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Level 3 Art and Design

Level 3 Art and Design


Art, Design and Fashion

Level 3 Art And Design


This course is for you if you enjoy Art and Design but are unsure of which career path to follow. You will get the opportunity to try different areas and see which pathway you are particularly strong at. During the first year, you will develop your practical skills in observational drawing, ceramic design, graphic design, fashion and textiles and fine art. Year 2 is more specialist, where you will have the opportunity to develop your area of interest and application to a Higher Education course. You will finish by writing and completing a final major project and mounting an exhibition of your work.


  • Fine Art Painting
  • Printing
  • Sculpture
  • Visual Recording
  • Life Drawing
  • Ideas and Concepts
  • Fashion
  • Graphics
  • Photography
  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Interior Design

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade C/4 or above or a relevant Level 2 qualification.


Sketch Books (Various Sizes 1 per subject area) Ruler, Fine Liners (black and assorted colours), Pencils 2H, H, B, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, Coloured Pencils, Eraser, Masking Tape and Double Sided Tape, Glue Stick, Scissors, Paint Brushes, Art Material Storage Box / Tool Box, Portfolio Case, Photographic Paper, Felt Tip and Marker Pens, Compass, Paint Palette, Note Pad, Mount Board for presentation of completed work, Fixative or a can of hair spray, Pot of glue PVA, Putty rubber, Gouache / Acrylic paint set, Household size paint brushes, Oil pastels, Chalks, Charcoal.
Not all equipment is required for the first day of term. These materials can be built up over the early part of the year as required.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 3

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSE's. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There maybe free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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