The Sculpture and Sculptural Arts program provides students with the knowledge necessary to design, project and carry out sculptural creations ranging from unique artistic pieces to small-scale, handmade products or industrial-scale works.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be qualified, among other things, to develop and direct visual merchandising and window display projects, project window displays and interiors, and direct work in the field or retail display.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be qualified, among other things, to establish the means to make their work known, analyze proposals, collaborate in planning and executing projects, coordinate work groups comprised by different specialists, study the technical specifications of the equipment in their charge and organize measures for its maintenance, analyze the technical documentation and iconography of different projects and organize the resources necessary for their execution.

Prerequisites for Admission to Advanced Vocational Training Programs

The conditions for admission and enrolment are established by the Catalan Government’s Department of Education every academic year and published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia (Diari Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya – DOGC).

As a general rule, prospective students must:

a) Hold at least one of the following qualifications:

- Batxiller or equivalent: Advanced Level Secondary Education diploma, High School diploma, etc.
- University degree
- One of the following degrees, diplomas, certificates or accreditations: University Orientation Diploma (A-Levels) or university preparatory studies, Specialist Technician Certificate, Advanced Vocational Training Certificate, Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate or Sports Education Certificate, accreditation of having passed the general part of the admissions exam for Advanced Vocational Training or Advanced Vocational Training in Sports, accreditation of having passed all parts of the university admissions exam for those at least 25 years of age or an admissions exam to experimental professional modules.

b) Pass the specific studies part of the admissions exam.

However, regardless of Section a) above, prospective students can be admitted to Advanced Vocational Training without holding any of the academic qualifications indicated by passing both the general and specific parts of the admissions exam indicated in the corresponding Government Resolution.

To be eligible to take the general and specific admissions exams, prospective students must be at least 19 years of age, or turn 19 during the calendar year in which the admissions exam is taken, or be at least 18 and hold an Intermediate Vocational Training Certificate in Fine Arts and Design or an equivalent certificate in similar studies.

Qualification:
Certificate of Advanced Vocational Training in Fine Arts & Design, Specialization in Sculpture and Sculptural Arts

Professional Group:    
Sculptural Arts

Level:    
Advanced Vocational Training

Courses:

History of Sculptural Arts

90 hours

Artistic Drawing and Color

195 hours

Descriptive Geometry

75 hours

Volume and Projects

225 hours

Researching and Projecting Sculptures

300 hours

Artistic Wood Carving Workshop

165 hours

Artistic Stone Carving Workshop

165 hours

Artistic Casting and Molding Workshop

165 hours

Artistic Wrought Iron Workshop

165 hours

Artistic Cast Iron Workshop

165 hours

Employment Skills, Labor Regulations and Job Orientation

60 hours

Internship at a company, studio or workshop

30 hours

Final Project

75 hours

Location
Sant Andreu

Hours
Tarda

Sculptors can work as freelance professionals or in association (to different degrees) with a company or workshop.
Sculpting activities can include:

  • Execution of sculptural pieces in all sorts of materials

  • Reproduction or recreation of sculptural objects

  • Creation of ephemeral ornamental objects for installations and stage sets

  • Equipping natural or urban public space with 3-dimensional objects

  • Toys of the most varied sorts, as well as elements for street theater and other types of entertainment
    Handcrafts, folk art

  • Modular elements for ornamentation or other uses

  • Models, prototypes and other volumetric elements for architecture, urban planning, industry, advertising and graphic and industrial design.

  • Conservation and restoration of artistic and architectural heritage

  • With a Certificate in Sculpture, graduates can also continue related studies at university. See "Opportunities for Further Study".

With the Advanced Vocational Training Certificate you are eligible for the following university studies:
-Architectural Technician Studies
-Education / Teacher Training (3-year university degree or diplomatura)
-Advanced Fine Arts and Design Studies, with a qualification equivalent to a 3-year university degree or diplomatura (specializations: Fashion Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design)
-Undergraduate studies in Fine Arts (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Undergraduate studies in History of Art (Bachelor’s Degree)
-Industrial Design Engineering
-Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Assets (specializations: Graphic Documents, Sculpture, Archeology, Painting)

The Artistic Woodcarving program qualifies professionals to artistically express an idea or concept via woodcarving.

Those having completed this program will, among other things, be in charge of choosing the procedure, techniques and materials most appropriate for effecting different woodcarvings, collaborating in planning and carrying out the woodcutting commissioned, conserving and restoring woodcarving pieces, and investigating new media and techniques.

 

To be eligible for admission to Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design, prospective students must hold a secondary education diploma (junior high school, etc) or equivalent and accredit their aptitude for these studies by passing an admissions test specific to the field they wish to study.

