BTEC Diploma in Art and Design

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title BTEC Diploma in Art and Design
Code 3005
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


This course is designed as a broad introduction to the subject area, exploring a variety of disciplines. The programme is made up of six units, all of which must be satisfactorily completed. The course has been devised to cater for significant learner needs, with additional provision for those needing learning support. These needs will be addressed in an initial interview.


Exploring visual language

Exploring materials and processes

Exploring ideas

Your own project

Plus two specialist units from options including:

Product design




How will it be delivered?

This course is assessed through practical activities and written coursework depending on the subject matter. Coursework and practical assessments are based on realistic workplace situations and live assignments where appropriate.

Entry requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs

Or Skills for Life qualification

Or entry level three qualification

Or equivalent

Your next steps...

You could progress onto our Level Two BTEC Extended Certificate in Art and Design.