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Art & Design

Courses starting September. Call 01539 814700 for details.

This course will introduce you to a broad range of creative techniques and processes.

You will have the opportunity to learn skills within drawing, printmaking, photography, textiles, sculpture and digital media. You will be encouraged to use the skills you learnt to produce creative and exciting artwork for projects set throughout the course.

The Level 2 Diploma is intended to open up opportunities to continue to study or to gain employment in areas of Art & Design. The course is ideal preparation for the Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design.

All of our learners will be given support with their English and Maths skills where relevant to their main programme. Those students who have not yet achieved a ‘C’ grade at GCSE in these subjects will continue to work towards these important qualifications at a level suited to them.

You will study:

- 2D and 3D fine art
- 2D and 3D design
- Fashion and textiles
- Graphics
- Digital and lens-based media

Assessment takes place throughout the year and includes:

- Coursework
- Portfolio of Evidence
- Practical Demonstration/Assignment
- Practical Examination

This course will be part of a wider study programme, which may also include english & maths, work placement and additional studies.

How will I be assessed?


Next: Career Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

The course is intended to open up opportunities to continue with study or to gain employment in areas of Art and Design. The course is ideal preparation for the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design. Level 3 Extended Diplomas are equivalent to up to three A-Levels.

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade A*-D, including English or maths; or a Level 1 Diploma, preferably at Merit Level or above. You will also be required to have an interview to look at your art and design work.

Next: Fees

Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on enquiries@kendal.ac.uk for details. More about Student Finance.

Next: Apply

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