Course overviewArt 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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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LGF1488C01-1||04/09/2023 - 20/06/2023||1 years||Mon, Tues & Thurs||9.92||09:15||College Green Centre||Apply|
|LGF1488C01-1||02/09/2024 - 18/06/2024||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||9.92||09:15||College Green Centre||
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
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.
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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