Art & Design Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course focuses on the creative aspects of 2D and 3D design and is a good place to develop a range of skills before choosing to specialise. The Level 2 Diploma is a practical, exciting and empowering course that gives you the opportunity to access a range of visual arts media to see where your skills lie before progressing to a Level 3 qualification.

Throughout the course you cover a broad range of skills and approaches to art that may include:

  • Animation
  • Fashion and textiles
  • 2D skills
  • 3D skills
  • Drawing.

Alongside these, you study the various creative industries and specialise in a pathway for your Major Project at the end of the course. You also have access to trips and residentials, visiting speakers and professional facilities. Work placements and work readiness take place throughout the course to ensure you are ready to progress your studies or enter the workplace.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through practical and written assignments, and observation by your tutor. You will be encouraged to evaluate your own work and the work of others, and to set targets for yourself in relation to your work and general progress.

Progression Options

You could progress on to a two-year Level 3 course within the Creative Arts sector after a successful interview.

Course Summary

Course Title Art & Design Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 2 range including English, or an appropriate Level 1 qualification. Entry will also be subject to a successful interview and a portfolio of examples of your work.

Attendance Requirements You will spend up to 15 hours in College, and be expected to complete tasks and self-managed your study time outside of timetabled College events.
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My animation skills have improved greatly since I have been learning at BTC. The College uses specialist software such as Adobe Animate and the equipment we use is the same that is used in industry. Alongside my course I am a member of the BTC Animation Academy where we do even more animation and enter competitions.

Dylan Jones

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