Course Details

This fun and lively programme offers an introduction to a wide range of skills, media and technologies aimed to develop creative and practical experience in art and design. It also encourages you to develop personal skills and attributes needed to gain confidence in your work and ability.

Entry Requirements

A lively and enquiring mind, with a genuine interest in art, design & media related vocations, a willingness to explore ideas and achieve progressive goals. A portfolio of artwork showing evidence of creative ability.

Career options

By the end of the course, you will have an exciting and stimulating portfolio of work that will demonstrate a broad range of art, design and media skills for the workplace and access to a higher level course.

Introduction to Art & Design Level 1 Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Enthusiastic & dedicated members of staff
  • 2 Access additional learning support in or out of class
  • 3 Improve numeracy and literacy at your own pace
  • 4 Friendly atmosphere on campus and in classes
  • 5 Be part of the exciting Enterprise Art Sale and end of year show!

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design


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Course code Location Course length Start date
ART291CF1A Chichester Campus 1 Year 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

This course is designed for you to learn by direct experience, as most of the work is practical, involving developing a range of skills across different art, design and media workshops. You will have the opportunity to use a wide variety of materials and equipment in an expressive and creative way and will undertake several projects during the course, learning to work creatively to fulfil a client brief and enable your knowledge and skills to be assessed. All work will be completed to strict deadlines and will contain a small amount of written work. Workshops include: printmaking, mark making, painting, textiles, sculpture, photography, image manipulation, graphic design, 3D materials exploration, visual and contextual studies, video and animation.

How will I be taught?

Throughout the year you will be taught by practical demonstrations through discussion and group critiques, using computer presentations, team teaching and through educational visits to galleries and places of interest. The course culminates with a final project presented in the form of a final group exhibition!

How will I be assessed?

The BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design is delivered over one academic year with 15 hours per week of contact time with lecturers. This course is structured into units which provide a total amount of credits. 1 to 1 feedback and targets are set at the end of each project.

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