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Graphic Design Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 (Cancelled)

This apprenticeship supports personal development through acquisition of skills and knowledge with graphic design industry. This is reinforced by the delivery of underpinning conceptual skills.

Entry requirements

You must be employed in a relevant job role and pass an English and maths test to enrol on to this programme.

Course content

Creatives working in graphic design provide expertise and skills in a variety of contexts, including:

  • Print and publish
  • Web-based
  • Design studios

Duties at Advanced Level may include:

  • Preparing imagery/artwork for print
  • Assisting with research for design work
  • Ideas generation
  • Responding to clients
  • Communicating and liaising with other team members
  • Meeting deadlines

Assessment methods

You will be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Direct observations by a dedicated training coordinator
  • Tests in English and maths
  • Practical submission of art and design work


You will study the following qualifications:

  • AIM Awards Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Design – 601/5271/0
  • Pearson 90 Credit Diploma in Art & Design (Graphic Design – 600/3890/1)
  • Level 2 Functional skills in ICT
  • Level 2 Functional skills in Mathematics
  • Level 2 Functional skills in English

Further study and career options

On completion of this programme you could progress on to a higher education programme at the College – a HNC/HND in Graphic Design – followed by a BA (Hons) Graphic Design. 

Course information & how to book

Unfortunately this course has been cancelled. Please ring 01234 291000 or email for alternatives.

Start DateFeesLocationCourse Code
Flexible Free if 16-18yrs. If 19 or over please ring 01234 291000. Cauldwell Street L1620

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

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At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

Bedford College actively seeks to promote equality of access to education and training and to provide support where appropriate. Employers are made aware that apprentices have the same rights to protection against discrimination, harassment and victimisation under the Equality Act 2010 as employees. 

Apprentices who have disclosed a disability covered by Equality legislation have the right to request reasonable adjustments in the workplace. We will work with employers to ensure that appropriate adjustments are agreed and established to facilitate this.

At the College we provide additional support for students and apprentices who have a specific learning difficulty or disability.

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