Those who do not hold the equivalent of a secondary education diploma and are at least 17 years of age or will turn 17 during the calendar year in which the test is being taken can also be eligible for admission to Intermediate Vocational Training by passing an admissions test certifying the candidate has the sufficient knowledge and skills for entering such a program, as well as the necessary aptitudes referred to above.

Access requirements Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design

Access conditions and registration are issued by the Departament d'Ensenyament in each school and published in the DOGC

As interim guidance, are to jointly implement the two parts: a) i b)

a) Have any of the following qualifications:

Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education University degree, or one of the degrees and other qualifications include:

technical worker or technical training to assist professional, technical higher or technical vocational training specialists two BUP courses, accreditation of passing the test of access to training cycles through sports education training or the common entrance examination to higher-level vocational training vocational training, accreditation of overcoming try total access to college for over 25 years of passing the test of public access to experimental modules.

b) To overcome the specific part of the entrance exam.

Notwithstanding paragraph foresees a), will allow access to specific training courses average without the requirements established by overcoming common and specific parts of the test to be regulated in the corresponding resolution.

To be able to present proof of access under this course will have completed 17 years of age in the year in which testing is done up (or meet them during the year in which the test is performed).

Qualification:
Certificate of Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design, Specialization in Artistic Woodcarving

Professional Group:
Sculptural Arts

Level:
Intermediate Level Vocational Training

Courses:

History of Culture and Art: Sculptural Arts

75 hours

Artistic Drawing

150 hours

Technical Drawing

75 hours

Volume

150 hours

Materials and Technology

30 hours

Sculptural Arts Investigation Workshop

120 hours

Woodcarving Workshop

780 hours

Molding and Casting Workshop

90 hours

Employment Skills, Labor Regulations and Job Orientation

50 hours

Internship at a company, studio or workshop

55 hours

Final Work

25 hours

Location
Sant Andreu

Hours
Morning

Sculptors specializing in woodcarving may work as freelance artists or in association (to varying degrees) with a company. Activities can involve execution of artistic pieces (sculptures) in wood or alternative materials, embellishment of architecture and commemorative ornamentals objects.

Graduates of intermediate vocational training programs are eligible for admission to advanced level secondary education (optional courses are recognized, such that students need only take foundation and specialization courses).

Dota l'alumne d'unes capacitats professionals que permeten la producció o reproducció de qualsevol tipus de peces artístiques, susceptibles de ser fetes amb les tècniques de forja de metalls.

Qui faci aquests estudis estarà capacitat, entre d'altres, per a la selecció dels procediments, les tècniques i els materials més adients per a la realització d'una forja artística; per la conservació i restauració de forges; per  fer servir amb competència els materials tradicionals i innovadors de la forja artística i per la participarció  en programes de restauració del patrimoni artístic.

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To be eligible for admission to Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design, prospective students must hold a secondary education diploma (junior high school, etc) or equivalent and accredit their aptitude for these studies by passing an admissions test specific to the field they wish to study.

Those who do not hold the equivalent of a secondary education diploma and are at least 17 years of age or will turn 17 during the calendar year in which the test is being taken can also be eligible for admission to Intermediate Vocational Training by passing an admissions test certifying the candidate has the sufficient knowledge and skills for entering such a program, as well as the necessary aptitudes referred to above.

Access requirements Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design

Access conditions and registration are issued by the Departament d'Ensenyament in each school and published in the DOGC

As interim guidance, are to jointly implement the two parts: a) i b)

a) Have any of the following qualifications:

Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education University degree, or one of the degrees and other qualifications include:

technical worker or technical training to assist professional, technical higher or technical vocational training specialists two BUP courses, accreditation of passing the test of access to training cycles through sports education training or the common entrance examination to higher-level vocational training vocational training, accreditation of overcoming try total access to college for over 25 years of passing the test of public access to experimental modules.

b) To overcome the specific part of the entrance exam.

Notwithstanding paragraph foresees a), will allow access to specific training courses average without the requirements established by overcoming common and specific parts of the test to be regulated in the corresponding resolution.

To be able to present proof of access under this course will have completed 17 years of age in the year in which testing is done up (or meet them during the year in which the test is performed).

