Art & Design Level 1

This is a stimulating introduction to Art and Design, making use of our superb facilities, to help you develop your artistic skills.

Course Level:
Level 1
1 Year
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:


Start your journey in design with the Art & Design Level 1 Diploma and build up an exciting and varied repertoire of skills to take through with you into Higher Education or employment.

Realise your potential with our fantastic industry standard facilities including Commercial Graphics Studio and Photography Studio equipped with Mac computers, 3D Modelling & Animation Suite with Adobe Creative Cloud, Fashion, Textiles and 3D Design Studios as well as individual Fine Art spaces.

You will be taught by a team of tutors who are recognised practitioners in their areas of expertise including Digital Arts, Graphics, Photography, Illustration, Fine Art and Fashion. Artists and practitioners also come to College to talk about their work and experience. We work with galleries, universities and businesses to ensure you have the opportunity to showcase your work.


  • Explore Drawing
  • Explore Painting
  • Explore Printmaking
  • Explore Mixed Media
  • Explore & Create Surface Relief
  • Explore 3D Design
  • Explore 3D Fine Art
  • Personal Project

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs 9-1 (A*-G) including English & Maths
  • Portfolio of Art & Design work



Your choices may include:

  • Apprenticeship


Your choices may include:

  • Art & Design Level 2