Creative Design Industries

Art & Design - Level 2 Diploma (September 2024 Start)

Start Date: 03/09/2024
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 25/06/2025
End Time: 17:00
Day(s): Monday to Friday
Site: College Main Site


Course Overview

The course is designed to provide students who are intrigued and motivated by art and design with opportunities to explore, develop and test their creativity. The qualification draws upon established approaches to teaching, learning and assessment that are successfully proven to appeal to and engage students seeking practical study over a more academic study route. You will get to explore and experiment creatively in many different areas including Drawing, Painting, Digital, 2D, 3D, Photography and Textiles.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

You will have the opportunity to take part in work experience or work related activity through working on real art and design briefs for local employers, charities and community groups.

Qualification Gained

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design

After The Course

After successful completion of this study programme you can progress onto either the Level 3 Graphic Design and Photography (Digital Design, Games Design, Photography, 3D Design) or the Level 3 Art & Design (Art, Design, Fine Art, Craft, Fashion & Textiles).

What Will I Learn

You will gain a broad understanding to enable you to successfully progress onto the Level 3 programme. A typical week will include a mixture of fun practical and theory lessons focusing on a range of subject content related to art and design with support from your lecturer and working alongside others on your course. This will include workshops covering the use of various materials, processes and techniques used by designers, artists and photographers. You will then apply this learning to set assignments and take your ideas and creativity in your own direction.

English And Maths

You will need to complete English & Maths whilst completing the qualification if you have not already achieved this at level 2.

Our Lecturers

Your lecturers are specialists in developing your skills to progress to your next level - most continue to work in the Creative Industries themselves!

Teaching Learning and Assessment

Through classroom based activities and practical Art and Design workshops and experiences supplemented by trips and employer based projects from industry leaders.


Tutors will be available throughout your course at Yeovil College

Course Expenses

£100 including specific workshop materials.

How Will I Be Assessed

You will be assessed through a mixture of coursework and a coursework based end of year Final Major Project

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's at grade 3 and above, including either English and Maths or equivalent

Required Experience

No prior experience is needed

How To Apply

You can apply online using the college website