Introduction to Art and Design (Level 5) (Fast Track)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


This is an introductory, project-based short course for students who want to experience working in a range of visual art and visual communication areas to produce an exciting, individual portfolio of work for progression to Access to Art and Design or similar college courses.

Building your portfolio from a series of introductory projects exploring personal and market-based ideas, you will work on intriguing creative themes and briefs.

Working in 2D, 3D and digital media you’ll develop work for your portfolio while gathering ideas and experimentation in personal sketchbooks.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, although National 4 is preferred, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4 or 5. Entry is subject to interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

Progression on to NC course at Level 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Art and Design

SCQF Level