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Art and Design

Introduction to Art & Media

ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course is for you if you are planning a career in  Art & Design or Media. 

As well as introducing the employment areas of  Art &Design and Media, this course will also develop the learning skills you need to be successful at Entry level 3 land beyond. 

You will learn important skills such as being organised and working with others as well as how to use a variety of software packages. 

All students will have a personal tutor who will support them throughout the course.  

The study programme will include personal and social development, study skills as well as English and maths skills

You will also be required to take part in work experience for a week, which will enable you to develop your employability skills further.

On completion of the course, you will achieve the Pearson BTEC Entry Level 3 Award in Vocational Studies.

Modules studied on the courses will be selected from the following units:
•    Self-Assessment (Mandatory)
•    Career Progression (Mandatory)
•    Working in a team
•    Developing Creative Media Skills
•    Creating Images Digitally
•    Art and Design: A Project in 2 or 3 Dimensions
•    Art and Design: Explore 2 Dimensions
•    Art and Design: Discovering 3 Dimensions
•    IT User Fundamentals 
•    Using the Internet
•    Using Mobile IT Devices
•    Using Email
•    Spreadsheet Software
•    Word Processing Software
•    Presentation Software

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to have a minimum of GCSE grade 1 in both English and maths.

If you do not have any qualifications you will be asked to take an English and maths test at enrolment
You will have an interview to make sure the course is right for you

You will need to show evidence of previously completed art and design work, alternatively you will be required to satisfactorily complete a drawing task prior to enrolment.
 

ASSESSMENT METHOD

The majority of the course is assessed through coursework, a mixture of in class assignment projects and presentations with only the English and Mathematics being assessed through a controlled exam.

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Learners who complete this course go on to Level 1 in IT, Level 1 in Art & Design 
or Level 1 in Media subject to meeting the criteria for the next course.

Progression to other subjects is also possible at this level. Each campus offers their own variety of subjects at Level 1.

STUDY METHODS

You will learn in dedicated classrooms and Art & Media suites, using the latest software and equipment.  

Your assignments will combine elements of  Art & Design and Media Production, with separate classes for English & maths. 

You will have up to 16 hours of timetabled classes each week including a group tutorial with your personal tutor, who will support and encourage you throughout the duration of the course.

FEES

If you will be aged 16 to 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your studies and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be free.

You may be eligible for financial help to support with books, travel, course materials and childcare costs – please click here for more information.

HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
Gliddon Road
Barons Court
London W14 9BL

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EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
The Green
Ealing
London W5 5EW

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SOUTHALL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Beaconsfield Road
Southall
London UB1 1DP

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