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Art and Design Level 1 Diploma at Chichester College

Course description

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.

 

Course content

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. 

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.

Assessment

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. 

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website.

Future opportunities

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.

Further information

Specialist workshops include: printmaking, mark making, painting,
textiles, sculpture, photography, image manipulation, graphic design,
3D materials exploration, visual and contextual studies, video, animation
among others…
 
For each assignment students are expected to provide an A4
sketchbook. Student Art Packs will be supplied for a reduced sum at the
start of the yearwith the opportunity to re-stock.
 
To support this vocationally related qualification you will be expected to
complete tailored levels of an Enterprise Passport (College Award)
and Functional Skills qualifications (Numeracy & Literacy).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.

Last updated date: 01 April 2016
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