Level 1 Certificate inExploring the Creative Arts and Media Sectors

This is a full-time course which offers a flexible and challenging programme of study, focusing on the creative arts sector. The course is designed to broaden and deepen your understanding of what careers in art, craft, and design, as well as in the media, and the music industry, are available and what they entail.

Course Content

You'll be encouraged to reflect on your own interests and aspirations through project work which encompasses art and design. The content will enable you to apply your knowledge and skills in new and practical contexts; for example, when learning about planning and taking part in events and performances.

Today's workforce must be able to problem solve and work as a member of a team, as well as be able to plan and make decisions. Studying on this programme will develop your personal, as well as your employability, skills and your confidence.

You will improve your English and Maths skills throughout the course, whilst benefiting from its vocational context, and the programme supports an informed progression route to Level 2 qualifications.

Example Modules:

  • Being organised
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
You will also study:
  • Art
  • Exploring Business and Employment


  • industry-experienced tutors
  • opportunities for involvement in exhibitions throughout the year
  • collaborative working with other creative students
  • one-to-one support and guidance from a personal tutor

Entry Requirements

  • No prior knowledge, understanding, skills, or qualifications are required.

Please note: This course is aimed at learners aged 16-18 and adult learners with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) identifying it as their chosen course. Adult learners are encouraged to contact Student Recruitment who will look at alternative Level 2 courses or if necessary Adult English and Maths courses that will enable them to join a Level 2 course afterwards.

Please contact the International Admissions Office for further advice. international@loucoll.ac.uk

Progression Opportunities

After successful completion of this course and with the required Maths and English qualifications, it is possible to progress onto the Level 2 Art.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

Key Facts


  • September 2023

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact the International Team for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 23/24DFF1021


“My lessons are very interactive and there is a lot of communication between us students and teachers which makes it easier for us. I am enjoying my course so far.”

Omar Khaled

United Arab Emirates