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Art Design BDC
Level 1

Introduction to Art and Design


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Sept 2024




Art & Design

This course is for you if you have an interest in creative activities involving art & design elements.

On this course you will have the opportunity to learn skills and techniques from various different pathways, fine arts, 3D, textiles and photography.

You will undertake a range of assignments that will introduce you to a variety of Art and Design Specialisms.

You will also gain valuable visual language skills through a series of Contextual Studies where you will learn about the work of other Artists and Designers from the creative industries.

Students performance is graded via a combination of practical and written coursework. Course units are assessed throughout the year, building towards a final project which brings together the various skills you have learned.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you will need to demonstrate a passion for the subject and commitment to learning.

Dependent on your entry grades and achievements on this course, you will either achieve an Entry Level Certificate or a Level 1 Award. You will require the full Level 1 Award to progress to Level 2.

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.