Course overview

Art and Design Level 1 City of Bristol College

This one-year, full-time course will introduce you to your chosen vocational sector and will help you develop the skills you will need to progress onto a Level 2 course, an Apprenticeship or employment. During this course you will have access to different Adobe Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and you will complete a Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Art and Design and a Level 1 BTEC Award in Personal and Social Development.

Dates and applications

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Art and Design Level 1 College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1488C01-1
Dates
11/09/2023 - 01/07/2024
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
9.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1488C01-1 11/09/2023 - 01/07/2024 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 9.00 09:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for young people aged 16-18 and for people who have a keen interest in Art and Design. This course acts as an ideal stepping stone towards achieving your ambitions in the industry.

What you'll learn

You will study a range of topics which will develop your personal skills. You will be tasked to complete assignments and create a portfolio of art work. You will complete a number of vocational units including: creating 2D art images, creating 3D objects and develop a personal progression plan. Your classes will be lead by teachers who are industry professionals in their own right who will help you develop your employability skills and urge you to complete volunteering and work experience. If you have not yet gained a grade 4 (C) in GCSE English or Maths, you will study these subjects alongside your course, either as Functional Skills qualifications, or GCSE resits if you already have a grade 3 (D).

Course entry requirements

To join this course, you must hold two GCSEs at grade 2 (E) including English or Maths or alternatively hold an Entry Level 3 grade in Maths and English Functional Skills. The college will also consider successful completion of any Entry Level 3 or other Level 1 vocational qualifications.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is assessed in a variety of ways to give you the best opportunity to demonstrate your skills throughout the year including assessments, written tests and practical work. You will complete an English and Maths assessment/exam.

Future career and study opportunities

You may be able to go directly into a career in the industry or join an Apprenticeship programme. Alternatively, you could extend your knowledge and skills by joining our Level 2 Art and Design course at the college.

Additional costs

The course is free to anyone aged 16-18. There is no formal kit list for consumables, but if you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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