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Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Art & Design Practice

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

If you’re a creative student with a serious interest in general art and design this triple award vocational course is for you.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

Requires four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or maths, plus art and may include a BTEC.

Alternatively, Level 2 BTEC in Art & D...

Course information

Over the two years, you will learn the basics of visual recording and communication, how to embark and execute a creative process and become confident working with different materials and developing different techniques. Drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, graphic design, illustration, printmaking and photography are just some of the areas covered. As you progress through your second year, you will have the opportunity to specialise in a specific discipline with work that culminates in an end of year exhibition.

2 Years

In class, face to face.

Each unit is graded at either Pass, Merit or Distinction and you will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the various stages of the course. As this is a practical course you are assessed through creative projects and assignments that are based on realistic commissions and scenarios. The course is 100% internally assessed and externally moderated.

Level 3 EDEXCEL BTEC National Extended Diploma in Art and Design Practice

A career in fashion design, architecture, costume and set design, illustration, game design

Level 3

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