Qualification:
Certificate of Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design, Specialization in Artistic Blacksmithing

Professional Group:
Sculptural Arts

Level:
Intermediate Level Vocational Training

Courses:

History of Culture and Art: Sculptural Arts

75 hours

Artistic Drawing

150 hours

Technical Drawing

75 hours

Volume

150 hours

Materials and Technology

30 hours

Materials Investigation Workshop

120 hours

Forging Workshop

870 hours

Employment Skills, Labor Regulations and Job Orientation

50 hours

Internship at a company, studio or workshop

55 hours

Final Work

25 hours

Location
Sant Andreu

Hours
Afternoon

Artistic blacksmiths may work as freelance artists or in association (to varying degrees) with a company dealing with the execution of artistic smith-work (forging), fine fixtures, reproduction or recreation of sculptural objects, embellishment of architecture and conservation and restoration of artistic heritage.

Graduates of intermediate vocational training programs are eligible for admission to advanced level secondary education (optional courses are recognized, such that students need only take foundation and specialization courses).

The Artistic Metal Casting program lends students the professional qualifications and skills to produce and reproduce all sorts of artistic pieces that can be made with metal casting techniques, with a special emphasis on bronze as a material.

Upon completing these studies, graduates will be qualified to select the procedure, techniques and materials most appropriate for carrying out specific artistic cast metal and electroplating projects, use both traditional and innovative materials in artistic metal casting with competence, mounting, fettling, correcting imperfections and polishing pieces, and selecting and maintaining molds that are to be kept, among other things.

To be eligible for admission to Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design, prospective students must hold a secondary education diploma (junior high school, etc) or equivalent and accredit their aptitude for these studies by passing an admissions test specific to the field they wish to study.

Those who do not hold the equivalent of a secondary education diploma and are at least 17 years of age or will turn 17 during the calendar year in which the test is being taken can also be eligible for admission to Intermediate Vocational Training by passing an admissions test certifying the candidate has the sufficient knowledge and skills for entering such a program, as well as the necessary aptitudes referred to above.

Access requirements Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design

Access conditions and registration are issued by the Departament d'Ensenyament in each school and published in the DOGC

As interim guidance, are to jointly implement the two parts: a) i b)

a) Have any of the following qualifications:

Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education University degree, or one of the degrees and other qualifications include:

technical worker or technical training to assist professional, technical higher or technical vocational training specialists two BUP courses, accreditation of passing the test of access to training cycles through sports education training or the common entrance examination to higher-level vocational training vocational training, accreditation of overcoming try total access to college for over 25 years of passing the test of public access to experimental modules.

b) To overcome the specific part of the entrance exam.

Notwithstanding paragraph foresees a), will allow access to specific training courses average without the requirements established by overcoming common and specific parts of the test to be regulated in the corresponding resolution.

To be able to present proof of access under this course will have completed 17 years of age in the year in which testing is done up (or meet them during the year in which the test is performed).

Qualification:
Certificate of Intermediate Vocational Training in Fine Arts and Design, Specialization in Artistic Metal Casting and Electroplating

Professional Group:
Sculptural Arts

Level:
Advanced Vocational Training

Courses:

History of Culture and Art: Sculptural Arts

75 hours

Artistic Drawing

150 hours

Technical Drawing

75 hours

Volume

150 hours

Materials and Technology

30 hours

Materials Investigation Workshop

120 hours

Casting and Electroplating Workshop

750 hours

Molding and Casting Workshop

120 hours

Employment Skills, Labor Regulations and Job Orientation

50 hours

Internship at a company, studio or workshop

55 hours

Final Work

25 hours

Location
Sant Andreu

Hours
to be defined

Specialists in artistic metal casting and electroplating may work as freelance artists or in association (to varying degrees) with a company or workshop. Activities may relate to:

  • Foundries

  • Electroplating

  • Reproduction or recreation of sculptural objects

  • Jewelry

  • Lost wax precision casting systems

  • Equipping parks and urban areas

  • Ornamental religious, sports and commemorative objects and the like

  • Commemorative monuments and other objects pertaining to the field of applied sculpture

  • Prototypes of volumetric elements for architecture and urban planning needs

  • Conservation and restoration of artistic heritage

Graduates of intermediate vocational training programs are eligible for admission to advanced level secondary education (optional courses are recognized, such that students need only take foundation and specialization courses).

Les arts escèniques i les arts de l'escultura són abans ​de res, arts de l'espai, de l'home  i del temps. Aquestes similituds són l'A.D.N del cicle formatiu  de grau superior d'Escultura Aplicada a l'Espectacle.

Aquest cicle forma professionals amb coneixements en l'escultura efímera, muntatges i estructures escèniques, treballs amb 3D, modelat de prótesis, materials,  tecnologia i dibuix, tant tècnic com artístic.

Tots aquests coneixements van destinats a formar professionals que puguin treballar en l'àmbit del teatre, el cinema, l'òpera i les arts del carrer i tanmateix  en les noves propostes experimentals artístiques on l'espai és el protagonista.

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