If you are passionate about art & design and would like a career in the creative industries, our Art & Design courses can help develop your artistic skills and interests. This course is perfect for students who like the practical approach to studying. You will experience many different disciplines including; fine art, illustration, graphics, photography, fashion, textiles and 3D design. On this course you will also visit local galleries and craft businesses, work in teams and on your own.
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You enjoy art and design and are interested in a practical approach to studying.
two GCSEs at grade E or 2, or equivalent qualification, related work experience or appropriate art portfolio.
By completing hands-on projects and themed assignments that are designed to develop your knowledge and skills within a range of subject areas such as fine art, illustration, graphics, photography, fashion, textiles and 3D. English and maths, up to Level 2, is included in this study programme.
Lots of variety, including practical lessons, demonstration of techniques, and access to specialist workshops, educational trips, client based assignments and presentations.
To develop your creative identity and confidence, working on your own and within a team.
A Level 3 qualification such as A-levels or an Extended Diploma in Art & Design where you can specialise in pathways, such as Fine Art & Illustration, Graphic Design, Photography, Fashion & Textiles and 3D Design & Craft or the Creative Craft for Industry Apprenticeship Level 3.
Jamie Leah-Grant Level 3 Student & WinnerI loved the teachers, they are so inspirational in what they say and do. They point you in the right direction to help you create amazing artwork.
Rachael Reeve-Edwards Team Lead - Visual Arts
Rachael has been teaching for over 20 years, her experience ranges across a number of art and design programmes and disciplines. She took her MA at Chelsea College of Art & Design, now part of the London Institute, and entered employment as an art technician at the Imperial War Museum in London. This led to her becoming an apprentice glider and interior specialist decorator and colour consultant. Since moving to Cornwall in 1999, Rachael has been represented by commercial galleries and taken part in many exhibitions.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.