Creative Arts


Exploring Creative Arts & Media Level 1 

If you consider yourself the creative type or you have a passion for the arts then we can offer you the chance to explore your interests and find the course that is just right for you. Whether you see yourself as a budding artist or designer, a future film maker, make-up artist, star of stage or screen or animator we can help you develop the skills you need.

Attendance: Full-time

Duration: One year

Starting date: September 2018

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Our joint Creative Arts courses at Entry and Level 1 can help you try a range of new skills including art and design, media and performing arts, helping form the direction for your future studies.

How will I learn?

Learning through tutor-led practical and work-related activities

How am I assessed?

Continuous assessment by your tutors on a regular basis throughout the year and you will receive informal and formal assessment reviews as well as regular tutorials and progress reviews

What’s next?

You could move on to a relevant Level 2 course, specialising in Art & Design, Creative Media, Film Production, Production Arts or Performing Arts.

You need:

An interest in learning more about the creative arts, including design, media, and performing arts.

What do you need to know?

This course will be delivered at The Skills Academy Billingham

If you require any additional information please contact the Course Leader at:

How do I apply/enrol?

What kit/uniform do I need?

Basic art and design equipment will be required. You will be provided with a list at induction.

What financial and additional support can I get? Financial support for transport costs (bus pass) and Additional Learner Support for those with learning difficulties. * subject to eligibility

3 reasons to join us:

  • Excellent success and progression rates
  • Guest speakers, work-related projects, experience of selling and exhibiting work.
  • Experience of performing and trips to exhibitions.