NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft Interior Design

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft Interior Design

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  • Course Code: PLR2ART010 (171A)
  • Prospectus Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft Interior Design
  • Mode of Study: PART-TIME
  • Duration: 30 Weeks (3. hours per week)
  • Start Date: 20 September, 2017
  • Course Tuition Fee: £300(19+)
  • Exam / Reg. Fee: £53

Entry requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they've already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

Who is it for?

This qualification is designed for learners aged post 16 who wish to develop skills and knowledge in craft.

What does the course involve?

Art & Design - looking at interior designs, how to layout a room (setting you a room to design i.e. a bedroom). You will be given a floorplan of a room and asked to design the interior. Choosing fabrics, wallpaper, paints, lighting, furniture etc to fit that room layout. Thinking about storage and practical uses, the flow of the room and using every available space. You will produce a large mood board using techniques and ideas to explain your design.

Heritage & traditional craft - upholstery looking at what furniture to put in their room. This could be a single chair for a bedroom, a 3 piece suite for a lounge etc. You can then learn techniques and produce a final chair or footstool for assessment.

Textiles - designing and making cushions, bedding, curtains, roman blinds and other soft furnishings to put in your room. Looking at colour, texture, pattern and shapes to fit your design. They will produce one of these pieces to showcase using the techniques learnt.

Construction - to construct a piece to showcase in their room. This could be a sculpture, a 3D piece of artwork, a piece of furniture or 3D model of their room. This is open to the student's interpretation of their overall design. They must also draw together all their design elements and create a corner of that room.

The overall aim is to produce a corner of your room, using wallpaper, lights, fabrics and furniture to showcase their interior design. (They could utilise different corners throughout the art block and hang any wallpaper they have chosen or designed themselves using blue tack or tape so it can be easily removed when no longer required. Or alternatively (and with any permissions required), redecorate their own bedroom and show photographic evidence of their final piece).

Additional qualification

You can progress on to study Extended Certificate Level 3.

How is the course assessed?

To be awarded the NCFE 2 Certificate Creative Craft learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.

The students must provide evidence of learning through a portfolio. The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include (in no particular order):

Assessor observation - completed observational checklists and related action plans; witness testimony; candidate's proof of work; worksheets; assignments/projects/reports; record of professional discussion; record of oral and written questioning; candidate and peer reports; Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Additional costs

Tool costs, sketch pads, files for evidence gathering, wood, wallpaper roll, paint and a piece of furniture to upholster.

What do I do next?

Some of our courses may have entry qualifications and you may need to have an informal chat with the tutor to check it is appropriate for you - this will be clear in the Other Details area. You are able to enrol at the College in person or by phone on 01743 342333 between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday - Thursday and 9.00am-4.30pm on Friday. You can also enrol and chat to staff at our advice / enrolment events which happen throughout the year or use our Live Chat.

You will be required to pay your course fees at the time of enrolment, so please ensure that you bring an appropriate payment method with you, (as well as appropriate evidence if you are eligible to have any fees waived).

Other details

No entry requirements. No concessions.

If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay some tuition fees.

This can be clarified by ringing Course Advice on 01743 342333.

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