Level 1

Skills for Art and Design Level 1 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

Learners will work to a series of subject specific briefs developing coursework through sketchbooks and experimenting with different materials, techniques and media. Students will learn the formal elements of art and design and visual language. The course allows for explorative experimentation and creative problem solving in a vibrant and creative environment. The course encourages an awareness of current Industry practice and requirements by developing the learner’s knowledge of progression routes, skills requirements and communication skills.

Entry Requirements

  • Two GCSEs at grade 2/grade E including maths or English, or
  • An Entry 3 qualification, or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview
  • Successful attendance at transition event
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio

Course Structure

  • Painting and drawing
  • Mixed media art techniques
  • Printmaking techniques
  • 3D craft
  • Graphic design
  • Photography
  • Digital artwork using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Cultural studies
  • Employability skills
  • Maths and English
     

Assessment & Feedback

Internally set and marked assignments.

Course Cost

School Leavers, Full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

Art and Design Level 2 Extended Certificate