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Art & Design Level 1 Certificate at Highbury College

Course description

This programme is for students who want to develop their skills within the creative and media industries to prepare them for work or further study. You may have aspirations to work in set design, sculpture, general art or fashion.

Course content

During the programme you will explore different areas of art, design and fashion.

Your work could include 2D art, 3D Art, fashion and sets for performances.

You will also develop your drawing and construction skills.

You may also work with students from other areas on projects including music technology, Media, Performing Arts and Fashion.

You will also complete two weeks of work experience, improve your numercy, litracy and IT skills and complete a project, which you will design.

Entry requirements

You will preferably have four GCSEs at grades A-E or equivalent, including English, Maths and a creative/media based subject. At interview you will be expected to bring with you examples of art work and of your written work.


You will learn in a variety of ways, including formal lessons, practical workshops and group work. Some projects will involve you in working with local employers as well as your teachers.

Future opportunities

After successfully completing the programme you can progress on to a range of other programmes at level 2.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2016
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