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Art- Painting Methods (Level 2 Award)

Art & Design

Course Overview

This course is suitable for students and artists who already have basic painting skills and wish to expand upon their skills. The course will allow you to explore painting techniques and will teach you how to use appropriate materials safely. During the course you will be encouraged to experiment with paint and mixed media methods as a means of expression to help develop your own painting methods. During the course 2 units of study will be taught and you will be required to put together a portfolio of work for assessment at the end of semester 1 and 2
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    25 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: OCN NI Level 2 Award in Art- Painting Methods Ref D015
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 11/09/2024
    Full £80.00
    Concession £32.00
    Examination £34.00
  • Course: OCN NI Level 2 Award in Art- Painting Methods Ref L006
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 17/09/2024
    Full £80.00
    Concession £32.00
    Examination £34.00

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course but learners must be 16 years of age on or before 1st July on year of entry.

Additional Information

Learners will be taught how to work with acrylic, water colour and oil paints to created individual art works. For assessment learners will be required to present A sketch book showing idea development, research and notations on taught painting processes, plus final art works will be required for assessment - a digital copy of the sketch book will also be required for assessment 2 units of study will be taught ( 6 credits) and assessment will be internal with external moderation by OCN NI. assessment is pass or fail. Students must supply their own materials. A material list will be given at the start of the course


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