Art and Design

Young woman with palette of paints

Our National Qualifications in Art and Design provide learners with a broad, practical experience of art and design practice and related critical activities.

Learners develop practical skills as they explore how to visually represent and communicate their thoughts and ideas through their work, and study the works of artists and designers.

Available at the following levels:

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Art and Design common questions

Art and Design Event Presentations

The following presentations were delivered at CPD events for National 3, National 4, National 5 and Higher Art and Design Courses. They can be used by Nominees to help cascade information to colleagues in their school, college or Local Authority. Equally, anyone delivering these new National Courses may find the contents helpful in understanding the standards required.