Course: BTEC Level 3 in 3D Design

Department: Art, Design and Fashion

Type: 16+

Duration: One or two years

The Course

This course will help yopu develop skills that will enable you to bring your creative ideas to life. You will work on live projects that provide ‘real world’ design experience. You will build up a professional portfolio to the highest standard on this exciting and innovative course.


A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma
  • Two-year Extended Diploma. 

What You Study

  • Communication through art and design
  • Computer-aided design
  • Graphic design
  • Computer and model animation
  • Model making
  • Multi-media
  • Photoshop
  • Film and animation
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

Samantha Steele

BTEC Level 3 in 3D Design

Samantha received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Product Design at South Hunsley School when she was studying her GCSEs and has a real passion for digital design.