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Qualification name BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design Practice
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 13th September 2022
Cost description Please refer to our website
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This is an exciting programme developed to introduce you to a range of animation and illustration techniques using both traditional and digital media. Through inventive and exciting assignments you will develop digital and traditional skills that are highly desirable and recognised in the industry.Create projects that are linked to employer needs and allow you to develop both art and non-art skills which are essential to working in an animation or design studio. For instance, learning skills in: teamwork, communication, presentation, planning and managing resources, as well as understanding your audience. The course will also teach you how to manage the animation processes, such as: planning and setting-up a production pipeline so you can control the logistics of an animation. During each project we will also highlight key artists, designers and animators who have influenced illustration and animation.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Entry requirements for the course: 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including an art subject (English and maths desirable but one retake can be taken during the year). Also commitment and passion for creativity essential for the course Or a Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design at Merit grade (English and maths desirable but one retake can be taken during the year). You will also need an art and design portfolio that highlights your creative skills and talents, normal that is 10 images that b

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be continuously assessed through the compilation of a completed sketchbooks showing all set tasks, alongside experiments and final outcomes, which can include: character turnarounds, design boards, posters, models, digital illustrations, animatics and full animations. You will hand in your final submissions on design boards and also electronically. Your animations will also be screened and audience feedback analysed.You can be graded as a Referred, Pass, Merit or Distinction. There are

After successfully completing this course you can go on to HND in Animation at Chichester College or a degree at a University. For example, previous students have gone on to study-on courses and careers in: 2D & 3D animation, stop motion animation, computer games design, concept art, visual effects, illustration, film making, photography,

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Name Chichester College
Address Westgate Fields
West Sussex
PO19 1SB
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Phone 01243 786 321

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