get started with Creative Careers

Length

One Year

Level

Level 1

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LOVE TO GET CREATIVE?

SO DO WE!

If you want to work in the creative industries, but need to gain more skills, then this Level 1 course is the perfect way to get started.

. you will...

GAIN WORK SKILLS
Develop your skills for personal organisation and development, teamwork and research.
DEVELOP CREATIVE PRODUCTS
Work with others to create a mood board, shoot a short movie, rehearse a performance and run an event.
FOLLOW YOUR PASSION
Have the opportunity to specialise in either Art & Design, Performing Arts, Digital Media, IT or Business.
START A PORTFOLIO
Begin to put together a digital portfolio of your creative work.

discover MORE...

  • START YOUR CREATIVE CAREER
  • GET INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
  • GET A QUALIFICATION
  • DURATION & FEES
  • SIGNING UP
START YOUR CREATIVE CAREER

Choosing this Level 1 Creative Careers course is the beginning of your journey into the creative industries.

The creative sector is one of the fastest growing areas of the UK economy and a great and exciting place in which to work.

This Creative Careers course can lead onto:

  • Our Level 2 courses in Games, Media and Music.
  • Employment, or self-employment, in the creative industries.
  • A creative apprenticeship as a stepping stone to work.
GET INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Being at Access Creative College is so much more than just doing a course. You will have the chance to get first-hand experience of the media and creative industries.

Here are some of the opportunities you can take advantage of:

  • EVENTS: You’ll have unique opportunities to showcase your work.
  • EMPLOYABILITY WEEKS: Three weeks in the year are dedicated to developing your work skills and showcasing your work.
  • MASTERCLASSES: The college promotes industry masterclasses by media artists and industry players. These enable you to gain advice and guidance from working professionals.
GET A QUALIFICATION

On successful completion you will get a recognised qualification which you can add to your creative CV:

  • BTEC Level 1 Introductory qualification.

  • All assessment is via real-world project-based course work. There are no end of year exams.

 

DURATION & FEES
  • The Level 1 Creative Careers course lasts for one year.
  • This course is for 16-18 year olds only and is completely FREE
  • It is usually delivered over three to four days per week from September to June (daytime). How long you are in college will depend on what additional English and Maths sessions you need to attend.

 

 

SIGNING UP

Applying for this Creative Careers course is easy.

All you need to do is fill in our short online application form. After you have created an account you will be able to provide links to online work, upload relevant documents and book an interview slot.

SKILLS SET:

  • There are no formal entry requirements, but you will enjoy things like taking photos, making music and designing online. This course will help you develop your skills and focus your creative interests.
  • Please note you will not be able to enrol if you will be under the age of 16 on 31st August.
  • Applications from people under this age are still welcome, but will be deferred to the following year.

 

INTERVIEW:

  • You will be invited for a chat to discuss how the course may best work for you..Here are some of the qualities we are looking for:
    • An interest, or passion, for creative work.
    • A desire to re-engage in education.
    • A willingness to improve and develop.
    • No previous qualifications higher than Level 1.
    • You are able to begin studying on the agreed start date.

 

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