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Art, Design and Media (Creative Techniques)

Course Code: AD1A

Level: 1
Subject area: Art & Design

Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: 20 weeks
When you'll study: Mondays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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About the course

If you are a creative person and would like to find out how to develop your skills and learn professional techniques, this is the course for you. Whether you’re looking to take up art as a hobby or pave your way into a new career, we’ll teach you the skills you need to hone your craft.

What you'll learn

This course covers the following subjects:

  • an introduction to materials, processes and skills
  • an introduction to contextual research
  • health and safety in workshops
  • an introduction to tools and techniques
  • using sketchbooks to record and explore ideas
  • art and design techniques.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.


There are no formal exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to another, more specified art and design course at City College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.


Course Code: AD1A

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £999

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.