Level 1 Art, Design & Media

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2023
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need

    An interest in art and design or the creative industries.


Are you interested in a career in Art and Design? If you are creative, love drawing, painting, sculpting and you have a passion for art, then we can offer you the chance to explore your interests on a course that is just right for you. Whether you see yourself as a budding artist or designer, a future film maker, make-up artist, fashion designer or animator we can help you develop the skills you need.

There are many reasons to apply including: having the opportunity to be part of real-life work-related projects, speak with artists and guest speakers from the industry, exhibit your work, have the opportunity to take part in work experience and go on trips to exhibitions.

What will I learn

Our Creative Arts and Media course at Level 1 can help you try a range of new skills including fine arts, textiles, graphics, sculpture, photography and video editing, which will help you decide the direction you want to go in. You will learn through tutor-led practical and work-related activities. You will learn to develop your skills in drawing, painting and using different techniques. You will learn about a range of different careers such as product design, fashion design, model making and set design.

How am I assessed?

Continuous assessment by your tutors on a regular basis throughout the year and you will receive informal and formal assessment reviews as well as regular tutorials and progress reviews.

What's next

You could move on to a relevant level 2 course, going on to specialise in art & design, creative media, film production, production arts or performing arts in the future.

You will learn about all the different careers that you can work towards in Art and Media.
Guest speakers, work-related projects, experience of selling and exhibiting work.
Experience of selling your work and trips to exhibitions.