What is special about this course?
This course will allow candidates to gain practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of a range of printmaking, mixed media and illustration skills and techniques for art and design applications. Candidates will acquire and develop knowledge and understanding of printmaking skills for Art and Design applications through practical experimentation.
This course is open to anyone wishing to gain a formal introduction to Art & Design skills. It is course is suitable for beginners, or those with limited experience of art and design study, looking to enter further education at an introductory level, or looking to study for leisure. It is also suitable for those returning to college after an absence from study or those wishing to develop a portfolio for application to higher FE level / HE level study.
On completion you will achieve a National Progression Award in Art & Design at SCQF Level 5, comprising the following 3 units:
- Design Studies: Introduction to Mixed Media
- Art and Design: Printmaking
- Art and Design: Introduction to Illustration
You will also choose 2 optional units based on your own skills and preferences.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
1 day per week from September - June
Usually Thursdays in Auchtertyre and Portree, Fridays in Fort William.
Where can I study my course?
- Fort William
A Fee Waiver or funding of up to £200 could be available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.
This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.
You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.
Please contact your local college centre for more information about eligibility, or call us on 01397 874000.
What can I do on completion of my course?
This course provides good progression routes for further study in art and design sectors as well as the development of a portfolio for application to higher FE level / HE level study.
Is there more information available online?
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