Art & Design

  • art course
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This course provides an exciting introduction to many aspects of Art and Design.


The Art and Design Level 2 Diploma is a practical work related course. The qualification is a workshop and studies based hands on course that is first and foremost about building a portfolio of art and design work and employability skills.

Key Areas

It is a 3 unit course, the course units are:

  • Exploring the work of artists and designers
  • 2D Media, materials and techniques
  • Realising art and design idea

Entry Criteria

You will need to fullfil one of these criteria:

  • Four GCSEs grade 3 or above including GCSE Art and Design
    • BTEC Introductory Diploma in Art (Distinction) or Merit grade plus 1 GCSE at grade 3
    • BTEC Introductory Certificate in Art (Merit or Distinction) plus at least 2 GCSEs at grade 3 or above
    • NCFE Level 1 Art and Design / NCFE Level 1 Interactive Media

Students will need to attend an interview with examples of their art work. All applicants must have a good reference.

What Next

Students who complete the programme with Merit or above can progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design.

Course options

  • 2019/20 Full Time Day


    Bournville College Birmingham


    Bournville Campus

    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Full Time Day


    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 September | 2019/20 £1500.00 1 Academic Year(s) -
    24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) -
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - 16 - - 0.00 0.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
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