Art & Design Level 2

Art and design Level 2 offers students the opportunity to develop their creative skills in a range of materials, techniques and processes. They will work with primary and secondary sources as inspiration, both in 2D and 3D formats. The course gives students the scope to explore their own areas of interest as well as discover new ones. The qualification requires an interest in art and design and some experience and enjoyment in the visual arts.


This qualification takes students through 3 mandatory units and 2 optional units. The course is delivered with a student-centred focus and aims to engage the student’s own inspirations.


Mandatory Units

  • Unit 01 Investigate sources of ideas in art and design (3 credits)

  • Unit 02 Explore the use of art and design materials,techniques and visual language (5 credits)

  • Unit 03 Produce final art and design work (6 credits)


Optional Units

To support the knowledge and skills gained in the mandatory units you’ll choose 2 optional units:

  • Unit 05 Working in the art and design industry (5 credits)

  • Unit 06 Building an art and design portfolio (5 credits)

  • Unit 07 3D visual communication (5 credits)

  • Unit 08 2D visual communication (5 credits) 

Jenna Watt

Art & Design Course Leader

Meg Wilson

Teaching Assistant -

Art & Design

LAMP offer Level 2 and 3 qualifications in art and design and engagement in art and design. For courses in photography please follow this link.


The Art Room

The art room at Lamp has facilities for a diverse range of art and design processes, from drawing to screen printing. We have a wide range of media for students to work with:


Traditional art materials

  • oil, acrylic and watercolour paint

  • inks, ink pigments and marbling ink

  • oil and chalk pastels 

  • pens, pencils and charcoal 

  • 3D work in clay, card, wire, plaster and recycled materials 


  • lino-print 

  • screen print  

Digital work 

  • Photoshop  

  • Illustrator 

  • InDesign 

  • Cinema 4D 

  • Asperite 

Progression Routes

  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Art and Design

  • NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media (Graphic Design)

  • NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media 

  • NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media (Animation)

  • NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media (Animation)

  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Photography

  • NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Photography

  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate/Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media (Interactive Media) 

Leamington LAMP

Riverside, Adelaide Road, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AH

01926 886699

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