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Art and Design Level 1 Diploma at Preston's College

Course description

Introducing you to a range of career opportunities in art and design, this Level 1 course will inspire your imagination and spark your creativity across a variety of 2D, 3D and digital formats. Through our innovative curriculum and project based assessments, you will explore various techniques, processes and materials while creating unique work and developing your own artistic identity.

Course content

The Level 1 course in Art and Design is all about exploration. Through practical hands on learning, you will explore a wide range of mediums from painting and drawing through to ceramics and 3D Design. You will also have the opportunity to gain industry experience and meet local employers by working on live project briefs designed specifically to enable you to put your learning into practice.

Entry requirements

You need a profile of mainly grade E’s at GCSE including English and maths. You’ll also need to attend an interview and show any work you have completed in school and your interest in the course.


Assessment is based on coursework which you will use to create a portfolio.

Future opportunities

You can progress to a Level 2 course in Art and Design or an Apprenticeship in Design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 May 2016
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