This course is designed for ages 16-19. This qualification will allow you to work as a creative in digital media design, game design, publishing, visual effects, advertising and marketing businesses.

This course will help you develop the abilities to work independently and in teams, to a client brief, to create original visual content for a range of digital media. Where appropriate students can also work with external clients and organisations.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • 4 GCSEs at 3 (D) or above including English and Maths

  • Or progression from an appropriate level 1 qualification

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Contextual References in Art and Design

  • 2D Visual Communication

  • 3D Visual Communication

  • Using Ideas to Explore, Develop and Produce Art and Design

  • Building an Art and Design Portfolio

  • Working in the Art and Design Industry

  • Working with Graphic Design Briefs

  • Working with Interactive Media

You will be assessed via:


  • Project based assignment briefs

  • Internal verifier

  • Internal examining board

  • External examiner

This course will lead to progression onto the Level 3 creative course, apprenticeships or employment.

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