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This is a practical course that will equip you with the skills and techniques required to progress to further study.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    This is a beginner's course however evidence of previous interest in the creative field is required. This can be through visual art, drawing, painting or printmaking.

    Assessment Method

    You are assessed by completion of practical exercises

    Aims of the course

    This course will introduce you to a range of essential techniques and processes that are commonly used in drawing and painting.

    Progression Opportunities

    This qualification will prepare you for more advanced courses. You would be able to apply for the UAL Level 3 Diploma at Southwark College in: Art & Design, Fashion or Creative Media.


    The programme is delivered through a mixture of lessons and practical exercises.

    Career Options

    Successful completion of the diploma will help students progress onto further learning, which can pave the way to exciting future opportunities.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 04/10/2021
End Date 17/12/2021


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 90 p/year
24+ £90 p/year
International £90 p/year

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