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Art and Design Level 3

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

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  • Length 2 Years
  • Study Full Time
  • Location West Lancashire College

Qualification Gained

Extended Diploma in Art and Design

Levels Explained

More about the course

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain a vocational qualification in Art and Design, as a step towards a career in the industry or a university application.

The initial term will introduce you to working in professional art and design studios, this will include working in 2D, 3D and digitally with Apple Mac computers. You will also have the opportunity to work in a photographic darkroom and fully equipped studio.

From that point forward, we will tailor your course to match your career goal, enabling you to work with negotiated briefs which will develop your specialist art skills and prepare you for university study.

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Meet our Art and Design students and tutors

What can I do with a qualification in Art and Design?

Daily tasks:

  • Operates sound mixing and dubbing equipment to obtain desired mix, level and balance of sound.
  • Manages health and safety issues.
  • Operates equipment to record, edit and play back films and television programmes.
  • Checks operation and positioning of projectors, vision and sound recording equipment, and mixing and dubbing equipment.
  • Controls transmission, broadcasting and satellite systems for television and radio programmes, identifies and solves related technical problems.
  • Takes, records and manipulates digital images and digital video footage.
  • Photographs subject or follows action by moving camera.
  • Operates scanning equipment to transfer image to computer and manipulates image to achieve the desired effect.
  • Inserts lenses and adjusts aperture and speed settings as necessary.
  • Arranges subject, lighting, camera equipment and any microphones.

Median Salary

£24,764 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Produces or oversees creation of the final product.
  • Liaises with other parts of the production team to ensure graphic design fits with other elements, processes and timescales.
  • Prepares specification and instructions for realisation of the project.
  • Prepares sketches, scale drawings, models, colour schemes and other mock-ups to show clients and discusses any required alterations.
  • Undertakes research into project, considers previous related projects and compares costs of using different processes.
  • Liaises with client to clarify aims of project brief, discusses media, software and technology to be used, establishes timetable for project and defines budgetary constraints.

Median Salary

£26,083 View more