Course: Art & Design Level 2

Study Level

Level 2

Course Code



Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus


1 Year



If you are passionate about art, design and/or photography including drawing, graphics and textiles or you want to be an artist, photographer or fashion designer – it all starts here.

This course will set you up for an exciting and challenging career in the creative skills industries. It will provide you with a broad introduction to the creative subjects also including printmaking, painting, 3D, illustration, ceramics and animation.

Creative work is based in sketchbooks and presented in your individual portfolio, enabling you to progress to the next level or stage including university and employment.

You will have the opportunity to take part in live projects set by employers and visit local and national exhibitions. Your work will also be showcased at our end of year exhibition and celebration.

Why study with us:

  • We have dedicated creative spaces with specialist equipment and facilities including print tables, sewing machines, painting and drawing spaces, a 3D studio, photography
    darkrooms, computers and digital printers
  • There is the opportunity to undertake work experience in local studios, which looks fantastic on your CV


A portfolio of art work and four GCSEs at grade 4 or above ideally including art and English.


The course consists of 9 units which are assessed on the work you generate through the year in set projects.


Art, Design and Photography can lead you to study a degree such as Professional Photographic Practice or Fashion and Textiles with the University of Suffolk at East Coast College or other universities.

You can progress on to Art and Design Level 3, into an apprenticeship or employment.

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