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Digital Media Introductory Certificate Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Media and Journalism

Level: 1

Start Date: 11 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

Starting on the week commencing the 1st September, this is a full time course consisting of at least 3 days in college and then additional virtual sessions needing to be completed.


Level 1

Who is it for

This qualification has been designed for learners who wish to achieve a level 1 media qualification in preparation for future study. This qualification is not designed to lead directly to employment but will maximise opportunities for a learner's progression to Level 2 qualifications in a related subject, when combined with English and Maths.

What will I need

English at Grade 1 or above (although candidates without this may still be considered if they can demonstrate a real interest in the subject).

What is covered

As well as taking English and Maths, the course will focus on several elements of media production including audio recording, how to produce adverts, layout design for a digital product. And help you progress through lessons on personal organisation and creating a Personal Progression Plan. These combined with preparation for work experience and tutorial sessions should support you progressing the following year onto a Level 2 Media or IT course.

How is the course assessed

All assessments are project based, and you will be given a range of options to best suite your learning need.

What can this course lead to

Once you have successfully completed this course you could progress onto a Level 2 Media or Level 2 IT course.

Are there any additional costs

There are no additional costs.

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