AW Art

Accredited course - interview required.

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 66 Conc £No conc. Full £479 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 10:00 - 12:00 10 MAC 24/09/2018 03/12/2018 DP1030
Monday 10:00 - 12:00 10 MAC 29/04/2019 15/07/2019 DP3030

What will the course cover?

Selection of 2D art projects including: • Mark making • Introduction to the colour wheel • Collages • Pencil and pastel colouring • Painting

Who is the course for?

Learners with learning difficulties and disabilities who are interested in expressing themselves creatively through art.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No previous experience necessary

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Mix a series of primary and secondary colours. Make collages using recycled materials. Use pencils and pastels to create coloured tones. Use paint to create tints and shades

How is the course organised?

Learners will have an interview before joining the class. Each session will include whole group work, individual work and pair/small group work. Tutors encourage independence and give support to each individual learner as appropriate.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Learners will be able to use their skills at home. Support workers may like to use techniques learnt in the class with learners at home to reinforce their learning.

How will my progress be assessed?

Your tutor will assess your starting point and develop your Individual Learning Plan. Throughout the course you will be assessed by your tutor and LSA against the course and your own personal goals. Evidence will be taken throughout the course including worksheets, photo’s and video’s. Learners will have the opportunity to evaluate their own work and that of the other learners.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Learners can continue with the class at the same level, move onto the Pre-Employment Skills project, progress to Employment based courses or onto Inclusive classes or mainstream provision.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Suitable clothing and footwear

What support is available?

There is a Learning Support Assistant in every class to give special help where needed and support the tutor in class, along with learners own personal support if necessary. Specialist aids are also available such as hearing loops, roller-ball mice, large and keyboards. Makaton symbols and images are used where possible to help understanding. Senior Learning Support Assistants are available to support with enrolling, information, guidance and communicating with learners homes. Tutors who have the same learner will also work together to make sure all teaching and support is pulling the same way across all their classes.