OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Art and Design Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Art & Design, Media, Photography



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include an Art or creative based subject and either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy.

In a nutshell

You’ll study a wide range of units, such as printmaking, ceramics, computers, digital imaging, photography, visual studies, fashion and textiles, historical and contextual studies, drawing, painting, 3D design, graphics and key skills.

This course is for you if...

... You want to build skills and confidence in a range of disciplines

... You want a career in art and design

... You have some experience in art but want to explore it more

What will I be doing?

This course is ideal if you're interested in building skills and confidence across a range of disciplines with a view to pursuing a career in art and design later on. If you have some experience of art already, but you haven't had the opportunity to fully explore your creative side, this course will help you do just that. It's a real taster into many aspects of art and design and includes exciting and challenging projects.

You’ll also develop skills in communication, information technology, using numbers, planning and teamwork.

You'll be assessed through coursework and your work will be externally moderated. Upon completion, you’ll gain:

What is expected of me?

To enter this course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include an Art or creative-based subject and either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area, to include either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject, self-motivation, creative ability and a desire to succeed.

What comes next?

A range of Level 3 Extended Diplomas, such as fashion and clothing, fine art, interactive media, photography or graphic design.

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase sketch books, painting and drawing materials. Trip fees for gallery visits and events may also be payable throughout the year.

All costs are under review and subject to change.

Where can I study OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Art and Design Level 2?

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

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