Art & Design Foundation (Barry)

The WJEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a dynamic, immersive, pivotal Level 3 Qualification which is designed to provide transition from general education to specialist art, craft and design education; enabling the learner to make an informed decision when applying to higher education or seeking employment within a related industry.

The principal aim of the qualification is to provide the context in which learners can build on previous experience, identifying and interpreting their strengths and the most suitable specialist progression pathways. This is achieved through continuous diagnostic and progressive exploration of methods and concepts particular to Art, Craft and Design, which extends critical independence and enables learners to demonstrate a full understanding of the relevant standards required to achieve specialist progression. With over a hundred different undergraduate disciplines in the fields of art, craft and design to choose from, the WJEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design helps learners to make appropriate choices and prepares them for Higher Education or future employment within creative visual disciplines.