Do you have an interest in art, design and media, and wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience? Students will develop and test their creativity within a structure that will provide a sound base of skills and knowledge, while enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career demands and opportunities within art, design and media.
Delivered by a range of creative professionals, whom are experienced at delivering specialist creative subjects, your time on the course will be varied, engaging and motivate you towards a very successful future. This course is housed in the heart of Ashton Town Centre and our facilities and equipment are of industry standard, including: TV studio, DSLR cameras and sound recording equipment. Within art and design we have studios that can facilitate work on small and large scale, including print and laser work. The fashion department will give you opportunity to use our industry standard and domestic machines, including a heat transfer press. We are also able to boast two photography studios, a dark room and numerous PC & Mac suites. This is a course that gives you access and opportunity by the bucket load!
The BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design and Media is delivered over one year and will enable you to develop a portfolio of work that could support progression into a range of qualifications at Level 2. Typically, students will progress to the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design or the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media, Production and Technology, however some students may also progress onto a different course completely.
Level 1 (Foundation) - 3 GCSEs grade 1 or above.
Successful interview with a creative tutor (bring some examples of your work to talk about).
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Good drawing skills are a requirement bonus.
This is a graded course where you can achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction. The course is designed with units of work that explore your practical and contextual skills creative skills. The highlight of the year is the Creative exhibition, held every June to celebrate the achievements for all of our learners.
● One of our Level 2 Intermediate courses in Creative Studies.
● Other subject areas at Level 2 Intermediate.
● Future opportunities in this sector can range from Art Gallery employment, Art Therapy, Arts Cultural Management, Fine Artist, Visual Artist, Fashion Designer, Fashion Marketing/Business, Fashion Styling, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Retail, Set Design, Costume Design, Graphics and Illustration, Graphics for Games, Graphics Illustration Photography, Graphics Digital Design, Fashion Graphics, Art & Design Graphics, Character Animation, Computer Animation, Digital Animation, plus many more.