With a range of units written to inspire and support your journey into art, design and media, this course introduces you to the skills needed to succeed. In art sessions you will be introduced to drawing techniques, photography, graphics mixed media and 3D. In media you wil learn how to use the equipment to film and edit video products. You will also learn about further training and employment in the relevant industries.
4 GCSEs at grade 1-2 which should include English
Functional skills are a mandatory part of the course and you will be required to study maths and English. You will complete the following units looking into different areas in the creative and media sectors:
Creating an art image
Presenting an image using a camera
Designing a product
Planning and marketing an exhibition
Creating a mood board
Upon successful completion of the qualification you will be able to apply for the Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design or the Level 2 Diploma in Creative Arts.
Although the course is mainly practical, you will also work on research projects based on companies and organisations within the Media and Arts Industries. Assessment is continuous throughout the course with all practical being recorded for marking purposes.