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Creative & Digital Vocational Skills, BTEC

Level 1 Introductory Diploma

This qualification is aimed at 16-18 year old students who are seeking employment in the Creative & Digital sector but are initially unsure of the specialist area of study. It provides an introduction to specific disciplines in core units such as being organised, working with others, researching a topic and developing a personal progression plan. Students will then complete sector units to include:

Creating an art image

Creating a mood board

Creating an animation

Shooting a short film

Developing digital information

Using digital communication technologies

You will develop confidence in your own creative ability, develop basic technical skills, explore new ideas and issues, make connections between your work and the work of others, develop basic generic skills and learn how to evaluate ideas and contributions from others.

Students will also need to study English and Maths as part of the study programme.

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

The programme can lead to a level 2 programme of study in the Creative & Digital pillar.

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Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

Course Location

The Arts Centre
Myrtle Street, L7 7JA

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Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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