Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area

Art, Design and Media

Start Date

September 2018




16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / Art and Design Extended Certificate Level 2

Who is this course for?

If you enjoy art and design and would like to develop your practical and creative skills then this course is ideal for you. It’s also a good starting point for people wishing to study art and design to a higher level.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You’’ll need a minimum of two GCSEs at grade D, one of which should be in an art and design subject.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course explores a range of subject areas including:

  • Painting and drawing
  • Three dimensional studies
  • General craft
  • Printing
  • Practical and digital graphics

How you will learn

The course is mainly taught through practical methods in well equipped studios. The course also includes visits to museums and galleries where you will learn to look at and record the work of other artists and designers.

Where could this course take you?

If you are successful on the course and achieve a merit grade then you will be able to progress onto a level 3 Extended National Diploma in Art and Design, Graphic Design or other Art and Design Extended National Diploma subject. All of which open up opportunities to work in a wide variety of art and fashion based industries.

Previous Student Experience

"The visits to museums and other places such as the Hockney Gallery and museum of Film and Photography made the course even more interesting."

Cameron Crosby