This intermediate level course is designed to give you a broad base of knowledge and experience to prepare you for employment or for progression onto one of our Level 3 pathways in either, art and design, fashion and clothing, graphic design or photography.
Explore your creative side in our warm and friendly, purpose built spacious studios, all together in their own designated zone within the college.
The art and design industries infiltrate our world through endless routes of specialised creativity including painting, textiles, printmaking, graphics, fashion, computer design, concept art and sculpture to name but a few.
BTEC Firsts in Art and Design can help you take your first steps towards a career in visual arts. You will learn essential skills throughout the year including following briefs, meetings clients’ needs and communicating your ideas through art, design and exploration. The qualification give you the chance to explore your creative abilities, develop your individual knowledge, skill and understanding.
Each year, our students have the opportunity to take part in our End of Year Festival to showcase their work. Take a look at our video of the 2019 show, "Arrival".