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.

To further enhance your employability skills there will be opportunities for you to complete a one week work placement.

This compulsory aspect of the course gives you the chance to apply the knowledge gained in class to the real world of work.

How will I be assessed?

This course is assessed through coursework.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 4 GCSE at Grade D/3 or above with Grade 3 in English and Maths.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - Level 3 vocational course, including Art & Design, Graphic Design, Textiles or Fashion
Visual Display Technician

Additional Information

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