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Art, Design and Creative Studies Level 1 and Level 2 at Youth Education Project (YEP!)

Course description

At Level 1 you will have the chance to explore Arts, Crafts and techniques such as painting and drawing, macrame, papier mache, canvass work and loads more. You will also research the styles and techniques of many famous artists and will put your own spin on these.

At Level 2 you will extend those skills and extend them to explore digital media and graphics using packages such Photoshop and more.

Course content

You will be enrolled onto a Programme of Study course , a recognised full time programme which will in addition to the Art Qualification include Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT and/or GCSE

We will also work on your Personal and Social Development (PSD) improving employability skills, CV and cover letter writing, interview techniques, money management, healthy eating to name just a few subjects covered.

There will also be opportunities to join in social events run by YEP such as football tournaments, pool and table tennis competitions, visits to mega zone and bowling to build on team work, communication skills and confidence.

Entry requirements

There are no official entry requirements - just the right attitude and a willingness to learn.


Assessment is achieved through building a portfolio of evidence as you progress through the course.

Financial information

Free to learners - most will qualify for a bursary to help with travel and lunches

Future opportunities

We will support you to identify the next step for you in your life and help you to make it!

Further information

Contact the office on 0116 319 6585 and ask to speek to Lee or Nikki. We can arrange for you to come and have a look around our Art Department and talk to the staff.

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: 04 January 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Course code: Art, Design and Creative Studies
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  • Number of planned places: 15

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