Vocational Course

Art & Design OCR Level 2

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About this course

This course is designed for anyone who has a keen interest in exploring an exciting career in Art and Design.

What will I learn?

During the year you will be introduced to many creative possibilities, including various painting and drawing techniques, as well as working in 3D, photography, jewellery and textiles.

All practical sessions are supported by studying the work of existing artists and designers. In this way you will gain a greater understanding of the Art & Design industry and by compiling an art & design portfolio you will grow creatively.

How will I be assessed?

This course is assessed through coursework.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs with 1 subject at grade D and English and Maths at grade 2 (grade E)

Specific Requirements

  • Art, Textiles or Graphics at grade D

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - Level 3 vocational course, including Art & Design, Graphic Design, Textiles or Fashion
  • Careers - junior position within art and design

Additional Information

There are regular educational visits planned to view important national collections.