Department of Fashion & Clothing Level 3 (HND)

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BTEC offers professional qualifications for anyone taking their first steps into the world of work, recognized by universities all over the world. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is particularly suitable for those who have strong inclinations towards a particular vocational career, starting with technical level posts, leading to supervisory and enterprise management posts.
The work placement element of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is particularly valued by universities considering admissions for these subjects. This extended Level 3 BTEC qualification is a highly specialist course designed to give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to prepare for employment and business. Throughout the two years students will have both internal and external set units of work in a wide range of art practices.


Mandatory Units HND Level 3 Extended Diploma

  • Visual Recording in Art and Design
  • Materials, Techniques and Processes in Art and Design
  • Ideas and Concepts in Art and Design
  • Communication through Art and Design
  • Contextual Influences in Art and Design
  • Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)

1. Minimum age: 16 years, mature student (over 19) are also accepted, subject to Professional reference and
work experience.
2. Matriculation, O’levels

Because HNDs are designed to give you the skills for a particular field of work, they can lead straight to a career. You can also use the qualifications to progress within your current career, for example as a stepping stone to gaining professional status.
You can also convert your HND to a bachelor’s degree with extra study. Once you complete your course, HND can allow entry into the second or third year.