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BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in 3D Design

Examining body: Edexcel

Course content

You will develop a broad overview of how to generate, develop and communicate ideas in 2 and 3 dimensions. During the course you will create sketchbook/journals which will include your research, planning, evaluation and development of ideas. Students also produce 3D models and a finished portfolio of work.

Students participate in gallery visits, exhibitions and workshops delivered by visiting architects.

Units studied include:

  • 3D Computer Modeling
  • Large Scale Design
  • 3D Design Media, Techniques and Technology

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs A*–C or a BTEC Introductory qualification in Art, Design and Media.

Progression routes

Students successfully completing the course will be able to progress to HND or degree level.

Potential career opportunities include: architecture, interior architecture, theatre design, interior design, applied arts & crafts, product design, 3D design, architectural design, computer modeling and graphics.

For further information contact

Miss D Gillet


BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Photography

Examining body: Edexcel

Course content

Creative and technical skills will be developed through a series of practical assignments. Students investigate photographic media, techniques and technology. Learners create sketchbooks/journals detailing research, planning, evaluation of images and development of ideas. Students also produce a finished portfolio of work.

Units studied include:

  • Lens-based Image Making
  • Experimental Imagery in Photography
  • Studio Photography
  • Darkroom Practice

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs A*–C or a BTEC Introductory qualification in Art, Design and Media. An interest in, and/or experience of, photography is useful but not essential.

Progression routes

Students successfully completing the course will be able to progress to HND or degree level.

Potential career opportunities include: photography (forensic, portraiture, fashion, advertising), fine art, graphic design, journalism and media.

For further information contact

Miss D Gillett


BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering

Examining body: Edexcel

Course content

The first unit of study is the mandatory unit of Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace.

The course then follows on to examine specific areas including:

  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Engineering Drawing for Technicians
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Engineering Maintenance Procedures and Techniques

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at Grade D or above including English and mathematics and a science. Equivalent qualifications considered.

Progression routes

Students successfully completing the course will be able to progress to HND or degree level.

Potential career opportunities include: research, design engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, project management, development and testing, marketing, customer services, business management and materials development.

For further information contact

Mr D Wicken