Foundation Art and Design (NC - SCQF Level 6) (19 Aug 2024 - 13 Jun 2025)

This Level 6 Qualification is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to develop creative expression by learning an applied range of complementary Art and Design skills and processes.

Provider

Borders College, Scottish Borders
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This course is available on the Borders College website.

Description

This Level 6 Qualification is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to develop creative expression by learning an applied range of complementary Art and Design skills and processes. Students will study a wide range of units including Digital Media, Life Drawing, Printmaking and Typography. This course is suitable for school leavers and mature adult returners who are re-entering education and who have some knowledge, understanding or skills relating to Art and Design.

Qualifications

Upon successful completion, candidates will achieve the following awards;

  • NC Art & Design at SCQF Level 6

Delivery

The course is full-time with delivery on campus over three days, for 36 weeks.

Location

Scottish Borders Campus

Entry requirements

Entry is at the discretion of the centre, candidates would normally be expected to have some knowledge, understanding or skills relating to Art & Design.Accredited qualifications will be considered upon application.

Progression opportunities

On successful completion of the course, students may progress to some of the pathways outlined below.

  • HNC Art and Design SCQF Level 7 at Borders College
Employment opportunities in this vocational area that are applicable to the units undertaken in this course, such as:
  • Art Gallery Assistant
  • Design Assistant

Application and Interview Process

Applications will be reviewed by the curriculum team and candidates will be invited to interview to follow up on the information contained within to confirm suitability. A full, detailed personal statement is important at this stage. Candidates are provided with the opportunity to ask further questions about the course and college support services at the interviews.

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About Borders College

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Whether you are a school leaver, returning to learning or striving to improve your skills and knowledge in the workplace, Borders College can help you achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level. They include a full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.

Courses are available to study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evenings and at a variety of locations, depending on the needs of our students.

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