Academic year: 22/23


The course will be designed to mirror the experience of a Textiles artist, taking you from an initial idea all the way to a final outcome. You will be encouraged to undertake research into designers and artists in order to contextualise your learning. You will also sample techniques including embroidery, weave and print as well as plan your textiles art and apply the creative techniques to produce a final outcome.

You will be encouraged to work in a sketchbook format and create an exciting sketchbook/portfolio of research, technical samples and outcomes.

Academic year: 22/23


This exploratory course will introduce you to a range of creative textiles techniques and processes including embroidery, applique, weaving, textile printing and fabric dyeing. You have will have the chance to experiment and combine a number of techniques to produce sampling outcomes each week.

Academic year: 22/23


This course has been tailored to help you with basic concepts of the three key elements of photography: aperture control, shutter speed and ISO. The programme will support developing confidence in using camera equipment.

Academic year: 22/23


This course has been tailored to introduce the basic concepts of screen printing which is a process in which ink is pushed through a fine mesh or screen that is then mounted in a type of frame. Although the course is primarily aimed at printing on paper, some participants may choose to work on fabric items such as T towels, totebags and T shirts*.

Academic year: 22/23


This course has been tailored to help you with basic colour mixing, drawing and developing observational drawing skills. You will learn how to create tonal values and turning into still life.

You do not need any previous experience to join this porgramme.

Academic year: 22/23


The workshop will enable you to make, decorate and glaze pottery items.

Academic year: 22/23


The Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design & Media will provide you with an introduction to art, design and media, enabling you to acquire the requisite knowledge, skills and understanding to progress to further education or employment within the creative industries.

Academic year: 22/23


The UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication are qualifications for post-16 students looking to pursue a specialist career in the creative industries. Both qualifications provide students with the necessary industry relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to access appropriate entry level roles, training programmes or apprenticeships in the creative sector, or apply for progression to related higher education courses

This two-year course provides a varied but focussed programme giving students the skills, experience and knowledge to progress to Higher Education and a career in the Creative Industries. Students will learn in a practical and theoretical way and explore how art and design can be applied to employment and the community.

Qualification aims

To enable the candidate to:

1. Have a critical and contextual awareness of different perspectives and approaches within art, design or communication
2. Research, analyse and evaluate relevant information and ideas in order to develop creative solutions
3. Understand, adapt and safely use appropriate and practical methods and skills for creative production
4. Solve complex problems through the application of practical, theoretical and technical understanding
5. Critically review the effectiveness and appropriateness of methods, actions and results
6. Use evaluative and reflective skills in order to take responsibility for own learning, development and decision making
7. Take responsibility for the research, planning, time management and actions to access progression opportunities.
8. Effectively present themselves and their work to appropriate audiences through internal and external exhibitions of work and presentations

Academic year: 22/23


On this course you will gain knowledge and experience in a variety of media and techniques in order to make an informed choice from the wide range of Art and Design courses available for study at Higher Education level. This course will prepare you for a career in Art and Design and enable you to build a portfolio of work.

Academic year: 22/23


The Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design will provide young people with an introduction to art and design, enabling the learner to both re-engage with education and acquire the requisite knowledge, skills and understanding to progress to further education or employment within the creative industries.