Creative Arts and Digital

With 2.8million jobs in the UK creative economy, now is the perfect time to take on a Creative Arts and Media course. Here at Nelson and Colne College we have extensive studio and workshop space and encourage you to produce real client briefs to develop your portfolio. You will have the opportunity to study a range of interesting modules to help you on the path to University or a successful career, in roles such as an illustrator, graphic designer, film runner, and more! To find out more about the range of courses available in Creative Arts and Digital download our department booklet.



Courses Available

Case Studies


Amy Finn

Amy Finn – Photography. Former pupil of Ribblesdale County Secondary School. Achieved Triple Distinction* in Creative and Digital Design. Taking a gap year before progressing to the University of Central Lancashire to read Photography.


Shayla Booth

Shayla Booth – Graphic Design. Former pupil of Colne Primet Academy. Achieved a Level 3 Extended BTEC Diploma in Art and Design. Now doing a Graphic Design apprenticeship with housing association Calico.


Melissa Neill

Melissa Neill – Photography. Former pupil of St Mary’s RC High School. Achieved B, B and C in Photography, Media Studies and Business Studies.Now reading Fashion Management at Nottingham Trent University.


Joseph Sutton

Joseph Sutton – Graphic Design. Former pupil of SS John Fisher and Thomas More Catholic Humanities College. Achieved A*, A and A in Photography, Graphic Design and Psychology. Now reading Psychology at the University of Southampton.

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