Entry 3 Foundation Skills in Creative Skills

Start (w/c): 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Aberdare

Course Information

This course aims to develop your confidence, widen your creative experiences and focus your progression route through the college. The aim on completion is for learners to access a level 1 course in creative media.

This course is aimed at learners who have a desire to be creative. This can show in many ways; Art, music, graphics, illustration, writing or photography.

What Will I Learn?

The course is split into individual units that will be tailored to the needs of the learners. The course is practically based with an emphasis on experimentation and exploration.

Additional qualifications include the Essential Skills Wales in Communications and Numeracy

Entry Requirements

You must be working at Entry Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy. Working towards E3 qualifications.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.


Your work will be assessed by a range of methods, including portfolios and practical observations


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.

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Career Progression

  • Attendance at the summer school in June is intended to be a transitional few days to introduce the learner to college life.

Potential Careers

Career Info

  • Journalist, newspaper or periodical editor

    Average salary: £32,058

  • Public relations professional

    Average salary: £30,537

  • Advertising accounts manager or creative director

    Average salary: £35,568

  • Arts officer, producer or director

    Average salary: £28,685

  • Photographer, audio-visual or broadcasting equipment operator

    Average salary: £20,982


Jobholders in this unit group investigate and write up stories and features for broadcasting and for newspapers, magazines and other periodicals, evaluate and manage their style and content and oversee the editorial direction of these types of output and publication.

Entry Requirements

Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification. A variety of postgraduate diplomas is available. NVQs/SVQs covering various aspects of journalism are available at Levels 3 and 4.


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