Textiles A Level Block B

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code T1
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


On this course you will explore a full range of Textile techniques using a variety of skills. An annotated developmental sketchbook is a critical part of this course. 

The second year of the A Level course is a natural progression from the first. It is a detailed body of coursework that continues to link the work of Textiles Artists / Fashion designers to your own work. You will develop a wide range of skills and techniques with the exploration of materials and your individual creativity.


Unit 1. Personal Investigation (60%) A personal investigation will allow you to do an in depth study / investigation (1000 to 3000 words).

Unit 2. Externally assessed assignment (40%) The final exam project consists of preparation work and a final piece or pieces created in fifteen hours in the Textile rooms.

How will it be delivered?

You will also prepare for and do a final exam which will be to make a Textile item/s in the Textiles room over ten hours.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE or equivalent grades at 4 or above including an Art subject.

Your next steps...

You could take this course to complement other Advanced level courses such as Graphics, Photography, Fine Art or Ceramics. This course could lead onto a Higher Education course. With further training you could get a job as a Fashion designer, Fashion buyer, Interior Designer, Surface Pattern designer, Materials specialist or Textiles artist. You could also go straight into a job as an apprentice. There are many jobs within the creative industries today, which you could do with determination and creativity. *The A Level course will only run subject to there being sufficient numbers at GCSE and AS Level and available option blocks.