Art and Design

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    This course covers a broad range of topics relevant to the art and design industry.



    “Professionally-practising teaching staff support and extend learning well beyond the classroom environment.” (Ofsted, 2013)


    This is a level 3 course in art and design that covers a wide range of topics including core units such as • visual recording • historical and contextual studies • materials, techniques and processes • ideas and concepts and • visual communication. Areas covered may include illustration, 3D design, painting, printmaking, fashion/textiles, photography and sculpture depending upon campus and learners. Gloucestershire College has excellent facilities, and specialised staff with industry experience. You will take part in live assignment briefs and have the chance to be part of a variety of trips. The College has close links with artists and within the industry. You will enjoy large, light working spaces, a dedicated fashion room, print room, darkroom, life drawing studio, photography studio and digital art suites (both Mac and PC).

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Art and Design

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

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