Course Information

Drawing and Painting - develop a project (Cheney School)

QCXM193P

Subject area: Art and Design

Course Type: Part Time

Course Overview

Using your choice of drawing and painting media and technique, develop your own 5 week project with the support of an experienced tutor.


Course Content

• Analysis of learner project aims and advice on choice of suitable preparation and techniques.
• Monitoring of progress, use of sketchbooks and research.
• Practical help and advice on development of individual work, used of appropriate media, composition and techniques.
• Individual and group evaluation of progress.
• You will need to bring your choice of equipment, e.g.
Pencils, paint brushes, palettes, A3 and or A4 size cartridge paper pad(s)
A variety of water based and dry media suitable for individual projects.
Some initial ideas, sketches or research, for a project.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted visits and have a responsibility to ensure we meet/exceed their requirements. As a result of this you will find you will be expected to understand the government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values as well as complete quality monitoring paperwork as part of the course.

Please note, there are no sessions on 06/05/2019 and 27/05/2019.


Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for learners with some experience. There are no entry requirements for this course.

Enrolment numbers to our courses are reviewed regularly. To avoid disappointment it is advised to enrol early. Course viability decisions are made two weeks prior to the course start date. Any course changes are communicated via email so please ensure you check your email accounts running up to the course start date.

On the first week of the course you will be required to bring along one form of identification. This could be a passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please Note: Students should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2018.


Learning Methods & Assessment

Your tutor will ask you to complete work /sketches/research and give you informal feedback. You will be expected to collect materials or research subject matter during the week (up to 2-3 hrs) You will also see your progress through the work you produce. Preparation and research at home between sessions would help you to progress i.e. collecting things to draw before the session, buying materials and practicing your skills regularly ( approx. 60 + mins ). There will be course paperwork to complete.


What Qualification Will I Receive?

This is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification


Where Next?

There are further independent project development courses offered during the day or you may wish to attend this one again. The tutor can advise and support you if you wish to progress onto an accredited course.


Fee Information

The specialist consumable fee set at £0.50 per hour covers materials provided for students' to try or experiment with, as part of the planned study.

Most courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded, the published fee takes account of that funding. Before you are accepted onto a course you will need to meet a number of conditions relating to your entitlement to funding e.g. your age, residency status within the UK/EEA and prior qualification level. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.


  • Adult full fee
  • Adult reduced fee

Course Details

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Days: Monday

Date: 29 Apr 2019 - 10 Jun 2019

Location: Cheney School

Contact Details

Abingdon Campus: 01235 555 585

Witney Campus: 01993 703464
(Common Leys)

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk