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Overview

The Art and Design Extended Diploma Level 3 is a practical, work related course.

This course has been designed to provide the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to a higher-level study in art and design, or into employment.

It provides an opportunity for those who have an interest in the arts to develop and test creativity which is interesting and provides a transition from further to higher education.

Read about a recent student studying this course: https://www.sccb.ac.uk/latest-news/item/664-from-motherhood-to-art-therapy

‘…Students in creative arts…benefit strongly from the expertise of their teachers…produce good standards of work….’ Ofsted, 2018

Course description

Students produce work which investigates and develops students' creativity and theoretical knowledge of art and design. The course also promotes employability and life skills. This is a well-respected route to Higher Education and employment. Students are also able to apply for Advanced Apprenticeships after the course.

In year 2, there is an emphasis on students choosing a specialist career choice in the creative industries. Students produce both a specialist portfolio of their practical art & design project work and a final exhibition showcasing their work.

What areas will I study?

18 units in total Mandatory Unit - Art & Design in Context Specialist units include:-

  • Photography
  • Graphic design
  • Applied craft
  • Painting
  • Textiles
  • Printmaking
  • Digital and interactive arts and design

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 2 Academic years - 2 Academic years Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September 2022, Duration: 2 Academic years - 2 Academic years Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September 2022, Duration: 2 Academic years £7000.00 2 Academic years You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 2 Academic years £7000.00 2 Academic years You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.