Arts and Crafts

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


This course will help you develop your creative skills in a wide range of arts and crafts areas.

By the end of the year, you’ll have created a portfolio for progression to a higher level of study which will be bursting with items you’ve produced or designed, including: Drawings and paintings; Ceramic pots; Jewellery pieces; Digital photographs.

You’ll develop other skills too, such as: Design, including tie dying t-shirts; Surface decoration, and how to creatively apply embellishing with yarns and ribbons; Art and design software, such as Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 (Art and Design preferred), or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry subject to interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

Progression on to a relevant course at SCQF Level 6 or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Arts and Fashion

SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display