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Overview

This Art and Design course gives the opportunity to develop personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. Through creative arts, this course will improve and enhance your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

You will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you throughout the course and on any trips, visits to art galleries and other art venues, or any other activities whilst you are on the course.

You will study the qualification Certificate in Living Independently either at level Entry 2 or Entry 1.

You will have the opportunity to do additional studies in English and maths. This will be essential for anyone under 18 years of age, or under 23 for anyone with an EHCP.

Course description

The sessions are relaxed and focused on art and creativity, no prior art experience required and there is no grading of work. This is an excellent course for anybody who is suffering from stress, anxiety or facing particular life challenges. All course materials are included.

The programme encourages you to explore and enhance your artistic skills, techniques, knowledge and the opportunity to begin the development of an individual portfolio of art and design work. This is achieved through various projects using a range of different media and equipment. The programme focuses on the essential elements in art and design which include drawing, painting, printmaking, 3D crafts and mixed-media.

You will also work towards an English and maths qualification.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

  • Skills to enable you to express yourself through art and design
  • New skills in art and design
  • Improving your confidence
  • Improving your social skills
  • Developing new interests
  • Making new friends Working as a team and on your own initiative Developing your independent life skills

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00- Exam Fee:£96 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2021, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.