Creative Arts Diploma Level 1 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course gives you the opportunity to gain experience working in a variety of areas such as drawing, 2D and 3D design skills, animation, photography, as well as learning to use a range of software on Apple Mac computers.

You will have access to excellent facilities at a professional standard, a full Creative Suite on Apple Mac computers, performance spaces and studios, darkroom, photographic studio, professional TV studio and bookable professional equipment. Staff are supportive and friendly due to the small group delivery and there are excellent progression routes.

You also have access to trips and residentials, visiting speakers and professional facilities. Work placements and work readiness take place throughout the course to ensure you are ready to progress your studies or enter the workplace.

Assessment Methods

The programme is assessed through a range of methods, including projects, assignments, case studies and coursework. maths and English will be embedded but also tested as part of the course.

Progression Options

You could progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design, Level 2 Commercial Music, or Level 2 Media course before specialising at Level 3. Previous students who have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma have progressed on to Level 2 and Level 3 courses and continued to university, apprenticeships and on occasion moved straight into the creative industries.

Course Summary

Course Title Creative Arts Diploma Level 1
Entry Requirements

You need GCSEs in the 3 to 1 (D to F) range, or other equivalent
qualifications in a related subject. You will be invited to attend an interview
to assess your suitability for the course.

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Spotlight

My animation skills have improved greatly since I have been learning at BTC. The College uses specialist software such as Adobe Animate and the equipment we use is the same that is used in industry. Alongside my course I am a member of the BTC Animation Academy where we do even more animation and enter competitions.

Dylan Jones

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