T Level Craft and Design

Campus
Level
Level 3

During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of craft and design occupations

Course Duration

  • T Levels are a 2-year qualification that you can do as an alternative to A levels, other post-16 courses or an apprenticeship.
  • They bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers.
  • The course is equivalent to 3 A Levels

Entry Requirements

A grade A*-C / 9 -4 in GCSE English Language.

A passionate interest in Art, Design or Photography and a willingness to learn.

Contact us to discuss your suitability or to show us a collection of your artwork.

Assessment

The core knowledge and understanding are assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project.

Students who complete their T Level will receive an overall grade of pass, merit, distinction or distinction*. They will get a nationally recognised certificate which will show their overall grade and a breakdown of what they have achieved.

Course Overview

Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:

· the creative economy

· the individual in the creative industries

· cultural context and vocabulary

· audience and consumer needs

· legal and regulatory requirements

· professional standards and conduct in the workplace

· equality, diversity and inclusion requirements

· research skills

· project methodology and administration

· continued professional development

In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content as a textiles and fashion maker.

During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of craft and design occupations. 

Further Information

This Level 3 qualification includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement.

Career progression

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in the craft and design sector. Career options might include:

Jewellery designer-maker

Furniture maker

Furniture designer

Furniture restorer

Dressmaker

Tailor

Wardrobe assistant

Fashion design assistant