Creative Arts

Creative Arts

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: CABAA092BCF0
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

Our OCR Level 2 diploma will immerse you in the world of art and design, getting you to grips with your raw skills and ambitions to succeed with in a creative capacity.

Our level 2 Diploma in creative art aims to prepare you for the next level of your studies with a range of skills and practice that will help you choose a specialism at level 3.

The course will also give you a vast range of employability skills.

What will I study?

Creative art is a discipline that is very varied; we will work to briefs in the following areas:
- Art history and theory – through research and gallery visits
- Observational drawing
- Painting
- 2D/3D
- Photography
- Graphic Design

You will produce project work during the year that covers all these areas, with an emphasis on developing and responding to briefs in an independent and creative way.

How will this course be delivered?

You will study up to a maximum of 20 hours per week over a maximum of 4 days. Classes generally run between 9am-5pm but may vary.

Timetables will be given to all students during enrolment and induction week.

There are 6 units you will complete across the course of the academic year.

What qualifications will I get?

You will achieve an OCR Diploma in Art and Design at Pass, Merit or Distinction.

How will I be assessed?

All units are internally assessed by your tutors at the end of each assignment.

How do I get a place on the course?

You must complete an application form. Once your application has been registered you will be invited to attend an interview to determine your suitability for the subject and level.

Places on the course are offered following a successful interview where you must present a portfolio of your work and produce a positive reference.

You will also be invited to attend a welcome day in late June, where you will have the opportunity to view an exhibition of current students work, meet the teaching team and other students who will be beginning the course in September.

What are the entry requirements?

Two GCSE’s at grade D/3 or above are required. Preferably, these should be in Art or a related subject and English.

What else do I need to know?

On starting the course you will be required to purchase a kit of standard art and design materials. A small charge is also made for drawing paper.

We expect a high level of attendance and punctuality to ensure you can achieve to your full potential.

Good levels of English and maths are important for success on your course, your chosen vocation and life. English and maths skills are embedded throughout your specialist pathway.

If you have not achieved a A*/9 – c/4 grade in English or maths at GCSE, or a level 2 functional skill, you will be working towards achieving that qualification at the appropriate level.

You will also need to provide any additional stationery which is required for your coursework.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we assist with this too.

What can I do after this course?

If you achieve a merit grade or higher you will have the opportunity to apply for a level 3 specialist art or design pathway.

If you achieve a pass grade, you will have the opportunity to continue on an extended certificate in a specialist art and design pathway.

Contact

Solihull College, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1SB Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: enquiries@solihull.ac.uk Internet: www.solihull.ac.uk

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Location
Start Date
Day
Time
Course Fee

Blossomfield Campus

September 2017

Various

Various

Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds