Course Info

16 - 19
Media, Film and Animation
  • creative

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:


Course Overview

This course allows learners to specialise in Visual Communication giving the learner the opportunity to develop transferable skills related to study and vocational application that provide a platform for success both within Creative Industries and elsewhere.

Topics include:

  • Developing an Art and Design Portfolio
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Art and Design
  • Designing for Print and Screen
  • Editing Photographic Images

Course Highlights

The course offers a balance of practical skill development and knowledge requirements, some of which can be theoretical in nature

Teaching and guidance from practising designers and illustrators.

We have well-resourced studios and workshops for all disciplines.

The course includes work experience, enrichment activities and exhibitions and collaborative projects.


Career Opportunities & Further Study

On completion you will be able to progress to Level 3 Diploma in Graphic Design.


Assessment of the internal and external units for this course is designed to fit the purpose and objective of the course– giving learners the opportunity to demonstrate skills developed in applied scenarios. All units are graded to encourage skills development and performance. Units are assessed using a grading scale of Distinction, Merit, Pass and Unclassified. Grading has been introduced at this level as a result of feedback from users and practitioners of the qualification.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 qualification or two GCSE at Grade 4-9.

A portfolio of work, containing recent examples of artwork, sketchbooks, photography work or creative work you have done. This could be both course work and work you have created in your own time.

How To Apply

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