OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Introductory Diploma in Art and Design
Job opportunities after this course:
Completion of year one of this programme would give the learner an OCR Cambridge Technicals Level 3 Introductory Diploma in Art and Design. Progression could be onto the OCR Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design, into employment or an Apprenticeship and on to Higher Education courses such as HNC / HND / Foundation Degree or BA (Hons) degree. You will have exposure to a range of practical activities through workshops, live projects, events and work experience to develop practical skills and build theoretical portfolios to prepare you for the next level of study.
To take into account
5 9-4 grade GCSEs (including Maths and English)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question and other users will answer you
What you'll learn on the course
- Art design
Overview of the course:
The OCR Level 3 programmes are designed to help you extend your understanding of the Art and Design Industry whilst developing your skills across a range of media; you will learn techniques as well as create your own pieces. You will work on a range of projects in a number of locations. Learners have the opportunity to witness art at the Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum whilst visiting Holland; design their own sculpture; participate in a Fashion Show as designer and model and be made up as a zombie for the Zombie Apocalypse Halloween event. If you are passionate about working in the Art and Design Industry, then this is the programme for you.
The programme is 'learner responsive' which means we build projects around the learners who have chosen this route of study. You will be given guidance over the development of projects, which help you to develop confidence across a range of media such as 2 and 3D work, computer based design, photography, graphics, fashion and textiles and many more . You will also participate in an annual exhibition of work where you may sell pieces and you will also have the opportunity to see professional works at galleries and venues in London and experience a different culture in Holland.
Students achieving a Merit at OCR Level 3 Introductory Diploma, can progress onto the OCR Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Level 3). Progression for most learners after successful completion of the Extended Diploma is onto a Foundation Year in Art and Design or a BA (Hons) in Art and Design (with a choice of specialist areas). Alternative choices include employment as an artist, a trainee/technical assistant in the design industry, assistant curator or freelance work in printing, photography, product and interior design, graphics and fashion/textiles design.