NQ Access to Creative Industries

This introductory course provides an opportunity to sample a range of creative subject areas. Delivered in a friendly, studio-based environment, it involves practical creative project work.

Students will develop the skills and knowledge required for progression to NC Level 5/6 study in a range of subjects at Forth Valley College. Working across disciplines such as art and design, media and sound production, students will be able to develop a broad range of skills, which will prepare them for more specialised study.

  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Video and Radio Production
  • Analysing Media
  • Sound Design
  • Sound Recording
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Working
  • Communicating Effectively

  • This course is a pathway to further study at SCQF level 5

  • NC Creative Industries
  • NC Art and Design
  • NC Media
  • NC Sound Production

Further advice for full-time applicants:

• Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application
• If you created your account prior to September 2016, you will need to register a new account
• Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for
• Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
• Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately
• If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
• Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as; the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
• Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
• If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview. For January start courses interviews will be in Nov/Dec and interviews for August start courses will take place between February and May
• If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course
• Applicants who provide a mobile phone number on their application form will be sent a text reminder prior to the day of interview
• If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email student.applications@forthvalley.ac.uk



Falkirk Campus



Start date

22 August 2022

SCQF Level

Level 4