Art & Design

BTEC Diploma Art and Design Skills - Graphic Design (Level 2)


This course is suitable for those who have a real interest in Design and would like to progress their understanding and skills in Graphic Design. It's a 1 year course.

Am I Ready?

3 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above

Course Details

You will study a range of topics which include:

  • Exploring the work of artists & designers
  • 2D media, materials & techniques
  • 3D media, materials & techniques
  • Exploring Photography
  • Exploring graphic design & illustration
  • Developing ideas in response to an art & design brief
  • Realising art & design ideas

Assignments and Portfolio of work.

Fees & Funding

Sixteen / Eighteen

Full Time Further Education courses are free to school leavers and those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course. Exam resit fees may apply as applicable.</p.

Grantham College reserves the right to offer a substitute course if the qualification advertised is not funded by the government.

Low Income / Unemployed Seeking Work

Students that are unemployed and currently seeking work, or on a low income of up to £20,319 per annum may be able to enrol to a course at Level 2 or below free of charge. This is a government initiative and the course offer is subject to change. Grantham College reserves the right to offer a substitute course if the qualification advertised is not funded by the government. This does not affect your rights under Consumer Law.

Additional Information

Whilst on the Level 2 Graphic Design course you will be able to work on live briefs for clients, take part in workshops with guest lecturers and complete work experience.

During the course you will also be required to attend a number of day visits to museums and exhibitions.

In order to be able to study on this course you will need to buy a range of art equipment, sketchbooks and a portfolio to keep your work in. There is an Art shop within the Arts Centre that stocks the materials and equipment needed at competitive prices. We can provide at an additional cost the Art Kit Box which includes the essential range of equipment for you to start your course.

Your Next Steps

Upon completion of this level 2 course, you could progress on to BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma Art and Design Practice Graphic Communication.

Course Details
Code: FGA05861 Type: Full Time Dates: 6 September 2023
Costs: See “Fees & Funding” Entry Requirements: See “Am I Ready?”
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