Art & Design Level 2 BTEC Diploma

17192W0 | School for the Arts, Wigan
Start Date | 03/09/2018
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

If you are interested in Art and Design then this broad course provides an introduction and grounding in a variety of Art and Design areas. It will help you develop your skills, knowledge and creativity through practical workshops and assignments, and enable you to build a portfolio of work.

What will I study?

You will develop your practical skills by exploring materials and processes in a range of areas including Fine Art, 3D Design, Textile/Fashion Design, Graphic Design and Digital skills. You will also investigate the theory of art by analysing the work of other artists and designers both historical and contemporary. You will experiment with a range of materials and processes such as Photoshop, Technical drawing, Observational Drawing and Painting, Printing, Interior Design, Ceramics, Sculpture, Fabric manipulation and Product Design. During the final stage of the course there will be an opportunity to specialise in one of the areas covered and display your work in the School of the Arts Exhibition Night.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

You will produce exciting and individual pieces of coursework which are assessed by your lecturers and externally moderated. The final assignment is set by the awarding body.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-D / 9-3 GCSE subjects including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

You can progress onto Level 3 Diplomas such as Art & Design, Graphic Design, Fashion & Clothing, Photography, 3D Design with Interiors.

Other Information

You will receive tuition, support and guidance from experienced staff, who will guide you in achieving your goals. You will have the opportunity to attend a number of visits out of College to museums and galleries. As part of the programme you will have tutorials, enrichment and functional skills. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £1286.50 2

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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