The Intermediate GNVQ
provides a more in depth introduction to art and design than the
Foundation GNVQ. Students will acquire an understanding of the work of
other artists and crafts people. Through their own work, they will develop
an understanding of line, colour and form during practical workshop
sessions. Students are introduced to a wide variety of materials and
methods and are encouraged to explore, experiment with, and discuss visual
language. All students will prepare a folder of work and will be able to
evaluate and present this.
The course covers a
variety of related subjects such as:
Students are assessed
through assignments, their portfolio of work and external tests.
normally possess 2 GCSEs (grade ‘D’ or above), an appropriate
Foundation GNVQ, or equivalent qualification. They will also need a
portfolio of recent Art and Design work and be able to provide
This course will
enable students to prepare a portfolio of work for progression onto either
specialist National Diplomas in Art & Design or as preparation
for employment or further training.