Level 2 Creative Arts and Media
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including either Mathematics or English, or a Level 1 equivalent in this area and GCSE Mathematics or English at grades 3 or above, plus a satisfactory portfolio or evidence of extracurricular creative projects.
Start Date: September 2020
Length: 1 year
Course Overview

This course is part of the NCC Ambitions Programme – a unique programme for Level 2 students, which will support you in developing key personal skills such as communication, confidence, resilience, employability and presentation skills.

This course is for students interested in creative subjects and will provide you with all the skills and understanding you require to start your career in a creative industry. The course will focus on developing your understanding of what you will need in order to work in creative job roles, as well as giving you the opportunity to build a range of creative practical skills in photography, graphics, textiles and fine art.

There will be lots of opportunities for trips, visits, guest speakers, mentoring and work experience. This is an exciting programme, designed to help you get ready for your next steps.


What will I learn?
  • Core creative skills in a range of creative specialisms, tailored to your career path, including photography, textile
  • Working on a creative placement
  • Fine Art
  • Textiles, embroidery and printing
  • Digital photography and Adobe photoshop skills
  • Dark room photography
  • Creating graphics using Adobe Illustrator
  • Building Career Skills – CV’s and Portfolios



How will the course be assessed?

This course is assessed through a variety of projects and assignments, will produce a variety of artwork, sketchbooks and final pieces which is assessed throughout the year. All assignments are graded Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.


Materials and other information

Students will pay a consumable fee to cover the cost of a trip, a sketchbook and specialist art materials. Costs will be confirmed at interview / enrolment.


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