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Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Art and Design

Course Code: C2492
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19
This course is a one year full-time programme of study, broadly equivalent to three GCSEs at Grade A-C. The course consists of seven units assessed through assignments in the form of written work, portfolio and classroom observations. The unit titles are: introduction to specialist pathways in art and design, communicating ideas in 2D, developing an art and design portfolio, investigating contextual references in art and design, design crafts briefs. Assessment also includes two externally assessed units. Creative project in art, and design recording for creative intentions in art and design, these units are assessed by Pearson. The course rationale is to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the art and design industry. It will give learners the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of and develop skills in art, craft and design aspects of the creative industries. It gives an opportunity to understand how various sub-sector boundaries are crossed by innovative artists, craft workers and designers.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
Achievement at Level 2 provides a suitable foundation for further study within the sector through progression on to other vocational qualifications at Level 3, such as Pearson BTEC Level 3 qualifications in Art and Design. Learners who achieve the qualification at Level 1 may progress to a BTEC Level 2 qualification in a related sector

Career Opportunities / Progression

Achievement at Level 2 provides a suitable foundation for further study within the sector through progression on to other vocational qualifications at Level 3, such as Pearson BTEC Level 3 qualifications in Art and Design. Learners who achieve the qualification at Level 1 may progress to a BTEC Level 2 qualification in a related sector.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.

Cost

Tuition Fee

£0.00

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Tel: 028 9026 5394 or  email: [email protected]