Certificate: Art and Design

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


This course provides a foundation in art and design skills that will enable you to then decide on your specialism.

Over one year, you will improve your practical skills, build your portfolio and gain entry qualifications to progress to a higher level course which could be in art and design (with Intermediate Certificate: Art and Design Portfolio) as well as a range of other design courses delivered across the creative industries.

You sill study:
Design activity and design realisation; Drawing and painting; Exploring personal ideas; Exploring visual images; 2D art and design: graphic design; Mixed media; Textiles.

The Core Skills of ICT and communication will be developed and certificated on this course

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4, preferably English and Art and Design; or Certificate: Art and Design or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

Intermediate Certificate: Graphic and Digital Design or relevant NC

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art, Design and Jewellery

SCQF Level