Course: Art & Design Level 1

Study Level

Level 1

Course Code



Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus


1 Year



Explore your creativity. The level 1 course will focus on developing vocational technical skills alongside English, maths and personal skills.

You will explore a broad range of art and design topics including drawing, painting, computer aided design, graphic design, photography and printmaking.

  • Enthusiastic, expert tutors
  • National and international trips
  • Excellent equipment and facilities
  • Opportunity for work experience in local studios
  • Progression to level 2, 3 and higher education

Students will be given a basic introduction to both 2D and 3D Arts, materials techniques and processes including photography.

Students will have the opportunity to work in custom built art studios with specialist staff trained in all the latest design technologies. Students have the opportunity to both exhibit and sell their art, design and craft work. They can also enter local and national art competitions.  We take part in live projects and visit art exhibitions to give the students first-hand experience of the industry.


A portfolio of art work and a commitment to work towards gaining functional skills and/or GCSEs in maths and English.

This would suit any student with a keen interest in Art and Design or photography. No previous experience or qualifications needed but a keen interest in art is essential.


Work is project based and presented in sketchbooks and a portfolio which is showcased in an end-of-year exhibition. Students are assessed and supported throughout the course with regular reviews, formative and final assessment in each of the course subjects and projects.


You can progress to the UAL Level 2 Art Design and Photography course or an apprenticeship.

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