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Creative Art & Media BTEC Level 1 Diploma at Chelmsford College

Course description

A practical course that introduces students to a variety of materials, techniques and processes used in Art, Design and Media.

Course content

This programme provides an introduction into the practical-based art and design programmes. You will explore the use of a variety of materials and processes and will be set projects in painting, drawing, textiles, 3D, photography, film & TV, animation. This course is taught using a mixture of practical studio activities, seminars, tutorials, lectures and personal study.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements:

To have completed secondary education up to and including year 11 .


Specific Entry Requirements:

Interview with portfolio of artwork and ability to communicate ideas orally as well as visually.


Internally assessed coursework.

Financial information

You will be required to purchase most of your art and media materials. A guidance list will be provided.

Future opportunities

A BTEC Level 1 Diploma prepares you for employment and provides a good grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design or Media.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016

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    • Our Moulsham Street campus has everything you would expect from a modern, well-equipped college campus - and much more besides. Here you will find excellent facilities for work, study and relaxation, laid out over a four-floor site with car parking and good links to buses. 

      The campus offers the highest quality teaching and support within a relaxed, student-focused atmosphere. Our facilities have been redeveloped in recent years and we now boast a new Art, Design and Media centre, as well as a new welcome area with internet cafe and landscaped outside area for students to relax and socialise.

      In addition to Art & Design and Media, our Moulsham Street campus also houses our Childcare and Health & Social Care departments; Applied Science and Extended Learning departments; Sport and Public Services departments. As well as Business, IT and Travel & Tourism.

      The campus also houses a Learning Centre, Skills Development Centre, Assessment Centre, Tutorial Centre, a Copyshop and Refectory. Situated on the grounds of this campus are Dovedale Nursery and Dovedale Sports Centre.