Course Overview

The Level 2 Award and Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design provide an opportunity for students who are intrigued by art and design to explore, develop and test their creativity within a structure that provides a sound base of skills and knowledge whilst at the same time enhancing self-confidence. They will also raise your awareness of the career demands and opportunities that exist in the sector.





Course Structure

You will be introduced, at a basic level, to a variety of art and design disciplines such as Fine Art, Graphic Design, Fashion/Textiles Design, Interior Design, 3D Design and Photography through a series of project briefs. You will learn to research, develop ideas, use technical skills and evaluate your work. 

You will have an introduction to the diversity of roles and responsibilities in the arts, design and creative industries and the personal and professional characteristics needed for a career in the creative industries.

On successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design you will be in a position to progress to a Level 3 Diploma course in art and design. We can advise on progression opportunities to other qualifications and career pathways where required.


Entry Requirements

Entry requirements:

Four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade D/3 and a portfolio of art, design or related work.

A  portfolio of art, design or related work.

You should be aged 16+.

To progress to the Level 2 Diploma you must have successfully completed the Level 2 Award.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088214.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Tel: 01274 088214
Email: [email protected].