This course is designed for adults with learning difficulties and additional needs. It will enable you to develop knowledge, skills, and experience to plan, promote and produce products.
You will be part of the planning of an enterprise event to sell the products you produce, within the college. You will be working with others to plan and produce products with the intention of raising money for a charity of the group's (collective) choice.
You will learn basic approaches to art, including different painting methods. You will be introduced to Batik, blending colours and using your creative ideas to produce a product. You will also be involved in the group task of planning to sell the products you make through enterprise activities.
There are no qualifications required but an Initial Assessment will be carried to ensure course appropriateness. Proof of support needs and/or previous support received.
You will be assessed through a variety of methods based on course requirements and individual needs. For example:
Throughout the course, you will be gathering evidence/information in each unit. There are different methods that evidence can be gathered to meet individual needs.
If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.
Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.
This course will provide creative arts skills to progress onto further study or employment in this sector.