could also do a design related NVQ vocational qualification as part of your job training.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Thomas More RC School directly.