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Art and Design - Design Level 3 Apprenticeship (ADF1) at Barnsley College

Course description

This Apprenticeship covers roles across the creative and digital media industries.

Course content

Course themes:

• Research a design concept

• Write a design brief

• Collaborate in a creative process

• Develop and deliver a presentation

• Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade A*to C.

It is desirable that you have maths and English at grade C/4 or above but this is not essential as Functional Skills is delivered as part of the apprenticeship programme.

You need to be employed within the design and creative industry or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice.  


You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto the Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Advertising and Marketing or apply for job roles including:

•Junior Designer

•Interior Designer

•Type Designer


•Web Developer

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123


Our Information Advisers visit schools and provide impartial information about training and education options for school leavers.

They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 October 2017
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